FINANCE ATTORNEY at Sunnova Energy Corp in Houston, TX

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Full Time
Houston, TX, US

The Company

Sunnova is a leader in residential solar, battery storage and system protection services, with customers across the U.S. and its territories. We are your source for clean, affordable, and reliable energy, with a simple mission: to power energy independence so our customers have the freedom to live life uninterrupted™.

Founded in 2012 and headquartered in Houston, Texas, we work to attract and retain only the best people who have the potential to make us better than we are today. We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, continuous improvement environment and want to change the world of energy.
The Position

The Company is seeking an experienced corporate finance attorney to join the corporate/transactional section of its legal department.

Examples of specific types of desired experience include the follow:
  • Representing companies or financial institutions in financing activities
  • Providing advice to clients on structured finance transactions
  • Advising clients on the acquisition or sale of portfolios of financial assets
  • Representing parties to secured and unsecured credit facilities
  • Drafting and negotiating offering and transaction documents
  • Understanding of commercial and securities law issues as they relate to finance transactions
  • Advising on debt and equity issues in capital markets transactions

Job Responsibilities
  • Structure, negotiate, document and support all aspects of debt and related transactions (warehouses, credit facilities, and other financing vehicles) to provide capital for our business
  • Manage internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are executed timely and excellently, while effectively protecting and communicating the Company's risk
  • Advise internal stakeholders, including finance and business operations team members on legal and compliance issues and risks associated with structured finance transactions and enable effective understanding of and compliance with outstanding debt obligations on an ongoing basis
  • Assist with other corporate and securities projects, such as preparation and review of SEC filings, development of corporate policies, advising on corporate governance matters, and supporting corporate transactions

Job requirements
  • 4+ years of legal experience with a focus on structured finance/securitization at a at a large or mid-size law firm, in-house law department or governmental agency
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of capital markets transactions (warehouses, credit facilities, securitizations, or other structured financing transactions)
  • Able to demonstrate good judgment and evaluate risk while considering the larger picture
  • Solution-oriented and effective communicator with the ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced, fast-growing, and collaborative environment
  • JD with active state bar admission

Location: HOUSTON, TX

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you are selected for a position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.

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