Valuation Senior Analyst/Manager - Projects & Investments

Location(s): 

Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Boston, MA, US

RWE Offshore Wind Services, LLC

 

 

Boston, MA or Chicago, IL, United States (US), Hybrid position

Start Date: As soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Functional area: Renewables  (Offshore)

 

Purpose of position:

RWE Renewables Offshore Wind requires a Manager to join the Projects & Investments North America (P&I NA). This position requires a self-motivated, highly responsible, and sophisticated communicator to work with the existing team members to support various offshore initiatives in North America.

 

The P&I NA team’s responsibilities are to 1. provide independent valuation analysis of project opportunities in support of the development process; 2. Manage and execute the formal investment approval process; 3. Serve as the lead financial representative within a project. This role specifically requires more emphasis on (2) and (1).

 

The team – jointly and individually – also serves a governance role to ensure only fairly represented (challenging others when not) and appropriately analyzed proposals reach the decision level. In addition, the team partners with the business to understand key valuation drivers and dynamics, all to help guide tactical and strategic decision making as well as to optimize project opportunities. Due to the international nature of the team, intellectual flexibility and cultural sensitivity are paramount, along with the required level of general professionalism.

 

Qualifications:

Required

  • Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or similar university degree required
  • 5+ years’ experience in finance roles, including experience with financial modeling (DCF) and proficiency in Excel
  • Working experience with renewable energy financial structures, including tax equity and financial modelling
  • Ability to balance competing perspectives and address stakeholder concerns, while pushing back on management as necessary
  • Superb (quantitative and qualitative) analytical skills and an understanding of the relationship between commercial aggressiveness and shareholder responsibility
  • Superb written and oral communication skills, particularly including careful attention to detail, and ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines while assuring high quality and accuracy
  • Positive attitude, even during challenging times, and the ability to have, and find, fun at work 

 Preferred

  • Bachelors and an MBA or advanced degree with a focus on statistics, data analytics or other quantitative focus preferred OR finance, business or other professional designations (e.g. CFA, CPA, PMI)
  • M&A experience, including due diligence experience
  • Experience working with an international team in a complex organization, including sensitivity to different cultural and linguistic norms as well as a multitude of relevant departments
  • Knowledge of capital market theory and in-depth familiarity with valuation-related topics, in particular DCF valuation

Responsibilities:

  • Support aggressive growth ambitions in the Offshore Wind business
  • Lead the valuation workstream of complex offshore projects, including executing/managing the valuation calculations, presentation and approval process
  • Develop quantitative and qualitative analyses (including, as required, models and calculations) of prospective investment opportunities and effectively communicate results
  • Execute the investment approval process, including stakeholder management,  verbal and quantitative analysis, and process management
  • Ensure clear, high quality, delivery of papers and presentations for RWE Offshore Board and RWE AG Board consideration
  • Evaluate and challenge inputs to investment decisions, especially those inputs that are key to valuation results (including identifying key value drivers)
  • Identify and implement process / valuation model improvements, including model standardization and proposing/implementing department-wide guidance
  • Support financial due diligence and strategic & non-US initiatives as required, including quality control reviews
  • Serve in the governance role to challenge assumptions while maintaining a commercial mindset on investment, divestment, bidding, and partnering decisions

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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