ESG Reporting Manager

  • Financial Services
  • Cirencester
  • 27/03/2024
  • Fixed Term Contract

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Job Description

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St. James's Place (SJP) works in partnership to plan, grow and protect our clients’ financial futures. We deliver personalised, face-to-face financial advice to our clients, who trust us to manage their money to reach their goals. We provide this service via the Partnership, a network of qualified, expert advisors. We put financial wellbeing and responsible business choices at the heart of everything we do. We believe in the value of difference and know that diverse teams can help us problem solve and innovate for clients.

We look for people to join SJP to make an impact and to contribute to our culture which is based around long term relationships, doing the right thing, and being the best version of ourselves.

Location: Cirencester Office

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Employment Type: 12 month Fixed-Term Contract 

Seniority: Mid-Senior Level

Are you passionate about steering a business towards a brighter, sustainable future? Do you thrive on ensuring that every action aligns with ethical standards? If so, we're looking for someone like you to champion Responsible Business values at SJP.

As our ESG Reporting Manager, you'll play a pivotal role in safeguarding SJP's integrity and compliance and will lead the charge in implementing our Responsible Business/ESG/sustainability reporting obligations.

What you'll be doing:

  • Subject Matter Expertise: You'll be the SME on all things ESG, Responsible Business, and Sustainability reporting. Collaborating closely with various teams, you'll ensure we stay ahead of the curve in meeting our evolving obligations.
  • Oversight & Coordination: Managing stakeholders and timelines like a pro, you'll orchestrate the seamless execution of all reporting activities. From data matrices to third-party suppliers, you'll ensure execution and delivery.
  • Reporting : Creating key reports such as the Gender Pay Gap, will be your forte. With a keen eye for detail, you'll weave narratives that captivate while maintaining consistency and efficiency.
  • Data Management: Keeping our data house in order, you'll manage crucial matrices and systems with precision. Your role in audit and assurance processes will be indispensable, ensuring accuracy and compliance every step of the way.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Your influence will extend far and wide, especially in collaborating closely with data teams and encouraging positive relationships across Responsible Investing realms.
  • Analytical Insight: From manual manipulation to harnessing the power of third-party tools, you'll delve into data analysis to drive informed decisions.

Who we're looking for:

  • Deep understanding of reporting frameworks and sustainability terminology.
  • Strong numeracy or actuarial ability
  • Proficiency in project management and stakeholder engagement.
  • Experience with data systems like PowerBI and sophisticated Excel skills.
  • Copywriting experience and financial services industry insights.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience in Carbon Accounting is desirable

What's in it for you?

  • Non-Contributory Pension – 10% (increasing with length of service up to 15%) with further pension matching.
  • Parental leave – 6 months full pay
  • 28 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays (based on full-time equivalent) with the option to buy up to an additional 5 days holiday

Flexible Working

We know that everyone works best in different ways, at different times and in different environments. We have introduced a hybrid working policy to provide greater flexibility for part-time work, job-sharing, remote working, and flexibility on hours. Our people are encouraged to work in a flexible way that suits their lifestyle, so please ask the question and start a conversation!

Research tells us that applicants (especially those from underrepresented groups) can be put off from applying for a role if they do not meet all the criteria or have been on an extended career-break. If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you tick every box.

Reasonable Adjustments

We're an equal opportunities employer and want to ensure our recruitment process is accessible and inclusive for all, if you require reasonable adjustment(s) at any stage please let us know by emailing us at [email protected]

What's next?

Our team will be in touch. As a business regulated by the FCA we would advise you to familiarise yourself with the conduct regulations and in particular consumer duty obligations prior to an interview with SJP.

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