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Manager, Sustainability Data & Assurance Sydney NSW

Macquarie Group

Macquarie Group Sydney NSW Australia

2 months ago


Macquarie’s Board and Management recognise the importance of sound Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices as part of their responsibility to our clients, shareholders, communities, staff and the environment in which Macquarie operates. Our ESG Reporting is fundamental in communicating to our stakeholders how we manage ESG and the impact we have. Climate Change is a key part of our ESG strategy and risk management, and Macquarie is committed to contributing to the world’s transition to net zero. Our approach to Climate Change is rooted in our organisational purpose – to empower people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Join our growing team that is responsible for ESG reporting to meet Macquarie’s ESG data, reporting and analytical needs. The team resides within Group Finance where uplifting our Sustainability Reporting will be key as we prepare to meet evolving reporting commitments and obligations. In Group Finance we’re future-focused and drive change... by being curious and bold. We are investing in technology and data, equipping our people with the skills they need for the future of finance.

Be part of our journey

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks and opportunities are becoming more and more relevant in today’s world, here at Macquarie we are no different. Macquarie produces a range of ESG reporting material and this team is responsible for ensuring Macquarie meets its rapidly evolving ESG data, analytical and reporting needs at both the global and subsidiary levels.

The team will be driving the development of platforms, systems and processes enabling insights and the delivery of our ESG future reporting, bringing our ESG agenda to life. Your role in the team will be supporting, designing and enhancing ESG data management, governance and analytics. Having experience in ESG, financial or regulatory data management teams, with a passion for sustainability you will have the ability to thrive in a fast paced, collaborative and innovative culture.

What impact will you have?

In the first six months you will be play a key role in uplifting our Sustainability reporting capability including evolving our sustainability reporting data management frameworks and processes to meet our future reporting obligations and commitments. You will use your data management knowledge to develop breadth and depth of expertise and demonstrate measurable value in assisting in uplifting our data management and governance frameworks that are fundamental to our reporting.

Using your knowledge of reporting and data, you will be involved in designing and automating processes around data lineage and controls, data profiling and analytics, interactive metrics and reporting impact assessments. You will be exploring and analysing the latest data management techniques and working collaboratively with our business divisions to uplift, enhance and improve ESG data governance and reporting. With the rapidly changing, dynamic and challenging nature of ESG data you will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of data management techniques to meet the significant challenge it presents.

What skills will you use?
• Strong communication skills with a proven ability explain complex analytical concepts to people from non-technical backgrounds
• High attention to detail with an ability to work with large amounts of data
• Experience and ability working in a highly numerate and analytical environment
• Be bold, seeing challenges as opportunities that can be overcome, be curious, always asking, “What’s the need and use of data end to end,” and “How can we do this better” and be generous, working collaboratively across the group
• Previous experience within a data management and analytics team, with ESG data management preferable but not essential
• Commercial experience with at least one of the following technologies will be viewed favourably: Tableau/Power BI, Alteryx/Talend and R/Python

You will be goal orientated, hard-working, people-focused individual with reporting experience and a passion for ESG. You will work within FMG and across other Macquarie groups particularly the Risk Management Group (RMG) when developing the uplifted ESG reporting data management, as well as influencing the Operating Groups to ensure effective and efficient data sharing processes to tell the Macquarie ESG story.

You will have tenacity, agility and a proven ability to sustain high levels of performance in a fast-paced, output focused environment and be a natural collaborator who can initiate and lead conversations with stakeholders regarding anticipated and emerging risks and opportunities.

We are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace, where different ideas are embraced. We believe that flexibility is a key driver to our people’s success and welcome the opportunity to discuss what flexibility means to you.

If you are an experienced leader who enjoys leading change, developing and implementing reporting frameworks, processes and platforms, and has a passion for ESG, apply today or reach out to Fred Howe – [email protected] .

About The Financial Management Group

In our Financial Management Group you will be part of a team that provides strategic analysis and advice on capital, funding, liquidity, tax and financial performance to support the growth of Macquarie's businesses around the world. You will join a team that ensures Macquarie continues to meet its financial, regulatory and tax reporting compliance obligations in the jurisdictions in which we operate, and a team that maintains significant relationships on behalf of the Group.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 19,200+ employees and offices in 34 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: FMG-971278

Work type: Permanent - Full time

Location: Sydney

Category: Accounting & Finance

Group: Financial Management Group

Division: Finance

Recruiter: Fred Howe

Opening Date: 28/2/2023
Sydney NSW Australia

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