Associate of Finance and Structuring

Remote (Boulder, Co, Within U.S)
about 2 months ago
Full time role


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Associate of Finance and Structuring EnSurance & AEX 

Remote or Boulder, Colorado, United States 

We are looking for an Associate of Finance and Structuring who is passionate about clean energy and an aspiring leader in the development of Ascend’s innovative risk-transfer offerings. 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid to renewables. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies over the next hour, to hedging and budgeting decisions over the next five years, to long-term investment and resource planning decisions over the next thirty years.  

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Job Description  

As an Associate of Finance and Structuring at Ascend, you will support the creation, modeling and validation of innovative revenue risk transfer offerings Ascend is commercializing through its EnSurance business.  Additionally, you will support clean energy asset transactions occurring through the Ascend Energy Exchange.  This quantitative and partner-facing role will enable you a deep knowledge of current and future economic viability of clean energy assets across the country and leverage your quantitative acumen to facilitate project deployments. 

Job Responsibilities  

  • Facilitate new and existing customers with clean energy project finance modeling. 
  • Develop and execute a replicable, scalable financial review process. 
  • Maintain interactions with finance community to ensure models are up to date with current debt and equity return targets and financing structures. 
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for further value creation within existing or via new risk-transfer offerings. 

Required Skills & Knowledge  

  • Minimum of two years of project finance experience with a strong record of success, preferably in the energy sector 
  • Excellent quantitative skills and ability to interpret complex financial structures. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate value proposition of complex financial structures. 
  • Interest in shaping and building an industry-leading business facilitating clean energy finance 
  • Curiosity and internal drive to learn and contribute 
  • Professional presentation; positive “can do” attitude; passion for clean energy market transformation. 

Preferred Skills & Knowledge  

  • Proven project finance experience in clean energy  
  • Interest in problem solving and creative structuring to manage financial risk 
  • Strong academic performance and demonstrated interest in STEM-related studies 
  • Advanced degree; MBA a plus 
  • Ability to prioritize and act independently within a rapidly growing, dynamic organization 

Compensation: $70,000 - $100,000 

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 and opportunities for domestic and international travel. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan. 

Ascend Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Women and other underrepresented groups in the energy industry are encouraged to apply! 

We are looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to accelerating clean energy deployment through our innovative risk transfer ecosystem. Please apply online now. 


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