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Director, Head of ESG Assurance (KDN)

Company: KPMG
Location: Walnut Creek
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Business Title: Director, Head of ESG Assurance (KDN)
Requisition Number: 104386 - 15
Function: Business Support Services
Area of Interest:
State: CA
City: Walnut Creek
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.
KPMG is currently seeking a Director, Head of ESG Assurance to join our Audit team with the KPMG Delivery Network (KDN).

  • Design and shape the KDN ESG Assurance strategy for Audit, as well as execution plans

  • Lead and drive engagement with Leadership groups

  • Manage business planning, management reporting and budget activities with relevant stakeholders and functional Leaders

  • Support the Audit KDN Solutions Lead with establishing and managing an effective operating and governance model and building capacity within the member firms through training and knowledge sharing

  • Represent KPMG and build the assurance brand from an international perspective

  • Assist with and partially manage ESG assurance engagements, including report assurance, readiness services and other assurance related activities with an emphasis on applying the knowledge and expertise of international reporting frameworks and legislation, including CSRD, EU Taxonomy, ISSB, GRI and SASB


    • Minimum ten years of recent and related business experience

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university with a relevant business discipline essential or equivalent work experience; CPA or similar accreditation is preferred

    • Strong leadership and team management skills

    • Significant experience in sustainability assurance or a related field

    • Experience of assurance/audit work and the ability to apply this expertise from this perspective

    • In-depth technical knowledge of relevant frameworks and the international regulatory and policy context, specifically knowledge of the CSRD, EU Taxonomy, ISSB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, and other relevant frameworks

      KPMG complies with all local/state regulations regarding displaying salary ranges. If required, the salary range(s) are displayed via the URL below. The range is specifically for those potential hires who will work in the location(s) listed. Any offered salary is determined based on relevant factors such as applicant's skills, performance, job responsibilities, prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications and market considerations. In addition, the firm is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package, with options designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself, your family, and your lifestyle. Our Total Rewards package includes a variety of medical and dental plans, vision coverage, disability and life insurance, 401(k) plans, and a robust suite of personal well-being benefits to support your emotion and mental health. KPMG provides personal days off per fiscal year depending on job classification, standard work hours and years of service. Additionally, each year the firm publishes a calendar of holidays to be observed during the year. Available benefits are based on eligibility.
      Albany Salary Range: Low: $149200 - High: $281100Colorado Salary Range: Low: $156700 - High: $295200New York City Salary Range: Low: $171600 - High: $323300Seattle Salary Range: Low: $164100 - High: $309200Melville Salary Range: Low: $171000 - High: $309000Rochester Salary Range: Low: $155000 - High: $281000
      Follow this link to obtain salary ranges by city:
      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, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.
      KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).
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