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Senior Manager of ESG Reporting & Risk

Company: Workiva, Inc.
Location: Charleston
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job SummaryESG Global Reporting & Risk, Sr. Manager will enhance Workiva's growth and reputation for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Leading as a writer and project manager, they will be responsible for ESG reporting and risk management within the ESG Team. The role will advance Workiva's ESG reporting through partnering with the communications, finance, risk, legal teams and ESG disclosure work stream to develop an industry leading reporting and risk practice.This position will work closely with many internal stakeholders experts across the business to support ESG risks and reporting with the goal of positioning Workiva as a SaaS leader in ESG. They will help deliver year-over-year improvement in ESG reporting and disclosure across industry ratings and rankings, stakeholder inquiries, as well as annual reporting.The Senior Manager will be a pro-active collaborator and communicator. Poses a high attention to detail and able to grasp issues quickly.Responsibilities

  • Ensure writing and implementation of the ESG integrated reporting disclosures and risk plans are effectively managed and milestones are achieved
  • Produce reports and disclosures in partnership with legal, communication, and finance our annual ESG Executive Summary
  • Partner with internal stakeholders, finance, human resources, IT/InfoTech, investor relations, legal, communications, and subject-matter experts across the business to update and create disclosures, policies, and risk procedures (Proxy, 10K, ESG Data Center, etc.)
  • Own and manage ongoing updates to Workiva's public disclosure on the Workiva's Sustainability Page and ESG Data Center
  • Engage all relevant departments to support data governance and controls, and facilitate external third-party auditing.
  • Create status reports to inform ESG Task Force, ESG Taskforce Disclosure Committee and CFO executive chair.What You'll NeedEducation
    • Bachelor's degree in communications, finance or accounting. Minor or certifications in environmental, social, and governance, public policy, communication corporate social responsibility, sustainability or related field, a plus.
    • Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship certification, Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) Credential Holder, CPA, or additional ESG training, preferredSkills
      • Experience leading and facilitating group process and collaboration for reporting or risk
      • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
      • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment
      • Technical capacity - strong attention to detail
      • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision
      • Ability to resolve issues with minimal supervision
      • Ability to research, analyze, and succinctly report data
      • Advanced knowledge of Wdesk features, preferredExperience
        • 6+ years project management or reporting experience within a large, preferably global, organization; increased in job responsibilities over the years
        • 3+ years experience with CSR and ESG report writing
        • In-depth knowledge of ESG reporting frameworks and third-party investor ratings: Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Taskforce on Climate Financial Disclosures (TCFD), UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), CDP, MSCI, ISS, EcoVadis, and Sustainalytics.
        • Proficient knowledge of Workiva solutions, a plusWorking Conditions & Physical Requirements* Position requires up to 20% travel to meet with project teams and stakeholders* Reliable internet access for any period of time working remotely, not in a Workiva office.How You'll Be Rewarded:
          • Salary range in the US:$96,000.00 - $180,000.00 Annually
            • A discretionary bonus typically paid annually
            • Restricted Stock Units granted at time of hire
            • 401(k) match and comprehensive employee benefits packageThe salary range represents the low and high end of the salary range for this job in the US. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience and other relevant factors.Where You'll WorkOur values drive how we work and who we hire. You will see these values ingrained in how we support our customers, work with team members, build our products and in the work environment we've created.
              • Customer Success: Always delight our customers.
              • Trust: Rely on each other.
              • Integrity: Do the right thing, every time.
              • Collaboration: Share resources and work together.
              • Innovation: Keep creating solutions and finding better ways.
              • Inclusion: Support a diverse community where we all belong.
              • Accountability: Be responsible for your success and failure.We believe our people are our greatest asset, and our unique culture gives employees the opportunity to make an impact everyday. We give our employees the freedom and resources they need-backed by our culture of collaboration and diverse thought-to continue innovating and breaking new ground. We hire talented people with a wide range of skills and experiences who are eager to tackle some of today's most challenging problems.At Workiva, you'll enjoy:
                • Fantastic Benefits: With coverage starting day one, choose from competitive health, dental, and vision plans on the largest physician networks available.
                • Casual Dress: Workiva has a casual work environment, most people wear jeans to the office.
                • Involvement: Ability to participate in Business Employee Resource Groups (Black, Hispanic, Asian, Women, Rainbow (LGBTQIA+), Veterans, Disabilities), Volunteering, Company wide celebrations, and more
                • Work-life Balance: We have competitive PTO, VTO and Parental Leave. We encourage employees to spend time enjoying life outside of work.Learn more about life at Workiva: Learn more about benefits: Workiva is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We believe that great minds think differently. We value diversity of backgrounds, beliefs, and interests, and we recognize diversity as an important source of intellectual thought, varied perspective, and innovation. Employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other protected characteristic.We strongly encourage and welcome people from historically marginalized groups to apply.Workiva is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. To request assistance with the application process, please email .Workiva supports employees in working where they work best - either from an office or remotely from any location within their country of employment.#LI-HS2

Keywords: Workiva, Inc., Charleston , Senior Manager of ESG Reporting & Risk, Accounting, Auditing , Charleston, South Carolina

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