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Analyst - Financial Modelling for Renewable Energy Projects

Advertiser: MaonengMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 Jan 2019
Sydney, Ryde & Macquarie Park
Work Type
Full Time
Banking & Financial Services, Corporate Finance & Investment Banking

About the business

Maoneng Group (Maoneng) is an Australian-Chinese developer, owner and operator of renewable power generation assets.

Maoneng has a development pipeline of 500MW+ of solar farms within Australia and sells energy and large-scale generation certificates (LGCs) to Australian businesses and governments through its projects via a combination of medium and long-term contracts.

Maoneng commissioned the 13MW Mugga Lane Solar Park under the ACT Governments Reverse Solar Auction scheme in November 2016. Maoneng reached Financial Close on 255MWp Sunraysia Solar Farm in October 2018.,

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About the role

Your role will include but not limited to running various financial scenarios, analysing and optimising capital structures for utility scale renewable energy projects. You will be working closely with and reporting to the Director for Structured Finance.

Benefits and perks

  • Excellent working environment and culture
  • Young and dynamic company
  • Guidance and training provided

Skills and experience

The candidate must have the following experience:

  • 2+ years' discounted cash flow (DCF) financial modelling experience

  • from a large scale infrastructure and project finance (non-recourse) background, familiar with concepts such as DSCR, amortisation, interest rate swaps, gearing etc.

  • expert at excel, with ability to understand and code VBA as required

  • experience in building a financial model from new or adopting an existing financial model, to satisfy audit and senior lenders, for taking a project to Financial Close

  • able to evaluate projects based on equity and project IRR hurdle rates.


Experiences in the following areas would be viewed favourably: 

  • renewable energy sector experience, solar in particular   

  • experience in project acquisition, project due diligence and transaction support 

  • experience in negotiating key commercial terms on contracts including PPA, EPC, grid connection agreements and lender documents
  • experience in negotiating Share Purchase Agreements and Joint Venture Agreements.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires experience with financial analysis and modelling?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • What's your highest level of education?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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