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Financing Senior Associate

Milano, IT, 20121

ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates renewable and thermal power generation facilities around the world. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2017, we are a high-growth company with 1,500 employees. The Company owns and operates a portfolio of 138 power generation assets, located in 20 countries on 4 continents, utilizing a wide range of fuel types, technology, and equipment. We pride ourselves on our culture and values, and welcome entrepreneurial, creative, intellectually curious, and ambitious professionals to join our team.

JOB SUMMARY

 

We are recruiting for a FINANCING SENIOR ASSOCIATE based in our MILAN office.

 

The Senior Associate will be a key player in the execution of ContourGlobal’s Financing Activities. The individual will leverage past experience acquired in investment banking or in the power industry to enhance Project Finance or Corporate Finance capabilities.  The individual will have strong functional skills in major areas of project finance or corporate finance and will demonstrate the ability to  soon lead financing transactions.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Creating financial analyses (project finance modeling, valuation analyses, corporate finance solutions, etc.)
  • Evaluating existing financing and their structures
  • Supporting the financial structuring and the negotiation of recourse / non-resource deals in the utility sector
  • Preparing and supporting the refinancing of ongoing projects
  • Tracking business developments (collects research, analyze industry trends)
  • Working on teams (coordinates with team members, deliver projects on a deadline)

 

Although the candidate will get some junior help, the Senior Associate needs to have:

  • Strong prior financial modeling experience
  • Due Diligence (Technical, Environmental and Social, Legal) experience
  • Financing Term Sheet negotiation experience
  • Finance Documents support-to-negotiation experience

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

 

  • Master degree in Business Administration or Finance
  • 7+ years of experience in Project Finance or Corporate Finance acquired in Investment Banking or in the Financing Department of Power Company
  • Experience in the energy / power sector is a must

 

The very best Senior Associates distinguish themselves by their:

  • Ability to manage financing processes and to close transactions
  • Confidence and judgment in challenging situations
  • Intellectual curiosity, searching for new and creative ideas and innovative financing
  • Intelligence and intuition, ability to understand the scope and complexity of our project-driven approach

 

We are seeking candidates who:

  • Are committed to their own personal success and the success of the institution as a whole
  • Are analytical and enjoy working with numbers and solving problems
  • Show solid leadership and interpersonal skills and high level of flexibility
  • Prove the ability to work well in a lean and flat organization and a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills, fluent in written and spoken English
  • Flexible and open minded
  • Well organized and hardworking, with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and manage  numerous projects simultaneously under deadline pressure.
  • Enthusiasm to contribute to a fast-growing, hardworking and dynamic organization

 

The position reports hierarchically to the VP Project Finance.

ContourGlobal places a high value on providing equal employment opportunities and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our society and our customers.

ABOUT CONTOURGLOBAL

ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.

OUR VALUES

- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.