Project Finance Manager (Remote)

  • Anywhere

About SolAmerica Energy

SolAmerica Energy is a private equity-backed firm who develops, builds, owns, and operates distributed generation (DG) solar projects and energy storage solutions. 

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, SolAmerica has successfully developed and built solar power projects throughout the United States and has a growing pipeline of project opportunities in more than 20 states. 

SolAmerica is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and believes in attracting, retaining, and advancing employees who will best serve and represent its customers, partners, and communities. 

We promote fostering a work culture of mutual respect and teamwork, ensuring that everyone can grow and contribute at their greatest potential. For additional information about SolAmerica, visit

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

SolAmerica Energy is seeking a Project Finance Manager to support the Vice President of Project Finance in:

1) Support the VP in managing all project-level financing activities (including permanent and construction debt and tax equity)

2) Preparing and maintaining project finance models, and

3) contributing to analysis of new solar energy markets and programs. The Project Finance Manager will be a key member of the company’s finance team, working closely with the VP of Project Finance to optimize the value of the company’s projects and identify strategic growth markets and opportunities for the company.


Core Responsibilities consist of:

Support the VP with all debt, tax equity and other project-level financing for the company’s solar and/or storage projects, including determining optimal project financing structures, working with lenders and investors, and negotiating financing agreements.

Maintain financial models in coordination with internal and external resources, enabling a streamlined and consistent approach across all business development activities and investment decisions.

Value projects and project portfolios owned and under development.

Assist with development activities related to optimizing the value of the company’s solar assets, including market research to refine the development model for a campaign, promotion of projects with officials in relevant jurisdictions, and pursuit of financial incentives for projects.

Work closely with Business Development and Origination teams to conduct market research and make go-to-market recommendations for the company.

Cover the company’s target markets as an analyst would, understanding market conditions, rules and regulations, most important actors within each market, and other key factors influencing the company’s efforts in the market.

Support Business Development and origination efforts by leveraging industry contacts. Maintain relationships and originate projects as opportunities arise.


Key Skills & Competencies

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·        Detail oriented and organized.

·        Strong negotiation and presentation skills.

·        Ability to manage multiple projects under various deadlines.

·        Ability to create forms, letters, presentations, and spreadsheets using MS Office.

·        Ability to use all available resources to conduct research.

·        Self-motivated with ability to work in a team and independently.

·        Safe driving record and valid driver’s license.

·        Must be able to walk over undeveloped land unassisted, travel unassisted, and sit at a computer for long periods of time.

·        Up to 10% travel in support of the position responsibilities.



●       Proven skills and experience in project-level financing in the solar energy industry. Solar financing experience preferred.

●       Minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience

●       Familiarity with the development and diligence process required to successfully finance energy projects.

●       BA/BS required, ideally in a quantitative, business, or technical field.

●       Strong experience and skills with Excel spreadsheets, financial modeling and data analysis.

●       Familiarity with financial/accounting principles.

●       Familiarity with electricity industry players, economics, and trends.

●       Familiarity with solar industry basics and modeling tools (PVSyst, net metering and QF tariffs, etc.).

●       Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to interpret large amounts of information from various sources.

●       Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

●       Positive attitude, high energy, supportive team member, problem solver, able to work in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.


Office Location & Travel Requirements

Ideal candidates will be based out of the Atlanta, Georgia area and will be able to work from our HQ based in the Midtown area pursuant to the company’s hybrid work policy.

 SolAmerica will consider remote candidates living within a manageable driving or flying distance from Atlanta within the Eastern Standard Time Zone. The position requires occasional travel to HQ and other meetings, as needed.   


Compensation and Benefits

SolAmerica Energy offers a competitive salary, benefits package (inclusive of equity-based compensation) and performance bonus opportunities with this position.

 Our total rewards strategy is designed to support our employees to thrive professionally and personally while seeking to create a culture of work/life balance as we work toward our collective goals as a business.

 We offer a monthly stipend to go towards communication expenses and all our health insurance benefits are effective from Day 1.

It’s a great time to join SolAmerica Energy!


Third Party Agencies & Candidate Submissions

SolAmerica Energy will only consider candidates for this position while it is active.

SolAmerica Energy will not consider unsolicited candidate applications from third party agencies.