A career in our Sustainability practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.Our team helps organisations plan, source, deliver, finance and measure the wider impact of products and services. We’re helping to future proof businesses by making them more resilient and sustainable. You’ll focus on identifying and prioritising sustainability issues, setting goals that support alignment and integration of the sustainability vision into overall corporate strategy, and implementing processes, controls, systems, and dashboards to measure progress for consistent and accurate reporting.
About PwC Sustainability
At PwC, working in Sustainability is an opportunity to have a purposeful career to positively contribute to some of the most pressing problems of our time by helping to reshape the whole economy and the society in which we live.
Through speed, collaboration, and imaginative thinking we’re helping our clients to build trust in the climate transition by building credibility of non-financial and climate reporting, helping clients to transform sustainably, ensure the transition to Net Zero is fair, and ensuring our own business is ready to meet the challenge and sharing this story with our clients. As part of The New Equation, PwC is investing $12bn globally over the next 5 years, creating over 100,000 new jobs with a particular focus on strengthening our ESG capabilities across the firm.
Our Sustainability practice is market-leading with over 20 years experience in leading and transforming client's approaches to sustainability.
This role is centred around ESG Reporting but you can expect to be working with, and learning from team members who are also focussing on a broad range of sustainability topics through working with our clients.
The next 24 months will be a critical transitional phase for ESG reporting, given the number of new and emerging ESG regulations that are likely to be applicable in 2024 and beyond.
Our ESG Reporting team is currently expanding and we’re seeking talented, high performing professionals with an ESG Reporting background to take a leading role on delivering complex engagements to senior client stakeholders related to ESG Reporting. We want to help our clients in tackling their ESG reporting challenges and to create value not only for today, but for the future.
This could include (but not limited to) being a key part of the project team to undertake the following:
Current state ESG reporting assessments;
Upcoming regulatory impact assessments and gap analysis;
ESG reporting landscape reviews and horizon scanning;
ESG materiality assessments;
ESG reporting maturity assessments;
ESG reporting implementation design; and,
ESG reporting assurance readiness assessments.
If you’re successful, you’ll undertake client work and internally facing projects which could include a combination of:
Supporting teams to deliver client facing, and internal engagements, including monitoring engagement progress and budget;
Researching and staying up to date on the latest reporting developments
Developing relationships with key client and internal stakeholders;
Supporting the development of sales and marketing materials, including proposals and thought leadership; and,
Supporting the further development of our ESG Reporting proposition and approach, including digital assets.
Experience aligned to the activities outlined above
An understanding of the ESG and sustainability regulatory and reporting environment including emerging regulations and standards such as TCFD, CRSD, ESRS, ISSB, SFDR, Taxonomy Regulations, SEC Climate Rule, PRA SS3/19, GRI, SASB, WEF IBC and UN Principles for Responsible Investment and others
An understanding of the value drivers within ESG
Project management skills and experience of working on multiple engagements and managing your time effectively.
Experience in working in a fast paced environment
Experience in coaching junior team members
Clear and effective communication skills
Ability to build relationships, both internally and with clients
A desire to continue learning and growing professionally
Beneficial skills but not essential:
Assurance experience, including evaluating controls over financial and operational (non-financial) processes.
Good commercial acumen including a keen ability to spot opportunities, contribute to proposal development and winning new business.
Risk is all around us and in our complex world, is changing all the time. Our teams bring people from diverse backgrounds together, using their skills and cutting-edge technology, to help solve complex problems. We are pioneers in a world of changing risk and our market leading services build resilient organisations. Join us and together, we can support our clients to rethink risk.
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