BeZero Carbon

Carbon Finance Associate

Full-Time in London, GB - Remote OK - Associate - Natural Capital

Job description

BeZero Carbon is looking for a carbon finance associate to work in our Natural Capital team. The role will focus on originating, financing and structuring voluntary carbon projects and Natural Capital investment opportunities more broadly.

You will work closely with BeZero’s scientists and carbon trading teams to develop the business and investment case for carbon projects globally. Responsibilities will include identifying and researching new opportunities/ trends, preparing and delivering client pitches, driving new product innovation, and developing, structuring and executing transactions.

Strong candidates will have good presentation and analytical skills and be able to assimilate and articulate large amounts of information to meet ongoing deadlines and requirements. You will need to be flexible and open-minded with a willingness to contribute to work streams across this young, energetic business as and when required.

You will report to BeZero’s Director of Natural Capital and can either work remotely on a pre-agreed timezone, or from our London-based office on GMT hours. For more information visit www.bezerocarbon.com.


Skills and experience required

  • +4 years experience working in finance, notably commodity, project or sustainable finance.
  • Experience in Carbon markets is a plus
  • Advanced Microsoft Office / Google Suite. Experience with Python or another programming language is preferred.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills and intellectual curiosity to explore new themes and market opportunities.
  • A masters or equivalent degree (or equivalent depth of practical experience) in a relevant field.
  • Understanding of Natural Capital and emerging markets for ecosystem services

About us

The 2020s is the decade of climate action. BeZero Carbon helps organisations adapt to & prosper in a low carbon future. We offer a systematic approach to change through three pillars; smart decarbonisation, offsetting 2.0 and natural capital.

BeZero’s Natural Capital team bridges capital & conservation to embed ecological outcomes into everyday decision-making. Our work supports the principles of ecological economics: that the global financial economy exists within, not outside, the global ecology.

Modelling: we build models to measure, value, & monetise Natural & Social Capital assets & liabilities.

Nature-based Solutions: we work with landowners to originate, certify, validate, & market carbon credits created by Nature-based Solutions in the UK and overseas.

Insetting: we design insetting funds for large corporates or institutions to invest in carbon credit creation.

Conservation Capital: we help conservation groups access new forms of capital by designing strategies to shift their funding models away from donations towards income-based Natural Capital asset creation.

Your Training

Your onboarding induction will welcome and introduce you to BeZero, detailing our working practices, systems, ethos and vision for the future. We are an innovative startup offering candidates the opportunity to engage with the development and growth of the business.