Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/23/20
Applications Due: 10/23/20
Vacancy ID: 82729

Position Information

AgencyState Comptroller, Office of the

TitleSpecial Investment Officer (Junior Corporate Governance Officer) - Item #08654

Occupational CategoryFinancial, Accounting, Auditing

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $81974 to $108616 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Exempt Class

Travel Percentage 15%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.50


From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes


County New York

Street Address 59 Maiden Lane

City New York


Zip Code10038

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university required, ideally in economics, business or sustainability.

Duties Description Report to Senior Corporate Governance Officer for Climate Change. Responsible for assisting the Bureau of Corporate Governance with the continued implementation of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s (CRF) Climate Action Plan.

Assist Senior Corporate Governance Officers with:
• Compiling and analyzing data from corporate filings and third-party data sources.
• Conducting company-level climate transition readiness analyses by applying the CRF’s existing transition assessment framework.
• Drafting reports, presentation materials, memos, and company engagement letters.
• Engaging with companies and asset managers on climate risks.
• Monitoring key trends related to climate change and the energy transition.
• Refining the CRF’s existing transition assessment framework and adapting it to new high-impact sectors and industries.
• Assisting with research projects on Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues and proxy voting

• Strong research and analytical skills, including facility with Excel.
• Basic knowledge of the energy sector and investment risks associated with climate change.
• Familiarity with corporate filings and third-party climate data for investment analyses.
• Basic knowledge of core investment concepts, strategies, and asset classes.
• Strong oral and written communication skills to assist with letters, presentations, and proposals.
• Relevant internships in pension funds, asset management or finance industry
• High ethical standards and commitment to the fiduciary responsibilities of a public pension fund.
• Ability to meet deadlines and work under supervision
• Detail-oriented working style and capacity to handle complex research projects, analyses and assessments.
• Team player who is energized by a collaborative working environment and is actively seeking learning and growth opportunities.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Sara Burt

Telephone (518) 474-1924

Fax (518) 486-6723

Email Address


Street Office of Human Resources

110 State Street, 12th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12236


Notes on ApplyingInterested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to no later than October 23, 2020. Please reference Item #08654-GOER-SAB when responding.

When responding, please include the reference number and letters listed in this section. The GOER ID # should not be included.