Senior Consultant, ESG Reporting Advisory (Future Opportunities)

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 122303   
Primary Location: Calgary, AB  
All Available Locations: Calgary, AB; Edmonton, AB; Regina, SK; Saskatoon, SK; Toronto, ON; Winnipeg, MB 

 

Our Purpose

 

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Be encouraged to deepen your technical skills…whatever those may be.
  • Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
  • Experience MyFlex and an agile work environment where work is what you do not where you do it

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At Deloitte, our ESG Reporting Advisory Team combines its deep technical expertise in corporate reporting with clients’ sustainability reporting needs. The ESG Reporting Advisory team provides advisory and assurance services for clients throughout their ESG reporting journey. This includes supporting our clients navigating the impact of ESG factors on their financial and regulatory reporting, creating and disseminating strategic stakeholder communications related to ESG, and delivering assurance around ESG measures and disclosures. Our team works with clients to ensure that ESG is embedded at the core of an organization’s purpose and takes a holistic approach centered on integrated thinking. 
Our team includes specialists who bring industry-specific sustainability perspectives with a focus on complex accounting, regulatory requirements, investor relations and overall communications in corporate reporting.

What will your typical day look like?

As a Senior Consultant, you will: 

  • Gather, analyze and distribute information regarding developments in sustainability to our clients and our practice 
  • Support the delivery of projects for clients with a focus on: 
    • Complex technical accounting and analysis of GAAP impacts related to ESG 
    • Performing research, stakeholder engagement, and analysis as part of ESG risk and opportunity analyses 
    • Preparing and delivering training on ESG reporting developments and their implications 
    • Performing sustainability-related assurance procedures such as evaluating and testing ESG data and processes and related controls 
    • Assistance in developing appropriate disclosures in accordance with approved ESG reporting standards and frameworks 
    • Qualitative and quantitative research using ESG data 
  • Develop and execute on assurance procedures related to ESG attestation engagements 
  • Participate in client meetings and assist in preparation of deliverables and reports 
  • Support business development and identify opportunities for value creation based on deep understanding of client challenges and an independent point of view 
  • Build client relationships and provide industry insight and experience in the domain of ESG 
     

About the team

 

Our team culture is collaborative and encourages team members to take initiative and seek on-the-job learning opportunities. Our professionals are committed to excellence and to enhancing the trust of the investing public and capital markets. Quality is our top priority, and by focusing on innovation, we continue to raise the bar on quality and deliver greater value to our clients. Learn more about the ESG Reporting Advisory Team. 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

As a Senior Consultant, you must have: 

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting or business, or undergraduate degree in sustainability management, climate policy, public policy or a related-environmental, social or engineering disciplines. 
  • 3 - 5 years of professional experience from a consulting firm, NGO or corporate role driving ESG-related initiatives within financial services including ESG Integration, Sustainable Finance, impact or responsible investing, ESG due diligence and risk management across the investment lifecycle 
  • CPA designation OR in progress of completion of CPA designation 
  • Strong audit or advisory technical skills (GAAP, securities/regulatory perspectives) 
  • Familiarity with ESG-related standards and frameworks including ISSB, GRI, SASB and TCFD is preferred but not necessary 
  • Familiarity with ESG ratings (e.g. MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS) is preferred but not necessary 
  • Strong data analytics and visualization skills, comfortable working with large datasets, both in Excel and beyond 
  • Strong data analytics skills to apply to sustainability / ESG problem solving 
  • Creative mindset with a strong interest in environmental and social impact 
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities 
  • Experienced with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership 
  • Strong management and communication skills (both written and verbal). 

 

Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.

 

Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours

 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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