Deloitte Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Internal Audit (IA) Senior Consultant in Lexington Park, Maryland
Mitigating the impacts of climate change is a monumental task. Yet, we know progress is possible if we act collectively. It is vital that we all (business and society) take urgent and immediate action. To do our part to help the world achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, Deloitte's World Climate strategy is focused on driving responsible climate choices within our organization and beyond. As a part of this commitment, Deloitte has established a Sustainability, Climate & Equity (SC&E) practice that provides our clients a broad range of risk and advisory services focused on today's most pressing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) needs. With the focus on climate change, societal impacts, and stakeholder influence, companies are increasingly focusing on decarbonization, assessing their potential risks, and reducing their environmental footprint. A career in the SC&E practice will provide you with the opportunity to provide high-value SC&E services to some of the world's largest companies in a variety of industries.
Our SC&E team is seeking IA Senior Consultants who are interest in managing ESG-focused client engagements, including developing ESG internal audit programs and risk assessment, performing business process mapping, executing testing steps, identifying control gaps, and providing opportunities that improve ESG program integrity.
The SC&E team works across the global firm to identify nascent trends in the marketplace, define the unique value that Deloitte can bring to its clients, build a centralized go-to-market strategy, and develop the mechanisms required for innovation, acceleration, demand generation, and market capture.
As a part of this team, you will focus on ESG Internal Audit, where RFA professionals combine various industry backgrounds and a passion and interest in ESG to impact on internal audit profession and drive value for our clients.
Deloitte's culture is collaborative, transparent, and inclusive. As part of this firm and team, you will build your arsenal of professional skills to think bigger, work smarter, and lead better.
Work you'll do
As an ESG IA Senior Consultant, you will have dual responsibilities for delivering client work in the ESG space while building our internal IA ESG capabilities.
As it relates to client service, the IA ESG Senior Consultant will be expected to collaborate with other IA ESG professionals to demonstrate and execute steps across the Internal Audit Lifecycle, including:
Deliver ESG-centric internal audits to determine whether ESG related activities and risks are being appropriately identified, considered, assessed, and documented.
Conduct a current state program assessment of organization's overarching ESG efforts to identify potential enhancement opportunities.
With increased expectations around ESG metrics and disclosures, build a SOX-like framework to identify risks and controls, document process flows, and identify potential improvement opportunities.
Execute traditional assurance activities on ESG related metrics and disclosures to determine completeness and accuracy.
Curate and deliver innovative and collaborative training sessions to deepen understanding of the ESG landscape
In terms of building our internal IA ESG capabilities, you will be expected to proactively assist the central IA ESG team and to collaborate with team members in developing and delivering different facets of our strategic roadmap, including but not limited to initiatives related to talent and resource management, branding strategy, eminence development, go-to-market opportunities, and learning & development.
Bachelor's degree required in Accounting, Business, Finance, or related field
4+ years of internal audit and/or relevant work experience, including supervisory experience, with industry focus a plus
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to travel 30% - 50%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Background understanding of ESG-related topics including the various frameworks and standards, such as GHG Protocol, SASB, GRI and TCFD.
Industry background in Consumer, Financial Services, and Energy, Resource & Industrials (ER&I)
Ability to state complex issues simply
Having proactive and Agile mindset
For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in New York City, Jersey City Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to New York City, Jersey City and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $86,500 - $144,200
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