Senior Tax Equity Analyst, Capital Markets

Richmond, CA
Finance – Corporate Finance /
Full-Time /
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SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a passionate and driven team in North America and the Philippines. SunPower provides world-class solar solutions to residential customers across the U.S. with a commitment to a superior customer experience. We welcome forward thinkers, freedom chasers and all those demanding better, cleaner energy to join us.

Summary of Role:

We are seeking an individual who will be part of SunPower’s successful Structured Finance team which executes financing strategies for the deployment of solar loans and lease/PPAs for the acquisition of SunPower solar energy systems, or its output, by our Customers.

The individual in this position will gain an understanding of all aspects of the renewable energy Structured Finance market, including tax incentivized finance structures, warehouse lending facilities, term debt and public securitizations. The individual will create, structure, and manage financial models for portfolios of residential solar systems, as well as help negotiate and execute transaction documents. The person will provide support to the other members of the residential business team such as SunPower sales/ product development/ operations to develop and explain financing strategies best suited to the objectives and limitations of the situation. 

The ideal candidate will understand tax equity and/or how a lending business works. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and a keen desire to work with the leading finance providers in this industry to broaden access to solar to a greater share of the U.S. market. Experience in the energy industry is a plus, but is not required.

*Must be able to commute to the Richmond, CA office.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Must demonstrate the skills necessary to learn and support the Structured Finance and SunPower business units to creatively structure and execute successful solar energy financings and to build internal and external partnerships
    • Work-skill samples will be required as part of the candidate appraisal and review process

Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree in finance, accounting, engineering or other relevant field
    • Knowledge of tax equity structures, complex valuation and financing/economic modeling
    • 5+ years’ of work experience in energy or finance
    • Strong math and computer skills 
    • Experience performing financial modeling and an understanding of financial concepts (ROI, IRR, NPV) 
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of project/structured finance, leasing, equipment finance, consumer lending or renewable energy
Please note the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for this position only and in the geographical location noted. The base pay for this position ranges from $114,000/year to $171,100/year. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Dependent on the position offered, other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package including annual bonus eligibility, short and long-term incentives, and a comprehensive and competitive benefits program which includes health insurance coverage, employee wellness, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays, paid time off, and so much more.  For more information, please visit our benefits site at

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