Transactions Associate

Boulder, CO
13 days ago
Full time role


Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Our software solutions ...

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Job Description

 Transactions Associate, Boulder, CO 


Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

We are looking for a Transactions Associate to join our team. We are seeking talented individuals with a serious commitment to following and developing a deep understanding of the transitions that are underway in the energy sector and supporting the decisions that help energy projects get built. If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner and more cost-effective energy supply and work with an industry-leading software company with dedicated and talented people who are passionate about our future, this could be a great fit.  

This position will be a key member of the Ascend Energy Exchange team, supporting sell-side and buy-side energy project transactions. The Ascend Energy Exchange is a marketplace for renewable & storage projects that streamlines auctions for the sale of energy assets & portfolios. This role will require supporting those transactions in a fast-paced, growing environment. The Transactions Analyst will have both customer facing and internal responsibilities 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative “climate tech” software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies, for short and long-term investment and resource planning decisions. For more information, visit 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of client assets  
  • Collaborate with internal and external deal teams to advance transactions  
  • Take ownership of complex projects and be able to perform independent communications and research Deal materials preparation (e.g. building executive clear, succinct summaries, pitch decks, management presentations and other ad hoc presentation materials)  
  • Coordinate, track, and perform transaction and counterparty due diligence activities, and methodically evaluate bids and offers  
  • Conduct industry and market research  
  • Financial modeling and valuation   
  • Interface with buyers, sellers and other third parties throughout the transaction process  
  • Support deal team in a wide variety of other areas as necessary  

Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's Degree in a business, economics, accounting, finance, or other quantitative field   
  • 2+ years of professional experience  
  • Experience preparing deliverables and presenting to clients 
  • Mastery of the Microsoft Office suite, including Excel and PowerPoint 
  • Interest in the energy transition and wholesale electricity markets 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills and work ethic  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent organizational skills  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • MBA or other graduate degree  
  • Experience in energy systems and economics  
  • Experience in M&A transactions, private equity and investment banking 

Compensation: $80,000 - $150,000                   

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average. 

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.  

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Our software solutions ...

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