Dir Transaction Analysis

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“• Manage a team of analysts to price structured power, natural gas, and renewable energy transactions in collaboration with origination, development, the trading desks, and risk teams
• Identify value proposition and inherent risks of energy transactions and propose appropriate valuation methodologies
• Facilitate the deal approval process with timely analysis and communication
• Perform analysis of business decisions and strategic issues, including issues related to plant operations and dispatch, commodity markets, asset and contract commodity margins, and transaction pricing.
• Provide analysis to support asset acquisition and divestiture decisions
• Work within broad guidelines; apply advanced technical knowledge of multiple functions to solve complex problems which may have a long term impact for the company.
• Present valuation results to the senior management team.
• Manage and develop junior staff members
• Support the continued development of:
o Calpine’s modeling infrastructure, including asset and contract models as well as repositories of fundamental market data
o Periodic corporate business plan projections and commercial transaction targets
o Commercial views supporting business strategy, hedging decisions, and development/acquisition opportunities.

Preferred Skills:
• Advanced Excel model-building skills
• Intermediate programming skills with one or more of the following: VBA, R, C#, Python
• Understanding of Monte Carlo simulation and two-factor forecasting models.
• Experience with manipulating large amounts of data and working with structured databases
• Intermediate level presentation and Power Point skills
• Demonstrated understanding of asset valuation methods (dispatch models, options, swaps, tolls, and PPAs).

Relevant Experience:
• Candidate should offer a subset of the experience and knowledge below:
o Experience modeling assets similar to those in Calpine’s portfolio, including gas-fired combined cycles and cogeneration plants, geothermal assets, tolling and other contracts, storage facilities, etc.
o Knowledge of US gas and electric market fundamentals, including supply and demand, environmental legislation, and regional market structures.
o Familiar with power plant design and performance metrics.
o Valuation of commodity and derivative transactions as well as the impacts of various regulatory policies.
o Experience with managing a team of highly qualified analytical professionals
• Team player with a “whatever it takes” attitude who is used to diving into an issue, brainstorming solutions, and learning new methods and tools to address.”


“Attractive qualifications include:
Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mathematics, Computational Science, Engineering, Finance, Economics, or Accounting.”

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