Fund Accountant, Carbon Finance – Climate Change Capital

Summary:
Climate Change Capital (“CCC”), a member of the Bunge Limited Financial Services Group, is an investment manager and advisory group specialising in the opportunities generated by the global transition to a low carbon economy. It advises and invests in companies that recognise combating global warming is both a necessity and an economic opportunity.  We reconcile economic gain with environmental benefits without compromising implementation, discipline, client focus and accountability. We call this Creating Wealth Worth Having®. 

 
CCC is seeking to hire a Fund Accountant to work within the Finance team.  Reporting to the Finance Director, the role will be responsible for being an integral part of the accounting and fund administration function of a Carbon Finance fund which manages carbon emission reduction projects internationally.
 
CCC’s Fund Operations team manages all aspects of accounting, investor relations, accounts payable, deal reporting, treasury management, fund governance and tax for a number of different funds.
 
Responsibilities:
Investor Relations:
  • Preparation of the monthly investor report which primarily includes a fund NPV calculation,  a scenario analysis of different NPVs and a written commentary of the month’s activity
  • Management fee calculations
  • Preparation of reports for investor meetings
  • Monitoring the fund’s cash balance and then calculation of amounts to be drawn down or returned to investors 
Project Responsibilities:
  • Assist deal managers in the preparation of the quarterly Investment Committee memorandum that presents key information on each carbon emission project
  • Updating the carbon emission project management system with this key information
  • Preparation of budget versus actual cost analysis on specific carbon emission projects
  • Manage the delivery of carbon credits from carbon emission projects, and the related payments
  • Managing the process by which certain costs are recovered from project owners 
Hedge and spot Portfolio Responsibilities:
  • Liaise with trading counterparties and customers concerning all post trading issues including collateral management, settlements, position reconciliation and physical deliveries
  • Prepare the daily profit and loss report for the portfolio management team
  • Responsibility for ensuring that the trade capturing system is maintained 
Accounting Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of the monthly fund accounts and review of the cash book and journals
  • Preparation of the annual financial statements and coordination of the annual audit
  • Liaison with the fund administrators  
Other Responsibilities:      
  • Execution of money market and foreign exchange transactions
  • Review fund invoices and recharges for validity and accuracy, obtain the necessary approvals for payment and allocation of costs to projects
  • Responsibility for submission of corporate tax and VAT returns, and company filings
  • Liaison with independent and off-shore directors and the corporate secretary 


Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Advanced ability with Excel
  • Ability to manage tasks and time and to prioritise effectively
  • Being an accountable and responsible self-starter who can be relied upon for accurate output
  • Commercial acumen and strong intellect 
Deadline:
Applications will not be considered after the 10th of June.

Please send your letter of motivation and CV to recruitment@c-c-capital.com stating reference ‘Carbon Finance’ in the subject. Please state your current salary and benefits in your email.  

Read more about the position here. 

 
 
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