Financial Analyst - renewable energy sector Financial Analyst - renewable energy sector …

Nicoll Curtin - Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Jun 20
Nicoll Curtin - Singapore
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Jun 20
My client is a leading global privately held developer, investor and operator of renewable energy solutions. Headquartered in Singapore with an active presence in over 10 countries, principally focusing in APAC and Latin America. Owner-led,powered by unparalleled execution, we specialize in solar, wind and energy storage projects, from design, planning and financing through to construction and operation.With rapid expansion plans in APAC, we now have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Analyst to join our team in Singapore. This is a rare opportunity to join an established, well-funded and proven renewable energy team in a high profile,high impact role
  • Only candidates from renewable energy sector may apply please. 

  • Role overview

    Reporting to the CEO, you will support activities which involve the project evaluation and creation of investment briefings and financial models. You will also be expected to continuously monitor investment performances while supporting the structures of project finance or similar debt instruments. You will be overseeing the full project development process to ensure the efficient transition of assessment through to financial close to handover of operation.

    This is a great way to build a career path towards an investment manager.

Job Description:

  • Overseeing and developing financial models for projects to provide both quantitative and qualitative support to risk analyses, mitigation solutions and investment decisions
  • Assessing success prospects of projects and exercising judgement
  • Collection and analysis of market data, this includes research in respect of political and economic factors affecting countries that are relevant to the funds
  •  Preparation of investment briefings
  • Collection and analysis of project data and overview project due diligence
  • Preparing monthly progress and reporting with continual assessment of project viability and implementation of mitigation measures
  • Assist with investor, debt and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Liaise with the technical and commercial teams to facilitate the integration of newly acquired assets and new valuation models
  • Identify threats and risks to allocated projects and implementing solutions to resolve or mitigate them
  • Carry out additional ad hoc duties as required
  • Able to travel when required


The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum of 5 years within a similar role with significant and demonstrable industry experience
  • Degree level – Economics, Engineering, Finance, Maths, Business, or similar
  • IT literate – In depth MS Package knowledge
  • Direct experience performing and/or reviewing valuations (preferred but not essential)
  • Strong financial modelling experience enabling to create, understand, review, evaluate and manage financial models and to draw appropriate conclusions from their output
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; including the ability to present technical financial information in a clear and concise manner
  • International exposure appreciated
  • Experience on infrastructure finance and preferable with exposure to renewable energies
  • Able to establish credibility with senior professionals and business partners
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, and ability to meet regular deadlines
  • Report writing skills and ability to produce concise and clear documents for internal and external purposes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of the renewables investment industry and ability to support strategic planning through the application of sound commercial judgement and business acumen
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and judgement in carrying out day-to-day role
  • PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) or Public-sector Procurement knowledge (advantageous)


Personal Attributes

  • Can-do attitude, strategic thinker, with a passion for new products and solutions
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance and handle uncertainty and ambiguity
  • A strong commitment to the ethics and values of the business with regards to investing in a renewable future and reversing the impact of climate change
  • Commercially astute, thoughtful and considerate
  • An outstanding level of tenacity, autonomy and drive
  • An independently motivated and creative individual and a good problem solver
  • Used to managing multiple projects at different stages of development at any one time
  • Able to deliver under pressure while supporting pears
  • A natural collaborator who brings out the best in people and respects people at all levels