Senior Consultant- ESG & Climate Risk- Enterprise Risk and Quant

Multiple Locations: United States • Houston, TX, USA • New York, NY, USA • Atlanta, GA, USA • Tysons, VA, USA • Charlotte, NC, USA • Dallas, TX, USA • Asheville, NC, USA

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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: 2022-10069

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Ready to Accelerate Your Career? Join our rapidly expanding advisory team!

FORVIS, formed by the merger of DHG and BKD, is a Top 10 professional services firm focused on providing Advisory, Assurance, and Tax services. We are driven by our commitment to FORward VISion in providing rewarding careers and delivering unmatched client experiences through innovative services to our industry leading global clients.

The newly combined Enterprise Risk and Quantitative Advisory practice brings our global footprint, clients, industry expertise, and innovative solutions together to help global companies exceed their strategic objectives. Our portfolio of fortune 1000 services clients spans industries including banking and finance, insurance, healthcare, and manufacturing. Our clients range from the largest, premier global banks, insurers, and financial institutions to middle market institutions.

Who Makes a Highly Successful Advisor

We are looking for team members to join our inclusive community of passionate risk advisors. These diverse professionals should be highly skilled, entrepreneurial, and future focused - they are self-starters with curiosity and a passion for continuous learning. They possess a strong growth mindset that propels themselves and others forward, driving innovation through delivery, and helping clients succeed beyond their expectations.

Your New Career Challenge

Daily, you will have the opportunity to learn and work alongside a broad mix of highly talented subject matter leaders and team members both at FORVIS and at our clients. You will have an environment to explore and experience emerging, and relevant topics based on your interests and alignment to your short and long-term career goals.

As part of our growing Risk Management team, you will work with our clients, including some of the most iconic companies globally, as they reshape risk management and quantitative methodologies and process for the future. You will gain in-depth experience across emerging risk topics within a variety of risk categories (e.g., operational, model, credit, market, credit, third-party), become a thought leader with a focus on the latest innovations and solutions leveraging cutting edge technology, and enable strategic success through developing proactive metrics and data that provide risk insights.

Areas of focus include:

  • ESG Strategy & Governance
  • ESG Data & Reporting
  • Climate Risk Management and Scenario Modeling
  • Sustainable Performance Improvement
  • ESG Technology Enablement


How you will contribute:

  • Providing clients with support in understanding and implementing ESG programs
  • Maintaining and achieving high quality in work, client relations, and team relations
  • Working directly with our clientele to establish and deliver ESG programs and sustainability commitments
  • Supporting clients to collect and assess ESG and climate risk data to provide high-quality reporting and decision-useful information
  • Providing subject matter expertise on ESG reporting and climate-related disclosure frameworks
  • Helping to recruit, lead, and retain top talent within the advisory industry
  • Providing project leadership and management across engagements while contributing to high quality delivery
  • Developing lasting relationships with senior executives of leading organizations


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with professionalism and work with ambiguous and often changing priorities
  • Proficient verbal and written English communication skills; ability to communicate effectively
  • Human relations skills to deal effectively with clients, staff, and/or co-workers in a professional manner
  • Must be reliable and able to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivation and commitment to work on tight deadlines while quickly adjusting to changing expectations and requirements
  • A high level of professionalism and accuracy
  • Effective listening skills and is someone who builds quick rapport and nurtures internal relationships with a diverse audience of firm leaders
  • A high level of business acumen
  • Strong organizational, time management, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a hybrid work model
  • Excellent analytical, logical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years' experience within ESG, within either an advisory firm or a related industry
  • BA or BS in Sustainability, Risk Management, Information Systems, Accounting, Engineering, Science, or a related field
  • Advanced in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of Sustainability Accounting Standards Boards (SASB), Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), the Greenhouse (GHG) Protocol, Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD), United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and other ESG related frameworks and standards
  • Experience developing ESG disclosures including data sourcing, data validation, drafting ESG narratives, project coordination, and/or ESG reporting process automation
  • Experience developing emissions inventories, including inventory management plans, boundary conditions, emissions quantification, data management, internal controls and quality assurance, and/or attestation or verification.
  • Knowledge of ESG rating agency expectations


About FORVIS

At FORVIS, your career is designed with 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 infinite.

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.

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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 a global presence and diversified service offerings, we provide our FORVIS team members with an abundance of career paths to choose from. We pride ourselves on building an inclusive culture where the backgrounds and talents of all our people are valued. We view our people as our most important asset and invest in them by providing competitive total rewards, professional development, and rewarding career opportunities.

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

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.

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