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Analyst, Business Development - Solar

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

 

The Analyst, Business Development plays a key role in the acquisition and development of renewable energy projects with a primary focus on owning and developing financial models, providing advice on business deal structures, and coordinating due diligence. The  Analyst, Business Development is part of the Renewables group located at our corporate office in Oakville.

Accountabilities

  • Prepare complex financial models and analysis of proposed development and acquisition projects with a primary focus on Solar/Storage opportunities in the US and Canada
  • Utilize strong communication skills to ensure models reflect inputs from internal and external Subject Matter Experts (SME)
  • Lead due diligence process on potential acquisition opportunities through liaising with internal and external SME’s
  • Provide modelling support for greenfield solar and solar plus storage development opportunities
  • Ensure all assumptions contained in financial models are properly vetted and documented
  • Provide advice to the deal team on deal structure, opportunities, and risks, based on the sensitivity of project metrics to changes in project assumptions
  • Prepare investment summaries and presentations for Senior Management to support decision making using output from financial models, and understanding of power market and deal fundamentals
  • Provide support to other analysts through sharing modelling and power market expertise
  • Support other ad-hoc projects to further drive the teams development objectives

Education and Experience

  • Recent grad with 1-4 years of experience.
  • Must have experience with development of detailed financial models, preferably including the modeling of complex financial structures such as US tax equity transactions
  • Have an understanding of power market fundamentals, preferably with advanced knowledge of markets in the US and Canada
  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, economics, engineering or other related fields required
  • Professional designation (CPA, CFA, CBV) or MBA an asset
  • Must have a keen interest in the power & utilities sector and a passion for renewable energy
  • Investment banking or private equity experience an asset
  • Position requires the ability to:  work on multiple projects/tasks at one time, to work well under pressure and meet strict deadlines, work as part of and contribute to a multidisciplinary team
  • Requires excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Candidates should thrive in a dynamic and ever changing environment and possess an entrepreneurial mindset

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.

 

Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.

 

Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person's unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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