Job Description

  • Hecate Grid is seeking a Director of Finance to join our growing battery storage IPP team in Chicago. The Director will be involved in a variety of capital transactions including equity raises, project level debt, tax equity and M&A. The ideal candidate has direct experience in renewable energy finance.


  • Lead debt and equity raise transactions including materials preparation, due diligence, structuring, negotiations, and ongoing compliance.
  • Partner with development team to provide guidance on M&A.
  • Refine tax equity models, including adaptions for different financial structures, and different tax jurisdictions.
  • Collaborate with team members on internal financial models including review of capital expenditures, operating cost, energy price curves for wind and solar production, and battery dispatch models.
  • Assist in the financing of projects by creating marketing materials, facilitating investor due diligence requests, and assisting in the analysis of financing options.
  • Monitor trends in the power, utilities, and energy storage sectors to alert development and analytical teams of new opportunities or changes to internal strategy.
  • Work with senior finance team member to develop internal processes for project development, accounting and M&A functions.
  • Assist asset management teams to perform ad hoc reports and analyses of project performance and contractual compliance.


  • Bachelor;s degree in Finance., Accounting, Business or related field. MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 6-10 year of progressive experience in finance and accounting, preferably within the renewable energy or power sector.
  • Prior experience with tax equity strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of project finance, financial modeling, and valuation techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience with the ability to lead and develop a high-performing finance team.
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate financial date into actionable insights.
  • Strong ethical standards and commitment to maintaining the highest level of financial integrity.
  • Extremely proficient in creating and managing financial models in Microsoft Excel; applicants will be requested to demonstrate as part of the interview process.
  • Excellent written communications skills; experience in articulating data through presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint is a plus.
  • Self-motivated, innovative, and comfortable working in a fast-paced, contemporary/unstructured environment.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Excellent health insurance with 100% premium covered.
  • 401K with employer match.
  • Generous PTO / sick leave.
  • Biannual company retreats; Fully stocked office pantry; Bring your dog to work.

About Us

Hecate Grid is a leading energy storage IPP that develops, owns and operates standalone storage projects in the U.S. The platform is jointly owned by Hecate Energy and InfraRed Capital, an infrastructure investment with over $14 billion in assets under management. Launched in September 2018, Hecate Grid has leveraged the deep industry experience of Hecate Energy and the secure backing of InfraRed Capital to establish itself as a leading storage IPP. Hecate Grid is an equal opportunity employer.

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