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Senior Manager of Structured Finance

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RWE Clean Energy Services, LLC
Chicago, Illinois, United States (hybrid)
2 days ago


The Senior Manager of Structured Finance is responsible for raising external project financing, primarily tax equity financing, for utility-scale renewable energy projects as a key contributor to RWE's growth and financial objectives. The Structured Finance team works closely with investors, third-party consultants, and internal business teams to efficiently execute financing transactions and support RWE's strategic objectives. The ideal candidate has experience in leading renewable energy financing transactions and has a problem-solving mindset to efficiently manage multiple priorities while keeping the "big picture" of RWE's best interests in mind.


  • Lead the structuring, negotiation, and due diligence for tax equity transactions
  • Manage various workstreams necessary to successfully execute financing transactions, including having a lead role in structuring the economics of the transaction, negotiating deal documentation, and diligence management
  • Provide coaching and development to junior members of the team
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Work collaboratively across RWE business teams related to financial modeling and transaction execution
  • Communicate effectively with Structured Finance team colleagues, internal business teams, and external stakeholders
  • Prepare internal and external presentation materials
  • Assist other parts of the finance team as required, including quality control reviews and investment decision support
  • Recommend and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Assist with various internal ad hoc project


  • Minimum 8 years of experience overall with at least 3 years of hands-on tax equity financing experience (required)
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant finance experience in the US renewable energy industry
  • Advanced level knowledge of renewable energy project economics (specifically wind, solar, or storage) and related incentive systems (required)
  • Advanced level knowledge of tax equity partnership flip structures, funding models, and agreements along with experience in negotiating such agreements (required)
  • Experience modeling tax equity partnership flip structures (required)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to apply creative thinking to solve complex, interrelated problems
  • Team player with the flexibility to work both independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Effective communicator with strong written and presentation skills
  • Bachelor's Degree (required) with a background in business, finance, accounting, tax, or an analytical/quantitative field preferred 
  • Master's Degree in Business, Chartered Financial Analyst, or similar postgraduate degree is considered a plus

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 71398590
  • Workplace Type: Hybrid
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Company Name For Job: RWE Clean Energy Services, LLC
  • Position Title: Senior Manager of Structured Finance
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Job Type: Full-Time

From Europe to North America and beyond. We are a strong partner on the path to a renewable future. That’s because we cover the entire spectrum of secure and clean power generation – with flexible conventional power stations as well as with wind farms, solar and hydropower plants. In addition to operating power plants and facilities, RWE offers a wide range of products and services. Under the menu item “Our services” you will find an overview of our extensive range of offers, which you can use to shape your energy supply...

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