Global ESG & Fixed Asset Process Lead -ERP

Number of employees

1010

San Francisco, CA, USA, United States

Posted on: 2023-10-18

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

Fluence is the leading global energy storage technology and services company, created and backed by Siemens and AES, two industry powerhouses and pioneers in energy storage. Fluence unites the scale, experience, breadth, and financial backing of the two most experienced icons in energy storage.

Our mission is to create a more sustainable future by transforming the way we power our world. Energy storage is critical to this transformation, yet today the market is fragmented and customers face the challenge of finding a trusted technology partner amidst conflicting technical claims, inexperienced vendors and installers, and new market entrants with limited power sector knowledge.

Fluence brings the proven technology solutions and services that overcome the commercial and regulatory barriers that stand in the way of modernizing our energy networks. We are the partner that can deliver at a global scale with the most experienced and knowledgeable team in the world.

About Fluence: Fluence Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FLNC) is a global market leader in energy storage products and services, and optimization software for renewables and storage. With a presence in over 47 markets globally, Fluence provides an ecosystem of offerings to drive the clean energy transition, including modular, scalable energy storage products, comprehensive service offerings, and the Fluence IQ Platform, which delivers AI-enabled SaaS products for managing and optimizing renewables and storage from any provider. Fluence is transforming the way we power our world by helping customers create more resilient and sustainable electric grids.
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OUR CULTURE AND VALUES

We are guided by our passion to transform the way we power our world. Achieving our goals requires creativity, diversity of ideas and backgrounds, and building trust to effect change and move with speed.

We are Leading
Fluence currently has thousands of MW of energy storage projects operated or awarded worldwide in addition to the thousands of MW of projects managed by our trading platform—and we are growing every day.

We are Responsible
Fluence is defined by its unwavering commitment to safety, quality, and integrity.

We are Agile
We achieve our goals and meet our customer’s needs by cultivating curiosity, adaptability, and self-reflection in our teams.

We are Fun
We value the diversity in thought and experience of our coworkers and customers. Through honest, forthcoming, and respectful communications we work to ensure that Fluence is an inclusive and welcoming environment for all. 

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Location: Hybrid in San Francisco, CA

Fluence is embarking on a digital transformation journey to enable the company's mission to create a sustainable, clean-energy future for future generations. Global ERP implementation will be at the core of the transformation and will be a strategic companywide initiative. We are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our digital transformation team. As a member of the digital transformation team, you will be responsible for working with stakeholders across the company to design and implement the SAP S4 HANA platform. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for individuals passionate about technology and sustainability. This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is at the forefront of the energy revolution. You will have the chance to work on cutting-edge technology, collaborate with talented people from all over the world, and make a real difference in the fight against climate change. If you are interested in a challenging and rewarding career, we encourage you to apply.

We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Global ESG & Fixed Asset Process Lead to play a pivotal role in our organization's commitment to sustainability and responsible financial management. This position will be responsible for leading our ESG initiatives and managing the global fixed asset processes to ensure compliance, accuracy, and optimal utilization of assets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG):

1. ESG Strategy Development:

· Develop, implement, and manage the organization's ESG strategy, aligning it with our core values and business objectives.

· Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate ESG principles into business operations and decision-making.

2. Sustainability Reporting:

· Oversee the collection and analysis of ESG data to prepare accurate and timely sustainability reports for internal and external stakeholders.

· Ensure compliance with ESG reporting standards and regulations.

3. Stakeholder Engagement:

· Engage with investors, customers, and partners on ESG matters, responding to inquiries and fostering transparent communication.

4. ESG Risk Management:

· Identify and assess ESG-related risks and opportunities, developing mitigation strategies to enhance the organization's sustainability and resilience.

Fixed Asset Management:

5. Global Fixed Asset Strategy:

· Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for managing the organization's fixed assets, including acquisition, depreciation, maintenance, and disposal.

6. Asset Tracking and Reporting:

· Implement systems and processes for accurate tracking and reporting of fixed assets across the organization.

· Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.

7. Asset Optimization:

· Optimize the utilization of fixed assets to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and extend asset lifecycles.

· Identify opportunities for capital investments and divestitures.

8. Compliance and Audit:

· Coordinate and support fixed asset audits, ensuring compliance with internal policies and external regulations.

· Address audit findings and implement necessary improvement

Fluence IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and fully subscribes to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity to ensure that all applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and job status without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital or familial status. 

What will the ideal candidate bring to Fluence:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Sustainability, or a related field; MBA or relevant certifications (e.g., CFA, CMA, CSR) preferred.
  • Minimum 5- 7 years of experience in ESG-related roles or functions to include experience with ESG strategy development and implementation, as well as fixed asset management in a global context.
  • In-depth knowledge of ESG reporting frameworks (e.g., GRI, SASB, TCFD) and sustainability best practices.
  • Experience with SAP/ERP implementation processes within finance a plus.
  • Strong understanding of fixed asset accounting principles and relevant regulations.
  • Experience with ESG data collection, analysis, and reporting tools.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project management skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence change across diverse teams.
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