ESG Non-Financial Reporting and Carbon Accounting Specialist

Job id:  34301
Job location: 

London, GB Malakoff, FR Madrid, ES Barcelona, ES

Colt is the New Standard in high bandwidth network and voice services for enterprises and wholesale customers in Europe, Asia and North America’s largest business hubs. With a global reach but a deep local presence, Colt is big enough to deliver and small enough to care.

This is a 12 month contract.


Function: General Counsel

Reports to: Sustainability Reporting Manager

Location: Europe

Set up: Hybrid


Role purpose
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated ESG Non-Financial Reporting and Carbon Accounting Specialist to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and implementing our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) non-financial reporting initiatives, as well as overseeing our carbon accounting processes. You will play a crucial role in helping our organization measure, monitor, and report on our sustainability performance.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop and implement strategies and frameworks for ESG non-financial reporting, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Collect, analyse, and interpret data related to our environmental and social impacts, including carbon emissions, energy consumption, waste management, water usage, employee indicators, social initiatives, and community engagement.
  • Collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders to gather data and ensure accurate reporting.
  • Prepare and publish ESG reports, disclosing our sustainability performance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging ESG reporting frameworks, guidelines, and best practices, and incorporate them into our reporting processes as appropriate.
  • Support the business in regular external ESG audits and assessments to ensure data integrity and accuracy.
  • Manage our carbon accounting processes, including calculating and tracking carbon emissions, setting reduction targets, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Identify and implement strategies to reduce our carbon footprint and improve overall sustainability performance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement sustainability initiatives and projects.
  • Provide training and guidance to employees on ESG reporting and sustainability practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in environmental science, sustainability, accounting, or a related field. A master's degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in ESG non-financial reporting and carbon accounting, preferably in a corporate or consulting environment.
  • Strong knowledge of ESG reporting frameworks, such as GRI, SASB, TCFD, and CDP.
  • Familiarity with carbon accounting methodologies, such as GHG Protocol and ISO 14064.
  • Proficiency in data collection, analysis, and reporting using relevant tools and software.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders.
  • A passion for sustainability and a deep understanding of environmental and social issues.
  • Professional certifications in sustainability reporting or carbon accounting are a plus.

What we offer

In addition to offering competitive salaries and incentive plans, a range of benefits and local rewards packages are offered to staff. Colt recognises the importance of a work life balance.

Some benefit examples are:

  • Flexible working 
  • Two days annually to spend on volunteering opportunities
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Access to a virtual business school for on-going learning
  • Business mentoring

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