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Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Manager, Corporate and Structured Finance - Renewable Generation and Commercial Electricity Supply Markets

Equilibrium Energy

Equilibrium Energy

Accounting & Finance
United States
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

About our Company

Equilibrium Energy is a well-funded, Series B clean energy startup backed by some of the most prominent institutional investors in climate. We are building a digital native power company operating at the intersection of grid variability, market volatility, economic optimization, commercial structuring, and risk management, across the end-to-end power value chain. Our mission is to accelerate our collective path to climate, energy, and societal equilibriums. Our goal is to become one of the next-generation, digital-native, end-to-end global clean power companies that reshapes the energy industry.

New colleagues will share our vision that a next-generation energy company must be built from the ground up on deep industry expertise combined with an unwavering commitment to modern digital approaches. We design our commercial strategies, operational approaches, and product suites so as to best leverage data-driven insights, automated workflows, ML-infused pipelines, and fully automated decision engines. These capabilities are enabled by our progressively modern software stack and engineering best practices, which in turn provide the scalable platform we need to put a serious dent in carbon emissions. We’re looking for collaborative, talented, passionate and resourceful folks to join our team and help us lay the foundation for our important mission and ambitious plan.

What we are looking for

We are seeking a highly skilled Corporate and Structured Finance specialist to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance, particularly in project finance within the utility-scale renewable power and energy storage space,, with a track record of experience structuring and executing complex financial and M&A transactions. The candidate should also have a solid understanding of offtake contract structures and how they impact project finance.

What you will do

  • Evaluate and analyze financial data, market trends, and regulatory environments to assess potential investment opportunities and risks within the electricity and utility sector, as well as developing strategies for corporate development.
  • Develop financial models and perform valuation analyses to support decision-making processes related to corporate finance transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, project financing, and capital raising initiatives.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders to structure and negotiate financing arrangements, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies.
  • Conduct due diligence assessments and risk analyses for potential investments and financing transactions, identifying key factors influencing financial performance and profitability.
  • Provide strategic guidance and recommendations to senior management regarding capital allocation, investment strategies, and financial planning initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments, regulatory changes, and emerging trends within the electricity and utility market, leveraging insights to inform decision-making and drive business growth.
  • Foster relationships with financial institutions, investment banks, and other relevant parties to facilitate deal execution and optimize financing solutions.

The minimum qualifications you’ll need

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in corporate finance, investment banking, or financial advisory roles, with a solid foundation in project finance for utility-scale renewable and energy storage projects within the US.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, valuation techniques and deal structuring, particularly for renewable generation and battery storage assets in the U.S.
  • Strong understanding of regulatory frameworks, market dynamics, and industry-specific factors impacting the renewable generation, electricity and utility markets.
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and ability to communicate complex financial concepts efficiently and effectively, e.g., in pitchbook or board briefing form.
  • Proven track record of successfully executing financing transactions, including managing of due diligence processes, and related coordination and communication with internal colleagues, and external sources of capital, counterparties, advisors and consultants.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks effectively, and work both independently and collaboratively within cross-functional teams.

Not sure this is the right role for you?

We are a high growth company with accelerating hiring needs so there’s a great chance we’ll be able to create a custom role for you, now or in the future. All roles, titles and compensation packages are tailored to the applicant, so apply anyways and tell us in your cover letter about your dream role.

What we offer

Equilibrium is composed of deeply knowledgeable industry experts across all our functions, with decades of experience in energy-specific commercial structuring, power systems engineering, machine learning, computational research, operations research, distributed and compute-intensive infrastructure, and modern software & ML engineering. Our experience in the space means we’ve previously built versions of nearly every technical component of our platform. We are now designing them better, and combining them in a holistic and novel way, to achieve global scale and climate impact. We pride ourselves on our deeply empathetic & collaborative culture, honest and direct but respectful communication, and our balanced, flexible, and remote-first work environment.

Employee benefits include:

  • Competitive base salary and a comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and 401k package
  • Opportunity to own a significant piece of the company via a meaningful equity grant
  • Unlimited vacation and flexible work schedule
  • Ability to work remotely from anywhere in the United States, Canada & Europe, or join one of our regional hubs in Boston, SF Bay Area, or London
  • Accelerated professional growth and development opportunities through direct collaboration and mentorship from leading industry expert colleagues across energy and tech

Equilibrium Energy is a diverse and inclusive, equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.