AltGen Africa
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    18 March 2024
    Dorobo Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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    Financial Services
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    Renewable Energy
    Job Location Postal Code
    Nairobi Region
    Contact Name
    Nicholas Stembridge


    We are looking for a do-er. Someone with concrete, practical experience and a skillset within the financial sector or renewable energy that makes us blush.

    If you have extensive experience with in-depth research, financial modelling and valuations, and have an embedded understanding of the renewable energy investment space, then keep reading.

    Our client is looking for a Private Equity Financial Analyst to join their interdisciplinary team of renewable energy industry professionals.

    You need to use your analytical mindset to interpret and translate complex financial data into deal papers and investment memorandums. Financial modelling and valuations for energy infrastructure project finance and growth equity are crucial elements of this role.

    Working in the investment deal team is an excellent opportunity to gain an in-depth understanding of specific sectors and technologies within the renewable energy landscape whilst travelling internationally. As you gain experience, there is potential for you to have a greater impact on our client’s investment advisory leadership through rigorous financial analysis and market expertise.

    Add your unique skillset to a no-nonsense team that is focused on results. Apply now!

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    Education Requirements

    • Bachelors degree in field of financial analysis and valuations in the renewable energy sector

    Experience Requirements

    • 4+ years of experience in the renewable energy industry in two of the following:
      • Financial analysis
      • Financial valuation
      • Data analysis
      • Project finance modelling and analysis
    • Experience with macros and VBA preferable
    • Proven proficiency of data analytics



    In this role, you would collaborate closely with all offices, regional counterparts, market and industry groups, and key stakeholders across clean energy and resource efficiency investment themes. Your role would involve conducting market research and analysis, and originating fund-fit deals. You would also assist with investment and fund valuations, negotiation, execution, monitoring, value creation, and exit of portfolio investments. Responsibilities include report writing, drafting deal papers and investment memorandums, and financial modelling and valuations for energy infrastructure and growth equity companies.

    You would utilise your analytical and technical skills to produce high-quality research, datasets, and financial models that inform the investment team's advice. Your responsibilities would include maintaining and improving the accuracy of financial analysis and sector datasets, providing accurate analysis on financial models, and identifying innovative financing solutions. You would work with various data sources to analyse information, develop research ideas, and collaborate with the investment team to contribute to the company's strategic direction. Additionally, you would continually expand your technical knowledge through training programs and take proactive ownership of key areas of responsibility.


    • Proficiency in accounting treatment and tax
    • Advanced financial modelling in MS Excel (construction and operations, forecasting/budgeting, financial structuring, valuation methodologies, refinancing and M&A, sensitivity and scenario analysis)
    • Excellent grasp of the MS Office suite (PowerPoint, Word, Teams etc)
    • Out-of-the box problem-solving ability
    • Excellent multi-tasker
    • Fluent in English, French, and Portuguese proficiency highly desirable

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and sustainability jobs across the globe. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency with offices in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Mauritius, and the United Kingdom, which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

    With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the world and are rapidly expanding.

    Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen | Wheeling | Energy Trading | ESG | Sustainability | Carbon Management.

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