Houston, TX

An international energy trading & marketing firm in Houston is searching for candidates with experience in credit risk. The focus of the Credit Risk Senior Analyst position is credit analysis and reporting on the gas trading & origination/marketing portfolios. Responsibilities include:


  • Maintain a credit risk analysis model;
  • Evaluating credit and assessing risk for new and existing counterparties;
  • Reviewing structured lending and derivative transactions;
  • Providing recommendations on the establishment of credit limits;
  • Negotiating trading agreements including the contract, collateral and credit terms;
  • Monitoring the credit quality of the portfolio by considering industry trends and market information;
  • Providing reporting on portfolio credit risks/exposures;
  • Building and maintaining collaborative relationships with internal stakeholders, and
  • Interacting with the international office.


Positions are available at both the Analyst and Senior Analyst levels.


Educational and professional requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field; 2-4+ years’ experience in a credit risk role supporting gas, power or crude oil trading; ability to negotiate master service agreements (NAESB, ISDAs, EEIs); good knowledge of S&P, Credit Risk Monitor, Bloomberg and Moody’s reports; understanding of derivatives; familiarity with non-trading agreements (storage, pipeline, transport and netting agreements and structured deal contracts); and proficiency with Excel, Access, SAS or SQL. Other coding experience (R, Python) is desired. Submit resumes to chynes@salthillgroup.com.