ESG Analyst / Associate

  • Anywhere

Private Equity and Alternatives

We're recruiting for one of the UK's leading alternative asset managers. Our client is a mainstream, reputable firm that invests across multiple strategies and has expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia. It has a blue chip investor base and has grown significantly over the past 10 years. As part of that growth and its commitment to responsible investment, the firm is looking to grow it's ESG function. We are looking for someone at the Analyst or Associate level (depending on experience) with ESG experience either within an investment management firm in London or from a relevant consulting division within a Big 4 accounting firm or similar consultancy in London.

  • Anywhere

Private Equity and Alternatives

We're recruiting for one of the UK's leading alternative asset managers. Our client is a mainstream, reputable firm that invests across multiple strategies and has expanded throughout Europe, the US and Asia. It has a blue chip investor base and has grown significantly over the past 10 years. As part of that growth and its commitment to responsible investment, the firm is looking to grow it's ESG function. We are looking for someone at the Analyst or Associate level (depending on experience) with ESG experience either within an investment management firm in London or from a relevant consulting division within a Big 4 accounting firm or similar consultancy in London.

Description

The role will have a lot of interaction with our client’s fund finance team, investor relations and the investment team and, as such, will be an excellent communicator.

Key responsibilities for this ESG Analyst / Associate role include:

  • Assessing ESG risks for potential investments, portfolio companies and the firm itself.
  • Engaging with external advisors to understand ESG risk assessment.
  • Sharing thought leadership research on ESG and driving a ‘best-in-class’ commitment to ESG.
  •  Preparing reports for investors and management.
  • Assisting the ESG data collection process.
  • Analysing and benchmarking portfolio company performance against ESG benchmarks and metrics.
  • Liaising with the Investor Relations team to produce marketing materials in relation to ESG performance, as well as answering ad-hoc investor requests.

Skills

For this ESG Analyst / Associate role, we are looking for candidates with some experience with or exposure to ESG within another investment management firm in London – you may have worked in an ESG role, or an area such as investor relations or portfolio management with ESG related responsibilities.

We can equally consider candidates who have some ESG or Sustainability consulting experience within the relevant arm of a Big 4 accounting firm or similar consulting environment, provided you have had exposure to investment management clients.

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Please note this role is 4 days a week in-office with 1 hybrid work from home day. Visa sponsorship is not available for this role.

Please note that due to the expected volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. If you have not heard from us within the next ten days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Walker Hamill has been the leading recruiter of Finance Directors, Financial Controllers and Fund Accountants to UK and European private equity firms for over 30 years. We work with a highly diversified client group, including buyout funds of all sizes, growth & venture capital investors, real estate funds, co-investment vehicles, secondaries funds and fund of funds. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see the Walker Hamill website.

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