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Project Finance Senior Associate

Location San Francisco, California Category Accounting & Finance Job ID R25311
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Everything we do at Sunrun is driven by a determination to transform the way we power our lives. We know that starts at the individual employee level. We strive to foster an environment you can thrive in through our commitment to diversity, inclusion and belonging.


Working for an established leader in solar energy finance, you will gain valuable experience
supporting Sunrun’s $5.0 billion annual solar financing engine in the high-growth residential solar
sector. In your role, you will help structure, negotiate, execute and manage project- and corporate-
level debt and equity transactions. You will work collaboratively with investors and various groups in
the company and develop expertise in areas such as tax equity, securitized products, institutional
term loans, bank debt, financial planning & analysis, as well as asset management and reporting. As
a member of the Project Finance team, you will have the opportunity to use your excellent business
and analytical skills to support C-level decision-making and drive company success.


● Create and analyze financial models for portfolios of residential solar systems
● Manage the investor due diligence process and provide timely responses to due diligence
● Lead the modeling and structuring of asset-backed security (ABS) debt transactions as well
as project finance and corporate transactions
● Analyze and report project profitability and return on investment
● Collaborate with colleagues in various functional areas of the company to meet operational
and reporting requirements of transactions
● Provide timely ad hoc analysis to support company financial planning and decision-making
● Mentor and guide junior members of the team


● Bachelor’s degree, preferably with a concentration in finance, economics or business
● Minimum of 3 - 4 years of experience at a major investment bank, private equity firm, corporate ABS issuer, or renewable energy company
● Experience in ABS market is preferred, but not required
● Strong work ethic and ability to deliver high-quality results in a fast-paced work environment
● Detail-oriented and organized with superior analytical abilities
● Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
● Ability to think creatively to solve complex business and financial problems
● In-depth understanding of finance/valuation concepts and financial statements
● Extensive financial modeling experience

● Superior knowledge of MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint; experience with Python and SQL a plus


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Please note that the compensation information that follows is a good faith estimate for this position only and is provided pursuant to acts, such as The Equal Pay Transparency Act. It assumes that the successful candidate will be located in markets within the United States that warrant the compensation listed. Candidates in locations outside this local area may have a different  starting salary range for this opportunity which may be higher or lower.  Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Starting salary/wage for this opportunity:

$129,027.15 to $172,036.20

Other rewards may include annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance, short and long term incentives, and program-specific awards.  Sunrun provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO). A candidate’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. 

This description sets forth the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as some of the essential functions of this role.  It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all essential duties and qualifications. If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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About Us

Sunrun Inc. (Nasdaq: RUN) is the nation’s leading home solar, battery storage, and energy services company. We believe in the power of solar energy to make a real difference in our world. Together, we can tackle the challenges ahead, knowing that every step towards clean energy counts. Join us on this journey towards a more sustainable tomorrow.

Perks & Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Vacations/Holidays
  • Paid Baby Bonding Leave
  • Employee Discounts
  • PowerU - 100% Funded Education Programs

A Commitment to Candidate Experience

At Sunrun our fiercely passionate workforce is our greatest asset and help power our mission to create a planet run by the sun. We strive to have the best in class experience for our candidates. If you had a great experience or you feel there is room for improvement, please reach out to our Director of Talent Acquisition, Kelly Wittman, to share your feedback.

Accommodation for Disabilities

If you have a disability or special need that may require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process or to perform this role if you are offered employment, please let us know by contacting us at

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