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Adviser Compliance Associates LLC ESG Data Analyst in New York, New York


The Opportunity:

In the role of an ESG Analyst, you will be capable of working remotely; this position can be located anywhere in the US. This person will be responsible for supporting the delivery of various ESG-related client projects, including ESG due diligence screens, ESG strategy and program development projects, ESG reporting and impact assessments with portfolio companies.

The environmental, social, and governance (ESG) landscape is evolving at a rapid pace and requires additional resources to meet investor and regulatory expectations. Our dedicated advisory practice helps firms of all sizes develop and monitor ESG programs to mitigate risk, make informed choices, grow profitably and sustainably, and combat greenwashing in the process.

What you'll do:

Research and provide insights on ESG performance of target companies

Prepare ESG Review memorandums of target companies, highlighting key findings pertaining to material ESG risks or opportunities

Collaborate with clients on data collection and portfolio company engagement on ESG issues

Suggest potential ESG metrics for monitoring/reporting

Support the development of quarterly and annual ESG reports

Develop high level impact models, including KPIs and potential goals

To qualify for the role, you must have:

Bachelor's Degree

1-3 years of professional experience - ESG, sustainability, or financial services

Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Adobe Acrobat, and the Internet

Skills and attributes for success:

Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently

Collaborative and team-oriented mindset

Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Creative thinker and problem-solver with a positive and flexible attitude

Strong analytical skills

Passion for ESG and sustainability

Demonstrated professional integrity

Ideally, you will also have:

Highly motivated and goal oriented

Proactive in one's own education and career progression

Volunteers for and shows initiative on both internal and external projects and tasks

Dedicated to upholding ACA's high-quality standards and customer service focus

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and clients

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong analytical skills with the ability to exercise discretion and make independent judgments on matters of significance for ACA and/or ACA clients

What working at ACA offers:

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options as well as a flexible work environment.You'll also be granted time off for designated ACA Paid Holidays, Summer Fridays, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. We also offer unique benefits such as Student Debt Forgiveness and Pet Insurance.

About ACA:

ACA Group is the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services. We empower our clients to reimagine GRC and protect and grow their business. Our innovative approach integrates consulting, managed services, and our ComplianceAlphatechnology platform with the specialized expertise of former regulators and practitioners and our deep understanding of the global regulatory landscape.

What we commit to:

ACA is firmly committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

ACA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We conduct our business without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, religion, disability, caregiver, marital or partnership status, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), ancestry, national origin and citizenship, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, creed, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other category protected by federal, state and local law. ACA is firmly committed to a policy of non discrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. Here at ACA, we have created a variety of programs to promote ACA’s culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute to ACA and feel that ACA is exactly where they belong.