Financial Associate, Renewable Energy

Location: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States of America
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Sana Anjum
Email: email Sana
Posted: 3 months ago

NextWave is working with a leading renewable energy developer for this critical hire of a Financial Associate to join its a renewable energy development team in Chicago. This is a high visibility role in a small and fast-growing company that has an active project pipeline of 12 GW and has executed over 2500MWs of renewable energy PPAs.


  • Financial Associate will be responsible for developing and maintaining financial models for energy pricing and project valuation.
  • Financial Associate will work with the project development and M&A team to contribute directly in terms of financial analysis, due diligence, financial modelling, valuation and financial reporting. Reporting to Senior Associate and the CEO directly.
  • Financial Associate will support in responding to RFPs by developing pricing models for offtake contracts (including Power Purchase Agreements, Hedges, Energy Storage Agreements).
  • Financial Associate will be responsible for financing and sale of projects by creating marketing materials, facilitating investor due diligence requests, and assisting in the analysis of financing options.


  • Financial Associate must have 2-5 years of strong experience in renewable energy, power, utilities and/or infrastructure finance, M&A.
  • Financial Associate must have solid financial modelling experience and expertise in Microsoft Excel.
  • Financial Associate must have a good understanding of the utility-scale energy generation industry and knowledge of power plant development.

Note: Kindly note at this point the client is unable to sponsor and would only consider talent who are authorized to work in the US.

Reaching Out

For a confidential discussion, please send in your CV to Sana Anjum at or call her at +1 (929) 353-7160 (Direct Line).