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Energy and Oil & Gas Attorney / Environmental and Land Use Attorney in Redwood City, CA

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Company name

Wells Fargo

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Energy and Oil & Gas
Environmental and Land Use

Years of Experience

Min 4 yrs required


USA Redwood City, CA

Date Last Verified

Jun 20,2018

Posted on

Jun 12,2018

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Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance Asset Manager The candidate will be responsible for: Work collaboratively with sponsors and co-investors on all activities related to renewable energy project asset management, developing and maintaining constructive relationships. Review monthly operating reports for assigned projects, following-up with sponsors to understand, document and resolve any noted operational issues. Maintain logs of operational issues and their resolution, enabling more effective diligence on future projects. Evaluate consent requests from project sponsors regarding proposed actions or decisions affecting investments and recommend responses based on financial, legal, technical, commercial, credit and tax considerations, documenting results and developing recommendations for approval. When necessary, identify, retain and manage outside advisors (legal, tax, engineering, etc.) to assist in evaluations, coordinating with other investors as appropriate. Collaborate with the origination team on new transactions to incorporate feedback and “lessons learned” from experience with the operating assets in the portfolio. Assist database architects/software engineers in designing and implementing a database for managing dynamic data in the portfolio, maintaining quality and usability of data over time. Provide charts and commentary associated with the portfolio for the monthly business letter and credit report. Lead negotiations/documentation of investment restructurings. Lead/assist in the creation of the Quarterly Monitoring Report, taking on increased responsibility for compiling and authoring relevant sections. Verify that required levels of insurance are maintained at each project entity and that Wells Fargo is named correctly as additional insured/loss payee. Manage a system to ensure timely receipt of reports from project sponsors (following up on any delinquencies) and organize/maintain directories for retention. Team members support focus on building strong customer relationships balanced with a strong risk mitigating and compliance-driven culture which firmly establishes those disciplines as critical to the success of our customers and company. They are accountable for execution of all applicable risk programs (Credit, Market, Financial Crimes, Operational, Regulatory Compliance), which includes effectively following, and adhering to and if applicable Wells Fargo policies and procedures, appropriately fulfilling risk and compliance obligations, timely and effective escalation and remediation of issues, and making sound risk decisions. There is emphasis on proactive monitoring, governance, risk identification and escalation, as well as making sound risk decisions commensurate with the business unit’s risk appetite and all risk and compliance program requirements.

Qualification and Experience

An Engineering, financing, law degree or MBA, with technical proficiency is preferred. Customer service focus with experience actively listening, eliciting information, comprehending customer issues/needs, and recommending solutions is preferred. Experience designing and post closing operational management of customized financing structures (including asset-backed, structured finance, reverse repo, or structured debt transactions) is desired. Experience in asset-backed, structured finance, or structured debt transactions is preferred. Standard and non-standard structured credit products experience; including security custody and settlement is desired. Transaction or structuring experience with a major investment bank, reputable hedge fund, or specialty finance firm is preferred. 2+ years of investment research experience is required. 4 years of experience in the wind or solar industry with direct involvement in tax equity financing (at a project developer, financial institution or major law firm) and management or administration of operating projects is preferred. Understanding and familiarity with project finance documentation and related commercial agreements is desired. General knowledge of accounting, tax and insurance aspects of renewable energy project finance is preferred. Experience organizing complex transactions and managing multiple tasks is desired. Knowledge of utility system planning and electricity market structures is desired. Basic familiarity with accounting, contract negotiation and project finance modeling is preferred.
Skills: Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint skills. Qualitative or quantitative structuring credit skills. Strong attention to detail and accuracy skills. Ability to understand, operationalize, and assist in the structuring of complex financing transactions is desired. Basic knowledge and understanding of capital markets pricing, legal, accounting, and tax concepts is preferred.

Close Date 06/22/2018.

Additional info

Job ID 5412430

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Wells Fargo
Redwood City, CA 94063