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Senior Consultant, ESG Reporting Advisory

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Date Posted: Oct 9, 2021

Reference Code: 74102-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Calgary; Montreal; Vancouver 

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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, ranging from gap assessments to disclosure and communications advisory to assurance over ESG information. 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. Other responsibilities would include:

  • 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
  • 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 audit 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 Deloitte Audit.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

Required:

 

  • Undergraduate degree in business or sustainability-related field.
  • 3 - 5 years of professional experience from a top-tier 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
    OR
  • CPA designation OR in progress of completion of CPA designation
  • 3 years of relevant experience
  • Strong audit & advisory technical skills (GAAP, securities/regulatory perspectives)
  • Familiarity with ESG-related standards and frameworks including GRI, SASB and TCFD
  • Familiarity with ESG ratings (e.g., MSCI, Sustainalytics, ISS)
  • 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

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.


The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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 that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. 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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