Senior Associate, Credit


Chicago, IL, US, 60654


RWE Clean Energy, LLC

Functional area: Finance / Controlling 

Remuneration: Exempt



The Senior Associate, Credit will Assess and approve counterparty credit exposures, as well as governance and adherence to RWE Group’s credit policies and procedures. Prepare credit reports and negotiate credit terms in legal contracts. Assist in credit term contract negotiations. Be responsible for timely and proactively managing credit risks within the RWECE portfolio, covering activities within procurement, long term purchase power transactions, commodity trading and energy management services. Maintain close co-operation with FO on new initiatives in line with RWE strategy, balancing risk against reward and adequate mitigation of risk to reduce credit losses.



  • Responsible for a portfolio of counterparties based in the Americas (US, Canada, and LATAM) across a broad spectrum of industries
  • Ensure appropriate negotiating of credit terms for the business being undertaken, with a sound working knowledge of different contracts e.g. ISDA , PPA’s, EEIs,and procurement contracts
  • Prepare short, succinct credit analyses and reports including Risk/Reward decisions ensuring the quality of the report writing is if a high standard


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance or economics required; advanced (i.e. Master’s) degree is a plus

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work in banking, utilities, or energy sector

  • Ability to provide analysis for corporate, utility and financial institutions from a credit risk, balance sheet and cash flow perspective

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to manage customer relationships

  • Demonstrated desire to learn about the Company and the renewables space

  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Teams

  • Strong communication skills and ability to meet deadlines

  • Strong organization skills and ability to coordinate multiple tasks and deliverables

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • High level of social competence and ability to handle conflicts

  • Proven ability to empathize, build relationships, and effectively communicate with people from a diverse set of backgrounds

  • Responds well to direction, is easy to challenge and develop, and is coachable


Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.


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Any questions? Contact in Recruiting: Cole Riedl

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