Trade Analyst (sitting on trading desk) with commodity trading MNC

  • Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • The Cap Consulting Group Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 14C7175
  • 22 Mar 19

Trade Analyst (sitting on trading desk) with commodity trading MNC

Trade Analyst (sitting on trading desk) with commodity trading MNC


  • Min 3 years of trade analyst or middle office or market risk exp required
  • Petroleum trading or other commodity trading exposure is preferred
  • Prior exposure to market risk or middle office or P&L reporting is useful


Our client is a renowned and global commodity firm. For this role, you are part of a petroleum trading MNC. 


The role is a front office position within the trading desk that is responsible for the monitoring and tracking of physical commodity trading obligations and associated paper positions to ensure accurate reporting of volumetric price exposure during the trading day to facilitate the management of price risk by individual traders as well as group exposures.


The position works closely with Traders, Middle Office and Product Control Analyst. You will support an effective and efficient control environment, ensuring positions are monitored throughout the trading day and appropriate P&L positions are maintained (tagged) to support the delivery of accurate and timely position reporting.


For this role, you will also work closely with Accounting, Product Control/ middle office to resolve discrepancies and improve deal capture system accuracy in alignment with corporate and Market Risk policies and guidelines.


You are also accountable for the reporting of aggregate physical and paper exposures to support the management of the desired price risk profile of the trading organization. You will monitor the activity of multiple traders and the tracking of physical and paper activity and positions to support trading decisions


You are also required to generate daily reports from the system and Internal Risk systems that reflect this activity for the Trading Manager and individual traders


Assist and work on other responsibilities and tasks as needed



  • Degree qualified min 3 years of exp in middle office or trade or market risk gained in a commodity trading firm
  • Prior exposure to market risk or middle office or P&L reporting is useful
  • Strong system aptitude with advanced skills in MS Excel
  • Aptitude to work with Risk, Operations and Accounting to help build a solid understanding of risk management methodologies and financial analysis
  • Strong analytical skills to derive and explain anomalies in data to help resolve issues on a daily manner
  • Detail-oriented with emphasis on accuracy and continual improvement
  • Strong team player with the ability to perform under pressure with daily deadlines and deliverables
  • Self-motivated and able to manage time with competing priorities and minimal supervision


To apply, please send your cv in word doc to  Please also include details of your current salary, expected salary and notice period in your cv.


We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


Posted by :
CAP Consulting (EA licence : 14C7175)
Caroline Poh (EA registration : R1105649)