Head of Finance & Corporate Services

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Shadhanand Prem Kumar

Contact email: shadhanand@aurora-talent.com
Job ref: 33761
Published: 6 months ago
Startdate: 01-03-2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Origination, due diligence, approval and financing of renewable energy projects, portfolios, development joint ventures and companies
  • Assist in the origination of a pipeline of renewable energy projects and screen investment opportunities.
  • Maintain up to date understanding of Philippine onshore renewables market, including for instance trends, market participants, precedent transactions, and opportunities and support review of strategy to fit environment.
  • Undertake necessary due diligence, financial modeling, risk analysis and mitigation in the structuring of complex acquisitions, developments and/or project financing transactions.
  • Lead and/or support commercial, legal and financial aspects of deal structuring.
  • Commercial review and negotiation of term sheets and contracts, including acquisitions agreements, shareholder agreements, joint development partnerships, MoUs, and assist in commercial review of power purchase.agreements (PPAs), leases, EPC contract and O&M agreements.
  • Prepare internal approval papers including analysis and assessment of relevant opportunities to facilitate the Investment Director, Development Director and leadership team to make investment decisions.
  • Prepare project teaser or information memoranda for debt and equity investors, including responding to potential investor and financier’s commercial and technical due diligence.
  • Support presentation of deal pipeline and transaction details to the company leadership team and Board for review and approval
  • With the support of internal and external counsel, ensure that appropriate legal documentation is successfully concluded in line with approvals and that financial close (i.e. first disbursement) is achieved in a timely fashion.
  • Arrange and manage regular reporting activities for internal progress management purposes as well as updating leadership on the ongoing deals pipeline and expected timeframes of reaching key milestones.
  • Develop and leverage a network of professional relationships including key external stakeholders (e.g. financial, legal, and commercial advisers), relevant regulatory agencies and industry participants.


Position Skills and Qualifications:

  • Degree or post graduate qualification in Finance, Commerce, Business Administration, Economics, Actuarial or similar level commercial or technical discipline
  • At least 10 years’ experience working in Investment Banking, Private Equity, or Infrastructure Funds Management with a background in the infrastructure, utilities or renewable energy sector.
  • Possess strong quantitative and analytical skills to be able to conduct financial analysis, valuation, and forecasting.
  • Ability to create compelling written documents and presentations presenting and supporting the financial analysis that has been undertaken.
  • Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Teams).
  • Knowledge of securities and M&A regulations
  • Proactive, detail-oriented and ambitious personality
  • Ability to work autonomously / independently to identify new project opportunities and develop existing opportunities.
  • Effective communicator with excellent interpersonal and team management skills.
  • Excellent written and conversational English as well as ability to communicate with key internal and external stakeholders.