PPL Corporation Financial Analyst - PPL Renewables in Allentown, Pennsylvania
Financial Analyst - PPL Renewables
Perform project valuations on acquisition opportunities utilizing traditional economic criteria – unlevered and levered investment returns, corporate earnings per share, credit metrics, etc.
Collaborate with PPL’s corporate accounting and finance groups to compile and analyze financial information and effectively communicate results to senior management
Assist in preparing the PPL Renewables business plan by making thoughtful assumptions, considering information from various sources, and communicating the impact on corporate earnings and credit metrics
Prepare financial models for various debt financed and tax equity financed structures, such as sale lease back and partnership flips, while considering both tax and book accounting criteria
Create presentations and other materials for key stakeholders including executive management and outside financing parties
Work independently as well as collaboratively with various internal subject matter experts to manage all substantive issues around tax, accounting, financing, structuring, and legal aspects
This position will be responsible for a range of financial functions within the PPL Renewables group, including financial modeling for renewable energy transactions, corporate financial planning and reporting, and ad hoc data analysis. This is a hands-on position which will require a high attention to detail, rigorous financial modeling, and an advanced understanding of financial concepts. The Financial Analyst must possess a strong desire to support the growing finance and business development efforts for a rapidly growing company.
Candidates must meet the basic qualifications and pass all required tests or assessments to receive consideration.In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or related field
Minimum 0-2 years’ experience in utility/renewables sectors or corporate development with strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize and articulate the output in a concise and easy to understand manner (Staff Analyst level is 2-4 years of experience. Title is determined by successful candidate's years of applicable exp.)
Advanced understanding of financial concepts and intermediate understanding of GAAP and tax accounting
Proficiency in MS Suite
Desire to be an active member in a high growth business platform
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, outstanding organizational and people skills, and attention to detail
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.
Regular or Temporary:
Previous work in renewables, power, utilities, or infrastructure
Strong knowledge of corporate finance, valuation, and accounting
CPA / CFA designation or progress in receiving designation
Full-time or Part-time:
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