CA Mining

Date Created: 2020-03-24T09:39:16+00:00

Reference Number: 014 23 03 LVG

Job Description: 
Our Client, a market leader in the development of projects and provision of EPC solutions to both REIPP projects and commercial and industrial customers is looking for an experienced Financial Analyst to join their operations in South Africa. The ideal candidate will play a key role in the evaluation of the economics of solutions (margins for EPC, tariff under a PPA, returns for the funder in the cases of project or asset-based finance the LCOE and NPV for the electricity user/off-taker). Must have an interest in and aptitude for understanding the sensitivities of the models and the relationship between the returns and technical designs and commercial risks.
  • Optimize existing and/or build new financial models to model long-term financial returns from renewable energy projects.
  • At least one of the models will be based on Project Finance principles.
  • Provide support to the Business and Project Development teams by modelling projects being developed and assisting in optimizing the returns for all parties.
  • Follow developments in the market for innovative funding models including but not limited to CPI versus JIBAR indexation, rolling facilities, all equity funding, concessionary funding etc.
  • Follow developments in the market for tax treatments, both in South Africa (12J, 12B etc.) as well as in relation to neighbouring countries (withholding taxes) to ensure that all financial models are up to date and accurate.
Requirements: Qualifications and Skills
  • Finance/Financial Analysis/Portfolio Management Degree.
  • CA/CFA/B.Com (Hons) or similar financial qualification preferred.
  • Proven ability to develop and run Excel-based financial models (including VBA development experience)
  • Experience with REIPP or similar renewable energy modelling.
  • Experience in a banking or investment management or corporate financial advisory environment strongly advantageous.
  • 3 years’ experience is preferable.
Benefits and Contractual Information:
  • Full time / Permanent position
  • Willingness to travel intermittently and stay overnight for one or more days

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