Launched in 2020, the Water Finance Exchange, Inc. (WFX) was founded with a mission of increasing funding to small and midsize water and wastewater utilities disadvantaged by funding gaps. A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, WFX is comprised of a team of water and finance professionals devoted to assisting communities across the U.S. break the logjam of water investment by identifying and tailoring solutions that are suited for the communities WFX serves.
WFX is in a unique position to address the funding shortage of water infrastructure projects for thousands of American communities. WFX achieves this through partnerships with federal and state funding agencies, financial institutions, non-profits, and philanthropy; reducing the burden of government alone in endeavoring to close that gap. WFX is creating a pipeline of community water infrastructure project opportunities across the United States.
WFX supports the efforts of communities to access funding by assembling the best expertise, helping those communities navigate the pre-development funding process, removing regulatory hurdles, completing projects, and learning and disseminating information about recurring issues and solutions that allow for increased funding of similarly situated communities and regional initiatives that would otherwise be unavailable.
As part of its national growth, WFX is seeking to add a full-time Lead Financial Analyst, Water Infrastructure to its core team.
WFX is seeking a Lead Financial Analyst, Water Infrastructure to assist in providing financial analysis of water infrastructure needs for the benefit of WFX leadership in the support of its clients. The new hire will work closely with the WFX leadership to build its project pipeline, analyze and conduct due diligence on prospective deals within target communities.
This position is responsible for analyzing both routine and complex financial and economic information and issues pertaining to water utilities. One key output will include rate and affordability analysis for smaller utilities. In addition, the position will focus on project development, financial feasibility analysis, risk management assistance, restructuring, portfolio management, and programmatic assistance.
The work performed by this position involves analyzing complex financial information that requires critical thinking and independent judgment. Projects will involve working both independently and collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
The ideal candidate will have recently completed a BA or BS degree and should be self-determined, motivated, and enthusiastic about learning and advancing his/her career. We are a small team; therefore, the Lead Financial Analyst should be capable of taking on a high degree of responsibility.