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Audit & Assurance ESG and Sustainability Manager (m/f) - Job based in Luxembourg

Date:  30-Jul-2022

Luxembourg, LU

Company:  Deloitte Luxembourg
Job Function:  Audit & Assurance
Seniority:  Manager levels
Contract Type:  Open-term


Your future team


Our Audit & Assurance Sustainability practice assists clients with assurance services around ESG matters such as audit of ESG reports, non-financial indicators assurance, bonds use of proceeds assurance and similar services.


The team is part of the Firm Sustainability initiative that helps clients in evaluating and identifying opportunities & mitigating risks associated with an organisation’s ESG / Sustainability footprint, as well as building responsible business strategies and practices across the whole value chain.


Our services focus on improving confidence in an organisation’s reports, purpose, leadership and actions for sustainable value creation delivering assurance on the information reported by our clients. Our services also help organisations improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their sustainability-related reports, processes and controls, including in relation to suppliers and business partners, and seize opportunities around sustainability that result in improved business performance. Our clients include companies across various sectors, as well as public and international organisations. 



Your next challenge


Managing ESG and sustainability-related risks and opportunities is at the heart of good governance and long-term value creation.

Your responsibilities will include managing projects concerning:


  • Audit & assurance engagements on ESG and sustainable finance reporting:
    • ISAE 3000 engagements on non-financial indicators (GHG emissions, water consumptions and others… );
    • ISAE 3000 engagements on green and social credit instruments use of proceeds;
    • ISRS 4400 engagements on sustainable finance topics.
  • Assisting clients in implementing best practice procedures in ESG reporting, own operations and across the value chain
  • Gap-analysis engagements on regulatory aspects of ESG notably in sustainable finance (SFDR, EU taxonomy) and ESG reporting (NFRD, CSRD)
  • Support with ESG and Sustainability data and reporting


Furthermore, we expect you to:

  • Lead the Audit and Assurance field-work on the different assurance engagements, coordinating the work and priorities of the team and dealing with the day to day relationships with clients
  • Participate in building our Audit & Assurance methodologies on sustainable finance and evolving best practices
  • Show best practice project management, including ensuring project progress, deliverables; provide support and sparring for younger auditors and team members taking part in their training and development
  • Leveraging your knowledge of the sustainability landscape to enable you to act in the capacity of ‘trusted advisor’ for client stakeholders
  • Developing strong relationships with internal stakeholders across the firm, working alongside others on all sustainability matters and industries as the team continues to grow



Your skills


  • Master's degree in Business Administration, Finance and relevant qualifications in sustainability are considered as an asset
  • At least 5 to 7 years' professional experience in audit and assurance
  • At least 2 years’ professional experience in sustainability, in particular in sustainable finance and regulatory aspects of ESG
  • Experience in audit and assurance in an 'engagement manager' capacity
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft applications - PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Access)
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and a pragmatic mind-set
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to develop strong team and client trust relationships through business-oriented mind-set
  • A high aptitude for identifying, establishing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders
  • Fluency in English and French; any other languages are considered as an asset



We want to hear from you! Join us and...


  • Contribute to making an impact on our society, people and environment
  • Work with recognized experts and be part of a dynamic team delivering cutting-edge assurance solutions to our clients
  • Benefit from a complementary health insurance, conciergerie services, car leasing possibilities and much more…
  • Have the possibility to work on assignments abroad



What impact will you make?


Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you'll find unrivaled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.


One of our firm-wide priorities is to deliver a globally uniform level of quality in our services so that our clients experience a consistent, exceptional Deloitte. To achieve this, global standards have been developed that define the most critical capabilities required by client service professionals across the globe. These help our professionals understand what is expected from them and to focus on their personal development. Please click here to discover the standards for this role.


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With more than 120 partners and 2,300 employees, Deloitte Luxembourg is one of the Grand Duchy's largest, strongest and oldest professional services firms. For 70 years, our talented teams have been serving clients in various industries delivering high added-value offerings to national and international clients in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services. Deloitte Luxembourg is part of the global Deloitte network.




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Requisition ID:  7862

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