Finance Analyst

The Finance Analyst will support the Director of Structured Finance in capital raise activities for Fervo’s enhanced geothermal projects, including project equity, project debt, tax credit monetization, and various forms of public financing.

Fervo’s Mission is to use innovation in geoscience to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. To accomplish that goal, Fervo has developed groundbreaking technology solutions that have advanced the state-of-the-art of geothermal energy decades ahead of schedule, including the world’s most successful commercial enhanced geothermal system completed in 2023. Fervo has raised over $400 million from leading investors and has secured a multi-billion-dollar project pipeline to meet the world’s growing need for 24/7 carbon free energy. Join us and work alongside world-class engineers, researchers, investors, and developers in making geothermal a key pillar of our climate-friendly energy future.

Description

The Finance Analyst will support the Director of Structured Finance in capital raise activities for Fervo’s enhanced geothermal projects, including project equity, project debt, tax credit monetization, and various forms of public financing. Responsibilities include building financial models, managing diligence requests, and drafting external presentations for potential project financiers. The Analyst will have a unique opportunity to contribute to the financing strategy for one of the world’s most influential first-of-a-kind climate projects, helping write the playbook, not just for Fervo, but for the broader climate tech ecosystem. This position will report to the Director of Structured Finance.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain financial models used in financing transactions and internal analysis; Analyze and recommend structuring considerations and financing alternatives
  • Prepare marketing presentations (teasers, CIMs) and support outreach and selection of financing partners
  • Coordinate various due diligence processes with internal departments (development, construction, operations, finance); Manage external stakeholders such as financial advisors, legal counsel and consultants while managing project data rooms
  • Support PPA negotiations and provide ad-hoc analytical support for potential commercial development opportunities, particularly in frontier markets
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate potential project financing options, including debt and equity structures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; finance, accounting, economics, or a related field preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in a relevant finance, accounting, or operations role, preferably with a renewable energy developer or investment bank
  • Demonstrated ability to understand financial concepts/proficiency to manipulate, reconcile, and summarize large datasets
  • Experience structuring debt or equity for infrastructure assets is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter with a proactive attitude, capable of planning, pivoting, and executing tasks independently
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with strong organizational abilities

About Fervo Energy

Fervo Energy commercializes technology to own, develop, and operate geothermal assets as the dispatchable foundation to a 100% clean energy future. As a 24/7, reliable clean energy resource, geothermal energy has a major role to play in the future electric grid and Fervo Energy’s key innovations bring a full suite of modern technology to make geothermal cost competitive. Fervo’s innovations include technologies such as advanced computational models, horizontal drilling, and distributed fiber optic sensing that we have developed with partners including Schlumberger, ARPA-E, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Fervo is supported through Cyclotron Road, the Department of Energy, Stanford University, and Breakthrough Energy Ventures.

Fervo Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.