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StepStone Responsible Investment Data and Reporting Associate

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Asset Manager

StepStone is a rapidly growing Global Private Markets firm who provides customized investment and advisory solutions to some of the most sophisticated investors in the world. With $675 billion of total capital allocations, including more than $150 billion in AUM, we are highly diversified in the private markets across the globe and provide creative solutions to solve for the objectives of any investment program. With a culture built on entrepreneurialism, partnership and being a team within teams, our firm offers joiners the opportunity to think out loud, collaboratively.

Position Overview

StepStone is currently seeking candidates looking to gain exposure to the intersection of Environment, Social and Governance (“ESG”) and data analysis/reporting. The Responsible Investment (“RI”) Data and Reporting Associate will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the private markets industry and develop skills for private markets data analysis, ESG and Impact non-financial reporting data analysis. Opportunities to develop a deep understanding of private markets and ESG subject matter concepts by working closely with the RI and StepStone Portfolio Analytics and Reporting (“SPAR”) teams, assisting in dedicated ESG investment data analysis and reporting efforts.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of a dedicated team providing data monitoring, analysis and reporting support to the Firm’s Responsible Investment team. Includes expectation for supervision and mentoring of a team Analyst.
  • Support RI team project management initiatives, helping to ensure initiatives are progressing in accordance with RI team annual strategic plans.
  • Support the development of ESG and Impact-related materials, including collecting ESG related data for customized reports, dashboards, and presentations highlighting ESG trends and analyses.
  • Learn, use, and improve performance reporting systems and analytics dashboard tools (e.g., Power BI) to compile accurate and timely reports for ESG and Impact-related materials.
  • Assist RI team stakeholders with specific quarterly, annual, or ad hoc projects and client-related requests.
  • Timely execution of RI team data analysis and collection requests regarding ESG and Impact-related matters, including RFP responses, ESG reporting, annual meeting presentations, white papers, press releases, podcasts, etc.
  • Support the ongoing integration of StepStone’s ESG data into relational database structures.
  • Perform quality control to ensure ESG data accuracy by leveraging RI team’s predetermined ESG criteria and thresholds and guiding documentation.
  • Assist with the implementation of corporate and investment-focused sustainability initiatives such as carbon footprinting. 
  • Actively collaborate with various teams across the Firm to obtain all necessary information required for completion of deliverables, compiling final information in a manner consistent with StepStone global reporting standards.
  • Support engagements with data consultants to enhance ESG data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Analyze internal processes to identify improvement opportunities and devise and implement innovative solutions.

Skills and Qualifications may include:

  • BA/BS in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting, Engineering, Energy Management, Sustainability, or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience with performance reporting software and business intelligence tools such as Power BI, Excel, Power Pivot and Tabular Models
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Interest in ESG metrics, Impact Investing, and reporting
  • Basic understanding or interest in common ESG sustainability frameworks (i.e., GRI, TCFD, SASB, GRESB, IRIS+, IMP, OPIM, etc.)
  • Interest in Global Private Markets
  • Strong attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills
  • Promote and demonstrate a positive, team‐oriented attitude
  • Dynamic, hard-working and a self-starter, ability to manage multiple projects to tight timeframes
  • Willingness and determination to learn and improve

Salary Range

The salary range is an estimate of pay for this position. Actual pay may vary depending on job-related factors that can include location, education, skill, and experience. The salary range does not include any benefits or other forms of possible compensation that may be available to employees.

About Us

Working out of 26 offices in 15 countries, StepStone has a truly global viewpoint. As people are our biggest asset, we offer resources to help our employees reach their full potential. Our principles are based on integrity, transparency, respect and creativity, which together define how we do business.

Join us

When you choose to work at StepStone, you’ll find a group of professionals who are passionate about anticipating changes, solving problems and working together to make it all happen. Our integrated global team shares insights into how managers think and operate, as well as how they might perform.

StepStone offers a competitive compensation package including salary and incentive compensation for all full time hires, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.


We offer a range of benefits which include comprehensive healthcare, strong retirement plan, a mental health well-being program, paid time off, student loan repayment program for our US office locations, and several wellness initiatives.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

At StepStone, diversity, equity and inclusion are an integral part of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees and allows them to be heard, regardless of title or tenure. Our organizational community features multiple Employment Resource Groups representing our dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, StepStone does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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