Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions. From conservation to renewable energy generation, Ameresco employees have developed and implemented over $6 Billion in energy solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources.
The Investment Analyst reports to the Senior Director – Finance & Corporate Treasury and will provide timely analysis, insight and support to Ameresco’s project finance and M&A team. The Investment Analyst is a key member of the project finance team, creating and updating deal models and assisting in the execution of ongoing equity, debt and tax equity financings as well as M&A mandates. The position will also be involved in cataloguing Ameresco’s investment opportunities and assisting in the company’s capital budgeting process. Over time the Investment Analyst will have the opportunity to grow into a position to lead deal origination, contract negotiations and closings.
The Investment Analyst will also support Ameresco’s asset management group with the financial and regulatory requirements for the company’s $450M renewable energy asset portfolio. An ideal candidate will take a leadership role in providing analysis, develop KPIs and recommendations for optimizing the operating portfolio.
Create, update and provide quality-control of financial models for proposals and active deals across multiple simultaneous transactions
Provide ongoing analysis and insight on deal economics and asset valuations
Recommend and perform sensitivity analysis on deal models
Prepare executive summary materials and ‘pitch books’ for financing packages and internal approvals
Assist with project management for simultaneous complex multi-party transactions
Respond to and complete various administrative tasks associated with deal execution on an accurate and timely basis
Update portfolio and transaction databases
Lead the handoff to accounting and finance post-deal execution. Reply to queries about projects from auditors and internal staff regarding the projects
Assist in the preparation of operating reports, financial covenant reports, project budgets, and updates to project financial models
Review operating data and complete analytic reports on project performance; identify trends across the asset portfolio and develop KPIs
Other duties in support of project finance and asset management as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting (M.B.A. preferred)
At least 2 years’ experience in Public Accounting, Finance, Legal, Asset Management or related field
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience in the renewable energy industry is beneficial but not required
Proficiency with MS Excel and other MS Office suite products
Must be detail-oriented with exceptional analytical and organizational skills
Proficient at extracting and summarizing large amounts of data and analyzing information
Proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities within a fast-paced environment
Must be able to work independently
Work across many different functions including finance, accounting, legal, operations
Effective interactions with colleagues, investors, and lenders
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Interested individuals are encouraged to APPLY DIRECTLY through the AMERESCO Company Website for confidential and immediate consideration. Please visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history and geographic location preference for immediate and confidential consideration. DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.
AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability.