Location England
Job-type Interim
Salary £Competitive
Reference 21271

Acre is working with a leading UK financial services business, which is looking for an Interim ESG Reporting and Disclosures Lead to play a pivotal role in delivering ESG disclosure and reporting across the group.

In this role, you will be expected to take the lead in achieving a long-term sustainable business through your understanding of TCFD, GRI, climate-related disclosures, and finance reports such as UNPRB.

What you will be doing:

  • Lead preparation of ESG, finance climate-related disclosures for the group, specifically TCFD

  • Coordinate reporting governance activities aligned to internal regimes and frameworks

  • Plan meetings with key stakeholders to update them on key ESG progress and coordinate with the financial reporting team to confirm deadlines and data integrity

  • Work closely with the carbon lead to obtain key data for reports

  • Ensure alignment of external reporting with both regulatory expectations and sustainability reporting best practices (i.e. Global Reporting Initiative standards)

  • Undertake ESG and climate-related regulatory horizon-scanning and share upcoming requirements and market developments with the Climate Change Risk Forum on a quarterly basis (or sooner, as required)

  • Engage third-party auditors to undertake Assurance Readiness Assessment of the production of financed greenhouse gas emissions

  • Engage with specialist external counsel to develop suitable disclaimers for inclusion in the GRBR

Experience required:

  • A corporate background in auditing ESG disclosures, specifically TCFD

  • Working knowledge of financial principles such as the UN Principles for Responsible Banking annual report

  • Experience of TCFD, GRI, SECR and annual report writing

This is a great opportunity to work at a firm with a strong track record and fantastic reputation in the finance world, with the vision to promote ESG standards and frameworks to a high standard. They offer a great route of progression and work with the most ambitious of individuals.

Interested? Please apply directly or get in touch with Tiana Thomas at tiana.thomas@acre.com.