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Senior Investment Analyst

Apply now Job no: 497829
Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Perth, Sydney
Categories: Strategy, Merchant Energy

  • Full-Time Permanent role based in Sydney or Perth - CBD
  • Work on transformational renewable projects including wind, pumped hydro, solar and batteries
  • Be part of Australia’s Energy Transition

Alinta Energy is a leading Australian utility with an owned and contracted generation portfolio of 3,000MW, over 1 million combined electricity and gas retail customers, and around 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand.

We’ve been supplying energy in Australia for over 20 years. Today we’re a vertically integrated energy company, providing generation, retail and wholesale supply of gas and electricity across Australia. We also offer local customer service through our support hubs in Perth, Western Australia and Morwell in Victoria.

Alinta Energy continues to support the development of renewable energy generation, with a 2025 target for 1,500MW of owned and contracted renewable energy generation nationally.

About Role:

We are looking for an experienced Senior Investment Analyst to join our dynamic Asset Strategy team based in Sydney or Perth.  Reporting to the Manager, Business Development, you will be responsible for commercial and financial appraisals of major capital projects, from early pre-feasibility assessments all the way through to final investment decision. Alinta Energy has a large pipeline of transformational renewable generation projects and large-scale storage projects such as pumped hydro and batteries. You will provide key analytical support functions to the Asset Strategy team to progress the business case development of these opportunities including the associated debt and equity modelling.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide financial, commercial and funding input into feasibility studies for development projects
  • Build and enhance forecasting modelling tools and undertake scenario analysis and financial modelling of business and financing options
  • Provide support in commercial negotiations and achieving closure on the details of transactions
  • Ensure effective sourcing of debt to meet the working requirement of the project
  • Liaise with the Alinta Treasury team in relation to debt capital management and financial risk management
  • Form cross-functional project working groups to drive outcomes for the business
  • Clarify key stakeholder needs to ensure the delivery of effective outcomes

To be successful you will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, economics, engineering or other analytical discipline
  • Post-graduate in finance or engineering such as Chartered Accountant, CFA or other relevant experience
  • Seasoned technical or commercial professional with 6 to 10 years’ relevant experience, ideally from an investment bank, Big 4 accounting firm or ASX listed corporate within corporate finance
  • Proven experience in project finance modelling
  • High level skills in building and utilising sophisticated financial models.
  • Advanced user of MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Financial analysis experience in Australian energy markets is desirable but not essential
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills, with capacity to influence and negotiate

The successful candidate must have the ability to effectively liaise with key senior stakeholders and recommend strategies in relation to debt capital management and financial risk.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of major projects in Renewable Energy and to assist with Australia’s energy transition.

Working at Alinta Energy you will have access to a range of benefits, such as:

  • Flexible work options – Alinta Energy is currently trialling a flexible work option for most roles where you can work a combination of days from the office and from home
  • Staff Energy Offer (where products are available)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Salary Packaging options
  • Full access to Headspace Application
  • Salary continuance insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Purchased leave
  • Community volunteer leave

Let’s spread the positive energy together…

Alinta Energy is a Circle Back Initiative employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Click “APPLY” to submit your application. Closing Date: 29th of October 2021

Please note that if your application progresses you will be required to complete background/pre-employment checks. These checks may include but are not limited to - right to work/immigration checks, reference checks, criminal background checks, checks, qualification checks and additional finance checks for finance related positions.

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