Project Finance Portfolio Management Associate

Washington, DC
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 13, 2021
Full Time
Identify issues of contemporary and future impacts on the work and conduct an analysis of their implications and alternatives, and must monitor the portfolio, individual projects, and guarantors for warning signs of credit deteriorationExecute a portfolio risk management process that assists in identifying, managing, monitoring, and reducing risks in the portfolio, while being aware of the need to respond promptly to post-issue requests from borrowers, sponsors, and lendersEstablish Asset Monitoring and Supervision work-flow processes and schedules to accomplish assigned projects, plans, and activities associated with approved office missions and functions, including the development of project-specific Credit Monitoring PlansMonitor sector developments pertinent to the borrower's operating environment, ie, price and demand movements, legal and regulatory changes, and structured changes within the sectorPresent analyses through a variety of means, including formal written studies and oral presentationsRepresent the office, as needed or requested, at interagency meetings, inter-creditor discussions, steering committees of creditors, and public conferences; serves as an authority on the portfolio management policies and issues, and based on the Director of PMD/FMD's needs, interfaces with and obtains information from a variety of sources across the industry as well as other organizations to support the office's activitiesProvide in-depth analyses for structuring, updating, and maintaining the Credit Monitoring PlansReview project financial statements, progress and engineering reports, covenant compliance certificates, collateral reports, and information gathered from news reports and site visitsReview, manage and respond to post-closure requests from borrowers and lenders for amendments to loan terms, waivers, extensions, payment deferments, and other modifications related to operative loans and guaranteesPrepare or collaborate with other senior staff in the preparation of comprehensive position papers, memorandums, and briefing materials across all phases of operations for use with senior managementReview project and legal documents, including but not limited to Credit Committee memos; financing documents, including Credit Agreement, Security Agreement, Independent Engineering Report, project documents, including the Engineering Procurement, and Construction, Off-take, Supply, and Operations, and Maintenance Agreements, and negotiates new terms with borrowers or other creditors in the event of a defaultPrepare a Transfer Memo to the Special Assets Group when there is a question regarding the status of any borrower or where it has been determined that liquidation is the only course of action available to ensure maximization of taxpayer fundsLead and mobilize project teams to address the technical, legal-economic, and financial feasibility aspects of a transaction and to ensure compliance with DFC procedures, goals, and milestonesPrepare regular credit reports for specific projects that adhere to the guidelines as set forth by the Director of PMD/FMDEnsure all data for assigned projects is entering promptly in DFC's systems and ensures this data is always up to date and accurate Requirements Minimum of US Citizenship required to obtain client issued Public TrustMinimum of three (3) years' relevant experienceProficiency in making presentations and explaining financial models to a variety of audiencesExpertise in applying analytical methods and evaluation techniques to a broad range of functional areas such as project and corporate risk assessment, accounting, and corporate finance to evaluate the viability of a loan transactionAbility to ensure effective compliance monitoring and reporting according to the terms contained in Credit Agreements and for overall portfolio risk managementKnowledge of the financial, market, credit, and technical risks inherent in the distinct energy technologies (eg, nuclear, fossil, renewable), as well as appropriate mitigation, approaches available or desirableKnowledge in diverse corporate finance structures such as asset-based, limited or full recourse project finance transactions to make sound financial decisions and recommendationsKnowledgeable of the policies, processes, and practices available for the effective control of individual loan transaction and sector risks, as well as overall portfolio riskExcellent written and oral communication skillsExcellent attention to detail, and an understanding of fundamental business writingExpertise in Microsoft Office Products (ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree or MBA preferredCOMPENSATIONIncludes competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation, sick leave, 401k matching, life insurance, health, vision, and dental benefits.This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp or 3rd party sourcing.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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