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Tax Equity Transactions Analyst

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, (Chicago,IL), Chicago, United States (US) 

To start on 01/10/2020 or To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Project Management 

Remuneration: Exempt


The Transaction Management group is responsible for supporting RWE by leveraging project level economics through tax equity financing. The Transaction Analyst will support the Transactions team in valuing, negotiating and executing tax equity financing and other forms of financing transactions for renewable energy projects. The Transactions team works closely with investors, third-party consultants, and internal business teams to efficiently execute financing transactions and support RWE's strategic objectives. The ideal candidate has experience in complex financing modeling in the renewable energy sector, a problem-solving mindset, can efficiently manage multiple priorities, and keeps the "big picture" of RWE's best interests in mind.




  • Serve as critical support in valuation modeling for tax equity transactions and other financing arrangements
  • Coordinate various workstreams necessary to successfully execute financing transactions, including diligence management
  • Work collaboratively across RWE business teams related to financial modeling and transaction execution
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Communicate effectively with Transaction team colleagues, internal business teams, and external stakeholders
  • Prepare, or assist in the preparation of, internal and external presentation materials
  • Assist other parts of the finance team as required, including quality control reviews and gate process support
  • Recommend and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Assist on various internal ad hoc projects




  • 2-3 years of experience overall in a role with emphasis on maintaining financial models and investment presentations (required)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint skills, with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel formulas and model creation (required)
  • Knowledgeable of renewable energy project economics (specifically wind, solar or storage) and related incentive systems (preferred)
  • Experience modeling tax equity partnership flip structures or similar project finance modeling (preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to apply creative thinking to solve complex, interrelated problems
  • Team player with the flexibility to work both independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Effective communicator with strong written and presentation skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) with background in business, finance, accounting, tax or an analytical/quantitative field preferred

Promoting diversity (40x40)  flexible working times (40x40)  company pension scheme (40x40) health services (40x40)     training/human resources development (40x40)    accessibility (40x40)      


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Any questions? Ben Michalson ,ben.michalso@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!


We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the expansion of our renewables´ capacities. Our broad portfolio includes flexible, conventional energies and helps us provide clean, reliable and affordable electricity. 120 years of experience in the energy world and our four operative segments – renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – are the foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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