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Consultant Environmental, Social, and Governance 2022 | Houston

Employer
FORVIS, LLP
Location
Fifth Ward/Frenchtown, Texas, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 21, 2022

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Sustainability
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Consultant Environmental, Social, and Governance 2022 | Houston Location: Houston, Texas, United States Apply Company Profile: At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions. Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit. About FORVIS FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications. It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. * FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies. * FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS. * Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS. Requisition Number: 2225272 Position Title: External Description: Description & Requirements As a Consultant with the Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) Consulting & Advisory Services group, you will be embarking on an opportunity to engage in and support innovative ESG solutions for a growing client base. You will work with a team to establish ESG data and content collection, engage in validation processes for various stakeholder groups, and generate ESG metrics, reporting, and other communications. This is an emerging, high-growth business initiative with high visibility. We are seeking a high achiever who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and enjoys collaboration and building solutions with other groups to be a trusted advisor to our clients in an evolving market space. How you will contribute: * Coordinating with clients, co-workers, and partners for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) program implementation and reporting * Collaborating in establishing data-driven ESG goals, milestones, and metrics as applicable for the client's organization * Performing sustainability-related assurance procedures such as evaluating and testing processes and related controls * Supporting corporate reporting in line with recognized ESG standards and frameworks such as GHG Protocol, TCFD, GRI, SASB, CDP * Participating in client meetings and assisting in the preparation of reports We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and: * Project management capabilities include the ability to bring qualitative thinking and quantitative analysis to problem-solving * Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic team and environment * Excellent written and oral communication skills * Strong problem solving and analytical skills * Experience working independently on multiple assignments or engagements, even in a virtual environment * Experience with leading teams and project management including budget analysis, status reporting, and issue management preferred Minimum Qualifications: * An undergraduate degree in accounting or a related business discipline with a focus on sustainability, climate, and ESG preferred * Familiarity with ESG rating firms, criteria, submission processes, and advocacy * Experience with assurance activities evaluating or implementing internal audit and/or enterprise risk solutions * Knowledge of SASB, TCFD, GRI, and CDP disclosure frameworks and standards Preferred Qualifications: * CPA License * Understanding of or experience with ESG information services, such as Bloomberg, ISS, Data Maran, or S&P Global City: Houston State: Texas Community / Marketing Title: Consultant Environmental, Social, and Governance 2022 | Houston Location_formattedLocationLong: Houston, Texas US

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