Commodity Risk Analyst- Chicago, IL

Date Posted: 11/21/2022

Equity Staffing has an exciting opportunity as a Senior Commodity Risk Analyst for a very sought after company in the Oil & Gas industry! The Senior Commodity Risk Analyst is a key strategic control position within the Commodity Risk function and the company's Trading and Shipping Finance. This position reports to the Commodity Risk Lead for a specific commodity’s aspects of control. The role holder serves as the primary interface for trading and supply benches, while managing the daily activities that meet the team’s core responsibility of delivering independent daily exposure and P&L, and provides analytics to support business insight, including working capital and cash.

Location: Chicago, IL

• Responsible for the creation and delivery of high quality, insightful, value added, and automated management information.
• Responsible for bringing transparency to deal structures and explaining financial impacts in operational terms.
• Independent understanding of trading strategies to identify/raise and mitigate financial, operational & reputational risk related to new or existing activities.
• Ensure timely validation of deal blotters and business summaries from the front office to ensure that new business deals are accurately represented in the system.
• Daily maintenance and validation of non-global curves and resolve any issue with bench analyst on a timely basis.
• Collaborate closely with finance, risk and front office teams to resolve any discrepancies on counterparty, pricing, volume and MTM intent.
• Maintain and review deal level MTM, exposure and P&L.
• Accurately validate, monitor and manage ancillaries and related P&L daily including troubleshooting and resolving any related issues.
• Actively engage with global teams, ensuring proper handoffs between regions.
• Support regional and global process standardization initiatives.

• Bachelor's degree in a Financial discipline
• 5+ years of relative work experience (finance, risk, etc.)
• Proficient at identifying basic risk mitigation strategies and have the ability to drive commercial focus, analyze exposures and be a strategic member of our finance team
• Knowledgeable about the external environment in which the business operates and being able to assess and challenge its impact on the business risk matrix
• Be able to analyze operational risk exposure and advise risk mitigation programs
• Possess programming skills and understanding energy trading markets and instruments would be highly beneficial



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