Capital Markets Associate

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About GoodLeap:
GoodLeap is a technology company delivering best-in-class financing and software products for sustainable solutions, from solar panels and batteries to energy-efficient HVAC, heat pumps, roofing, windows, and more. Over 1 million homeowners have benefited from our simple, fast, and frictionless technology that makes the adoption of these products more affordable, accessible, and easier to understand. Thousands of professionals deploying home efficiency and solar solutions rely on GoodLeap’s proprietary, AI-powered applications and developer tools to drive more transparent customer communication, deeper business intelligence, and streamlined payment and operations. Our platform has led to more than $27 billion in financing for sustainable solutions since 2018.
GoodLeap is also proud to support our award-winning nonprofit, GivePower, which is building and deploying life-saving water and clean electricity systems, changing the lives of more than 1.6 million people across Africa, Asia, and South America.

The Capital Markets Associate will join the TPO (Third Party Owned) vertical of the Capital Markets team and contribute significantly to the execution of GoodLeap's strategy for funding and managing its solar lease and power purchase agreement projects. This role requires a deep understanding of project finance including tax equity, project debt and/or cash equity. In addition, this role will need to demonstrate robust technical and interpersonal skills, with a proven track record of successfully managing both internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform market analysis on products, equipment, and pricing trends in the solar industry and provide strategic recommendations.
  • Develop, refine, and implement financial models, including tax equity / tax credit transfers, warehouse debt, back leverage and other forms of project financing to evaluate and present potential returns for Goodleap and its financing partners.
  • Support the management of, and deepen relationships with, existing investors, and strategically expand our investor base through introductory meetings, thorough due diligence sessions, and catering to special requests.
  • Manage various consultants (including, but not limited to, appraisers, independent engineers, insurance consultants, REC consultants), and sub-contracted service companies to execute financing transactions and support investor due diligence efforts.
  • Collaborate with internal and external counsel to review, negotiate, and finalize definitive documentation with financing counterparties.

Required Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience (e.g. project finance, structured finance, investment banking, or private equity) with experience in residential solar a plus
  • Minimum bachelor’s (or advanced) degree
  • Expert with MS Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint; VBA is a plus)
  • Working proficiency with SQL; Python is a plus
  • Understanding of basic accounting statements: balance sheet, cash flow, income statement
  • Understanding of ABS, whole loan sales, various debt and equity financing structures, including short and long term debt
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Superb attention to detail and work ethic
  • Ability to read and interpret legal documents a plus
  • Comfortable working in fast-paced, unstructured environment

Compensation: $123k-$176k

Additional Information Regarding Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one's supervisor or other managers related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and other skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

If you are an extraordinary professional who thrives in a collaborative work culture and values a rewarding career, then we want to work with you! Apply today!