ESG Risk - Reporting & Resilience - Engineering - Off-Cycle Internship 2024

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The Programme

KPMG in Singapore commenced work on ESG-related engagements as early as 2002, making it one of the first Big 4 firms to advise companies on their ESG journey in Singapore.

The KPMG ESG team has the mission of driving large‐scale economic transformation in Singapore and the region associated with the green transition. Built on strong connectivity within local and regional markets, as well as with KPMG’s Global and Regional ESG Centres of Excellence, the KPMG ESG team houses highly technical ESG competencies and brings together best practices, all of which are directed to the co‐creation of shared value with our business partners and clients. 

The KPMG ESG team also supports functional professionals across audit, tax and advisory with proposals in this area from the bid stage and through to delivery.  

This involves helping teams in Singapore as well as other member firms to drive pursuit execution, form a strategic response and pitch for our largest and most important opportunities globally, followed by delivery support where required. 

We work on ESG reporting, strategy, and other ESG-related advisory projects such as sustainable finance and ESG due diligence. We study trends to understand future directions of ESG in different industries and advise our clients as to the adequacy and effectiveness of their measures and strategy considerations.

In light of the growing demands for climate change and ESG-related services, we are looking for a Graduate Associate to join our KPMG ESG team.   

Together with a team of ESG and other professionals within the firm, you will: 

  • KPMG as a leading firm for ESG services in Singapore and Southeast Asia, in collaboration with other Global and Regional ESG Centers of Excellence as well as cross-functional teams to ensure we have integrated and end-to-end offerings. 
  • Support business development activities including the development of proposals as well as thought leadership pieces, and other industry-driven engagements. 
  • Support the development and delivery of service offerings in areas such as: 
    • ESG reporting, including gathering and collating relevant data on company’s ESG metrics, conducting market research on industry reporting landscapes, and performing gap analyses against common reporting frameworks which may include those published by the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the Carbon Disclosure Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, the International Integrated Reporting Council Framework, the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, the Taskforce on Nature-based Financial Disclosures, the International Sustainability Standards Board, the Global Reporting Initiative, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.
  • Other ESG advisory services relating to ESG reporting, including climate risk-related procedures such as scenario analysis, implementation of processes and controls to support high quality non-financial reporting, reviews of governance and risk frameworks and capacity-building workshops. 
  • Support the team in delivery of client engagements, ensuring high quality service and building relationships with a client-for-life approach, including: 
    • Conducting desktop research on market and industry trends, including topics listed above. 
    • Assisting in data analysis and presentation preparation. 
    • Participating in relevant brainstorming sessions to generate market / industry insights. 
    • Coordinating with internal stakeholders on meeting / activity arrangements. 
    • Participating and assisting in team projects and other ad hoc duties assigned.
    • Supporting in operational and administration tasks.   

Required Skills and Abilities

We are looking for a passionate and purposeful individual(s) who: 

  • Is strongly passionate about ESG issues and committed to making a difference in the corporate landscape. 
  • Has excellent knowledge of MS office, especially MS PowerPoint and Excel, and is adept at developing presentation materials to a high quality with a short turnaround. 
  • Has excellent interpersonal and communication (written and spoken) skills, enjoys working with people and is able to build relationships with and manage a range of different stakeholders, both external and internal. 
  • Is of a curious temperament, independent in learning, and a self-starter with good analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Has effective project management skills and is able to multi-task to deliver on varying priorities within a highly pressured and often shifting environment 
  • For interns able to commit for at least 24 weeks, we welcome candidates preferably pursuing a PhD/ Masters in Sustainability, Developmental Finance, Economics, Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering.
  • For interns who are able to commit for 8 – 10 weeks, we welcome candidates preferably pursuing a degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Environmental Science, or Social Science. 

About Us:

KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have 227,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 146 countries and territories.  

With a worldwide presence, KPMG continues to build on our successes thanks to clear vision, defined values and, above all, our people. 

Closed 20 days ago
Closed 20 days ago
  • Job type:Internships
  • Disciplines:
    Engineering
  • Citizenships:
  • Locations:
    Singapore
  • Closing Date:25th May 2024, 6:00 pm

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