Chicago, IL

A global energy trading & marketing firm is searching for candidates with experience in physical oil, refined products or renewable fuels (low carbon) middle-office risk. The focus of this position is reporting and analysis on trading & origination/marketing portfolios.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Measuring, valuing, and reporting the daily mark-to-market P&L;
  • Price Curve validation;
  • Understanding of trading portfolios and strategies (by deal, portfolio, trader and region) in conjunction with the overall markets from a risk, liquidity and fundamentals perspective;
  • Providing management insightful commentary on trading activity;
  • Monitoring trader risk to ensure compliance with control policies and trader limits;
  • Develop strong relationships with the front-office traders, originators and other finance staff;
  • Supporting the cash forecast and monthly accounting processes;
  • Participating in projects to automate and streamline processes.

 

Employees are under a work-from-home arrangement until it is safe to go back to the office.

 

Educational and professional requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related numerate field; 5+ years’ experience in risk, trade reporting, valuations, product control, or a middle-office PnL role and ideally supporting an energy trading & marketing desk; strong understanding financially traded instruments; ability to communicate complex trading transactions; analytical skills; and advanced technology skills including Excel/VBA/SQL/Python/R are a plus.

Consideration will be given to candidates with general capital markets middle office or risk experience.