Sustainability Director - ESG

Competitive salary & extensive benefits
30 Nov 2021
30 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Sustainability Director - ESG

Client facing Director in the Accounting Advisory Services team to lead the sustainability reporting services provided to clients, advising on how to develop and improve internal and external reporting on ESG matters, as well as effectively integrating non-financial information into mainstream corporate reports.

We are seeking additional leaders to drive the growth of the team and provide deep relevant subject matter experience and insight, both from working in a UK environment, but also with good awareness of the international sustainability reporting landscape.

What you’ll be doing

  • 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 clients and AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Lead and be accountable for driving business development effort in the Corporate Reporting service line.
  • Demonstrate continuous self-development and commitment to others development through coaching and leadership.
  • Providing sustainability reporting and accounting support including reports and presentations to client issues relating to key reporting frameworks, principles and standards including but not limited to TCFD, SASB, GRI, Integrated Reporting, UN SDGs, UN PRI and CDP. 

What we’re looking for

  • 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.
  • Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent) desirable.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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