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Volunteer Senior Accountant / Accountant



Posted over 30 days ago...

The Blockchain & Climate Institute (BCI) is an international volunteers-led think tank supporting and advocating the application of blockchain technology in the global fight against climate change.


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London, N1 7SR

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

We are looking for a passionate full-qualified (senior) accountant (committing 1 day per month on average) who will support financial decision-making information by collecting, analysing, investigating, and reporting financial data. Driving the end-to-end financial accounting process, including preparing financial reports to track the organisation’s assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liabilities, and other related financial activities and turn actions into impacts to shape climate policy on a global platform.   Your responsibilities will include:

Performing general cost accounting and other related duties in the accounting role; Preparing periodic (monthly) balance sheets, income statements, and profit and loss statements; Maintaining the general ledger; Preparing payroll and maintaining payroll information, creating reports and resolving any payroll discrepancies that may arise; Coding invoices, setting up new accounts, reconciling accounts, and closing the monthly books; Reconciling bank accounts at least monthly, verifying deposits, and addressing inquiries from banks; Reconciling donor accounts and managing accounts receivable collections; Verifying payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensuring payments are charged to the appropriate accounts; Providing outside auditors with assistance; gathering necessary account information and documents to perform annual audit; Filing required tax forms with federal, state, and local government agencies; and

Performing other related duties as may be assigned from time to time assigned.

What are we looking for?

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or international professional qualification in accounting required; and Preferably with a professional qualification Extensive knowledge of general financial accounting and cost accounting; Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles; Highly proficient with accounting software; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; and Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. Practical experience in both Financial and Management Accounting; and Previous experience within an international NGO is desirable but not a requirement.

What difference will you make?

Blockchain and other emerging technologies. Climate change and sustainability. These are two hot topic groups that have been headlining media outlets, dominating conferences & events, and gaining increasing traction in research and pilot projects. BCI is here as an expert platform to help governments, inter-governmental and regional organisations as well as relevant corporates to negotiate the complex landscape of emerging technologies for environmental good. We cement our expertise by putting in the hard work in researching, identifying and analysing the applications of emerging technologies so that informed decisions can be made by the stakeholders in the climate change and action network.  One of the most important aspects of BCI’s mission is to support legislators and policymakers to create an enabling environment for the adoption of distributed ledger technologies. To that end, this opportunity will ensure BCI is financially sustainable before we make the developing-country communities sustainable.


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