Commercial Analyst

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time

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The Role: Commercial Analyst

Kanin Energy is searching for a Commercial Analyst to support growth in the company’s clean energy and decarbonization platform. Reporting to the Director of Origination, the ideal candidate will be a highly motivated early career professional that has quantitative experience, intellectual curiosity and an understanding of what it means to create value as a junior team member with the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Market Research:

  • Researching and analyzing the intersection of heavy industry trends and decarbonization opportunities
  • Researching industry trends to help determine areas of opportunity and further develop our thesis on the market and its competitive landscape
  • Creatively approaching industry data to identify new opportunities for both product development and client engagement
  • Updating and analyzing wholesale power prices, carbon prices, and other commodities
  • Communicating the impact/relevance of customer, government and other market changes/announcements to the Kanin team
  • Researching power market structures/policies in regulated and de-regulated markets
  • Researching utility service territories and tariffs
  • Using S&P Capital IQ, Industrial Info Resources and other 3rd party databases and/or public data to produce insights on prospective and active customer facilities and taking initiative with this data to identify prospect sites and target areas where Kanin would add value
  • General research into overall market size across various sectors and regional industrial hubs

Sales Assistance:

  • Coordinating discovery calls and setting up in-person meetings
  • Updating Hubspot/CRM database and delivering regular reports to leadership
  • Building custom Hubspot outputs to help the team better understand and visualize sales data
  • Leveraging industry contacts and developing an appropriate network as you participate in the market as a Kanin team member

Commercial Analysis:

  • Assembling and updating project level financial models in Excel
  • Building sensitivity/data tables, waterfall charts, tornado charts and other quantitative outputs using Excel
  • Assembling PowerPoint presentations that include quantitative outputs for client meetings
  • Building case studies and quantifying financial and environmental project impacts/benefits for customers (cost savings, emissions reductions, etc.)


  • University degree in relevant field
  • 2-5 years of professional experience with experience working in power, energy markets, project finance, project development, corporate finance, enterprise sales, or commercial development
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starter attitude 
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • First-principles mindset 
  • Strong written communication skills in English
  • Highly collaborative with other team members

How to Apply:

Applications are accepted until December 1, 2023. Please send resumes to

About Kanin Energy

Kanin Energy is a Project Development company hyper-focused on industrial emissions. We help heavy industry monetize their waste heat and decarbonize their operations. Kanin staff are professional, dedicated, and have a passion for clean energy & decarbonization. We strive to demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset, first-principles thinking, and the pursuit of mastery in our field. We invest in our team and celebrate building meaningful relationships with our staff, client partners, and service providers.