ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with our employees, our customers, partners, and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerate the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions. Inspired by our purpose (“raison d’être”), we reconcile economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, asset based energy efficiency projects) to offer competitive solutions to our customers.

 

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Financial Analyst AIFA (m/f/d)

 

LOCATION: Ella-Barowsky-Straße 44 10829 Berlin

REFERENCE NUMBER: 2022-0370

To support ENGIE growth, we are looking for an AIFA (Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory) Financial Advisor to join the AIFA team located in Berlin.

The role will report an AIFA Manager and will be dedicated to all 4 ENGIE Global Business Units, especially in Germany but potentially also covering other European countries. The Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory (“AIFA”) is a global and fast-paced group that is closely involved in major or structural transactions and strategic initiatives. The team is responsible for the structuring and execution of the investment projects, the acquisitions and divestments and the project financing transactions.

Your mission:

  • you prepare and are responsible for financial models, financial analysis, valuation and risk analysis of new projects. 
  • you prepare financing plans, select funding sources/banks, structure and execute project financings.
  • you ensure the valuation methodology and investment criteria are consistently applied across all projects.
  • you support corporate initiatives such as annual impairment tests and lookback exercises

Your tasks:

The main responsibility of the Financial Analyst is to develop and maintain rigorous financial models to support investment decisions, including:

  • Developing a critical understanding of the business which is being assessed, its main revenue and cost drivers, areas of risk and opportunities and competitive levers
  • Discussing base case and alternative assumptions with team members involved in the project (business developers, implementation team, O&M team, regulatory team, …)
  • Building financial models / financial projections based on such assumptions or auditing financial models prepared by other team members 
  • Preparing accurate representation of financing, accounting and tax related inputs and projections in financial models (with the support of internal and/or external tax and accounting experts)
  • Producing valuation analysis/reports with sensitivities analysis (alternate scenarios, assessment of risk and opportunities), applying the appropriate valuation methodology/standards in accordance with ENGIE´s guidelines
  • Analyzing financial (or financing related) risks and impact of proposed transactions on accounting
  • Assessing contingency levels for areas of uncertainty 
  • Documenting assumptions and results in investment notes/reports for the management.


The Financial Analyst will also support AIFA managers in duties typically performed by the AIFA team, including:

  • Analyzing, evaluating and recommending the most appropriate/competitive funding options for the projects (project or corporate finance, bank loans, capital markets, multi-lateral agency/development bank funding, export finance, etc.)
  • Support the structuring (including origination/bank selection), negotiating and delivering financing solutions/products, including project bonds, for medium to large size transactions
  • Supporting internal stakeholders in understanding appropriate risk allocation, bankability of terms and conditions of various project contracts and provide general structuring advice and optimization of returns throughout the business development process,
  • Supporting internal approvals process for new economic commitments and associated financing arrangements
  • Reviewing advisory/M&A mandates and subsequently manage financial/bank buy/sell-side advisors
  • Supporting negotiations with partners, banks, tender/bid parties/participants (government/private entities/advisors)
  • Maintaining market intelligence, screen opportunities, monitor and assess competitors’ approach to financing/funding projects
  • Performing ad-hoc analysis to support information requests from ENGIE group (annual asset impairment testing, investment files look-backs, etc.) 
  • Supporting the development of the global AIFA community by actively taking part in reviewing and contributing to the elaboration of policies, methodologies and standards, and by disseminating information/knowledge in the community

Your profile:

  • university degree or equivalent in business administration, finance, economics, engineering or related degrees. CFA, CFA aspiration, additional post-graduate degrees or MBA is a plus
  • experience in a Project Finance, M&A or Corporate environment at an investment bank, consultancy firm, private equity fund or corporation in the Power or Infrastructure sectors
  • strong understanding of Excel functions (including VBA) and prior experience in developing Excel-based financial models
  • ability to communicate clearly and concisely (orally and in writing)
  • ability to work in a project team with multiple skills as part of complex operations
  • very good command of English (spoken and written) and good knowledge of German are an advantage
  • outstanding analytical skills and inquisitive mindset
  • understanding of valuation concepts (CAPM model) and corporate finance concepts
  • understanding of the practical aspects of accounting and tax matters
  • good basis on broader theory of finance and key macroeconomic concepts
  • some understanding on the available sources of funding in the market and their characteristics
  • good understanding of the power sector (generation, transmission, trading), and energy services business is a plus

Your benefits:

  • Academy
  • Retirement provision
  • Corporate Benefits
  • Perspectives
  • Company parties
  • Flexible working hours
  • Design freedom
  • High safety standards
  • Internationality
  • Exciting projects
  • Team spirit
  • Attractive compensation

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Become a part of #TeamZeroCarbon and shape the transition to climate neutrality together with us. We are looking forward to receiving your online application.

your contact:

Barbara Meyer

Talent Acquisition Specialist

+4922146905263 oder +49 174 3465006

 

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