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Risk Control Analyst

  • Sector: Insurance & Superannuation
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/09/2018
  • Duration: 6 - 9 months
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The Role:

Position Title: Risk Control Analyst
Department: Risk
Reports To: Credit & Risk Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities to include but are not limited to completing daily validation activities and risk management reporting for commodity-related transactions, measuring and monitoring portfolio risks, validating trades for accuracy and within prescribed limits.

Skill Profile:

1. Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in energy trading company specific to the natural Gas & Crude and Products Markets.
2. Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or Economics discipline.
3. Work experience with ETRM front-to-back systems in the energy sector is a plus.
4. Intermediate experience with excel and modeling, VBA is a plus.
5. Experience working on trade attributes and understanding trader strategies.
6. Strong grasp of the fundamentals of risk control and the attributes required to validate a trade.
7. Good understanding of the characteristics and dynamics of the US energy markets
8. Experience in risk management within a commodities or trading environment
9. Self-starter, initiative driven, dependable, and work well under pressure.
10. Excellent communications required to effectively interface with management, front-to-back stakeholders and vendors for the various applications.
11. Ability to work within a dynamic and international environment.
12. Ability to seek for solutions, improvements and resolve problems.

Communication Areas:

* Interact with other departments, such as Trading, Scheduling, Accounting, IT, etc. on local and international basis.

Detailed Responsibilities:

* Validate all transactions input into ETRM system and resolve any discrepancies with Traders. Produce daily report showing input errors.
* Produce and deliver timely all evidences for Sox control and any report for management review.
* Participate in key risk driver analysis, risk profiling and aggregation, and risk model development.
* Daily analysis of movement of market prices and understanding of Trader's strategies whilst working closely with them to resolve any issues.
* Support the Market Risk team in any analytical requirements and have an understanding of the processes.
* Analyze risk parameters to verify they are within the approved tolerances and limits.
* Participate in risk technology/systems design and implementation.
* Provide back-up as required to the various other activities within the risk team
* Support regional and global process & procedure standardization initiatives

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