Senior / Principal Consultant – Sustainable Regulatory Consultant

Role: Senior / Principal Consultant – Sustainable Regulatory Consultant

Location: United Kingdom & Europe (flexible working location)

Practice Area: Strategy

Contract: Full-time

Remuneration Range: Competitive

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • An accredited qualification in regulatory and compliance assurance will be advantageous.
  • More than five years’ work experience in a relevant financial industry.
  • At least two-three years experience as a regulatory compliance specialist, or similar.
  • Good knowledge of industry regulations and governing laws.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

About Anthesis:

Anthesis is the sustainability activator!

Proud to be a B Corp, we seek to make a significant contribution to a world which is more resilient and productive. We do this by working with cities, corporates, investors and other organisations to drive sustainable performance. We develop financially driven sustainability strategies, underpinned by technical expertise and delivered by innovative collaborative teams across the world. The company combines the reach of big professional services groups with the deep expertise of boutiques.

Anthesis has clients across industry sectors from corporate multinationals such as Reckitt Benckiser, Cisco, Tesco, The North Face and Target, and also supports early-stage companies through Anthesis Ventures. The company brings together 1000+ experts operating in 42 countries around the world and has offices in Andorra, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Middle East, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the US.

At Anthesis we value both the wellbeing and the professional development of our people by doing our best to make Anthesis a great place to work. Our identity, values, and the quality of our work are vested in our people and we want you to thrive, develop and succeed here.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, we value diversity in our workforce and make our decisions based on skills and experience – the only thing that differentiates you is your talent and the value you bring. We understand that diverse ideas breed extraordinary results by inspiring our thinking, challenging our solutions and enhancing our culture. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability.

Summary of Role:

Anthesis is continuing to build out its sustainability regulatory team across Europe. Our team works with clients to deal with new sustainability-related regulations across the UK, Europe and the US relating to the financial services industry: banking, asset and fund management and insurance.

We are seeking a results-driven ESG regulatory consulting specialist to assist our clients to implement and develop regulatory compliance strategies. You will be used to reviewing documentation and procedures, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on compliance-related issues, and helping clients to review and improve their compliance with ESG regulations.

You will need to understand ESG regulations for financial services such as SFDR, MIFID2 and the EU Taxonomy for European markets and will have or can develop a good understanding of regulations in the United Kingdom such as SDR and FCA regulations.

You will have a good understanding of the banking and asset management markets and regulations, and potentially insurance markets and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interviewing executives, managers, and employees of clients to ascertain ESG compliance-related priorities and the current status of ESG compliance.
  • Reviewing documentation, processes, and practices.
  • Developing sustainability regulatory compliance strategies for clients.
  • Coordinating regulatory compliance procedures across organizational structures.
  • Providing training in sustainability regulatory practices and procedures.
  • Performing compliance reviews and compiling reports.
  • Documenting sustainability regulatory compliance-related processes and maintaining records.
  • Keeping abreast of regulatory changes and developments in the regulatory environment.

Your benefits:

  • Work within a highly motivated team in an innovative and rapidly growing global company
  • Opportunity to have a direct impact and be a key part of the growth and development of the business and the team
  • Work solely on projects that have an impact on the sustainability and climate change goals/challenges for clients
  • Opportunity to work with, collaborate with and learn from sustainability SME’s who are passionate about the work they do and the impact Anthesis can have
  • Exposure to a wide range of clients and projects on a global basis
  • Competitive salary in line with education, experience and skills
  • Competitive benefits including flexible working, 25 days holiday and two volunteering days off and the day off for your Birthday!
  • Cooperative, supportive and open working atmosphere.