Associate

· Houston, Texas
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Endeavor Energy Holdings is looking for an assertive Associate with strong modeling, presentation, communication, and research skills.

 

Endeavor Energy Holdings is a US headquartered private power company focused on the development, acquisition, financing, construction, and operation of thermal, hydroelectric, biomass and waste-to-energy power generation projects exclusively in Africa. Endeavor will have catalyzed more than $1.7 billion of investment, nearly 700MW in two power generation projects under construction and one in operation with another $4.4 billion of power generation projects under development. Endeavor Energy Holdings is backed by Denham Capital and other premier institutional investors and is headquartered in the Galleria area of Houston, Texas and has offices in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, Accra, Ghana, Conakry, Guinea and Dubai, UAE. Endeavor is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

The successful candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in the energy or power industry, preferably with investment banking or other financing experience.  He or she will build complex financial models, develop board level presentations, and conduct extensive market research utilizing results from due diligence in order to determine the main assumptions and basis for long-term projections, present results to management, the board, lenders, investors and others.  Based on financial models and results of due diligence, this position will be responsible for completing valuation analysis utilizing the most up-to-date valuation methodologies, outlining key status, assumptions, financial projections, risks and mitigants associated with projects, negotiating with lending institutions and presenting to investors.  Must be able to travel 20-50% of the time, some internationally.

 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Develop and maintain timely, accurate and sophisticated enterprise level and project level financial models that will be used for budgeting and forecasting the Company's financial performance

 

  • Prepare and present detailed financial and economic models, budgets, analysis and forecasting for senior management

 

  • Develop creative financing solutions and calculate valuation adjustments

 

  • Recommend and implement process improvements

 

  • Develop and track key performance metrics against the Company’s strategic objectives

 

  • Conduct market research and present results to senior management

 

  • Prepare and present project and company presentations to senior management

 

  • Support and perform other projects as assigned

 


 Ideal Candidate will possess:

 

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

 

  • Strong Excel/ Power Point and Macros skills

 

  • Strong verbal and written skills

 

  • Energy, power and investment banking experience,  preferred

 

 

  Additional Knowledge. Skills and Abilities: (KSA's)

 

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or a numerical discipline (i.e. finance, accounting, math, engineering)

 

  • Two years’ experience working with energy or power projects infrastructure in Africa

 

  • Two years’ experience in investment banking, mergers and acquisition, valuation consulting, management consulting, or private equity

 

  • Demonstrated experience in hands-on analytics, financial modeling, and due diligence

 

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

 

  • Ability to work well under pressure, remaining focused and calm in the face of distractions

 

  • The ability to effectively communicate & interact with senior management

 

  • The ability to continuously adapt to change

 


 Working Conditions:

 

  • Office environment

 

  • Some international travel

 

 

 

US work authorization required.

 

Please no agency calls. 

 



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  • Location
    Houston, Texas
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced