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KPMG

Senior Manager, ESG Data & Tech Lead

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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.

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) topics are increasingly reshaping the business landscape, affecting financial performance and long-term business success. KPMG supports organizations in integrating ESG matters into their operations. This includes a multi-disciplinary group of professionals offering a curated range of skills and experience, including ESG strategy, sustainable finance, climate change and decarbonization, social and economic impact measurement, reporting, and assurance. We help our clients to effectively navigate the complex changes, challenges, and opportunities along their ESG journey.

Our ESG Data and Tech team supports the growing need for data and technology solutions to meet various ESG requirements. This team serves ESG core and extended teams and the Canadian Decarbonization Hub with specific talent, capabilities, and offerings needed to design, develop, and deliver ESG & Decarb solutions for our clients.

The senior manager will play a key role in leading the delivery of high-quality sustainability and ESG-related services, focusing on ESG data and technology in addition to:
  • Leading by example and being an authentic and active advocate of responsible business.
  • Have clear points of view on major sustainability megatrends.
  • An deep understanding of current state of ESG reporting and data management software markets
  • Have a navigable route to underlying service offerings (existing or new).
  • Support firm-wide sustainability propositions.
What you will do
  • Coordinate ESG team members to define ESG Data & Tech solutions/offerings based on growing ESG Data & Tech requirements
  • Review and respond to RFPs pertaining to ESG Data & Tech use cases (ESG reporting, decarbonization, nature and biodiversity, sustainable finance, and climate risk)
  • Go to Market alliances to support and build out ESG Data & Tech solutions
  • Outline the technical requirements for a specific application, software, or platform (e.g., data ingestion, storage, data enrichment)
  • Converse with clients to understand current state technology and future initiatives
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills.
  • Create a learning environment through the leadership of team members.
What you bring to the role
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Sustainability, Environmental Science, Engineering, Information Technology or a related field
  • Experience leading Data & Tech delivery teams
  • Understanding of building ESG data estates and centralized data repositories
  • Strong understanding of Data & Tech and Data Engineering foundations for grafting D&A solutions to ESG D&A solutions
  • Strong understanding of ESG reporting frameworks and standards (CSRD, ISSB, TCFD, GRI, TNFD, SASB)
  • 5+ years' experience with implementation projects in Data & Tech
  • Experience working with enterprise systems (e.g., ERP)
  • Experience working with Cloud environments such as AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Understanding of data platform services (e.g., Snowflake, BigQuery, Alteryx)
  • Experience designing data platforms for large, complex organizations
  • Strong relationship management skills with an ability to establish productive relationships between various leaders, departments, and partners across the organization
  • Independent research and analytical skills with a keen interest in staying updated on new standards, certifications, and technologies.
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

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 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. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing cdnersteam@kpmg.ca or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.

Industry

Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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