Project Finance

Director of Project Finance

The Director of Project Finance will report to the Senior Director of Project Finance and assume responsibility for a number of primary Project Finance functions, including management and execution of tax equity and debt transactions, reviewing and approving analysis supporting M&A.

Opportunity

Adapture Renewables, Inc. is on a mission to be a leader in this new era of sustainable energy. Drawing upon an extensive knowledge base, we develop, finance, engineer, build, own, and operate high quality utility-scale photovoltaic projects and battery energy storage projects. Our Project Finance team is looking for a talented Director of Project Finance to help support the efforts of our fast-growing company. Adapture Renewables is owned by KIRKBI – the Kirk Kristiansen family’s private holding and investment company founded to build a sustainable future for the LEGO® brand through generations.

Overview

The Director of Project Finance will report to the Senior Director of Project Finance and assume responsibility for a number of primary Project Finance functions, including management and execution of tax equity and debt transactions, reviewing and approving analysis supporting M&A and development decision-making and managing internal reporting responsibilities.  The candidate will be based near our Bay Area home office.

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the process of structuring, negotiating and closing project financings, including tax equity and debt transactions.
  • Responsible for independently managing execution of diligence components of project finance and M&A transaction processes.
  • Review and approve valuation models and resulting analysis considering the economic merits and risks associated with new project acquisitions and greenfield opportunities.
  • Collaborate with in-house engineers, developers, and accounting professionals to maintain appropriate assumptions for project models.
  • Create and verify accuracy of investment memos, investor presentations and project summaries.
  • Develop and maintain project finance related intelligence (tax law and prevailing tax equity terms, property and sales tax information,).
  • Support the Asset Management team with ongoing operating reports and draw requests.
  • Train and mentor junior Project Finance personnel

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, or related field. Advanced degree a plus.
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in a renewable energy project finance role.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with complex financial models in Excel.
  • Experience with tax equity and/or term debt transactions in renewables sector.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possesses self-starter qualities with the ability to work independently with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage at least one analyst-level direct report
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and prioritize several concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment. Ability to constructively identify and articulate when there are priority conflicts.
  • Role will require occasional travel for in-person investor and lender meetings and major industry conferences.

Benefits Package

  • 401(k) plan with company matching
  • Competitive health, vision, and dental benefits
  • Attractive personal time off and company holiday package
  • Hybrid work policy
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Note

Qualified candidates only. No search firms. Adapture Renewables, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity.

How to apply

Send cover letter and resume to careers@adapturerenewables.com. No phone calls.

Our contact details

Adapture Renewables, Inc.
www.adapturerenewables.com
1901 Harrison Street, Suite 1630, Oakland, CA 94612