Associate, Corporate Finance & M&A, NRG Yield (Princeton, NJ, US)

NRG Energy

NRG Yield is a leading publicly-traded investor in modern energy infrastructure assets across North America. Our 7,000 MW portfolio includes wind, solar and natural-gas fired power generation assets, as well as district energy systems. NRG Yield’s assets are predominately contracted with large creditworthy customers for an average remaining term of 15 years, resulting in stable cash flows that allow us to distribute a robust, sustainable dividend to our investors. NRG Yield drives dividend growth by acquiring high-quality, modern energy asset through a rigorous, disciplined investment process. NRG Yield’s Class C and Class A common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols NYLD and NYLD.A, respectively. NYLD’s current majority investor, NRG Energy, Inc., recently announced the sale of its majority stake in NYLD to Global Infrastructure Partners, an independent infrastructure fund manager focused on energy, transport and water/waste sectors.

NRG Yield is seeking an Associate to support our Corporate Finance and M&A teams in a variety of strategic activities, including: corporate capital issuance, project financing, acquisitions, divestitures and equity investments. The position is a highly-visible role working with all levels of the organization.



  • Develop detailed financial models for potential capital issuance and M&A transactions
  • Participate in all aspects of due diligence activities, including coordinating with operations, environmental, legal, tax and accounting teams to validate assumptions
  • Create investment memoranda and presentations for executive management and the board of directors
  • Assist with transaction negotiations and legal documentation
  • Support the origination, structuring and execution of corporate and project-level debt and equity issuance
  • Provide regular updates of key corporate valuation metrics including performing financial analysis to determine present and future financial performance
  • Prepare financial models and presentations in support of meetings with Ratings Agencies and both external equity and credit investors
  • Conduct research and analysis to screen and qualify potential M&A opportunities

Preferred Background

  • 2-4 years of investment banking, private equity, corporate development, corporate finance or management consulting experience
  • BA / BS from a top university in Finance/Economics/Business/Accounting, or a similarly quantitative /analytical field
  • Experience in energy, infrastructure or commercial real estate is preferred, but not required


  • Highly proficient with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Advanced financial modeling (developing and auditing) and valuation skills
  • Experience with multitasking various projects effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to formulate and articulate viewpoints (written and verbal) in a clear, succinct manner
  • Strong understanding of finance and accounting and demonstrated experience reading / interpreting financial statements
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Driven, self-starter with a passion for excellence
  • Ability to travel (management presentations and site visits)
  • May require extended hours

NRG Yield is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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