Deloitte ESG Controllership Senior Consultant in Des Moines, Iowa
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Controllership Senior Consultant
In the rapidly evolving ESG landscape, the ability to communicate with stakeholders while demonstrating trustworthiness is more valuable than ever. People, businesses, and organizations alike are demanding transparency and reliability over ESG data. This demand has served as a catalyst for our clients to establish and enhance the data, processes, and organizational structures around ESG. At Deloitte we are uniquely suited to support our clients through these changes as we bring perspective and experience stemming from core Controllership capabilities and enhanced by knowledge and understanding of the ESG reporting environment. A career in the ESG Controllership practice will provide you with the opportunity to provide high-value ESG services to some of the world's largest companies in a variety of industries.
Our ESG Controllership team is seeking Senior Consultants who are interested in delivering ESG-focused controllership engagements to help our clients navigate and endure through ESG transformation.
The ESG Controllership team works across the global firm to support clients through ESG transformation in compliance, data, process, controls - all enabled by technology.
As a part of this team, you will focus on ESG through the lens of accounting and internal controls, where professionals combine various industry backgrounds and a passion and interest in ESG to impact the accounting and finance organization and drive value for our clients. You will gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals while building your professional skills. Responsibilities will include assisting Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Chief Accounting Officers (CAOs), Controllers, and business unit finance leaders solve complex technical and operational accounting and reporting issues surrounding ESG.
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 doAs an ESG Controllership Senior Consultant, you will have dual opportunities to learn and to support delivering client work in the ESG space while building our internal ESG capabilities.
As it relates to client service, the Senior Consultant will be expected to collaborate with other ESG professionals to execute on responsibilities including:
Lead staff on client engagements focused on compliance with ESG standards and frameworks, including pending and final regulatory requirements (e.g., SEC's The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors )
Support walkthroughs with operation and technology leads to understand the current state of emissions reporting
Draft process flows for the existing and future state emissions processes for client operations
Provide insights and expertise on SEC control design (existence and effectiveness) to enhance client's ESG reporting processes
Serve clients by advising on and delivering effective technology solutions
Mentor junior colleagues in this area and serve as a thought leader
Support engagement economics management and deliver quality client experience
3-5 years of technical or advisory-related experience in entity and enterprise accounting or financial planning and analysis and cost accounting with a preference in sustainability
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Technology, Risk Management, Environmental Sciences, Economics or related field
CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CCA, CMA, CAIA or FRM certification, or working towards achieving one of these certifications
Experience in qualitative and quantitative analysis to support decision-making and successfully and effectively communicating your findings to a broad spectrum of stakeholders
Highly motivated, ambitious, and a quick learner given this evolving field
Experience leading and working collaboratively on teams to develop and deliver innovative solutions to complex problems
Knowledge of U.S. GAAP, IFRS, and SEC rules and regulations
Proficiency in MS Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
Ability to perform technical research of complex accounting issues
Open to travel up to 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
Master's Degree in Business, Accounting, Systems or Environmental Sciences
Capabilities in operational and financial internal controls, including work related to compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley
Experience with ESG solutions (e.g., Workiva and/or Workiva's ESG module, Persefoni, etc.)
The wage range for this role 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. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. 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 $82,208 to $145,488.
You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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