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Manager - Sustainability Disclosure Hub

Employer
EY
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 18, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and the World?

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart. We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

The Opportunity

We are seeking Managers based in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide to join us in our recently established Sustainability Disclosure Hub (the Hub). The Hub is a collaboration between our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) team and our core Audit Practice to respond to the emerging mandatory reporting requirements which will impact our clients and businesses more broadly.

The objective of the Hub's delivery team is to deliver work as it relates to mandatory reporting requirements (which will mostly be assurance).

We are already the leading sustainability consulting practice in Oceania (including more than 200 passionate professionals within CCaSS) and have a strong focus on the technical development of our teams and developing the next generation of sustainability and audit professionals.

About the Hub

The EY Sustainability Disclosure Hub offers practical guidance to assist companies across the region prepare for mandatory reporting of climate and sustainability-related reporting. Headed by Oceania market-leading financial and non-financial reporting professionals, the Sustainability Disclosure Hub brings together EY capability locally and across the globe - coupling financial and non-financial reporting strategy, readiness and assurance capabilities that have an intimate knowledge of the work of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and local market insights, including the development of the climate-related disclosure requirements by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and New Zealand's External Reporting Board (XRB).

At EY we also walk the talk. We are carbon negative and are on-track to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. We have recently been recognised as one of the Top 100 Companies in Sustainability and described as 'ambitious innovators' in the market. We recognise that the ESG and decarbonisation imperatives are central to 'Building a Better Working World' and are committed to supporting our clients and communities in managing the transition - which now includes our work coming out of the Hub.

What's in it for you?

In the role you'll focus on non-financial assurance across the above-mentioned locations. This will include:
  • Taking responsibility for assurance processes, design of work programs, completion of work products, and client deliverables to a high standard
  • Providing relevant and accurate technical advice and insight to clients
  • Managing potential problems and opportunities in delivering services, including process improvements, changes in expectations or scope, in accordance with relevant EY standards, policies and methodologies
  • Being confident and credible when presenting complex messages to senior client stakeholders, using a variety of media and methods
  • Building trusted relationships with EY clients
  • Contributing to the go-to-market plan for the Hub, enhancing market presence across Oceania and supporting the execution of the Hub strategy
  • Fostering a collaborative and high performing team environment while applying technical expertise of non-financial audit and reporting to direct project teams on delivery of work related to the Hub

What we're looking for

Here's our 'wish list' but don't worry if you don't tick all the boxes. We're interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.
  • Tertiary qualification, such as in commerce or accounting, engineering or environmental sciences, economics, social sciences, law, organisational development, research methods or international development
  • Financial or non-financial assurance experience and awareness of relevant standards including those developed by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and development of the climate-related disclosure requirements by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB) and New Zealand's External Reporting Board (XRB)
  • Practical experience with energy and emissions reporting schemes including National Greenhouse Emissions Reporting (NGER) scheme, the Safeguard Mechanism and the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF); as well as climate risk advisory experience such as experience with the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) Framework
  • Knowledge and experience in climate and energy policy and standards, climate risk and opportunity assessment and decarbonisation strategy is a bonus
  • Outstanding project and time management skills
  • You will have 9 + years' experience of relevant professional experience and 2+ years leadership or management experience

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Professional services/consulting
  • Facilitating training/workshops
  • Industry and/or government

What we can offer you
  • Explore how a career at EY is yours to build at www.ey.com/au/careerdevelopment
  • Discover how, when and where you can work at www.ey.com/au/flexibility
  • Learn about our commitment to DE&I at www.ey.com/au/diversity-inclusiveness
  • Discover the various ways our benefits can cater to your needs, across wellness, financial wellbeing, and family-friendly policies which include 26 weeks gender neutral paid parental leave at www.ey.com/au/benefits

Acknowledgement of Country

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders - past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at www.ey.com/au/reconciliation

Apply now... we're over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we're ready to welcome yours.

Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging - where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at contactrecruitment@au.ey.com. Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build

EY | Building a better working world

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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