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Associate Director – Corporate Carbon Accounting

Role: Associate Director – Corporate Carbon Accounting

Location: Remote - USA or Canada Based

Practice Area: Climate

Contract: Full-time, permanant

Remuneration Range: $120,000 - $145,000 (salary is paid in local currency USD/CAD)

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a senior subject matter expert, provide supervision, guidance and technical leadership to clients as well as colleagues on leading practices, standards, and trends, incorporating this knowledge into consulting projects, proposals and the evolution of new services. 
  • Take the lead in developing proposals related to corporate GHG accounting. Develop proposals with client managers and generate your own leads with new and existing clients, actively contributing to the business development activities of the global business.
  • Supervise large, complex and dynamic consulting projects throughout their entire project cycle: initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, QA and closure.
  • Perform line management responsibilities for direct reports, including conducting performance reviews and goal setting, and providing mentorship and guidance on career path development.
  • Actively demonstrate thought leadership through, for example, presenting on webinars and participating in leading forums.
  • Engage with the global expert community across Anthesis to create new service product offerings related to GHG accounting.

About Anthesis:

Anthesis is the sustainability activator. We seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, companies, and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face, and Target, and supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together over 1,000 experts operating in 40 countries around the world and has offices in the U.S., Canada, Colombia, the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Sweden, Spain, Andorra, Finland, France, Brazil, China, the Philippines, and the Middle East.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people, and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions, and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Summary of Role:

We are a leading and innovative provider of corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting and reporting services (scopes 1+2+3), delivered by a global team of over 80 practitioners and led by industry-recognized experts. We have a track record in successfully addressing cutting-edge issues, including the calculation of supply chain and other scope 3 emissions. We have deep connections and partnerships with NGOs and other standard-setting organizations that help shape the corporate accounting field. We deploy start-of-the-art technologies for data collection, carbon footprint development and data visualization, including via internally-developed platforms. And we offer complementary advisory services that support our clients throughout their net zero journey, in such areas as climate action plan development, carbon markets, renewable energy, climate risk and ESG strategy.

We are looking for a highly motivated Associate Director to support our growing GHG Accounting and Reporting service in North America. Your role will be client-facing and you will lead business development efforts and consulting mandates to create inventories of scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. Your projects and clients may span a diverse set of industries, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to boutique brands and start-ups. You will leverage our service teams and subject matter experts to ensure clients receive our best solutions and technical advice. You will be joining an engaged, collaborative community that approaches its work with energy and optimism.

Key Requirements:

  • 10+ years’ experience in corporate GHG emissions accounting across multiple sectors, acquired either in-house or in a consultancy environment
  • Proficiency in calculating and reporting scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, with demonstrated experience in key topic areas: setting inventory boundaries, accounting for renewable energy, accounting for supply chain emissions using multiple approaches (EEIO, LCA, supplier-specific data)
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting GHG inventories with organizations across multiple sectors (retail, manufacturing, financial, energy, etc.)
  • Understanding of Life Cycle Assessments and Product Carbon Footprints
  • Familiarity with carbon accounting and reporting standards and programs (e.g., ISO 14064, GHG Protocol, TCR)
  • Knowledgeable about current and emerging policy and regulatory drivers of GHG emissions disclosure and management in North America
  • Knowledgeable about, and experience with a subset of, carbon management enterprise software solutions
  • Experience with third-party audits of inventories, and with auditors/assurance providers
  • Experience in broader ESG strategy, data analytics, and/or preparation of corporate disclosures (CDP, GRI, SASB) a plus.
  • Professional presence with the ability to quickly establish personal credibility and demonstrate expertise
  • Strong communication and consulting skills
  • Effective time management and organizational skills. Ability to respond positively to pressure and take a flexible approach to a dynamic, fast moving and changing work environment.
  • Able to work on virtual teams across different time zones
  • Our ideal candidate will be someone who really wants to flourish in a technical analytics environment at the leading edge of sustainability.

Your Benefits:

  • Comprehensive and competitive group health, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your dependents
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account) benefit (US only)
  • Anthesis provides 100% Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance benefit.
  • In addition, Anthesis covers 100% of Short & Long‐Term Disability Insurance benefits.
  • Anthesis provides a 3% contribution into retirement plans, and you may elect to contribute more each pay period with a pre‐tax deduction up to a certain cap.
  • Anthesis provides Employee Assistance Program and Travel Insurance
  • Annual allotment of PTO, in addition to 56 hours of sick leave, paid company paid holidays, and more.
  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company.
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team.
  • Work collaboratively on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients.
  • Opportunity to work alongside of, collaborate with and learn from sustainability Subject Matter Experts (SME) who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have