Treasurer (pro bono)

Climate Bonds Initiative

  • Part Time

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Location: London, UK

Salary: Pro-bono

Status: Permanent

Closing Date: 25 April 2021

Start Date: Immediate


About the Climate Bonds Initiative

Climate Bonds Initiative is an investor-focused NGO working to mobilise the $100 trillion global bond market for climate change solutions. We promote investment in projects and assets necessary for a rapid transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy.

Our main work streams are green bond standards and certification, data and market analysis, policy and market development, communications and advocacy.

Climate Bonds is a fast growing, dynamic NGO driven by a big mission. You will be working within an organisation that is leading the development of innovative international climate finance solutions.

The Role

We are currently looking for a Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees. The candidate will have been a Finance Director (or equivalent) of a substantial organisation. As we are an NGO, the role is pro-bono. The financial operations of Climate Bond Initiative are the responsibility of the Finance Director and the other executive directors.

Key responsibilities

As Chair of the treasury committee:

  • You will provide advice and oversight to the Finance Director and other directors on financial matters.
  • You will be a full member of the Board of Trustees who has a collective responsibility to ensure that the organisation fulfils its mission.


Qualification and Experience


  • Experience in managing finances within a Financial Institution / Charity
  • Experience in leading and advising others on financial, accounting and other operational issues
  • Qualified accountant with demonstrated knowledge and experience of finance practices.
  • Financial management expertise and a broad understanding of charity finance issues.
  • Proven ability to communicate and explain financial information to the members of the Board, Senior Leadership Team, and other stakeholders
  • Analytical and evaluation skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement
  • Knowledge and experience in charity fundraising.
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