The Financial Planning Analyst will be responsible for supporting the preparation and reporting of the annual operating plan at a fast-paced, rapidly growing renewable energy company.  The Financial Planning Analyst will play a key role in Longroad Energy’s monthly reporting process.  The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative, organizational and communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing the annual operating plan and provide analytics to measure the Company’s operating performance against that plan
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting and analysis for delivery to Longroad Management and external project stakeholders
  • Manage cash forecasting for various operating wind and solar projects
  • Participate in a robust forecasting process; identify key business risks and opportunities and improve forecasting accuracy where applicable
  • Provide internal and third-party customers with financial and/or business planning, reporting, forecasting and analysis
  • Work closely with the Accounting group to fulfill internal and external reporting requirements
  • Provide business analysis and ad-hoc financial modeling

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in a financial/business analysis capacity with experience in preparing and coordinating budgets, forecasts and related reporting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Engineering or a related field
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills; experience in financial analysis, forecasting, and management reporting 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on a team as well as independently and drive results
  • Comfortable in an environment of high growth with changing priorities, and competing demands for time
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work extended hours as required

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with financial reporting systems is preferred (e.g. Hyperion, Sage Enterprise Intelligence, PeopleSoft)

Characteristics Necessary for Success

  • Personal accountability and Integrity
  • Ability to make informed decisions in a quick and nimble fashion
  • Comfortable with a work environment that is fast paced and changes quickly
  • Ability to work within a team with a positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic about the renewable energy industry

The Associate/Analyst, Origination & Development Operations will be responsible for supporting the Origination and Development Operations team at a fast-paced, rapidly growing renewable energy company.  The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative and communication skills and will be flexible given the position’s variety of projects and tasks.

Responsibilities

  • Support the origination of long-term structured renewable energy transactions.
  • Develop customer and marketing plans for various segments (e.g., corporates, utilities, etc.).
  • Lead the preparation of written proposals in response to Request for Proposals for renewable energy Power Purchase Agreements.
  • Create and maintain marketing materials for presentation to customers, partners, etc.
  • Manage database(s) to track RFP and proposal status, and other marketing activities.
  • Participate at industry conferences, meetings and site visits.
  • Support the Company’s strategic plan through management and reporting of Longroad’s development activities, renewable energy pipeline, status and schedule of projects, etc.
  • Perform market research to identify market opportunities and risks.
  • Prepare analysis and materials for management, Investment Committee and the Board.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of wind, solar and energy storage development plans.
  • Support M&A activities (e.g. opportunity screening, due diligence, internal approvals).  

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional work experience in the energy industry and/or experience in a corporate development, management consulting, banking or other relevant position.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with individuals at all levels of the organization in a positive, collaborative manner.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including familiarity with proposal and presentation preparation.
  • Must be able to uphold highest standards of discretion and confidentiality and exercise good judgment on day-to-day decisions.
  • Flexibility in work hours and responsibilities.
  • Position requires limited travel (~10%).

Desired/Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering or a related field is a plus
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience; renewable energy experience is preferred (but not required)
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative abilities, with a deep understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Characteristics Necessary for Success

  • Comfortable with a work environment that is fast paced and changes quickly
  • Enthusiastic about the renewable energy industry
  • Ability to work within a team with a positive attitude
  • Personal accountability and integrity