Location New York
Job-type Permanent
Salary $Competitive + Benefits
Reference 16220

Our client, one of the world's leading financial data and insight providers are looking to add an Investment Analyst who will sit at the intersection of investing and climate change. In this role, you will focus your attention on the firm's expansion and development of climate-specific research and data.

This is a new phase for the company, recognizing that ESG data is a crucial factor for investors to consider to best identify risks and opportunities. By better understanding ESG factors and how they impact credit ratings and debt capacity, clients can gain crucial insight into the potential direction of a company, industry, or market.

In this role, you will:

  • Leverage your ESG and climate-related knowledge to expand and automate the firm's proprietary carbon scoring system.

  • Publish market-leading research that focuses on climate-related themes and embeds carbon data and models.

  • Research industry-specific benchmarks and develop associated carbon forecasting and scoring models.

  • Plan, coordinate, and review the development of company-specific carbon forecast models.

  • Create and maintain a database of publicly stated targets to drive updates and new scores.

  • Assist in the development of additional climate-related data and models, including value at risk, cost of carbon, temperature scenarios, and physical risk.

  • Expand our market-driven climate and cleantech research to further develop thematic investment portfolio, models and indices.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Four or more years of ESG research experience, with significant exposure to climate-related data and analysis.

  • Strong knowledge of ESG reporting frameworks and the ability to examine financial materiality associated with climate-related risks and opportunities and the metrics used to measure performance.

  • Understanding of key scientific, policy, and market developments related to climate that continue to shape corporate action and investment decisions.

  • Knowledge of broader financial markets.

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting financial statements and performing quantitative financial analysis.

Less important but still nice to see:

  • Master's degree or advanced certification such as a CFA charter holder.

  • Knowledge of quantitative modelling, statistical analysis, and programming.

Apply today to find out more.