Associate – Aviation Accounting – Climate Intelligence Jobs in Boulder, CO at RMI

Title: Associate – Aviation Accounting – Climate Intelligence

Company: RMI

Location: Boulder, CO

Do you love solving challenging problems, thinking about dynamic systems, and working in groups? Do you have the self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, and ability to guide others toward meaningful results? Do you have a passion for making the world a better place? If yes, then join our growing team!

We highly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply!Program OverviewRMI’s Aviation team works to accelerate the transition to net-zero air travel by catalyzing production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) and developing market infrastructure that enables and scales SAF demand within the aviation value chain. The Aviation team is part of the overall Climate Aligned Industries (CAI) program, which works to decarbonize heavy industry and heavy transportation. We collaborate with a global network of businesses, financial institutions, and policymakers to facilitate and scale emissions reductions in these industrial sectors.

Through Horizon Zero, a collaborative project between Climate Aligned Industries and Climate Intelligence, RMI is leveraging technological tools and advances in emissions accounting to provide the solutions companies need to understand and decarbonize their supply chains. As a part of this work, an interdisciplinary team advances partnerships with fellow NGOs & leading corporates to develop, test, and scale use of actionable climate data to accelerate the global energy transition.

Position OverviewRMI is looking to hire an Associate to support the Aviation Decarbonization team in designing solutions to stimulate new demand and supply for SAF. This role will be cross-functional between our Climate Intelligence and Climate-Aligned Industries team.

We look for aptitude at solving challenging problems, thinking in numbers, and working in groups. We expect self-motivation, curiosity, creativity, the ability to drive oneself and others toward meaningful results, and a passion for making the world better. As an Associate, you are an independent contributor and work closely with colleagues on projects under the direction of more senior staff. You have also begun to develop expertise in the content area of your program and can provide support internal to RMI on that topic.

Day-to-day, this individual will contribute to the development of clear and harmonized emissions accounting guidelines for Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and SAF certificates by:

supporting stakeholder engagement,

summarizing and integrating stakeholder feedback and independent research,

helping situate the guidelines in existing and evolving standards, and

helping coordinate the development of these accounting guidelines with other RMI teams’ efforts to influence emissions accounting guidelines in other sectors and use cases.

We invite candidates with a variety of skillsets and educational and work backgrounds!

Your key responsibilities as an Associate include:

Design and create approaches and both quantitative (technoeconomic) and qualitative models to effectively address key questions and challenges

Locate and manage high quality data that sheds new light on problems and solutions

Create creative problem-solving approaches to drive project insight

Synthesize complex data and recommendations into clear and compelling presentations and written reports

Present quantitative information in a clear, visual format

Engage with external experts via meetings, emails, interviews, and conferences

Minimum Qualifications:

An undergraduate …

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