Senior Risk Analyst Senior Risk Analyst …

Selby Jennings Commodities
in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 May 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Commodities
in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 16 May 21
Negotiable
Selby Jennings Commodities
An industry-leading power and gas shop is looking to onboard a Senior Risk Analyst to report directly to the Head of Risk. The firm is one of the largest electricity and power providers globally and they trade a broad range of power and gas products across Europe and North America. The firm has generation assets across the globe and specifically has a footprint in 40 countries.

An industry-leading power and gas shop is looking to onboard a Senior Risk Analyst to report directly to the Head of Risk. The firm is one of the largest electricity and power providers globally and they trade a broad range of power and gas products across Europe and North America. The firm has generation assets across the globe and specifically has a footprint in 40 countries.

This role will sit on the trade floor and will play a pivotal role in the firm's growth initiative for 2021. The role can offer initial remote flexibility, but will be expected to be in the office some time this summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for the North American power portfolio in multiple markets, and work closely within the commercial organization to understand embedded exposures
  • Analyze and assess the risks associated with new and existing structured deals and hedging strategies
  • Have a full understanding of all trading activities, current positions, PnL developments, and risk figures to address certain situations
  • Enforcing the market risk policies across the North American power portfolios
  • Manage market risk limits
  • Conduct back testing of risk metrics including VaR and sensitivity/scenario analysis
  • Assist traders in managing key risks at a strategy and portfolio level
  • Guide and mentor junior risk analysts

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in a middle office or risk role
  • Exposure to North American Gas and Power markets
  • Experience with energy risk assessment and analysis
  • Understanding of power purchasing agreements, load transactions, renewable markets, and associated risks
  • Strong communication skills

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