Tax Equity Analyst

| Houston, TX, USA | Hybrid
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Brief Description of Sunnova

Sunnova (NYSE: NOVA) is an industry-leading adaptive energy services company focused on making clean energy more accessible, reliable, and affordable for homeowners and businesses.


At Sunnova, we embrace diverse perspectives, vibrant creativity and forward-thinkers who share our zeal for a sustainable future. A career with us means pushing beyond traditional limits, exploring new horizons, collaborating with like-minded peers, and transforming the energy industry for the better.


If you're excited about being a part of the fastest-growing segment of the energy industry, we encourage you to apply!

The Tax Equity Analyst Position

Sunnova Energy is seeking a Tax Equity Analyst to support the company’s tax equity transactions from deal origination to financial close. The ideal candidate has a positive attitude and desires to accelerate their career in finance, is detail-oriented, has excellent analytical thinking and communication skills, the ability to manage multiple workstreams, and an appetite and aptitude for complex financial-engineering.


  • Works closely with tax equity investors, prospective investors, and lenders to negotiate, track and manage tax equity transactions
  • Assists in preparing and maintaining base-case tax equity models
  • Prepares and manages due diligence trackers, materials, and data rooms
  • Organizes marketing materials and opportunity proposals, presentations, and diligence documents with counterparties
  • Aids in structuring transactions, research, analysis of existing or potential tax equity transactions
  • Works with the finance team to help manage, prepare and provide support on the management of the weekly allocation of Sunnova’s assets into various tax equity funds through a “tranching” process
  • Provides analysis for recent trends in the tranching process as well as forecasting anticipated future changes related to tax equity portfolios
  • Produces consistent and detailed analysis for the benefit of the capital markets team when preparing closed tax equity transactions for various financing opportunities

Minimum Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree; 3.0 GPA
  • Strong academic performance in business administration, economics, finance, mathematics, political economy, or related disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant experience in banking or in a finance-oriented role
  • Knowledge of accounting and transaction impacts on financial statements
  • Experience with management accounting
  • Skilled in identifying problem-causes and effectively interpret results using root-cause analysis
  • Proficient using business integrated systems such as Microsoft Office Word and PowerPoint; highly proficient using Excel

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to research, identify and solve problems independently or with minimal assistance
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to interact with executive management, colleagues, and external stakeholders clearly and concisely
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; ability to work well under pressure and within short time constraints of a complex, integrated business environment
  • Efficient time-management, self-discipline, and ability to prioritize are essential
  • Work effectively as a team player
  • Think strategically to develop and adapt new processes

Working Conditions

  • Open-office environment

Physical Requirements

  • Extended hours at a computer workstation 


  • Sunnova offers a generous employee reward package that includes:
  • Comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending account, and 401(k) with employer match.
  • Competitive compensation & annual bonus
  • Paid time off, including 10 holidays and Paid Parental Leave
  • Cell phone allowance for many roles
  • Free access to onsite fitness center in Houston and/or discounted fitness memberships through health provider
  • Complimentary garage parking in Houston

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

We appreciate the capabilities of artificial intelligence (AI), and we are looking to hire real people. If you use AI for any part of the job application process, we highly encourage that you review any AI generated content to ensure your personality and unique capabilities are highlighted. We reserve the right to disqualify candidates that we reasonably believe solely relied on AI generated content in the application process.

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.

More Information on Sunnova Energy
Sunnova Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Sunnova Energy was founded in 2012. It has 600 total employees. To see all 16 open jobs at Sunnova Energy, click here.
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