Vice President for Federal Finance

2 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Boundary Stone Partners (BSP) is seeking a highly motivated Vice President for Federal Finance to join our fast-growing team of climate, clean energy, mobility, and space experts. Boundary Stone Partners prefers this role work from our Washington, D.C. office, however all interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of location.

About BSP

With offices in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and San Francisco, BSP is a nimble, bipartisan firm with unique expertise in technology innovation, finance, government, legislative strategy, and policy. We help our clients see around corners to anticipate and adjust to rapidly evolving political, legislative, and regulatory landscapes. Our firm provides government affairs, policy analysis, direct lobbying, coalition management, business development, and communications planning for over 80 clients, including top energy and mobility companies, leading industry coalitions, major policy think-tanks, and some of the largest investment firms in the world.

About The Role

The Vice President for Federal Finance will lead client engagement, strategy development, and government affairs execution to support BSP’s growing Federal Finance practice that assists and counsels clean energy, clean transportation, and climate tech companies with the development of applications for grant and loan opportunities established through annual appropriations, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, and the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. 

Core responsibilities include:

  • Provide strategic counsel in application development for clients applying to federal lending and grant programs
  • Lead the development of federal lending and grant applications on behalf of clients, including overseeing application management, timelines, agency interaction, and related workstreams lead for clients utilizing the firm’s expertise and working closely with the client’s legal, policy, and business lines 
  • As part of a client engagement, manage staff at the Director and Manager levels to create documents, memos, and slide decks for clients and proactively flag and synthesize policy developments and political intelligence for clients
  • As necessary, build relationships with key policymakers both on Capitol Hill and in federal agencies and with other influential federal government-oriented stakeholders
  • Prepare clients for Congressional hearings, federal agency rulemakings, and other federal legislative and regulatory proceedings
  • Represent clients in national trade associations and industry coalitions
  • Build third-party political, advocacy, NGO, and industry allies to support strategic policy objectives
  • Uncover business opportunities and new opportunities with existing clients 
  • Manage client relationships from proposal generation through execution of government affairs strategy and become a go-to-trusted resource for clients 

About You

  • 10+ years of federal government, finance, policy or corporate government relations experience in the energy or transportation sectors 
  • Deep understanding of Congressional lawmaking and federal regulatory processes
  • Deep understanding of federal funding programs, including application drafting, and policy development
  • Established Congressional and Executive branch relationships and you confidently interact with key Hill staff, elected officials, and executives alike
  • Strategic thinker with polished oral and written presentation skills
  • Thrive under pressure and can balance long and short-term priorities across several clients to deliver results
  • Resourceful and entrepreneurial, roll-up your sleeves, and not afraid to think outside the box
  • Experience as a team-oriented people manager
  • Wants to work with a team who values collegiality and a sense of humor

Compensation and Benefits

BSP offers highly competitive pay and benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible PTO, and paid family, parental leave. BSP is committed to ensuring pay equity, based on experience, qualifications, and performance.

Boundary Stone Partners is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage leaders of color, women, those who identify as LGBTQ, and candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.

BSP is the leading climate change government affairs firm working at the intersection of technology, finance, and policy. ...

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