Portfolio Manager

  • Nexamp
  • Boston, MA
  • Jan 25, 2021

Job Description

Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is making a difference in our environment excite you? Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Let’s make a difference together. Join our team! 

 

SUMMARY

Nexamp is seeking a Portfolio Manager to grow and lead a team in managing a portfolio of Distributed Generation assets with a focus in Community Solar. This geographically diverse portfolio includes PV-tied energy storage and is fast approaching more than 300 MWs of operational assets.  If you are interested in joining the clean energy revolution at one of the best places to work, then this is the position for you. 

We are looking for a results-oriented leader to join our Asset Management team in Boston as a Portfolio Manager. You will lead a team in ensuring optimal financial performance of our operational DG assets while smoothly onboarding new assets into a growing portfolio. You will coordinate with our accounting, O&M, Capital Markets and Revenue Operations team to budget for, report on, and manifest exemplary mechanical and financial performance. You will lead the team in managing our project’s contractual obligations and external stakeholders including banks, investors, landowners, and local municipalities. You will lead the team in lowering operational expenses with a focus on Real and Property Taxes, while exploring opportunities for increasing portfolio value through revenue growth, contract negotiations and recapitalization opportunities. You will be a key player in proving the long-term value of DG and Community Solar assets.

You are perfect for this job if you…

  • Like to work with data
  • Are relentless and infectious in your pursuit of improvements
  • Can work with multiple/diverse groups
  • Want to manage a growing team of motivated individuals
  • Balance different tasks efficiently
  • Can plan and institute new processes
  • Like to exercise your creative side to problem solve
  • Are organized and excel at task management
  • Can manage and grow a team
  • Can represent yourself well in internal and external meetings
  • Understand regional solar markets
  • Understand project finance and portfolio level financing
  • Are driven to hit and exceed internal and external budgets and KPIs
  • Can develop and implement long-term plans
  • Care about the solar industry and helping the fight against climate change

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the team meets deadlines for monthly and quarterly project and portfolio reporting
  • Research relevant solar legislation in various states to optimize the value from solar arrays and satisfy state and national reporting requirements
  • Coordinate with other business units to optimize our portfolio’s value and identify opportunities for improved performance
  • Ensure portfolio-wide timelines for and the accuracy of lease, tax, O&M and other project-level expenses while reducing these expenses when possible
  • Ensure the timely recognition of state incentives and other revenue streams
  • Coordinate with our Markets and Trading group to optimize revenues from environmental attributes and energy storage assets
  • Work with Revenue Operations and Sales teams to ensure optimal offtake mix for our Community Solar projects
  • Assist FP&A on annual budgeting while using operational project data to refine financing assumptions for new projects
  • Coordinate with our finance teams on recapitalization and refinancing opportunities
  • Oversee new project onboarding in different regional territories
  • Advocate for team priorities at internal and external leadership meetings
  • Build dashboards and reports that clearly communicate mechanical and financial performance to internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead integration and implementation of new software
  • Serve as a lead conduit between our finance, accounting, O&M, and revenue operations teams

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ideal candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated, results-oriented, and operate well in a collaborative, team-oriented environment. 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance, accounting, engineering, or related technical field
  • 2+ years in Distributed Generation Asset Management
  • Experience managing individuals or a team
  • Ability to work on and prioritize multiple projects concurrently
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills
  • Full proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and especially Excel
  • Experience with business software platforms like Salesforce and NetSuite
  • Experience re-vamping and improving upon existing cross-team processes
  • Understanding of Community Solar, Net Metering, and other DG policies

Preferred but Optional Skills:

  • Knowledge of clean energy technologies and an understanding of various clean energy markets
  • Experience managing Community Solar PV Assets
  • Experience with Power BI or similar business analytics tool
  • Experience with battery storage as an asset
  • Experience negotiating contracts and contract amendments
  • Solar project finance and/or project development
  • Real Estate and Property Tax management and abatements
  • Experience with developing and tracking Key Performance Indicators

 

PERKS & COMPENSATION

Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp Offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401 (k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance with company contribution; Flexible Paid Time Off; Commuter Benefits and Cell Phone Reimbursement. We provide healthy snacks, coffee, in-office and online yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!

 

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

 

Sectors

Energy

Drawdown Solutions

Distributed Solar Photovoltaics, Utility-Scale Solar Photovoltaics

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