Audit Analytics ESG Senior Specialist

Audit & Accounting | Core Audit Services
Same job available in 6 locations

Position Summary

Are you good at using data to tell a story? Do you have experience in understanding evolving Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) trends and market forces and are looking to bring perspectives to measuring and reporting corporate sustainability risk? At Deloitte, we help analyze client ESG data to support the audit of ESG-related disclosures, reveal patterns and outliers, and offer valuable insights related to established ESG reporting standards and frameworks. The business world can be complex and ever changing and, as a result, Deloitte is helping to redefine audit by infusing our approach with cutting-edge technologies, data analytics and visualizations, and transformative audit delivery models. Lead audit into the future by helping deliver a more dynamic picture to our clients that provides meaningful insights, empowers decision-making, and informs tomorrow’s success.

Work you’ll do

As an audit analytics ESG senior specialist, you will use a suite of analytics tools to develop and execute analytics solutions that support audit engagement objectives, with a focus on delivering meaningful insights to the audit team and the client, related to ESG information and disclosures. Sample ESG senior specialist responsibilities may include:

  • Lead ESG audit analytics and data visualization efforts using data mining and data visualization to produce analysis related to established ESG reporting standards and frameworks such a GHG Protocol, TCFD, GRI, SASB, CDP, PRI, and WEF-IBC
  • Search and mine large data sets to discover meaningful patterns, trends and relationships to provide ESG-specific insight, utilizing technologies such as Tableau, Power BI, SAS, R, SQL, Python and/or Visual Basic
  • Present recommendations to enable critical decision making
  • Lead the design of the approach to audit analytics; manage the review and completion of team deliverables to help ensure data integrity and project alignment
  • Collaborate with individual audit engagement teams, leadership, and Deloitte’s Sustainability and KPI Services Team to develop and deploy ESG analytic services
  • Leverage advanced technology and leading practices specific to ESG audit analytics and data visualization to drive strategic benefits in the areas of ESG assurance, risk, measurement and reporting

You’ll have the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience working alongside leading professionals across diverse industries while building your professional skills in a variety of analytical techniques. By thinking creatively about how to apply analytics on a variety of projects, you’ll harness the power of data and drive strategic benefits in the areas of ESG reporting and audit quality, efficiency, and value. You’ll work with a team of analytics specialists and partner with individual audit engagement teams and Deloitte’s ESG specialists, and collaborate with client personnel to transform how we deliver audit services to our clients.

The team

Our audits are fueled by more than just technology – what really sets us apart are our insightful professionals, collaborative culture, and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Our audit professionals apply a streamlined, intelligent approach to the audit, enabled by innovative tools and technologies. Quality is our top priority, and by focusing on innovation, we continue to raise the bar on quality and deliver greater value to our clients. Learn more about Deloitte Audit.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in statistics, math, industrial & operations engineering, computer engineering, decision sciences, data sciences, public policy, sustainability, and/or climate change and be skilled in data analysis, logical structuring and problem solving.
  • At least 1 year of relevant work expeirence. 
  • Familiarity with analytical software packages/tools/languages (e.g., SAS, SQL, R, ACL, Python) and visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI, Qlikview) and experiencing applying such tools to solve complex analytics problems.
  • Understanding of ESG-related standards and frameworks including GHG Protocol, TCFD, GRI, SASB, CDP, PRI, and WEF-IBC.
  • Up to 30% travel required (while 30% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice).

Preferred Qualificiations:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

Available Locations:

  • Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Washington DC

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, we believe in professional development and helping our people grow. We offer learning opportunities to help you sharpen your skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. We support the development of leadership and technical skills through leading-edge learning development solutions such as our Audit on-boarding training program. When you join, you’ll participate in Welcome to Deloitte, a 2-day orientation followed by audit analytics-specific training to set you up for success on the team. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.


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