Financial Analyst – Yellow Door Energy

Title Financial Analyst
Reporting CFO
Location Dubai, UAE or Lahore, Pakistan
Job Type Unlimited
Start Date Immediately

ABOUT YELLOW DOOR ENERGY

Yellow Door Energy is the leading sustainable energy partner for businesses, serving commercial and industrial customers in the Middle East and South Asia. The company’s solar and energy efficiency solutions enable businesses to reduce energy costs, improve power reliability and lower carbon emissions. Yellow Door Energy recently raised $65 million from global investors IFC, Mitsui, Equinor, APICORP and Adenium: www.yellowdoorenergy.com

JOB DESCRIPTION

Yellow Door Energy is looking for a Financial Analyst. The ideal candidate will be excited about bringing clean energy solutions to businesses in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa. She/he will report to the CFO and will work closely with all teams across the organization.

The Financial Analyst will have the following main responsibilities:

  1. Support the Head of Risk to monitor and report on project performance to the Board’s Investment Committee
  2. Work closely with all teams across the organization to support bids for solar leases and other offerings to potential customers
  3. Support the CFO to:
  • Coordinate the annual business plan, including creation and maintenance of related templates and tools and consolidation at group level
  • Roll out an ERP Planning and Budgeting system to replace Excel based processes
  • Ongoing financial forecast and scenario modelling
  • Financial modeling for debt and equity raising
  • Upgrade existing financial models based on best practice modelling techniques

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take a holistic view of the strategic purpose of financial models and how the various models fit together
  • Constructively challenge all inputs and take accountability for the accuracy and quality of financial models throughout the organization
  • Foster positive working relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Analyse deeply all information received
  • Strive for continuous improvement, challenging how things are done in order to enhance systems, processes and the quality of financial models

These responsibilities are subject to change depending on the needs of YDE. There may be a need for travel to support country offices, within the scope of the role in YDE.

YOU…

  • 3+ years of experience in a corporate, financial or professional services firm
  • University degree is required, preferably in a numerate discipline
  • CFA charter holder (or candidate) and/or MBA is desirable
  • Highly advanced excel modelling skills combined with a critical and commercial mindset
  • Excellent IT skills, especially highly advanced MS Excel. Only those with advanced modelling skills should apply
  • Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and interpretative skills
  • Ability to challenge assumptions and ways of working in a constructive manner
  • Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
  • Self-starter with initiative, enthusiasm and an open/flexible mindset to enable a quick assimilation of and application of new techniques and knowledge
  • A very good understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Experience of operating in Middle East, Africa and South Asia, renewable energy or infrastructure sectors is considered beneficial but not required
  • Pro-active, eager to learn, pragmatic, and eager to ‘roll up your sleeves’
  • Strong collaborative team player attitude and keen eye for detail

 

WE…

  • Provide a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, fun working
    environment with great colleagues
  • Have a passion for improving the environment and helping businesses grow in a sustainable
    manner
  • Work hard because we believe in what we’re doing
  • Believe in the power of positive energy, self-awareness, intellectual honesty and empathy
  • Enjoy growth phase businesses where we can have a strong impact on its direction

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please email your letter of motivation and updated CV to [email protected] by
April 8, 2020 with the subject title “Financial Analyst – Dubai or Lahore”.

We thank all candidates for their interest in Yellow Door Energy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.