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Market Risk Analyst - Energy Trading

Connect Resourcing
London, United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago In-Office Permanent £excellent with bonus and package
Posted by
Will Sharp
Leading Global Energy Trading business is now seeking an experienced Market Risk Analyst to join their London based team. You should ideally have 3 to 5 years of energy trading markets risk experience. This role comes with an excellent package and bonus

This is a highly commercial market risk role which will work closely with the Front Office. You will  develop a close working relationship with the European power and gas trading business to support new deals and appraise trading activities to ensure exposure and risk limits are adhered to. The role will require strong knowledge of the energy markets and the ability to further improve the key controls for the trading business. In addition you will develop coherent risk methodologies including VaR back-testing, stress testing, scenario analysis. Another key aspect of the role will be to assess the risks associated with structured deals and the valuation models used for physical/financial trading and hedging.



To be considered for this role you should have or the ability to develop the following key requirements:

  • Gas or Power market risk experience (3-6+ years) with a good understanding of market risk fundamentals (P&L, exposure, VaR, stress testing)
  • Experience of non-linear products (e.g. options), tolling agreements, renewable power, and certificates (GoOs, REGOs)
  • Power/Gas market fundamentals knowledge and cross-commodity awareness (e.g. gas, carbon)
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong business analysis, modelling, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships across stakeholder teams
  • Ability to perform under rigid deadlines and time pressured environments
  • A self-motivated team player, who can work remotely as part of a wider global team
  • Capable of applied creativity and problem-solving
  • A Team player


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