Houston, TX

A power generation company in The Woodlands is searching for a junior Market Risk Analyst to support its generation assets and power trading desk. Responsibilities include:


  • Monitoring, analyzing and reporting market risk including Value at Risk (VaR) and stress scenarios,
  • Production of daily position reporting, P&L reporting and P&L attribution,
  • Communicating with traders and internal stakeholders to understand fundamental market conditions and report on trends and risks associated with the power trading desk,
  • Assisting in the valuation and capture of structured transactions, and
  • Developing tools and improving processes to support the risk management function.


Educational and professional requirements include a bachelor’s degree in Finance or related field; 1+ years’ professional experience supporting an energy trading desk in a middle-office (market risk, product control, trade control, scheduling, etc.) or back-office (settlements, etc.) role; Preferred skills include knowledge of physical and financial trading instruments, experience with VaR and other market risk analyses, strong technical and modeling skills (Excel, SQL, VBA, etc.) and experience an ETRM system.

New graduates with energy internships will be considered. Submit resumes to chynes@salthillgroup.com