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Senior Consultant - Climate Risk

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 26, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  94143

EY is looking for a Senior Consultant to join our Sustainable Finance team within the Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) practice, to help the banking and capital markets industry respond to the fast-developing and growing climate risk and sustainable finance agenda – including managing the risks and opportunities from an accelerating transition, responding to new regulation, adapting products and services, and improving transparency and disclosures.  This is a great time to join a high-profile team where you will be surrounded by some of the most interesting and knowledgeable colleagues around.


The Opportunity

EY is at the forefront of current trends in Sustainable Finance and we engage with clients at all levels to provide insights and support with these developments. Our FSRM team brings together a broad range of skillsets including risk practitioners, regulatory specialists and modellers, and works closely with other EY teams such as our Climate Change and Sustainability Services teams that supports non-financial services sectors, as well as our FS Assurance, Strategy and our Technology consulting teams, to deliver innovative, end-to-end solutions.  


We welcome applicants with a variety of backgrounds and experience in the fields of risk management, climate change and sustainable finance, and are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate knowledge of climate risk, climate risk management, climate risk modelling, ESG regulation as it impacts financial services or particular industry sectors, industry challenges, existing resources and initiatives.  


If you are interested in being part of a growing team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, we want to hear from you:


Your key responsibilities

As part of our team you will have the opportunity to work with many of the world’s leading banks, and to leverage the deep knowledge and wide-ranging skills and experience of your EY colleagues. 


As a senior consultant in the team you can expect to be involved in the following activities:

  • Participate in climate risk and sustainable finance engagements
  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with clients while building strong internal relationships within the consulting practice and across other services
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills 


Skills and attribute for success

  • Confident and credible communicator who displays both technical knowledge and commercial understanding
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills
  • Project management and excellent report writing skills
  • Experience in stakeholder and client management
  • Ability to drive business development and contribute to the growth of the EY market solutions


To qualify for the role you must have

  • We are looking for both quantitative and non-quantitative profiles, and a balance of skills and experience from across risk management and/or modelling, and climate change.
  • Experience in climate risk and knowledge of financial services, either as part of an institution; in an advisory or business consulting capacity to such organisations or in the regulation of such institutions
  • Non-financial industry knowledge of climate risk regulation is an advantage
  • Knowledge of financial and/or non-financial risk management and modelling is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong academic background 
  • A quantitative background is an advantage


What we look for

We are interested to hear from people with the right attitude for the job! That’s naturally entrepreneurial people that feed on the energy of a thriving global team. You’ll need a balance of technical and analytical skills, a creative approach to work and strong communication skills. If you’ve got big ideas on how we can do better, as well as the confidence to voice them, this role is for you.

Who we are
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance. 


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


Join us in building a better working world.  


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