Sustainability Director – ESG

5 days left

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary & extensive benefits
Posted
22 Sep 2021
Closes
22 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We want to lead the conversation when it comes to shaping the future of the profession. And given the scale and variety of our audit engagements in both the UK and globally, we are well placed to create change. If you share our commitment to achieving excellence and working to the highest audit standards, are a natural collaborator who values different perspectives and relishes the opportunity to develop and progress - then KPMG could be the place where you can thrive.

What you’ll be doing

  • Oversight and lead key pillars of AAS strategy, take accountability for overall team management and other non-delivery aspects of the role.
  • Operational accountability and responsibility for the delivery of sustainability reporting advisory engagements. Demonstrates a strong tone and culture supporting quality through communication, consultations, engagement support and commitment to maintain objectivity, professional scepticism, ethics and integrity. This includes leading KPMG engagements with stakeholders and AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Participate in KPMG and external international working groups on emerging ESG reporting standards, including having an active role in KPMG’s Global ESG team (KPMG Impact).
  • Build and maintain excellent relationship with other departments with whom AAS works closely e.g. Climate Change and Decarbonisation Strategy, ESG strategy, Audit, Assurance, Valuations, Deal Advisory.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience working as an Advisory Director in a Top 10 Audit firm working within large corporate sectors preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience with UK listed company reporting as well as UK statutory reporting requirements (e.g Strategic Report requirements, other Companies Act disclosure requirements, Listing Rules) desirable.
  • Strong technical experience with key reporting frameworks, principles and standards including but not limited to TCFD, SASB, GRI, Integrated Reporting, UN SDGs, UN PRI and CDP.
  • Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off situations.

Support from day one. We expect a lot from you, but you can expect as much in return. From Intelligent Working and Employee Networks to great rewards and benefits, we’ll have regular, honest conversations about your career.

As part of a high performing team you will be offered extensive professional development and support. You will be allocated a senior member of staff to assist with your career development and performance management to help you in meeting your professional goals.

Diverse perspectives. Diverse challenges demand wide-reaching perspectives. That’s one of the reasons why we’re so passionate about attracting, developing and retaining the best talent from all backgrounds. We’re proud of the value we place on individuality and we’ll empower you to bring your full self to work; to help maximise your true potential.

Applying with a Disability. KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

What to do next

Live our values and embrace our quality-first culture, and we’ll give you what you need to take your career from success to success. Start your journey by clicking 'Apply' today.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs