Investment Analyst - Clean Energy

Investment Analyst - Clean Energy

You’re role at a glance

We are recruiting for an Investment Analyst to assist in the sourcing and execution of high quality Direct Investments in Clean Energy: technology, infrastructure, distributed and utility-scale assets or investments; that support the LGC (Legal & General Capital) strategy and financial targets. 

You'll assist in all aspects of the origination, transacting and management of Direct Investments within the Clean Energy sector and be responsible for analysing key commercial, financial, legal and technical diligence work streams of investments.

What you’ll be doing

• You'll undertake commercial, technical, financial and legal due diligence work streams for prospective investments.
• Managing second line due diligence and governance assessments undertaken by specialist colleagues from across L&G to complete the required internal components of the due diligence on the investment.
• Undertake the economic valuation and modelling to deliver a quantitative appraisal of the assets in terms of expected returns and evaluation of how the structures will behave under loss scenarios and determining breakpoints for back stressing;
• Preparation and presentation of investment reports both for dissemination internally within the team and more broadly to/for group-wide committees.
• You'll carry out research and analysis of technologies, markets and opportunities used to evaluate the Direct Investment pipeline and presented to the forum for deciding on which deals are pursued.
• Input to the approval process for any acquisition or disposal to ensure it is in line with group governance policies and processes. Ensure that information provided to decision making committees is accurate and risks are clearly presented.
• Ensure all Management Information is high quality, timely and correct to support decision making, implementation of strategy and manage the asset pipeline.
• The role holder will always operate within delegated authorities, risk tolerances and other limits which apply to Direct Investment.

What we’re looking for 

• You'll have the ability to perform financial statement analysis, detailed cash flow modelling of deals and familiarity with key valuation techniques (e.g. DCF) to come up with recommendations for a variety of senior audiences.
• Experience in clean energy investments (assets, companies and/or technology), ideally including different technologies and/or business models is essential. 
• You'll have experience of managing formal Due Diligence including review of contracts, assessment of risks.
• Excellent quantitative skills and very strong MS Excel / financial modelling skills.
• Ideally, you'll be a Business, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Science or Mathematical Graduate and be ACCA/CFA qualified. 

Whatever your role, we reward ability, performance and attitude with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Our employees have a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days’ holiday, private medical insurance, discretionary performance related bonuses, paid overtime, a variety of share schemes, discounts at both a huge range of high street stores and our own great products. Your hard work will be rewarded when you join us.

As a company, to be one of the world's largest Asset Managers, homebuilders, pension providers and insurances brands, we are diverse by our very nature. And we're a company that wants to use our diversity and influence to make society better in the long term - for everyone. To do this we need to be a company that welcomes everyone, where everyone can succeed. That means we're committed to building an inclusive culture in L&G where we can all perform at our best, no matter who we are, what we do or where we do it. So whoever you are, wherever you are, whatever your story, we'd love to hear from you.

Legal & General Capital is the principal investment arm of the Legal & General Group. Investing from Legal & General’s c. £8bn shareholder balance sheet, Legal & General Capital's purpose is to generate long-term shareholder value with a major focus on residential housing, investment in future cities (including large scale urban regeneration and clean energy) and venture capital to support the continuing development of the UK's cities. We aim to invest for the long term in economically and socially useful assets, to secure competitive returns and to create new asset classes for Legal & General’s varied investment requirements, for our partners and for the wider marketplace. We create real partnerships between the public sector and institutional investors to boost investment, accelerate housing delivery, create local jobs and support local businesses with a positive socioeconomic impact on regions and communities.

We’re an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Does this opportunity excite you but you’re not 100% sure if you meet all the requirements for the role? Or are you concerned that ‘normal’ office hours aren’t possible given your personal circumstances? We’re aware that candidates – especially women – can be put off from applying for a job unless they tick every box or because they don’t think they can achieve the flexibility they need. If this is you, we’re keen to connect; and whilst we can’t accommodate every flexible working request, we’re very happy to have a discussion. So why not apply?

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