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Finance Associate (CT)

About Greenworks Lending

Greenworks Lending is a specialty finance firm that provides loans for energy-saving upgrades in commercial buildings using an innovative model called PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy). PACE unlocks the commercial market by providing no-money-down, low-cost, long-term capital. Our mission is to improve the energy efficiency of our country by creating a new normal for financing energy upgrades in buildings.

Greenworks invests in transactions in fourteen states and the District of Columbia. We have offices in Darien, CT (HQ) and Bethesda, MD.

Role Summary:

The finance associate plays a critical role in all aspects of project development, including the support of loan origination, project management, and underwriting. The finance associate supports Greenworks Lending as it advances complex commercial projects through to completion.  This position is located in the Darien, CT office but supports projects nationally.

The Finance Associate will benefit from rapid on-the-job learning, unparalleled strategic input, access to company executives and tremendous growth potential.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing loan pipeline from origination to closing
  • Supporting relationships with commercial clean energy contractors, building owners, and other industry stakeholders
  • Preparing for client meetings, including development of background material and presentations
  • Contributing to identification of new channels for Greenworks Lending growth
  • Underwriting / Risk assessment of real estate loan transactions of varying complexity

Qualifications:​​​​​​​

The Finance Associate role is an early career position for highly qualified graduates of competitive universities or graduate programs.  Top candidates will have the following characteristics:

  • Ability to engage positively both external and internal stakeholders 
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously. 
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively in a continuous learning environment
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (phone and in-person) and written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of adaptability to a quickly changing environment
  • Exceptional ability to self-manage a large volume of tasks and ability respond to changes in priority
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated program/project management skills working on and leading teams
  • Background in real estate, economics or finance desired but not required

Details:

  • Convenient office location to Metro North main line transit (Darien Train Station) / I95
  • Paid time off; health care, dental, vision, FSA, commuter benefits
  • Social activities and a flexible schedule/work life balance philosophy

This is an excellent opportunity for motivated individuals to grow with a rapidly expanding company.  The goal of the organization is to develop early career talent into our future business leaders in the Risk/Underwriting, Financial Operations and Sales functions, depending on individual interest and business need. 

Greenworks Lending is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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