NGO Recruitment supports the Voice to Parliament and a YES vote on 14th October

Energy Finance Analyst, Japan

Organisation Name The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
Location Remote, Tokyo, Japan
Date Posted 2023-08-31
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1120018
  • Join a growing Asia team in a global, thought leading think tank
  • A key national role impacting & influencing the regional climate movement
  • Remote, Japan-based, local working rights & Japanese language skills essential


The Organisation
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is a global NGO/non-profit think tank thought leader that produces a significant volume of original independent public interest research and analysis on issues related to sustainable energy markets, trends, regulations, and policies. Headquartered in the United States, IEEFA has staff located across the globe including in the greater Asia-Pacific region. IEEFA’s mission is to accelerate the transition to a diverse, sustainable, and profitable energy economy.

Benefits & Culture
Full-time fixed-term employment contract with the option of extension by mutual agreement.
Competitive benefits and remuneration offered.

The Role
This role evaluates and addresses the global transition towards decarbonization. Working as part of a regional team, and with diverse stakeholder groups across the region, and representing the organisation, including to the media, your responsibilities will be to research and publish reports and commentaries on Japan’s energy sectors with a focus on LNG and proposed alternative energy sources. In this role you will also:
  • Analyse Japan’s energy sector from economic, financial, and technological perspectives
  • Review Japan government’s energy-related policies to understand potential outcomes
  • Assess Japan’s financial support for energy sectors and transitions in other Asian countries
  • Conduct financial analysis, financial modelling, and market analysis
  • Build industry, government, regulatory, and financial contacts to understand different perspectives

Skills Required
IEEFA is seeking an experienced financial professional with knowledge of, and interest in, the Japanese energy investment sector. The ideal candidate will be committed to IEEFA’s mission and will possess relevant qualifications and experience gained in a finance institution or think tank. Previously you will have covered, analysed, or supported major Japanese publicly listed companies, through investment banking or equities market analyses in relation to the energy sector. An understanding of the Japanese energy economics and a variety of energy technologies is strongly preferred. Other qualifications sought include:
  • Relevant experience in finance, market analysis, and/or energy fields plus LNG/energy sector
  • Experience analysing financial reporting, equities, and investment portfolios
  • Competence in presenting insights on companies’ financial performance
  • Expert understanding of finance, economics, and quantitative analysis
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and competency in reporting in English
  • High degree of technological proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and relevant software

If using your research and analysis expertise to help further IEEFA’s mission of a zero-emissions future resonates with you, please apply by sending your resume and a cover letter responding to the skills and experience, quoting #1120018, or call Lois Freeke from NGO Recruitment in Melbourne Australia on +61 (0)3 8080 8978.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

IEEFA promotes a diverse, inclusive work culture and people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.