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Portfolio Operations Associate

Generate Capital seeks a Portfolio Operations Associate in 2022 to maintain financial models, analyze progress against key performance indicators, and support the execution and maintenance of external debt and tax equity facilities. The Portfolio Operations Associate is key to managing Generate’s growing sustainable infrastructure and investment portfolio.

About You 

Generate seeks organized and detail-oriented collaborators who are ready to roll up their sleeves. The Associates will hold a high standard of accuracy and timeliness while delivering financial models, maintaining information systems, and reporting on Generate’s portfolio of investments. The Associates will communicate thoughtfully and deliberately inside and outside the organization, working cross-functionally with Generate investment, finance, legal and other teammates, and various third parties. The Associates will adeptly use financial and enterprise software to proactively seek answers to Generate and its stakeholders’ questions. This role is a great fit for those who seek to impact the performance of Generate’s portfolio through an analytical and highly dynamic role.

What you will do at Generate Capital as a Portfolio Operations Associate:

  • Adapt, audit, and maintain financial forecasts including Excel models for infrastructure assets, preferred equity instruments, and debt instruments
  • Monitor contractual obligations made by Generate to its partners (and vice-versa) and accurately maintain reports of the same
  • Diligence funding requests and works with Treasury to manage wire processes
  • Measure and report to management progress against Generate’s key performance indicators
  • Support the execution and ongoing maintenance of external debt and tax equity facilities
  • Develop relationships with existing partners and counterparties to ensure reporting packages and financial/operational information is received and acted upon accordingly
  • Work with Generate’s Data & Technology team to contribute to the development of information systems related to the above

Candidate qualifications & core characteristics:

  • A demonstrated passion for, or commitment to, our mission
  • Adept at working independently in a high-growth and/or fast-paced environment with a dynamic set of responsibilities
  • 2-4 years of relevant work experience, including but not limited to structured investments, financial planning & analysis, accounting, audit or finance
  • Ability to audit, evaluate, adapt and, with assistance, build cash and GAAP financial models for infrastructure assets, preferred equity instruments, and debt instruments
  • Strong proficiency in data analysis in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience communicating thoughtfully to identify constructive solutions and to support the execution of cross-functional projects
  • Familiarity or eager willingness to learn about database tools such as SQL
  • Unimpeachable integrity and strong references
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including empathy, intuition, and listening as well as strong writing, editing, and basic design skills
  • High level of self-awareness and humility, with excitement about confronting new challenges
  • Intellectual agility, curiosity, and creativity; problem-solving is your default mode
  • Entrepreneurial spirit: flexibility, comfort with risk, recognition that “perfect can be the enemy of the good”
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