As a Carbon Inventory Accounting Expert, you make sure SustainCERT customers are set up for success to deliver on their Scope-3 carbon reduction goals. You are able to outline the end-to-end process and associated requirements in a way the customer can translate this into actionable projects and tasks. From there, you will help build capacity for the customer on how to design and develop interventions in their supply chains, effectively getting them ready for independent validation and verification. Like so, you hold a key position in propelling corporates to initiate or accelerate their net-0 emission plans.
Your key tasks
Deliver thought leadership on key carbon inventory accounting principles and developments;
Leverage your subject-matter-expertise to solve climate-science related challenges with practical solutions across the full customer lifecycle;
Drive product development though close collaboration with the value chain product team on accounting principles and scientific integrity;
Stay on top of the current and upcoming developments in the climate-science and Scope-3 sector and ensure the practical implications are embedded in the solutions;
Act as an internal knowledge leader to junior SMEs and content teams like the Value Change Initiative;
Codify functional processes to align with new automated processes;
Create and foster strong and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure adoption and implementation of new and existing products and services.
You have these claims to fame
10-15 years of experience with organizational inventory accounting, including Scopes 1, 2 and 3;
In-depth expertise in either Food & Ag, Timber, Apparel, or Transport sectors;
In-depth knowledge of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol (GHG P) accounting standards, in particular the Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Standard, and the Land Sector and Removals Draft Guidance;
Extensive experience in GHG target setting, and GHG corporate scoring with direct experience in engaging with SBTi, CDP, TCFD;
Experience in client delivery in the context of strategic sustainability consulting;
Experience with carrying out interactive, virtual training sessions and workshops, as well as ability to explain complex topics in a user-friendly manner;
Excellent communication (English) and stakeholder management skills;
Knowledge of project-based accounting concepts, such as baseline scenario, additionality;
Knowledge of voluntary carbon market standards such as Gold Standard and Verra is preferred;
Knowledge of LCA frameworks and Emission Factor (EF) databases is preferred.
What we offer
A competitive salary and benefits package;
A full-time remote role, with occasional travel;
An innovative organization at the forefront of making a change.
Who we are
SustainCERT is a carbon impact verifier developing digital verification solutions to bring credibility to climate action.
In a context where uncertainty and concerns around climate claims is high, SustainCERT’s certification, validation and verification approach aligns with and contributes to leading international sustainability frameworks. This includes the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Gold Standard and Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).
We are developing the world’s first software platform to enable digital verification of impact claims across carbon markets and value chains. We strive for both speed and quality because we believe creating a race to the top, where those who take action can be recognized and incentivized to aim higher, is the only way to truly meet our collective climate objectives.