Analyst / Associate, Partnerships & Transactions (M&A)

Employer
RWE
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
$80,000.00-110,000.00
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Job Function
Corporate Finance
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Analyst / Associate, Partnerships & Transactions (M&A)

The Partnerships and Transactions (M&A) team at RWE Renewables Americas directly supports the company's ambitious growth targets by sourcing and executing M&A asset and portfolio opportunities in utility-scale onshore wind, solar, and storage energy investments in North America and selected countries in LATAM. The team is also responsible for structuring and leading cash equity partnerships and divestments for the company's existing development, in-construction, and operational assets.

The ideal candidate has experience modeling renewable energy project financials, a creative problem-solving mindset, and the ability to efficiently manage multiple priorities all while keeping the "big picture" of RWE's best interests in mind.  

This position reports directly to the Head of P&T (M&A) for RWE Renewables Americas.

Essentials:

  • Serve as critical support in the valuation process for acquisition opportunities, including the preparation of financial models and analysis or the auditing and evaluation of third-party models
  • Assist in coordinating various workstreams necessary for the successful execution of an acquisition or divestment transaction, including management of due diligence and competitive M&A process logistics. Manage transaction approvals across multiple internal stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both external and internal stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively across RWE business teams related to financial modeling and transaction execution
  • Assist in the preparation of internal and external presentation materials to be used for decision making, marketing, reporting, etc.
  • Assist other parts of the M&A and finance team on ad hoc projects 

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years experience overall in a role with emphasis on maintaining financial models and investment presentations (required)
  • Knowledge of renewable energy project economics and various valuation approaches relevant for M&A (preferred)
  • Familiarity with transaction-based workstreams such as debt or tax equity financing, M&A, etc (preferred);
  • Strong financial skills coupled with conceptual, strategic and analytical thinking skills. Ability to apply creative thinking to solve complex, interrelated problems
  • Effective communicator with strong written and presentation skills, including the ability to tailor messages for different types of stakeholders
  • Team player with the flexibility to work both independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Affinity and high motivation to work in an international and changing business environment. Interpersonal skills, acting comfortably in various cultural environments with a sense for diversity and inclusion.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) with a background in business, finance, accounting, tax or an analytical/quantitative field strongly preferred

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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