JobDescription : The Role: Senior Analyst, ESG Analytics & Client Delivery The Location: London The Grade: G11 (internal use only)
Trucost, part of S&P Global, is a leader in ESG data and risk analysis, providing data, tools and insights to companies and financial institutions so that they can allocate capital to more sustainable business models and better communicate ESG performance to their stakeholders.
We are looking for a Senior Analyst to join the Technical Division of our ESG Analytics and Client Delivery Team based in London dedicated to the delivery of Trucost's products and services to companies, banks, asset managers and pension funds globally. The role provides an opportunity to work on state of the art projects in the field of sustainable finance.
The Senior Analyst will contribute technical expertise and lead teams conducting detailed ESG analyses across a broad range of client projects - focused primarily on measuring the ESG performance of companies, investment products and portfolios using &SP Global and Trucost's proprietary methods and analytics.
You will be working with a diverse range of clients across the investment value chain to support the disclosure and management of ESG risks and opportunities, and benchmark performance. You will support clients to meet reporting needs in line with international and sector-specific reporting standards and standard methodologies.
Lead and participate in an international analytics and client delivery team conducting in-depth analytical research on the impact of ESG factors on companies and portfolios performance using Trucost's proprietary methods and analytics
Lead on the execution of a strategy aimed at developing technology and systems driven tools and solutions to support efficient delivery of Trucost's analytics to clients
Provide high-quality insights and recommendations from complex information for consultative projects
Clearly communicate insights and technical approaches to the team and clients verbally and in writing, including documenting analytical methodologies for reports and developing graphs and charts appropriate for use by senior executives
Support account managers in Trucost's financial institutions and corporate businesses by developing technical approaches for proposals or RFP/RFI responses that recognize client needs and convey Trucost's value proposition
Work collaboratively with a diverse team across multiple offices to conduct research and ensure the quality of insights
An undergraduate and postgraduate degree in relevant subjects such as; Economics, Finance, Environmental Economics, Development Economics or Environmental Sciences or relevant work experience
Proven experience in developing and applying ESG metrics to support business and investment decision-making
Strong quantitative and analytical abilities developed through first-hand experience, preferably within a financial services environment
Proven experience either in a risk management capacity or in a financial modelling role. Other relevant experience would include performing as an ESG analyst for a research provider or in the sustainability field for a management consultancy
Proven ability to synthesize technical data to develop insights on corporate environmental and financial performance
Proven experience in programming: excel vba, python, R, SQL
Proven experience in modelling, risk analysis and tool building, for example: input/output modeling, stress-testing, statistics and data science
Understanding of Trucost and / or S&P data and systems architecture
Understanding of investment / market risk in fixed-income, equities or real assets
Excellent project management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including confidently presenting complex information to clients in ways that they can easily understand and inform their actions
Personable, with a demonstrated strength in planning and executing work assignments independently, and as part of an international analytics and client delivery team
Ambitious, organized, with a positive, "can do" attitude
Fluent written and spoken English and broadly spoken official Indian language would be advantageous.
Open date: 8th August 2019 Closing date: 7th September 2019 Salary competitive + bonus
Internal Number: 6610928
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