Principal, Project Finance

| Greater Boulder Area | Remote
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About Wunder

Wunder was founded with one simple vision: to address the greatest crisis of our generation by accelerating the proliferation of solar energy. Members of our team have raised hundreds of millions of dollars in private equity, developed innovative energy infrastructure solutions for the Department of Energy, and built digital products that are used and loved by millions of people. Now, we’re saving the world.

Our office is a unique hybrid of finance, engineering, design, and business development. Although our backgrounds and responsibilities vary wildly, we’re a tight-knit bunch that loves cross-pollination. And while our mission is big, we try to keep things light. We provide a happy, productive workplace, and we’re constantly improving it! You’ll find us hustling on the job while also cycling, hiking, boarding, skiing, camping, and dining all over our mile-high home; Colorado.

The Role

We have an amazing opportunity for an energetic, charismatic, detail-oriented, and analytical force-multiplier to join our fast-growing start-up. Like the rest of us, this person will wear many hats; you will work closely with our founders, partners, customers, and investors. Your role, broadly speaking, will be to solve problems and push renewable energy forward. Specifically, you will work with our national network of solar installation and development partners to finance commercial-scale solar projects across the country. Externally, you’ll be communicating with multiple partners on a daily basis, providing details about our financing products and process, and helping them secure financing for their solar projects. Internally, you’ll work with other members of the Financing and Underwriting teams to model project value, put financing offers together, and perform project diligence.

If you get excited about bringing an entirely new asset class to market, closing million-dollar deals every week, building an organization aimed at saving the world, and ensuring that all of the details needed to make all of that happen are covered, this is the role for you.

About You
  • A Strong Foundation - You have 2+ years of relevant professional experience - in finance, solar project development, management consulting, or complex account/project management. Experience building and maintaining complex financial models preferred.

  • Autodidact - Comfort with solar and finance is a big plus here, but more importantly, you should be someone who can get up the learning curve on new subjects quickly and is not afraid to think on their feet when speaking about new things.

  • Quantitative - While a lot of this job requires client interaction, you’ll be talking about numbers... a lot. You should be comfortable doing mental math and jumping into spreadsheets. Detail orientation is also a must.

  • Superior Written and Oral Communication Skills - Client interaction via phone and email is a big part of the job. You should be friendly, empathetic, a good listener, and invigorated by developing and maintaining relationships.

  • You have a Team Ethos - You thrive in a creative, inventive, fast-paced startup environment, with people who are passionate about their work and mission. You’re not just excited to work cross- functionally, you demand it.

  • You’re Flexible, a Quick Responder - The problem we’re trying to solve as an organization is dynamic and each day brings fresh and exciting challenges. You can react quickly and efficiently when called upon to change or pivot.

  • You Believe That No Problem is Too Hard - In an industry where people are constantly stuck, we find ways to get it done. You know how to articulate and roll out solutions, recognizing there are many solutions to the same problem. You find new and effective ways to streamline and create processes to increase efficiency.

Some Benefits To Look Forward To
  • One of the only tangible opportunities to truly save the world!

  • A big, bright, convenient, funky office located in Downtown Boulder

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Fully stocked kitchen with drinks, snacks, and treats

  • Health, dental, vision benefits, and matching 401K

  • Equity and unlimited PTO


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Location

We're located one block off of Pearl Street, just a couple steps from downtown Boulder's newest restaurants, trendy boutiques, and fun bars.

An Insider's view of Wunder Capital

What are some social events your company does?

When we're not working hard together, we're usually playing together. We have two annual company retreats (past ones have been in Moab, Steamboat, and Austin, to name a few), we throw a legendary party every summer (WunderFest), and we're constantly hosting happy hours, community events, diversity initiatives, and bbq's throughout the year.

Becca

Originations

What does your typical day look like?

No two days look alike! The problem that we’re trying to solve is incredibly dynamic and each day brings new challenges. One day I might be working with our engineering team to help architect new solutions, and the next I might be on a roof inspecting a partner’s solar installation or in a boardroom helping to answer an investment bank’s questions.

Noah

Financing

How does the company support your career growth?

Professional development is a core focus at Wunder, and we have a number of initiatives designed to help team members grow. Everyone is provided a substantial annual budget to cover development costs, they meet with Leadership quarterly to see how the company can help fuel their growth, and we bring in outside experts to provide programming.

Katie

People Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

We believe that the closest person to the problem is the best equipped to solve it. As such, we treat each other as peers and provide the freedom to experiment and iterate. Everyone is also encouraged to provide candid feedback and they’re responsible for helping to shape Wunder’s path forward with regard to both our product and our organization.

Sam

Co-Founder

What makes someone successful on your team?

People here are comfortable in ambiguity, excited to take on responsibility, and operate with a high degree of autonomy. Because we’re still a startup, you often need to work cross-functionally, jump in where needed, and wear a lot of different hats. We’re also pretty protective of our culture and love bringing on people with new perspectives.

Katie

Product

What are Wunder Capital Perks + Benefits

Wunder Capital Benefits Overview

Wunder provides a happy, productive workplace, and we’re constantly improving it! You’ll find us hustling on the job while also cycling, hiking, boarding, skiing, camping, and having dinner parties all over our mile-high home; Boulder, CO.

Wunder-ers enjoy full benefits, unlimited vacation time, flexible work schedules, a competitive salary, stock options, professional development/education opportunities, and one of the only tangible opportunities to truly save the world.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Wunder has a diversity and inclusion program, Wunder Women + Friends, where diverse folks across the company get together monthly to learn and grow together.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Wunder prioritizes the health and well-being of team members through monthly onsite massages, weekly mountain bike rides, and an onsite yoga/meditation room.
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Wunder equips full-time team members with an RTD bus pass (Ecopass) that allows them to utilize all Boulder and Denver public transportation, as well as trips to the airport at no cost to them.
Company Outings
Wunder hosts two team retreats per year (past locations include Moab, Steamboat, Austin and others), in addition to many other team and family-friendly events throughout the year.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Wunder accommodates all dietary restrictions represented in our team meals and fully stocked kitchen.
Some Meals Provided
Wunder caters two weekly team meals: Tuesday breakfast and Friday lunch. Our Friday lunch includes a set agenda ranging from team announcements to friendly competition - laughs are guaranteed!
Happy Hours
Wunder greatly values team connection, and as such, plans multiple team events per month rotating through happy hours and wellness/athletic events.
Parking
While not for cars, we do have private indoor bike parking available for everyone. Unicycles and tandems welcome :)
Pet Friendly
Team members are welcome to bring their dogs to the office any day of the week. All pups can expect plenty of belly rubs.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Wunder drives many people-first initiatives to help improve the workplace and ensure that each team member is equipped to accomplish their goals.
Tuition Reimbursement
Wunder provides all full-time employees a generous annual professional development budget for skill development through education, conferences, training, networking, and more.
Diversity Program
Wunder is dedicated to building a gender diverse and equal workforce. Wunder hosts monthly diversity education and engagement programs encouraging the team to learn and grow together.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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