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SGV - Climate Change and Sustainability Services Associate Director - Sustainable Finance

Location:  Makati City
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 16, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  145306

At SGV, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help SGV become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 





What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and on the world?

Ready to take the leap forward? Starting your professional Career at SGV will unlock your potential to numerous possibilities. We offer a wide variety of fulfilling Graduate opportunities that span from all business disciplines. When you join us, we will support your professional development with a combination of training, hands-on learning, networking, experiences and mentoring.

Joining SGV is a chance to enjoy a personalized career in a culture that promotes diversity and supports growth and development. Our values define the way we work.

The exceptional SGV experience. It's yours to build. 


The opportunities: your next adventure awaits

Climate change and sustainability and its environmental, social and economic impact continue to rise on the agendas of governments and organizations around the world. Organizations not only face regulatory impacts, but also expectations for action from wide range of stakeholders, including employees, investors, lenders, customers and suppliers.


At SGV/EY, we help organizations identify, develop and deliver strategies that address risk and opportunity while measuring effectiveness.


Our Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) team is growing.


To learn more about our service offerings, please visit


What we look for

·You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.

·You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.

·You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust.


o   Graduates in the following fields: BS Accounting, Finance, Management, Economics or any related course


Globally, we are leading advisors in the areas of:

  • Non-financial reporting advisory and assurance
  • Climate change and energy
  • Sustainability advisory and assurance
  • Social impact advisory
  • Environment, health and safety

Your key responsibilities

  • Assist clients in developing strategies on how to embed sustainability in their business operations, risk management, systems and processes
  • Help businesses develop strategies to address compliance with regulations relating to sustainability
  • Assist clients with greenhouse gas emissions and energy monitoring, reporting and reduction opportunities.
  • Contribute to providing independent assurance of a client’s sustainability report by checking the accuracy of reported data and statements in its sustainability report
  • Develop or assess client’s sustainability strategies, sustainability reports and data collection processes
  • Evaluate the environmental and social value of client’s investments in sustainability projects through completing social return on investments
  • Assess client’s work health, safety and environmental risks and compliance through conducting site audits
  • Gain an understanding of the political, regulatory, market and community drivers related to sustainability and identify how they might impact a client

Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Economics or any related course
  • Has at least 5 years of professional experience in sustainability, risk management, finance or other related functions
  • Has the passion to help businesses and the country become more sustainable
  • Ability to monitor a large amount of time sensitive and complex client communications
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively
  • Ability to think creatively and independently solve problems, and escalate where required
  • Ability to move between tasks seamlessly
  • Works well in a team environment and can also work independently
  • Fluent in the English language and has excellent research skills

One decision, a lifetime of opportunity

We’re committed to building a better working world. But we can’t do it without the right people. People who’ll think, act and lead globally – because that’s how business is now being done.


Wherever your career takes you, the place you start will shape your career for years to come. At SGV/EY, we’ll give you the flexibility to explore different opportunities, so you can create a career that matches your professional goals.


SGV | Building a better working world 

SGV exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

In everything we do, we nurture leaders

and enable businesses for a better Philippines.




SGV | Building a better working world 

SGV exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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