Manager Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and Sustainable Finance, GTA
KPMG
Toronto, Ontario, CA
6d ago

Overview

Our teams of professionals help our corporate and institutional investor clients to develop resilient businesses that effectively manage ESG risks and opportunities.

As a Manager you will lead KPMG's Sustainability Services teams to support our clients on their ESG journeys. This includes supporting them in developing their ESG strategies and approaches, the integration of ESG in decision making and investment decisions, amongst others.

You will also help to further our business development, including service development and thought leadership. Clients will look to you to add value to their business through insights on their management of emerging sustainability challenges and their reporting and disclosure practices.

The Opportunity :

Our Sustainability Services practice in Toronto is recruiting a motivated and high performing Manager to lead the delivery of sustainability and sustainable finance services to our asset owner, asset manager and corporate clients across a range of industries.

What you will do

  • Assist clients in the development and implementation of their strategic ESG and sustainable finance initiatives
  • Manage advisory teams in the delivery of ESG and sustainable finance engagements
  • Support client relationships and practice development initiatives
  • Actively mentor and coach team members to their highest potential
  • Exhibit leadership and contribute to the professional development of our team by fostering an always learning and sharing’ culture
  • Pursue informal education and professional development opportunities to continually develop skills
  • What you bring to the role

    Profound sustainability advisory and / or sustainable finance experience, finance industry experience would be an asset

    Deep understanding of the ESG and sustainable finance landscape

    Strong familiarity with key ESG concepts and frameworks

    Ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment

    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

    The ability to work on multiple or complex projects simultaneously

    Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships

    Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service in the performance of duties

    Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada

    Desirable Skills

  • Master’s degree, additional professional designations like CFA would be a plus
  • Minimum of five years professional experience in a supervisory capacity in sustainability, sustainable finance and / or sustainable investing
  • Strong familiarity with sustainable finance and approaches of ESG integration in lending, underwriting and / or investing, ideally from industry experience
  • Experience in assessing climate change related risks and opportunities
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and in writing, and ability to translate complex messages and recommendations into concise proposals, reports and presentations
  • Fluent in Microsoft applications
  • about where a career at KPMG can take you.

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    Our Values, The KPMG Way

    Integrity , we do what is right Excellence , we never stop learning and improving Courage , we think and act boldly Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences For Better , we do what matters

    KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and / or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

    KPMG's COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office and / or other congregate settings in the course of their duties (such as client sites or third-party venues).

    As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and / or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.

    e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination.

    KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

    KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential.

    A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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