Financial Analyst

Lilac Solutions, Inc.

Date listed

3 weeks ago

Employment Type

Full time



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Job Description

Lilac Solutions is seeking an experienced analyst to support the development and financing of its global lithium extraction projects.   The role allows for the applicant the opportunity to learn the in depth the intricacies of direct lithium extraction using Lilac’s ion exchange technology and the key financial drivers and metrics for projects as well as financing instruments utilized for these types of projects.  The position will be the primary analytical and modeling lead for Lilac Solutions global project development business.  The position will contribute to the overall strategy of the company to both develop lithium projects and sell our proprietary ion exchange technology to project operators.  This role will work hand-in-hand with the head of capital markets and project finance and often directly with the senior management team.  Open to remote or local candidates.

Job Responsibilities 

Support financial transactions including both debt and equity raises as well as M&A activities, though analytical support, report preparation and process assistance. 

Participate in meetings with external parties including lenders, equity providers and other market participants. 

Collaborate with multi-disciplinary team across Lilac’s business including engineers, developers, project managers, and finance team. 

Identify and quantify key investment drivers and perform sensitivities. 

Analyze market risk factors and trends  

Perform general research duties and statistical analysis 

Support the preparation of investment memorandums and client facing documents 

Assist in the communications with Lilac customers 


  • 3-5 years' experience as a Business Development Analyst, Data Analyst or comparable role

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics or engineering

  • Experience in analyzing business cases

  • Knowledge of metals and commodity markets

  • Ability to collaborate across multiple disciplines

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Highly organized with sharp attention to detail

  • Ability to help set and maintain ambitious goals for company and support execution

  • US work permit

  • Excited to work in a growth-stage climate tech company achieving global scale at a rapid pace

Candidate Qualifications 

Bachelor's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics or related area combined with at least 2-4 years of banking, project finance, corporate finance, or M&A experience within a financial firm, energy or resource company.  

Exceptional analytical skills and understanding of relevant financial and mathematical modelling techniques  

Strong project modeling skills including ability to create excel macros to solve debt sizing and other common project finance challenges. 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to express ideas succinctly, effectively, and fluently. 

Ability to work with others to meet deadlines, effective at engagement and driving results towards common corporate goals  

Ability to synthesize data and complex concepts into informed recommendations and concise and clear presentations  

Must be thorough, thoughtful, and able to perform well under pressure  


  • Salary range: $85-$120K annually (commensurate with experience & location)

Stock options 

Health, dental, and vision insurance 

Long-term disability insurance 

401k with pre- and post-tax investing options 

Flexible Paid Time Off Policy 

Eight weeks of Paid Parental Leave 

Onsite Gym and Daily Catered Lunch for Oakland Employees 

Monthly phone stipend 

Private secured parking with EV charging stations 

EEO Statement

Lilac Solutions is committed to providing a professional work environment free from discrimination and harassment, including discrimination and harassment based on a protected category, and an environment free from retaliation for participating in any protected activity.  Lilac Solutions is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.

Salary and compensation

No salary data published by company so we estimated salary based on similar jobs related to Finance and Non Tech jobs that are similar:

$65,000 — $111,250/year

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