Vice President - ESG
The Finance VP ESG is responsible for playing a pivotal role in developing, executing and advancing on company-wide ESG finance related activities, integrating sustainability throughout the company, performing analytical analyses to support finance related ESG strategies and leading on ESG project management related activities. The VP-ESG ensures that the company's sustainability effort enhances business performance and supports the long-term interests of the company.
- Foster a culture of sustainability within the Finance department through ongoing organizational communications and education.
- Build effective partnerships with external organizations i.e., SASB, TCFD, CDP etc., to support sustainability efforts.
- Assess the Finance organization's current sustainability performance and identify and prioritize the key sustainability issues.
- Formulate action plans with defined objectives, targets and responsibilities to support agreed upon ESG strategies.
- Secure and leverage commitment and support for integrating ESG development into core processes and decision-making.
- Ensure appropriate internal controls and measurement systems are in place to support sustainability efforts.
- Measure and monitor progress against Finance sustainability strategies, objectives and performance targets.
- Assure that Finance Sustainability initiatives are in alignment with the company's broader Enterprise Risk Management program.
- Offer expertise and leadership to support initiatives to reduce company-wide resource consumption and waste generation.
- Build out capability to track and monitor ESG finance activities including the development of on-line ESG Finance dashboard.
- Support ESG efforts to partner with business units in the sharing and dissemination of ESG related information.
- Examine ways to simplify the completion of ESG assessments working closely with a Reporting Manager on the Costa Rica team.
- Provide support on key ESG related activities including infrastructure builds, compliance and audit initiatives
- Identify and prioritize areas for institutional sustainability efforts and recommend strategies for proactively addressing relevant sustainability issues that can positively impact the Finance department's overall goals and mission.
- Support the Financial Disclosures & External Reporting workstream initiatives including but not limited to financial disclosures in the Form - 10Q, Form - 10K, proxy statements and non-financial disclosures including TCFD, SASB etc.
Computer Applications Used (Extensive/Moderate/Limited)
- Education: Bachelor's Degree
- 10 years' business experience with at least 3 years' experience in sustainability/corporate responsibility/ESG related activities
- Ability to work closely with company executives, managing directors, marketing staff, investors and additional constituencies by gaining trust and support; must be adept at influencing and building credibility in cross-functional environments
- Experience with financial disclosures is a plus
- Strong problem solving and analysis skills
- Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
- Pro-active, self-starter and independent thinker
- Excellent communications, written and presentation skills
- Exhibits sound judgment and professionalism in all aspects of the position
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assess priorities effectively
- Able to differentiate between conflicting priorities and issues to identify underlying causes
- Advanced Excel and PowerPoint (specifically Pivot Tables, vLookup, Formatting)
- Other Microsoft Office applications - Moderate
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