Finance Associate

Swift Current Energy, a renewable energy project developer, owner and operator (the “Company”), is seeking a Finance Associate to support strategic decisions across a rapidly growing business. This position affords an excellent opportunity for professional growth, working alongside industry experts and leaders, as well as a high performing, collaborative team.

The Company has primary offices in Boston, MA; Yarmouth, ME; and Houston, TX; this role must be based in Boston. Additional information on Swift Current, our projects, and our team is available at www.swiftcurrentenergy.com.

Job Scope:

As a Finance Associate, you will leverage your past experience in the financial analysis of renewable energy and/or power sector projects to inform strategic decisions in every aspect of our business. While the bulk of your work will focus on corporate-level finance, you will also inform project financial modeling from time to time as well as supporting FP&A. Specific responsibilities are outlined below:

  • Support the compilation of complex financial models, forecasts, and analysis used for internal planning and corporate financing efforts including diligence requests
  • At the direction of the Finance Director, support financial planning activities, including cash and LC forecasting, variance analyses, and financial modeling
  • Support finance and M&A transactions, including initiating and responding to due diligence and interfacing with investors and other counterparties and business partners
  • Support the ongoing improvement of the Company’s investment strategies across the entire portfolio of projects
  • Leverage subject matter expertise to direct and deliver scenario modeling for investment decisions and strategic planning
  • Assist in building models, tools, process, and infrastructure that supports the organization’s accuracy, efficiency, and scalability
  • Assist with project and corporate budgeting and reporting
  • Contribute to the internal and external reporting processes, including Board reporting and analysis.
  • Effectively navigate various functions and a geographically dispersed team to advance one’s work
  • Represent Swift Current with professionalism to all business partners and counterparties
  • Continue to advance personal knowledge of the renewables industry and innovation in renewable energy project finance
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Job responsibilities may evolve based on Company needs and individual career growth. This role reports to theDirector, FP&A and works alongside a growing team of finance and M&A specialists.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics or a related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience with corporate and/or project finance models in investment banking and/or the renewable energy, energy or infrastructure industries, including modeling tax equity and debt structures
  • Advanced skills across the MS Office suite of tools, particularly financial modeling in Excel. Project-level and/or corporate-level enterprise modeling experience preferred.
  • Industry background in power generation, particularly renewable energy, is desirable but not required.
  • Current authorization to live and work in the U.S.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with a personal drive to succeed and meet time-sensitive deadlines
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver top-quality work in multiple areas without direct supervision
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Collaborative and capable of working across a geographically dispersed team
  • Passion and excitement for the renewable energy sector
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Additional Details:

Swift Current provides a comprehensive salary and benefits package for full-time employees. Benefits include Company-paid medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, as well as paid time off and a 401K match. We also provide voluntary benefits including pre-tax programs such as commuter and transit, and Dependent Care and Health Savings Accounts. Employees may also participate in additional coverage such as Hospital Indemnity and Accident Insurance.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed.

We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.

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