United States, Remote, United States

Posted on: 2022-11-18

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Director, ESG Reporting

About the company:

Doing something different is never easy. It requires courage, optimism and grit. Core to our mission is building a team of adventurous individuals determined to make a positive impact on the world. This means challenging ourselves constantly. Stretching beyond the bounds of conventional thinking. Reframing old problems. Seeking new solutions. And operating comfortably in a space of uncertainty. While our backgrounds are diverse, our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. Do you like doing the impossible? We’d love to hear from you.

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 

As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 

This is what you will do:

  • Lead the Finance organization’s contribution to the development and execution of annual ESG reports including, but not limited to, the annual sustainability report, including:
    • Ownership of high-quality, clear and consistent disclosures and disclosures-related messaging
    • Coordination with various internal subject matter experts to compile and develop key qualitative and quantitative information for inclusion in reports
    • Incorporate and develop content with consideration for relevant reporting frameworks and key ESG ratings requirements
    • Coordinate closely with the Corporate Controller and Senior Director, Financial Reporting to complete external assurance and/or audit reviews of reports and integrate any related requirements for SEC reporting, as appropriate.
    • Develop project timelines for the above and ensure project management to achieve external publication deadlines.
    • Maintain audit/back-up support files to support quantitative and qualitative information included in the reports
  • Collaborate closely with the broader Sustainability Team, Corporate Controller, Legal, Financial Reporting and other teams to support the development and maintenance of internal controls and consistency around ESG reporting and other related public disclosures.
  • Collaborate with the broader Sustainability Team, Legal, Financial Reporting and others to contribute to the preparation and review of ESG-related disclosures within the financial disclosures including Annual Reports, 10K, Proxy Statement, etc. as required
  • Partner closely with operating site teams to produce selected site-level sustainability disclosures to ensure consistency in reporting and data.
  • Works with various organizations in the Company, including internal controls and IT, to help ensure appropriate systems and processes are utilized to gather data in a way that provides confidence in the integrity of that data for use in external reporting.
  • Perform other duties as requested






This is what you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree AND eight (8) years of relevant professional experience including at least three (3) years in one or more of the following areas: sustainability/ESG reporting, financial reporting, investor relations and/or external communications for large publicly traded corporate, public audit firm and/or ESG/sustainability consulting, or other relevant areas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical skills
  • Experience preparing detailed written reports and technical analysis and synthesizing complex information into cohesive, clear narratives
  • Strategic, creative, practical and open-minded thinking with excellent business judgment and a focus on business outcomes
  • Experience working in multi-functional teams with the ability to foster collaborative relationships, lead through influence and build trust in a large organizational setting, global experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and to manage multiple demands and priorities effectively and meet deadlines with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated project management experience with strong organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility and motivation to learn new content, consider new resources and innovate
  • Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively with a cross-functional team of diverse individuals
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills, with a willingness to support the learning and development of peers and team members
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and creativity with the ability to craft and analyze options and make specific recommendations and action plans that will enhance the company’s and/or team’s overall objectives and goals
  • Familiarity with sustainability reporting frameworks.
  • Ability to serve as an internal partner for ESG reporting-related questions and broader communications needs and opportunities
  • Thrives in deadline-driven, intense work environment.
  • CPA or CMA preferred but not required


This is where you will work:

  • Department: Accounting
  • Location: Atlanta, GA; or Remote

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

Candidate Data Privacy

Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law. 

Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian’s service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services. 

Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.  


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