Accenture’s Sustainability Strategy Team helps our clients around the world achieve business value and sustainable impact through technology and human ingenuity. Within our sustainable finance sector, we support financial institutions to live up to their role as stewards of the transition to a sustainable economy. We help insurers, banks and funds to understand their current environmental, social and governance impacts, sharpen their purpose, and craft strategies to deliver it. As a member of our sustainable finance team you will drive answers to the following sample C-Suite topics:

+ Net Zero Roadmap – Can I commit my company to Net Zero? What is the financial impact?

+ Sustainable Product Solutions – How can I help my corporate customers/investees to become green with Transition Finance Products? How can I help my retail client to improve their physical, mental and financial health?

+ Sustainable Operations – How do I foster staff Diversity & Inclusion? How do I ensure more transparency on ESG performance in my supply chain?

+ Data Solutions & Reporting – How do I acquire, curate, model and report ESG data?

+ Sustainable Performance – How do I rethink performance and integrated value reporting?

As part of the wider Accenture team, you’ll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.

On our team you will:

+ Develop and lead high performing multidisciplinary teams, leading by example, actively mentoring others and contributing to performance management and recruitment activities

+ Use your judgment to solve complex and ambiguous client business and sustainability problems, bringing structure and rigorous quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques; acting and taking decisions with little management oversight

+ Develop knowledge of key sustainability trends and how they impact markets, financial performance and corporate strategy in order to identify key value opportunities for clients

+ Run Accenture’s business (including cost management, contract management, and resourcing) with discipline, rigor and integrity

+ Contribute to business development activities including opportunity identification/qualification and proposal development/presentation

+ Support practice/ community building efforts such as developing offerings, assets, capabilities, and relevant thought leadership and engage with the wider Sustainability community across Accenture globally

In this role you will:

+ Lead successful financed emissions engagements, addressing our clients’ business challenges to deliver commercial success together with positive impacts for society and the environment on topics including: sustainable finance, ESG analytics, investing & reporting and sustainable growth among others.

+ Leverage your core consulting skills to understand and structure the clients’ challenges; develop hypotheses on solutions; undertake market and trends assessments and develop business cases to unlock value and enhance sustainability outcomes

+ Use your deep industry knowledge and sustainable finance expertise to advise clients on their sustainability goals and transformation

+ Build and develop client relationships and develop your own pipeline of work through opportunity identification/qualification, proposal development/presentation, and commercial contract negotiation

+ Develop assets, capabilities, and thought leadership and support the promotion of our business in the market

We are looking for experience in the following skills:

+ You have a minimum of 5 years professional experience connected to sustainable finance topics of which at least 2 years in consulting type of work in roles.

+ Relevant work experience within a financial institution such as a bank or insurance is highly valued

+ Strong understanding of how organisations can create financial and societal value in synchronization

+ Application of recognised sustainability frameworks and structured problem-solving techniques

+ Quantitative analysis and business case development

+ Qualitative analysis, research and stakeholder engagement

Set yourself apart:

+ Experience working on key sustainable finance topics in the financial services industry including ESG investing; net-zero financed emissions; ESG reporting, analytics and modelling; ESG impact assessment; Sustainable growth and portfolio strategy; insurance and banking

+ Extensive experience at a top tier strategy or boutique sustainability consulting firm

+ Experience in financial modelling, business case development and ESG tracking, reporting and modelling technologies

+ Experience with climate-related financial disclosure standards and frameworks such as TCFD, PCAF, SBTi or PAII

+ Experience of using digital technologies to solving clients’ complex business and sustainability problems


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

With the breadth of talent our people have, they not only build strong careers, they offer their talents and skills to help clients and communities around the world.