Job Opportunities



Finance Director           

Location:                         Central London (London Bridge office)

Position:                          Part Time - 20 hours a week

Salary:                             £50-60k/annum pro rata

Closing date:                   Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis 


The Role

We are looking for a part time, strategic, can-do and skilled accounting professional who can make an immediate impact. The right candidate will be able to assess, evaluate and prioritise, and will have experience leading transformational change and improvement. The candidate will have non-profit financial knowledge and will bring experience of developing robust financial systems and processes.

The Finance Director will be responsible for the organisation’s day-to-day financial activities such as cash flow management, general accounting, invoicing, compliance and audits.

The role is flexible on hours and days of the week. Reporting will be to the CEO.


Responsibilities & Key Tasks

  • Lead the collection, processing, and reporting of all financial transactions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, general ledger and fixed assets
  • Work with the Finance Officer to ensure accurate and timely monthly financial statements for review by the CEO, Director of Operations and senior management including budget-to-actuals-to-projections for income statement, cash flow, and balance sheet
  • Manage the annual financial audits and ensure compliance with all legal requirements governing non-profit organisations, including tax, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Produce accurate and timely monthly project financial management reports for leadership review
  • Provide robust and expert financial advice to the Board, CEO, Director of Operations and other senior managers
  • Work collaboratively with various team members (e.g. country program managers), to provide financial tracking, reporting, insight, and support for grant management efforts
  • Oversee budgets for grant bid proposals and manage financial grant reporting.
  • Financial planning
  • Devise and maintain financial systems, procedures, and internal controls 


Download the job description.


Next steps

Send your CV and Cover Letter as a PDF file to quoting reference ‘Finance Director’ in the subject line. More information on the Climate Bonds Initiative can be found at


Executive Associate and Assistant to the CEO          

Location:                         Central London (London Bridge office)

Position:                          Full Time 

Salary:                             £23-25k/annum pro rata

Closing date:                   Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis 


The Role

We are looking for a talented individual, motivated to transform our financial system to address climate change, to work with our CEO, Sean Kidney. ​Reporting directly to Sean this position's primary responsibility is to provide logistical support and to coordinate workflows between him and the larger organisation.

Climate Bonds is a small team driven by a big mission, and we need someone who can take this mission on with same dedication and enthusiasm of our current team. You will be working within an organisation that is leading the development of innovative international climate finance solutions with global stakeholders including governments, investors and NGOs.

The ideal candidate for this role is a self-starting, hands-on, and focused individual, with previous experience in small organisations, who will be able to move from managing day-to-day logistics and meetings to researching and writing briefings on ad hoc climate change or finance topics.

Climate Bonds is a very dynamic organisation, every week there is something new, so in addition to the key tasks below, there will be many developing projects that you could take on. Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and requirements in an extremely fast-paced environment is a must for this job.


Responsibilities & Key Tasks

1. Administrative and Logistics

  • ​CEO's diary: scheduling, travel management, speaking engagement liaison
  • Correspondence: monitoring Sean’s inbox for urgent matters that need to be addressed
  • Keeping track of agreed workflow; reminding the CEO about staff tasks to follow-up
  • Meeting follow-up: reports; briefing CBI team members when follow-up requires
  • Supporting internal efforts to develop strategic overviews and organisational structure
  • Assist with Events Management for both small forums and large conferences
  • Maintain accurate contact information in Salesforce and assisting with mass mailings

2. Communication

  • ​Writing emails to key partners and stakeholders at other organisations
  • Communicating and setting up calls between our team members across the globe

3. Research

  • ​Research on topics ranging from Climate Science, Infrastructure Financing, country bond market structures.


Download the job description.


Next steps

Send your CV and Cover Letter as a PDF file to quoting reference ‘EA’ in the subject line. 


Internships (short term)

We often have projects and workstreams on which interns [with some experience] can make a valuable contribution, whilst learning a great deal about climate advocacy and finance. 

Currently we are searching for interns with skill sets relating to the following fields: industrial energy efficiency, energy efficient home components (HVAC, white goods), fisheries, and coastal habitats.

If you're interested in joining us in our London office, please email with a short CV and cover letter explaining why you'd like to gain some experience with Climate Bonds and which aspects of our work most interest you.