Clearway Energy, Inc. is a leading publicly-traded energy infrastructure investor focused on modern, sustainable and long-term contracted assets across North America. Clearway Energy’s environmentally-sound asset portfolio includes over 7,000 megawatts of wind, solar and natural gas-fired power generation facilities, as well as district energy systems. Through this diversified and contracted portfolio, Clearway Energy endeavors to provide its investors with stable and growing dividend income. Clearway Energy’s Class C and Class A common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols CWEN and CWEN.A, respectively. Clearway Energy, Inc. is sponsored by its controlling investor, Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), an independent infrastructure fund manager that invests in infrastructure and businesses in both OECD and select emerging market countries, through GIP’s portfolio company, Clearway Energy Group. For more information, visit www.clearwayenergy.com.
The Mergers & Acquisitions group is seeking an Associate to support the origination, structuring, negotiation and execution of acquisitions, divestitures and investments for Clearway Energy’s portfolio of energy infrastructure assets. This is a highly-visible role within the organization and presents an opportunity to gain significant exposure to the North American energy infrastructure sector in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
This position will be based in our Princeton, NJ office.
+ Work with senior team members to identify and evaluate potential acquisition and investment opportunities
+ Develop detailed financial models for M&A transactions
+ Participate in all aspects of due diligence activities, including coordinating with operations, environmental, legal, tax and accounting teams to validate assumptions
+ Assist with the preparation of investment memoranda and presentations for executive management and the Board of Directors
+ Conduct research and analysis to screen and qualify potential M&A opportunities
+ Assist with the development of broader strategic initiatives and investment strategies
Experience & Education
+ 2-4 years of investment banking, private equity, corporate development, corporate finance or management consulting experience;
+ Prior experience with M&A transactions strongly preferred;
+ BA / BS from a top university in Finance/Economics/Business/Accounting, or a similarly quantitative / analytical field;
+ Experience in energy, infrastructure or commercial real estate is preferred, but not required.
Knowledge & Skills
+ Strong analytical skills, creative problem-solving ability and attention to detail;
+ Ability to multitask various projects effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment;
+ Strong fundamental understanding of finance, accounting and valuation principles;
+ Demonstrated ability and experience developing and managing complex financial models;
+ Ability to formulate and articulate viewpoints (written and verbal) in a clear, succinct manner;
+ Team-oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and ability to develop collaborative relationships across the organization;
+ Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence;
+ Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint;
+ Ability to travel;
+ May require extended hours.