Environmental Risk Communications, Inc./San Francisco or Houston, CA
About the Organization
Since 1994, Environmental Risk Communications, Inc., (ERCI) has provided businesses with cutting-edge tools to analyze and manage highly complex environmental liabilities. ERCI uses advanced probabilistic modeling, decision analysis, and Monte Carlo simulation approaches to identify the most effective financial risk reduction opportunities. The company deals with all aspects of environmental risk analysis, including reserve forecasting, budgeting, portfolio analysis, capital stewardship, financial engineering, and environmental decision analysis/strategic support.
ERCI offers business analysis services to Fortune 500 corporate environmental managers and is the developer of the most widely used environmental liability risk analysis and forecasting software, Defenderâ„¢. Our clients utilize Defenderâ„¢ to forecast project costs, set budgets, and recommend environmental reserves on both a project and portfolio basis.
The successful Finance Associate will become involved in projects covering the entire spectrum of ERCI’s activities. ERCI projects include evaluating environmental remediation portfolios, validating reserve forecasts, designing portfolio management programs, and supporting Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. ERCI also facilitates industry benchmarking studies, offers training and support for Defenderâ„¢ users, and participates in detailed site analysis sessions. ERCI is a team-oriented organization within which the Associate will assume considerable responsibility for the day-to-day management of complex projects. This position involves considerable direct client contact, which often necessitates domestic travel. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional with a passion for environmental accounting and remediation.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The Finance Associate will perform the following and other duties as assigned:
Services for Existing Clients
â€¢ Provide financial analysis and in-depth analysis of specific liabilities and portfolios.
â€¢ Research technical issues and develop remediation strategies.
â€¢ Provide decision analysis reflecting cost accuracy and alignment with client goals.
â€¢ Participate in problem structuring, including work planning, issues analysis, process planning, etc.
â€¢ Interact with clients and manage client interactions.
â€¢ Draft, edit, and format documents and presentations.
â€¢ Ensure quality control of outgoing work products and correspondence.
â€¢ Manage integrated consultant/client project teams.
â€¢ Play a leading role in marketing efforts, engaging and meeting with potential clients and producing summary memos, proposals, and presentations as needed.
â€¢ Develop and maintain active relationships within industry to provide guidance on company positioning and capitalize on innovative business opportunities.
â€¢ Represent ERCI at conferences, trade events, and meetings.
The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
â€¢ A bachelor’s degree from a major university in a field requiring complex analytical and quantitative methods and skills such as environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental economics, engineering, finance, economics, mathematics, statistics, or business administration
â€¢ 4+ years of consulting, financial project management, and/or sales experience in one or more of the following industries: investment banking, environmental and/or management consulting, environmental accounting, oil and gas, chemical, utilities, heavy manufacturing, or transportation
â€¢ Demonstrated project management skills, including client, contractor, and budget management experience
â€¢ Familiarity with environmental regulations and their effect on financial risks for industry
â€¢ Demonstrated leadership, strategic thinking, and organizational skills
â€¢ Willingness and ability to manage and carry out all aspects of a project with minimal support
â€¢ History of delivering on commitments, motivation to achieve excellent results with minimal guidance, and ability to establish goals/priorities
â€¢ Extensive experience with development of numerical models
â€¢ Proven track record of successful client service
â€¢ Solid business development and new client generation skills
â€¢ Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills
â€¢ Experience with software development strongly preferred
â€¢ Strong attention to detail and dedication to accuracy
â€¢ Ability to work within deadlines, prioritize, and multi-task
â€¢ Willingness to travel regularly
â€¢ Extensive experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Project on PCs
Compensation and Location
ERCI offers an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; three weeks paid time-off; a bonus incentive structure; and a company-sponsored retirement plan. Unless located in San Francisco or Houston, the Finance Associate will work from his or her home office. Locations (other than San Francisco or Houston) on the East or West Coast near a major airport will be considered for exceptional candidates.
To be considered for this position, interested candidates must follow the link below to submit a resume, cover letter, and salary requirements. CEA Recruiting is assisting ERCI with this search. Please direct all applications and inquiries to CEA Recruiting. This position will remain open until filled.
ERCI is an equal opportunity employer.
CEA Recruiting works with leading environmental nonprofits, foundations, and businesses to recruit top talent and design effective organizational staffing strategies. For more information, visit www.cearecruiting.com.
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