Climate Financial Consultant

Job Locations US-Remote
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/3/2024 12:57 PM)
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The Climate Financial Consultant will be responsible for providing technical expertise to climate adaptation projects throughout the federal government. This includes financial forecasting, trend and statistical analysis, conducting assessments, and providing recommendations for proposed adaptation projects in coordination with cross-functional stakeholders. The Climate Financial Consultant will evaluate feasibility, cost, and mission impact of diverse adaptation projects to strengthen resilience across the government’s facilities portfolio. The candidate must be deeply familiar with federal financial accounting and standards, climate scenario planning, TCFD, and possess an in-depth knowledge of climate science and implications to both physical and transition risk.


LMI is a consultancy dedicated to powering a future-ready, high-performing government, drawing from expertise in cloud technical solutions, logistics, and management advisory services. We deliver integrated capabilities that incorporate emerging technologies and are tailored to customers’ unique mission needs, backed by objective research, modernization strategies, and cloud services. Founded in 1961 to help the Department of Defense resolve complex logistics management challenges, LMI continues to enable growth and transformation, enhance operational readiness and resiliency, and ensure mission success for federal civilian and defense agencies.


  • Providing technical climate science expertise across integrated project teams, assessing climate risk in a diverse array of near and long term strategic planning activities including, but not limited to, master planning, facility design, construction, and operations, fleet management, national security, workforce planning, supply chains, and mission critical infrastructure.
  • Conducting technical research on a broad range of climate hazards, risks, and risk mitigation strategies as well as environmental and sustainability topics including, but not limited to, sustainable building technologies, energy and water efficiency, climate change adaptation and mitigation, environmental remediation technologies, and analytical methods.
  • Understanding federal climate risk and safeguarding assets requirements, and comparing agency efforts with attribution and detection studies to delineate between natural variability and climate-related extreme events.
  • Assessing, researching, and summarizing existing financial costs to federal assets due to climate-related incidents. Financial forecasting, trend and statistical analysis experience. 
  • Analyzing geography based zonal costs comparisons for real property, to determine reasonableness for trends and financial forecasts for the agency.
  • Researching and understanding forward looking trends and the climate response co-benefits, such as climate adaptation via load reduction and the deduction of greenhouse gas.
  • Compiling, analyzing, and managing large, complex data sets and translating into succinct presentations, reports, and policy recommendations for diverse federal stakeholders.
  • Preparing climate adaptation plans and risk assessments and working with subject matter experts to develop well-informed risk mitigation strategies.
  • Tracking and assessing impact of climate and environmental policies, procedures, and processes at the federal government, state government, and federal intra-agency level.
  • Demonstrating LMI capabilities to current and potential federal clients to support capability and business development goals. Scheduling, managing, and documenting client engagements.


  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, climate risk analysis, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years’ experience in climate assessment.
  • Familiarity with federal financial accounting and standards, climate scenario planning, in-depth knowledge of climate science and implications to both physical and transition risk.
  • Experience with and knowledge of General Services Administration is preferred.
  • Demonstrated personal and professional interest and leadership in climate change risk management and a strong ability to translate complex scientific data relevant to a client’s specific mission, portfolio, and/or assets.
  • Strong skills in MS Office applications. Advanced analytical abilities in MS Excel required.
  • Demonstrated creative problem-solving skills and ability to develop climate risk solutions including development of decision support frameworks and analytic tools that integrate within existing LMI and/or client systems, processes, and protocols.
  • Strong technical reading, writing, and proofreading skills in performing quality assessment/quality control.
  • Demonstrated professionalism in client settings, including interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently. Must be able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines with minimal supervision, and efficiently manage time across multiple tasks.
  • Working knowledge of current federal and state climate and environmental policy/regulations.
  • Ability to contribute to a professional work environment by demonstrating integrity, promoting teamwork and fostering positive communication. Ability to develop and maintain professional relationships in LMI’s multidisciplinary environment.


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LMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. LMI is committed to the fair treatment of all and to our policy of providing applicants and employees with equal employment opportunities. LMI recruits, hires, trains, and promotes people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, disability, age, protected veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a person with a disability needing assistance with the application process, please contact accommodations@lmi.org

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