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Manager, ESG Due Diligence

Requisition #: 57591

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Washington, DC; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; New York, NY

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in ESG Due Diligence for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage buy-side and sell-side transaction advisory engagements, providing ESG due diligence assistance to Fortune 1000 and middle market companies and private equity investors, including Phase I Environmental Site Assessments consistent with ASTM standards
  • Oversee and coordinate approach of client, KPMG's engagement teams and third-party diligence providers throughout the transaction process
  • Analyze target company data to identify ESG performance, potential liabilities and risks, which have potential impact on the valuation and negotiation of the target company
  • Create and design tailored transaction advisory reports specific to key ESG issues such as environmental performance, diversity and inclusion programs, ethics and compliance, etc

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of recent accounting, financial audit, transaction advisory or ESG consulting experience from a top ten public accounting firm, management or ESG consultancy
  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Accounting Sustainability, Business, Political Science, Environmental Engineering, Climate Science, Physical Sciences or related field; Master's degree in a related field (preferred, but not required)
  • Extensive experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating and managing staff, clients and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project
  • Strong current knowledge in one or more of the following: ESG frameworks (such as SASB, UNPRI, TCFD, CDC, etc), Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting issues, International Financial Reporting Standards, mergers and acquisitions or transaction services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, documentation, records retention and work paper organizational skills
  • Ability to travel, including potential international travel, as-needed basis 
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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