• Project Finance Manager (m/f/d) Milan
  • JUWI GmbH in Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

JUWI has been present in the Italian market since 2007, it is based in Verona, in the north of the country, in an excellent position close to all major transport networks. JUWI brings together all the partners you need to complete your renewable energy projects.

We build projects that integrate harmoniously with the environment. JUWI has the necessary engineering expertise, several years of centralized experience in project management and trade as well as organizational skills. Most importantly, from the outset we work together with all relevant partners to develop a strategy that integrates a wide variety of different interests for the benefit of everyone.

The Italian team, assisted by the expertise of the JUWI group, covers the entire production chain: planning, construction and operational management. We leverage our expertise and experience to design high-performance, large-scale photovoltaic systems, allowing the lowest energy cost but maximizing the profits of those who... invested in the project. The technical, procurement and construction teams work closely with suppliers to develop and deliver high-quality components.

We are looking for you as a
Project Finance Manager (m/f/d)

full time - unlimited

Your Tasks

Due to further expansion, we are looking for a Project Finance Manager to join Juwi Italy. This position will lead the project level financial modelling and provide transactional support to the project teams in Italy (Business Development, Sales, EPC and O&M). The role will also act as the key subject matter expert from a project finance perspective and will report directly to the Commercial Director.

Primary Responsibilities
• Provide valuation and structuring guidance throughout business development and M&A process, advising on competitive sell-side processes, offers evaluation, commercial agreements, risk allocation, bankability of contracts (including PPAs), financing alternatives and expected investment returns.
• Lead the financial modeling and analysis supporting investment decisions for project development, sale and financing and opportunities
• Organize and conduct the process for assets sale and lender selection, including preparing teasers, IMs, and participating in the outreach.
• Manage multiple parties including investors, banks, consultants, lawyers as well as internal stakeholders to bring transactions to successful close.
• Actively engage with prospective counterparties to clarify project valuation, risk allocation, assumptions and market perspectives.
• Collect and analyze relevant data such as energy price curves, PPA assumptions, tax, financial inputs etc., using analytical tools and advanced models in order to create financial model assumption, predicting and qualifying risk and profitability.
• Gather & handle financial modeling data with accuracy in order to help juwi team with investment decisions for project development and acquisition opportunities.
• Define and support internal stakeholders in the energy sale strategy for each project (PPA vs merchant approach, auctions pricing definition.)
• Develop creative financing strategies and examine the most competitive sources of funding.
• Support JUWI team in clarifying project valuation, risk allocation, assumptions and market perspectives.
• Lead the negotiation of key financial terms of the transaction documents
• Support and engage with the Corporate Finance team in accounting, controlling and treasury matters, including participating to Annual Budget definition, reporting to shareholders, pipeline management.
• Cooperate with JUWI’s Finance Managers in the EMEA region, to maintain financial model assumptions, while retaining responsibility for the accuracy and correct incorporation of relevant inputs to such models (energy price curves, PPA assumptions, tax, financial inputs etc.) for Italy

Your Profile
Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Accounting, or Engineering.
• Masters, MBA, CFA, CPA, and/or equivalent certifications are an advantage.
• 5 years of demonstrated expertise in developing and utilizing detailed financial models, including a project finance and accounting component.
• Knowledge of the merchant power markets drivers and hedging instruments
• Knowledge of Tax structures and Accounting requirements is an asset.
• Strong understanding of IFRS accounting topics.
• Experience structuring and closing M&A and/or financing transactions, including reviewing and negotiating legal documentation.
• Experience conducting investment analysis in the clean energy sector at a developer, fund, bank, or consultant is considered an asset.
• Strong analytical skills, capability to drive insights from complex models.
• Strong communication skills, ability to summarize complex investment cases.
• Ability to handle multiple assignments concurrently with a high degree of accuracy.
• Ability to work in a time-sensitive environment with non-flexible deadlines
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team-based environment.
• Uncompromising ethics and urge to challenge the status quo.

Benefits of working for JUWI
Joining JUWI Italy you can expect a hybrid work policy, market related salary, performance-based bonus, medical insurance, ticket restaurants. We have two offices, one in Verona and another in Milan. Here you will find the opportunity to work for an ISO 9001:2015 certified matrix organisation. Experiencing people, processes, ideas and thought patterns from a global perspective. You will be joining a collaborative environment where growth is common and in fact, is encouraged.

Become part of a team that realises leading solar, wind and hybrid projects worldwide. JUWI Global has a high level of commitment and passion for its vision of 100% renewable energy.Interested?
(Not matching all the requirements, Apply!)

Even if your profile does not match the job brief 100%, perhaps you match it 80% of the way, you could possibly be the right candidate for another position within the JUWI Group.

To apply, please submit your application via our recruitment portal and ensure that you submit your application in English.

We look forward to your energy
Milan Metropolitan City of Milan Italy (+1 other)


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