For over 20 years we have supported professionals within the gas, power and LNG sectors, including emissions, and over that time we have built a wide network and deep understanding of the industry. We are trusted to find senior management and C-suite candidates and understand intimately how to ensure the best match of skills, experience and cultural fit.
We’ve worked in the gas and power markets since the early days of deregulation, placing our first power broker in 1999 and continuing to specialise in trading, origination, business development, LNG shipping, derivative marketing, quant analytics, operations and scheduling. We have also watched candidates grow in middle and back office careers such as risk management, analysis, derivative operations, finance, compliance and legal.
We also have a growing involvement in the renewable energy services sector, with a focus on microgeneration specification and installation.
Our client portfolio includes trading companies, banks, IOCs, NOCs, utilities, retailers and renewable energy service providers, with a geographical focus on the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
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Finance and Performance Accountant
Exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial and Performance Accountant to join a top level global commodity trading company. The role is based in London with excellent prospects. The ideal candidate will have experience working for a trading company in either oil, gas, power, metals or LNG, or have gained exposure to the industry through significant audit exposure. The role is Temp to Perm. Responsibilities: Manage all financial planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting activities in order to support the company’s management in business decision making and steering. Implement and administer performance management policies, procedures and practices. Develop, analyse and interpret information in order to appraise business results in terms of profitability, performance against budget and other matters. Participate in management team decision making processes and influence investment decisions. Play a key role in customising policies, procedures and practices. Lead target setting and alignment Define, create and analyze regular reports for senior management. Analyse KPIs and proactively manage performance Design, implement and produce effective performance management reports for both entities - this includes both regular and ad-hoc performance reporting with in-depth analysis across multiple dimensions (price, freight, demurrage etc). Provide financial analysis, interpretation of variances from budgets and standards, and advice to management Act as project manager for finance and controlling projects Manage financial planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting activities driving business performance proactively Set internal controls for prevention of inaccuracies in financial statements and ensure active compliance with issued controlling guidelines and standards Optimises and harmonises controlling relevant IT systems Skills and Experience Qualified Accountant ( ACA,ACCA, CIMA) 8 years + plus experience working in a commodity trading organisation or gained exposure to the industry through significant audit exposure Strong technical accounting background For more information about this role please contact Sarah Stott on +44 01565 626767 or apply directly via our website.
We have a new Commodity Marketer opportunity with a top London-based Energy Trading Business. The successful candidate will work closely with both the trading desk and other members of the Commodity Sales team to conclude bilateral wholesale energy transactions across the midstream European client base, with a special focus on continental gas markets. Key Responsibilities: Strengthening of existing customer relationships and the development of in depth understanding of customer hedging requirements and trading needs Management of commodity deal flow with the company’s existing customer base in close partnership with the trading desk Identification of and successful on-boarding of new deal flow customers Supporting the growth of deal flow into new markets in line with GM&T’s overall European midstream Sales strategy Working closely with the credit team to maximise gross margin for GM&T whilst maintaining an appropriate credit risk balance Experience & Skills Strong market knowledge with an understanding of key commercial drivers and market risks in all major gas markets Previous gas sales / gas flow desk experience Proven track record of successful PnL delivery Proven performance working within a complex and fast moving trading environment Excellent commercial instinct, integrity, perseverance and the ability to deal with a range of customers across a wide geographical region, including: UK, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, France, Italy and Austria Ability to quickly forge and grow lasting and profitable customer relationships Understanding of customer portfolios and the knowledge required to meet the needs of clients Verbal and written fluency in English is essential. Fluency in other European languages is beneficial but not required Education: Educated to degree level, or equivalent experience For further information about this role please contact Rebecca Holland or click to apply directly via our website.
Are you a graduate with internship experience within an investment bank or trading company? Do you have 1–2 years experience within an investment bank or trading company in commodities or energy trading in trade support or operational documentation? We have an exciting opportunity to join a top level commodity trading company who is looking to expand. With excellent opportunities the required candidate should: have a degree in either Mathematics, Accounting, Engineering, Economics or similar (minimum of 2:1) be an excellent team player with great networking skills possess good interpersonal and communication skills be energetic, enthusiastic, positive and proactive have a strong knowledge of MS Office suite including excellent Excel and VBA skills, Matlab & SQL be highly organised with a good attention to detail be able to work to tight deadlines. For more information please contact Sarah Stott at email@example.com or via +44 (0)797 419 4008