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Guidehouse Sustainable Finance Consultant (Managing Consultant) in New York, New York

Overview

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.

Responsibilities

The position can be based in any one of the following states: Massachusetts, New York, Illinois, Florida, or Washington D.C.

Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems?

The Client segment Investors & Large Corporations (ILC) serves both the financial sector as (energy intensive) industries in multiple global value chains in navigating a complex world of energy transition, climate change, and in financing and realizing sustainable, available, reliable, and profitable products, processes and business models. Our strength lies in strategic understanding of complex energy transition, climate and sustainability issues. The ILC Client Segment is positioned as the trusted and independent advisor giving strategic advice at corporate decision-making level; the thought leader bringing innovative solutions, from knowledge to insight to impact (help make it happen).

As a member of the Client Segment ILC you will consult various clients from the financial industry on their sustainability journey. You will work on diverse assignments that may vary measuring climate-related impacts of loans and investments, developing climate strategies for financial institutions, understanding and reducing climate-related risks, to taking climate action and capturing opportunities from the energy transition and financing industrial de-carbonization. In this role you will learn, be challenged and develop skills at a fast pace. In addition to hands-on experience, formal training programmes will teach you the diverse skills you need to succeed. You will contribute to complex projects and will learn about project management by managing smaller projects. You are expected to transition rapidly into a professional Sustainable Finance Consultant.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with a focus on (sustainable) finance, banking, business administration, (energy) economics, (energy) business management, sustainable energy, applied mathematics, physics, or related discipline

  • 5-8 years working experience in related fields to include internships at the corporate level

  • Project management skills and ability to demonstrate understanding of the project objectives and client expectations

  • Familiar with financial analysis and analytical research

  • Strong communication, writing and presentation skills

  • Passion for sustainability, innovation and personal development

  • Must be able to work fluently in English (written and spoken)

  • A team-player who demonstrates the willingness and ability to work effectively in diverse teams and collaborate with colleagues at all levels

  • A critical thinker with a strong eye for detail and creative in problem solving

  • Able to show a working knowledge of data collection, organizational and analytical skills

  • Comfortable communicating and willing to be coached in presenting to colleagues and potentially clients

  • Experienced with PowerPoint and Excel

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • No sponsorship is available for this position

    Preferred Qualifications

    In addition to the above listed qualifications:

  • Master's or MBA

  • Consulting/Management Consulting experience

  • First hand knowledge of sustainable finance and banking

  • Fluency in other languages next to English (e.g. Dutch, Spanish, French, Arabic)

  • Proven international experience with relevant internship(s) or related work experience in sustainable finance and/or sustainable banking

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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