Investment Analyst, Portfolio (f/m/d)

Lead as Investment Associate in Portugal/Germany for Aquila Clean Energy, managing debt deployment, financial modelling, due diligence, reporting, and stakeholder relationships. Requires 2-5 years in Corporate Finance and a degree in business/finance.

Aquila Capital
Aquila Capital
Portugal / Germany  UTC+00:00   Hybrid   Full Time   501-1000   More than 3 months ago

Aquila Clean Energy is a leading renewable energy company committed to transforming the world's energy landscape through sustainable and innovative solutions. With a focus on wind, solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage technologies, we strive to accelerate the transition to clean energy and create a brighter, greener future for generations to come. As Investment Associate, you will play a vital role in our mission to revolutionize the renewable energy industry.

Your responsibilities

  • Lead the work on exposure management of loan draw down schedule, debt service and undertakings as well as financial covenants post disbursement or facility utilisation conditions
  • Close relationship with several financial institutions to coordinate the debt deployment in the portfolio
  • Responsible for the portfolio financial modelling of the debt facilities, working with the senior members of the team to create sensitivity scenarios
  • Support with documentation and compliance with conditions precedents to bring the assets of the portfolio to Financial Close
  • Orchestrate the due diligence processes (financial, technical, legal and insurance)
  • Help manage the subsequent execution process and timeline until transaction closing
  • Support the senior members of the team with quantitative and qualitative analysis.
  • Coordinate the execution of reporting for all monitoring process, as well as supporting the subsequent analysis
  • Prepare comprehensive financial reports and presentations for stakeholders, summarising key findings and recommendations
  • Management of the relationship with the various stakeholders involved in the processes, such as advisors, banks, debt funds and internal stakeholders (finance, development and construction team members)
  • Build and maintain complex portfolio funding models to support decision-making processes
  • Conduct scenario analysis and forecasting to assess potential outcomes and drive strategic planning efforts
  • Review and interpret financial legal documentation (financing agreements, security agreements etc)

Your qualifications

  • Professional experience within Corporate Finance, preferably with a leading investment firm, consultancy or bank (2-5 years desired experience)
  • Degree or Masters in business, finance or investment related area
  • In-depth knowledge of best practices in financial modelling
  • Prior experience in commercial loan underwriting and portfolio monitoring, with an understanding of key terms including covenants and security would be preferable
  • Detail oriented, with a solid knowledge of financial analysis and an understanding of key risk drivers
  • Experience in contract or SPA negotiations (leading or actively participating)
  • Relevant knowledge working with Excel and large-scale data processing. Reporting tools or programming languages would be a plus (Power BI, SQL, Python, etc)
  • Pragmatic and results oriented, able to get things done on time
  • An analytical mindset with a practical approach to problem solving
  • A strong team player capable of working together effectively with the whole team
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a strong desire to achieve results
  • Fluency in English, additional European language is highly desirable (Spanish preferred)

About us

Aquila Capital is an investment and industrial development company focused on generating and managing essential assets on behalf of its clients. Aquila Capital contributes to the global energy transition and strengthens the world's infrastructure backbone by investing in clean energy and sustainable infrastructure. The company initiates, develops, and manages these essential assets along the entire value chain and lifetime. Aquila Capital manages over EUR 14 billion on behalf of institutional investors worldwide. The company has over 700 employees from 48 nations, operating in 21 offices in 18 countries worldwide.

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About the role

Dec 18, 2023

Full Time


Jun 11, 2024


Portugal / Germany

2-5 years


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