Manager, ESG Reporting Advisory

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Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 122304   
Primary Location: Montreal, QC  
All Available Locations: Montreal, QC; Brossard, QC; Laval, QC; Vancouver, BC; Victoria, BC 


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


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, assurance, regulatory requirements, investor relations and overall communications in corporate reporting.  

What will your typical day look like?


As a Manager, you will:  

  • Lead the delivery of projects for clients with a focus on:  
    • Complex technical accounting and analysis of GAAP impacts related to ESG impacts 
    • Performing research, stakeholder engagement, and analysis as part of ESG risk and opportunity analyses 
    • 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 leading ESG reporting standards & frameworks.  
    • Preparing and delivering training on ESG reporting developments and their implications 
    • Qualitative and quantitative research 
  • Deliver multiple project tasks or components, including completing proposals 
  • Work alongside others on climate change and sustainability matters & industries to provide expert insight on the impact and interactions of climate change on other sustainability areas 
  • Act in the capacity of ‘engagement manager’, taking ownership for all aspects of engagement delivery from scoping and team selection through to delivery, risk and quality management, and budgetary control 
  • Utilize subject matter knowledge to lead new business development opportunities and grow Deloitte’s ESG proposition  
  • Providing leadership and mentoring to junior team members  

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 Manager, 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. 
  • CPA, CA designation or equivalency and:  
    • possess a minimum 5 years of relevant work experience with public companies; OR 
    • possess minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience with ESG-related standards and frameworks including ISSB, GRI, SASB and TCFD. 
  • Strong audit or advisory technical skills, and solid knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP accounting standards 
  • Capacity to think critically about issues from a strategic perspective (options available, pros / cons of different options, proposed solution) and aptitude in researching accounting standards and related interpretive guidance 
  • Effective consensus building, conflict resolution, and team-building skills, including being a role model for others and imparting knowledge and experience to junior team members 
  • 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) 
  • Understanding of green and social bonds, relevant principles, market challenges and insights, and overall process is preferred 


Due to the nature of the role having interactions with National & Global clients, bilingualism in French and English is required for this position



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.

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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 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!

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