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Senior Analyst, Business Development - Solar

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

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.

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 Senior 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 Senior 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 wind 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

 

  • Must have experience with development of detailed financial models, preferably including the modeling of complex financial structures such as US tax equity transactions
  • Must 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

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

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

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 of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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