In the United States, Lightsource BP has a team of approximately 40 employees primarily located in San Francisco, CA and Philadelphia, PA.
The Project Finance team, based in San Francisco, has successfully executed several financings and M&A transactions in 2019 and is planning to rapidly grow its team in the near term.
We are seeking a strong candidate to immediately help lead the financings of our 2020 pipeline of financings of large-scale solar facilities including a backlog of 450MW+ of publicly-announced projects.
Description : The Director of Project Finance will be responsible for leading project finance teams and transactions, including raising tax equity and construction / term debt as well as supporting project development and M&A activities.
Location : San Francisco, CA
Roles and Responsibilities :
Lead negotiations and structuring with financing counterparties for large-scale solar assets, including tax equity, construction debt, term debt, and other financial products
Manage teams performing all aspects of transaction execution including project marketing, negotiation of financing terms, investor due diligence, structuring and financial modeling, and transaction closing
Lead valuation, due diligence, negotiation, and financing of late-stage project acquisitions
Provide guidance to Lightsource BP’s Power Marketing and Project Development teams regarding financial structuring and investor appetite for new offtake structures
Prepare and present project acquisition opportunities and other business initiatives to Lightsource BP’s Investment Committee and other senior executives
Experience and Qualifications :
6-8 years of professional experience working in renewable energy project finance
Successful track record of managing project finance and M&A transactions from beginning to end
Detailed understanding of renewable energy tax equity and debt structures
Experience leading teams and managing external counterparties
Outstanding financial modelling, written and oral communication skills
Tireless, proactive, and solutions-oriented worker that is alert to business opportunities and passionate about value creation
Strong interest in joining a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment and being part of building a high-performing and collaborative team