Investment Associate/Analyst

Location: Japan
Job Type: Permanent
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Contact: Sayo Kiyama
Email: email Sayo
Posted: 3 months ago

The international Renewable Energy IPP is looking for investment analyst and associate for the renewable energy market in Japan to expand their business there. 

This position is multiple headcounts. They are growing the company and focusing on Japan market as the whole business. Currently, the whole assets they have is more than 10GW.

Responsibilities

Their Investment team in Tokyo will evaluate and execute investment opportunities for the company in the renewable sector across Japan and the rest of the Asia-Pacific region.

1) As an Associate you will be responsible for conducting due diligence and project research, modeling the forecasted financial performance of prospective investments and their correlation to key inputs including, but not limited to, economic trends, financing terms, regulations, development and operating assumptions and other value drivers.

Associates will be involved in due diligence, building and reviewing in-depth proprietary financial models, modeling the arrangement of debt financing and supporting negotiation of commercial and legal contracts.

Associates will have continued involvement with the company’s projects during and following the investment, including monitoring performance of key drivers of value, performing regular internal valuations, assisting with the execution of on-going financing transactions and monitoring investment performance in general.

Associates will work actively on all aspects of new platform investments, add-on investments, monetization and related financings, including but not limited to the following:

  • Taking a role in processing new investment opportunities, ranging from market assessment, to competitive positioning, to initial underwriting and deal structuring;
  • Working on diligence efforts on pursued deals, including business diligence, risk underwriting, and managing external advisors;
  • Building robust flexible financial models to support deal underwriting and deal structuring efforts;
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis to support transaction negotiations;
  • Providing hands-on support to portfolio companies;

2) As an Analyst you will support the investment process for new investments which will include project due diligence, research, financial modelling and valuation. There will continue to be involvement with their projects following the investment, including monitoring performance of key value drivers, performing regular internal valuations, assisting with the execution of on-going financing transactions and monitoring investment performance in general.

Analysts will actively support on all aspects of new platform investments, add-on investments, monetization and related financings, including but not limited to the following:

  • Processing new investment opportunities, ranging from market assessment, to competitive positioning, to initial underwriting and deal structuring;
  • Working on diligence efforts on pursued deals, including business diligence, risk underwriting, and managing external advisors;
  • Building robust flexible financial models to support management investment decisions, focusing on analyzing project returns, optimizing capital structure, identifying risks and potential upside, and presenting analytical findings in a clear and concise manner;
  • Providing hands-on support to portfolio companies on project models, annual budgets, and compliance issues.

Requirements

  • 1 – 4 years of investment experience;
  • (For Analyst) Financial modeling and accounting skills, analytical mindset;
  • Fluency in Japanese and English, both writing and speaking.

Reaching out

For a confidential discussion on this or any other opportunities available in the market please contact Sayo Kiyama at sayo.kiyama@next-wavepartners.com - Direct Line: +65 6340 1941

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