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Manager, ESG Reporting Advisory

Toronto, ON
Full Time
3 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG's ESG Reporting Advisory Services practice provides a full range of ESG reporting advisory and assurance services to clients in both the corporate and public sectors. Core services include sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance [ESG] risk assessments, ESG reporting advisory and implementation support, GHG accounting services, and ESG assurance. At KPMG, we'll provide you with the support to drive your own career and discover the countless opportunities available.

Our ESG Reporting Advisory Services practice in Toronto is seeking a Manager to support the delivery of ESG and sustainability reporting advisory and assurance services to public and private sector clients across a range of industries.

What you will do
  • Execute the delivery of ESG reporting advisory engagements under multiple accounting regulatory frameworks (e.g., ISSB, CSRD and SEC) and take ownership of the engagements from start to finish, which will require strong project management skills, including managing client deliverables and expectations.
  • Educate client organizations on forthcoming ESG regulatory requirements, and the impact of these requirements on their ESG reporting processes.
  • Assist clients in developing best practice ESG initiatives, program development, and reporting via benchmarking exercises, gap assessments, roadmap development and other reporting advisory services.
  • Develop and/or review of existing current state of GHG emissions inventory to assess organizational and operational boundaries, understand calculation methodologies, assess completeness and accuracy of data.
  • Conduct due diligence preparations, identifying and reporting on ESG factors, market intelligence reports, and carbon emissions tracking.
  • Manage assurance teams in the delivery of sustainability-related engagements, including sustainability report assurance, greenhouse gas (GHG) assurance, GHG verifications and renewable fuels verification.
  • Work with broader KPMG advisory teams including Management Consulting, Risk Consulting and ESG Services, in support of ESG reporting implementation projects including process/control redesign and advising on other business implications to your clients when assessing the impact of sustainability reporting requirements.
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills.
  • Mentor and coach team members to their highest potential.
  • Support client relationships and business development initiatives such as leading proposals, identifying new target clients, and develop "go to market" strategies.
What you bring to the role
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in ESG reporting advisory or ESG assurance in industry and/or consulting.
  • Additional relevant experience for 3+ years in financial reporting advisory or Audit.
  • Relevant post-secondary degree and Canadian CPA designation, or international equivalent recognized by CA CPA.

    Knowledge of leading sustainability disclosure frameworks (ISSB, CSRD, GRI, SASB, Integrated Reporting etc.) and ESG issues.
  • 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.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including preparation of technical memos and presentations), with the ability to 'uncomplicate the complicated' by expressing ideas clearly, convincingly and concisely to both external and internal stakeholders.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to deliver assignments on time, as well as manage competing demands, without sacrificing attention to detail.

Desirable Skills
  • Experience with sustainability disclosure and reporting frameworks.
  • Experience in assessing climate change related risks and opportunities.
  • Experience in developing and managing reporting and communications in accordance with global sustainability reporting frameworks (e.g. ISSB, CSRD, SASB, GRI, TCFD, UN SDGs).
  • Experience with sustainability assurance standards (e.g. ISAE 3000, ISAE 3410, ISO 14064)
  • Professional designation in a relevant discipline (P.Eng, CPA, MSc, MBA, CFA) #LI-LB1
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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