Senior Manager, Energy and Infrastructure at Baker Tilly in Phoenix, Arizona

Posted in Other 30 days ago.

Job Description:


Baker Tilly is a leading advisory, tax and assurance firm, providing clients with a genuine coast-to-coast and global advantage in major regions of the U.S. and in many of the world's leading financial centers - New York, London, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston. Baker Tilly Advisory Group, LP and Baker Tilly US, LLP (Baker Tilly) provide professional services through an alternative practice structure in accordance with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct and applicable laws, regulations and professional standards. Baker Tilly US, LLP is a licensed independent CPA firm that provides attest services to its clients. Baker Tilly Advisory Group, LP and its subsidiary entities provide tax and business advisory services to their clients. Baker Tilly Advisory Group, LP and its subsidiary entities are not licensed CPA firms.

Baker Tilly Advisory Group, LP and Baker Tilly US, LLP, trading as Baker Tilly, are independent members of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 141 territories, with 43,000 professionals and a combined worldwide revenue of $5.2 billion. Visit or join the conversation on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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We are seeking a Senior Manager to join our Energy and Infrastructure team. Baker Tilly's Energy and Infrastructure Group serves private sector clients including manufacturing, power producers, real estate developers, etc. as well as municipalities, utilities, Tribal Nations, and state, local governments. Since 2008, this group has been involved supporting the development and/or funding of over $3.3 billion of energy and infrastructure projects that are either operating or under construction. A growing sector supporting the hard-to-decarbonize industrial players with funding and operational optimization.

As a Consulting Senior Manager, you will work with a select group of professionals aligned in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment, to assist clients with solutions to help them meet their strategic, resource optimization, and capital procurement needs as it relates to decarbonization and the energy transition. In addition, you will oversee team members and partner with our clients to:

  • Lead ideation and project development for energy/decarbonization projects optimizing for cost, carbon reduction, and/or resilience.

  • Lead and perform feasibility assessments and support business plan development for decarbonization projects.

  • Identify funding opportunities and lead grant and tax application efforts on behalf of clients.

  • Provide outsourced development support in areas such as project management, budgeting, application narratives, and community benefit strategy development.

  • Develop tactical approaches to implement changes in strategy, service delivery and/or policy.

  • Support and lead senior level personnel relative to financial advisory and funding procurement in the areas of federal, state and local incentive programs.

Responsibilities include:

Business Development and Growth

  • Engage in business development activities (client and prospect meetings, conference attendance, speaking engagements) to support the overall growth of the practice.

  • Complete thought leadership activities.

  • Grow revenue for the team by $500k or more annually.

  • Maintain an active revenue pipeline of $1M or more.

  • Manage and mentor the work of staff.

  • Manage the work and quality of subcontractors.

  • Assists in hiring and recruiting high-quality staff.

Program and Project Delivery

  • Lead teams in the execution of large, fast-moving projects with multiple workstreams.

  • Perform market research for clients on industry best practices as it relates to community benefits, job creation and labor engagement, decarbonization metrics, energy markets, and regulatory and policy landscapes.

  • Develop and execute energy strategies that leverage capital projects to reduce long term energy costs, address decarbonization requirements, or provide energy resilience for clients.

  • Manage a portfolio of complex energy projects.

  • Work collaboratively with Development Advisory team to support the development of energy projects and Inflation Reduction Act-related financing opportunities.

  • Identify and develop innovative energy/cost savings projects (capital and operational) and initiatives for broad range of clients.

  • Responsible for completing due diligence on in-market opportunities and developing those opportunities into cost savings for the business.

  • Provide input to and supports management of high-profile projects that use expert knowledge in area of expertise. These projects promote cutting-edge energy projects on behalf of clients throughout the country and internationally. This may include setting project strategic direction; developing a solution framework that meets project goals and objectives and streamlines the overall process; developing and managing networks of external industry relationships, managing on-going client relationships; facilitating meetings of external working groups, assemble and manage project development plans and budgets on behalf of clients; perform or review team member's detailed financial analysis; and work with team members to effectively support the presentation of conclusions and recommendations using visuals and written content; and track and management of project budgets

  • Design, review, and/or critique energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean transportation programs and policies.

  • Responsible for tracking and reporting financial outcomes for portfolio of projects.

  • Develop and provide regular management and tracking reports to leadership with recommended actions to ensure that contractual requirements are met, and contributes to communications with leadership concerning progress toward strategic objectives.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Successful candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 10 or more years of relevant professional experience, including managing projects & client relationships, or a similar combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills were acquired.

  • Seven or more years of experience within the efficiency, renewable/clean energy, sustainability, and/or decarbonization preferred. Advanced degree in relevant field preferred.

  • Superior knowledge of good efficiency, renewable, and/or clean transportation program designs.

  • Deep understanding of the energy regulatory and financial markets in the United States.

  • Demonstrated ability and experience in "big picture" thinking and strategic development.

  • Demonstrated high level of creativity and innovation in approach to work.

  • Demonstrated ability and extensive experience in managing all aspects of large, complex projects - including client interaction, maintaining project budgets, and overseeing all aspects of project work.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Strong writing skills are essential.

  • Ability to travel for client engagements as required.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop new consulting projects.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively advise, mentor, and delegate to staff.

  • A strong work ethic and willingness to take on a variety of roles and levels of responsibility in a dynamic and entrepreneurial setting. Must be a self-starter willing to lean into tasks and workstreams and identify approaches and risk to management.

  • Ability to demonstrate commitment to continuous learning to stay current regarding strategies and regulations, display appropriate ethical knowledge and commitment, and exhibit a sense of urgency and commitment to quality and the timely completion of duties.

Additional Information

For California, Colorado, New York, and Washington: The compensation range for this role is $179,850 to $389,680. Actual compensation is influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, and geographic location.
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