Director of Project Finance
Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Pine Gate Renewables is looking for a Director of Project Finance to join our fast-paced and energetic company in the renewable energy industry.  This position will assist in the structuring and execution of project-level tax equity, debt, and cash equity financing transactions. You will manage the project finance closing process, coordinating document review and negotiation with internal and external counsel, as well as assist the VP in managing the analyst and associate staff in their efforts to build and utilize complex financial models to perform front-end valuation and debt sizing analysis.

This position will report to the Vice President of Project Finance and requires in-depth knowledge of project-level fundamentals to work collaboratively with PGR’s interdepartmental team members representing development, engineering, construction, and accounting, as well as outside stakeholders, in order to ensure accuracy and consistency of information.  If you are a self-starter who is motivated to advance your career in project finance, we want to speak with you.


What You’ll Do

  • Work as part of a collaborative deal execution team to raise sponsor equity, tax equity, construction and perm debt as well as execute M&A transactions
  • Manage deal team analysts and associates during financing executions
  • Evaluate current and potential project acquisition and financing opportunities through forecasting cash flows, tax impacts, and investor returns and take ownership of the overall profitability of the financings
  • Conduct preliminary project due diligence to identify risks and mitigants
  • Manage financial models, prepare marketing materials, manage third party consultants, and assist in negotiating transaction documents
  • Coordinate with finance providers on due diligence and documentation
  • Coordinate the drawdown and closing process with respect to construction debt, tax equity, permanent debt, and permanent cash equity providers
  • Assist VP of Project Finance in pipeline evaluation and analysis, as well as project-related capital planning and forecasting
  • Support senior management of PGR on various financing related matters on an on-going basis



  • At least 6-9 years of relevant project finance experience working within the U.S. power or infrastructure sectors and executing project finance transactions
  • Project finance debt, equity, and/or tax equity deal execution experience; renewables preferred but not required
  • Proficiency with project finance
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, think critically, prioritize, and meet assigned deadlines in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Strong work ethic, a high degree of detail orientation, and a strong sense of urgency


  • Experience in modeling tax equity financing structures
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Familiarity with tax and accounting methods


Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance or Accounting.


Working Environment and Physical Demand

  • Some travel may be required
  • Position can be located in North Carolina or remote

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