U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives - Financial Analyst (LEAD)

Crystal City, Virginia

Job ID: 4068

The U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives (OEI) is the central management office for the business case development and execution of large-scale (>10MW) renewable and alternative energy security projects with preferred financing through private capital investment. OEI uses existing Department of Defense (DoD) authorities, including those for power purchase agreements (PPA), enhanced use leases (EUL) and easements, to attract private capital investment.

Selected candidate will serve as a part of the Opportunity Development and Project Execution teams, which are responsible for identifying the vetting new resilience project opportunities and then developing those opportunities into energy security/resiliency projects to meet the mission-specific requirements beginning with the Energy Security Assessment (ESA) reports and Installation Energy and Water Plans (IEWP), identifying specific energy security projects for third-party financing or alternative funding sources.  Once a potentially viable project and funding source is available, the project moves to the acquisition process into actual projects for construction using third-party financing and/or direct investment.

Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills to provide leadership to, and collaborate and work with a diverse team
  • Strong analytical skills to assess viability of potential renewable and alternative energy resilience project opportunities, as part of a team of engineers and finance professionals
  • Strong communication skills to clearly and succinctly provide recurring and ad-hoc project updates and synthesize information for key decision briefs
  • Demonstrates excellent writing skills
  • Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, project-centric environment
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Solid skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)

required Experience

Selected candidate must have experience with the following:

  • Analysis of energy consumption, energy rates, life cycle cost analysis and tools used in preparing business case analyses for private investments
  • Conducting financial cost analysis and due diligence of large-scale renewable and alternative energy resilience projects, utilizing third party financing
  • Serving as a team leader, ensuring consistency and accuracy in financial analysis assumptions, methodologies, and tools.

 

Bachelor’s Degree (preferred degree in Business, Finance, or Economics)

Preferred experience working with Army executive organizations, but not required.  Successful candidate must have or be able to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance

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