Associate, Investment

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  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

About the position

Associate in Vena Energy’s Investment team will evaluate and execute investment opportunities for Vena Energy in the renewable sector across Asia-Pacific. The incumbent will be responsible for conducting due diligence and project research, modeling the forecasted financial performance of prospective investments and their correlation to key inputs including economic trends, financing terms, regulations, development and operating assumptions and other value drivers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in due diligence, building and reviewing in-depth proprietary financial models, and support negotiation of commercial and legal contracts
  • Work actively on all aspects of new platform investments, add-on investments, monetization and related financing
  • Monitor performance of key drivers of value, perform regular internal valuations, assist with the execution of on-going financing transactions and monitor investment performance
  • Process new investment opportunities, ranging from market assessment to competitive positioning, to initial underwriting and deal structuring
  • Dedicate diligence efforts on pursued deals, including business diligence, risk underwriting, and managing external advisers
  • Build robust flexible financial models to support deal underwriting and deal structuring efforts
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis to support transaction negotiations
  • Provide hands-on support to portfolio companies


  • Bachelor’s degree and a good GPA from a leading college or university
  • Strong knowledge in finance and economics


  • 3-4 years of investment experience
  • Background of renewable energy sector an advantage


  • Superior financial modeling skills; accounting skills and very analytical
  • Exceptional communication and people skills
  • Highly entrepreneurial, passion for knowledge, drive for excellence
  • Business savvy, creative, high integrity, flexible, professional maturity