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Director of Project Finance | Metrus Energy | Remote

The Director of Project Finance will play a leading role in the development and implementation of innovative financing structures that catalyze the growth and drive the profitability of Metrus’ sustainable energy financing platform. We are seeking a candidate with a track record of developing and closing structured finance deals, preferably in the energy efficiency, renewable energy or equipment leasing sector. The successful candidate will immediately take on a diverse set of strategic and operational roles, including making direct contributions to deal closings, pricing & credit decisions, financing structures, and contract negotiations. This role will report directly to the CFO.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Identifying and implementing innovative financing structures for Metrus’ sustainable energy as a service platform
  • Negotiating and closing structured finance deals, and arranging third-party financing within the clean energy investment community
  • Owning, building, and managing both project-level and Portfolio Cash Flow models, Leading project debt closings and providing internal guidance on project pricing and credit risk analysis
  • Identifying and implementing project equity funding strategies
  • Assisting corporate fundraising activities
  • Identifying and implementing operational efficiency improvements across project management platform
  • Making meaningful contributions to project development and sales
  • Manage direct reports on finance team
  • Strong finance and project finance experience, with experience in renewable energy a plus
  • Track record of negotiating and closing structured finance deals and arranging third-party financing, ideally within the clean energy investment community
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to own, build, and manage project and corporate-level financial models. Excellent excel modeling skills required
  • Strategic and creative thinking abilities, which will bring insight and innovation to the company’s operations and financing solutions
  • Experience in energy, financial services or real estate industries is strongly preferred; network of investor contacts a plus
  • Ability to work collaboratively and represent Metrus professionally in all aspects
  • Strong interdepartmental communication and ability to contribute to sales initiatives
  • Ability to manage heavy workload in fast-paced start-up environment with limited oversight
  • Experience managing staff and/or project teams preferred
  • Exceptional presentation, communication and writing skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree and 5-7 years of relevant or equivalent work experience preferred

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