National Manager Internal Controls & ESG Reporting

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Work type: Full time
Location: Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Canberra, Canterbury, Christchurch, Gold Coast, Melbourne, National Locations, Perth, Sydney, Wellington
Categories: Accounting and Finance

People and places have been at the heart of ISS globally for more than 120 years. As a global leading facility services organisation we provide safe, clean, sustainable and enjoyable places for people to thrive in.  We are bound by the values we have chosen to operate by. Our commitment to our core values of Unity, Honesty, Responsibility, Entrepreneurship and Quality defines everything we do.


We strive to have a sustainable business model that supports the world we live in by caring for people, places and the planet. 


In this role as the National Manager Internal Controls & ESG Reporting you will be responsible for reporting on our ESG goals for Australia and New Zealand as part of our evolving global framework.  The role works across a diverse portfolio of segments and business functions in ensuring appropriate and mature controls and processes are in place in compliance with the global control catalogue. 


Position Type: Full-Time
Work Location: Any Capital city in Australia or New Zealand, eligible for hybrid work program.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Partner with key stakeholders on the integrity and quality of the ESG and Controls Data points.
  • Create reports/summaries on the gaps
  • Analyse data and makes recommendations to leadership on actions that could be implemented to address emerging trends.
  • Develop and maintain understanding of ESG Reporting industry trends, and regulatory changes impacting ESG reporting.
  • Work with ESG Data and Control owners to develop plans, mitigation, and targets to address gaps.
  • Collaborate with team members and communicates relevant information to leadership.
  • Maintain the highest levels of integrity and confidentiality in the performance of duties


Keys to success



  • Excellent stakeholder relationship skills and the ability to interact positively with challenging situations to achieve outcomes.
  • Ability to interpret complex data sets to spot issues and inconsistencies.
  • Ability to analyse data and make recommendations based on findings.
  • Ability to rapidly learn and adopt organisational frameworks, systems and processes.
  • Ability to identify, collate and apply regulatory requirements in a practical way.
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and self-motivated
  • Six Sigma or other Quality related qualifications.

•     Excellent knowledge of Excel and reporting tools
•     Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.



  • Track record of stakeholder engagement, including building relationships with internal/external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Track record of reporting and presenting information in digestible snapshots.
  • Experience in process improvement and design
  • Experience in leading, defining, managing and delivering a portfolio compliance-driven activities across for diverse range of stakeholder groups in a complex organisation.
  • Experience communicating difficult/sensitive information tactfully.



• Possession of an appropriate qualification in a finance, accounting, science, business, or other relevant discipline.
• A combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.



Our Benefits:

  • Values based positive company culture, with a caring and energetic team
  • Purposeful, rewarding and flexible work, with competitive salary
  • Access to staff discounts with wide range of companies
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Internal opportunities within our global organization


If you are someone who enjoys leading change, developing and implementing reporting and compliance frameworks, processes and platforms, and has a passion for ESG, apply today.


ISS is passionate about creating a culture that values inclusion and diversity, where all our people are treated fairly and respectfully. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, people from different cultural backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people.


We are an ethical employer, recognised by the industry for paying fairly and ensuring a safe working environment for all our staff. Read more about ISS in Australia and New Zealand on our website.

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