Associate, Investment Management Associate, Investment Management …

BlackRock
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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BlackRock
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Not Specified
About this role Business Unit Overview: BlackRock Renewable Power (“BRP”) was formed in 2011 as BlackRock identified the attractiveness of owning real assets and expanded their Alternatives offering through the creation of an Infrastructure platform. BRP is today one of the largest renewable power investment

About this role

Business Unit Overview:

BlackRock Renewable Power (“BRP”) was formed in 2011 as BlackRock identified the attractiveness of owning real assets and expanded their Alternatives offering through the creation of an Infrastructure platform. BRP is today one of the largest renewable power investment platforms in the world managing c.$5 billion of capital through various discretionary funds. To date, BRP has a total invested portfolio of over 250 wind and solar projects located in Australia, Japan, the USA, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Norway, France, Taiwan and the UK.

The investment team comprises 24 investment professionals who have significant renewable power/energy expertise. BRP is part of BlackRock Alternative Investors (“BAI”) which currently manages over US$115 billion of assets across a range of alternative investment strategies

Role purpose and description

This is an opportunity to join the investment team (equity) as an Associate with responsibility for transaction support, due diligence and execution, financial analytics and portfolio management. The role will be focused on renewable power infrastructure investments in the Australian market (as well as other Asia Pacific markets), and the successful candidate will report into the Head of BRP’s APAC business.

The role will be based in Sydney. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Financial modeling: developing, utilizing, analyzing and dissecting financial models in order to analyse project opportunities and conduct valuations both at a project and overall Fund level
  • Deal assessment and execution: working with the team to assess and execute renewable energy project investments. This will include conducting due diligence, financial review and preparation of presentation materials for internal committees
  • Investment Origination:  Leverage existing network, along with the expanded network of BRP, to source investment opportunities for the platform
  • Portfolio management: Assist in the management of investments in the portfolio, including ongoing interaction with the Technical, Finance and Operations teams.
  • Market research: including research on potential investments, renewable energy policy and markets, competitors, technology etc.

Development areas

  • Significant investment exposure to projects/deals
  • Experienced senior team with strong team values
  • Collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment
  • Strong brand in the fund management and renewable energy industries

Skills and Qualifications

  • Highly numerate with developed quantitative capabilities.  Demonstrable financial modeling and evaluation skills are critical. In particular, a good understanding of accounting and/or leveraged finance / project finance modeling is important
  • Previous experience from the financial and/or energy industry focusing on real asset acquisitions/transactions, project and/or corporate finance.
  • Experience supporting investment teams on structuring and closing renewable energy financings.
  • Experience in originating new investment opportunities and maintaining a network for sourcing future opportunities.
  • Experience in the Australian and Asia Pacific power and renewables market.
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and deliver quality work on schedule.
  • Highly rated in their career to date.
  • Strong academic background.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to working in a friendly, entrepreneurial, team environment.

About BlackRock

BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2019, the firm managed approximately $6.84 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide. For additional information on BlackRock, please visit www.blackrock.com/corporate | Twitter: @blackrock | Blog: www.blackrockblog.com | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock.

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.



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