​Market Risk Analyst – Crude and Derivatives

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    Finance & Risk, Oil Trading, Shipping and Supply

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    Sarah Stott

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    +44 (0)7974194008

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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We are looking for an experienced Risk Analyst to join an International Commodities Trading Firm in Central London.

The crude & derivatives market risk team provides daily performance and market risk analysis for both physical crude and flow trading business and will work very closely with the traders and the other parts of the business. The team provides real-time front-line control and management information for management, and traders. This includes daily PNL & risk reporting, ad hoc risk analysis. The role also involves participating projects in improving the ETRM system. Because of the unique position of the team in the middle of the business commercial activities, the team will also support broader commercial activities

This is a pivotal team in this dynamic business and experience of this area could lead to a range of interesting and challenging career options in the trading and shipping business.


  • Ensure that all risk limits are adhered to and assist in implementing new limits when necessary;

  • Assist in identifying the significant risk within the business, ensuring that they are transparent to senior management

  • Maintain a good knowledge of the current physical crude market as well as the refinery system;

  • Support front office in new products and non-standard products approval;

  • Contribute to the month and quarter-end activities with Back Office/Accounting for crudes and derivatives portfolios;

  • Develop and maintain strong business relationship with different functions, e.g FO, BO, IT, Planning & Control;

  • Guarantee compliance for trading procedures with relevant controls and support when necessary internal and external audit requests;


  • University degree in economics, finance and / or engineering discipline;

  • Good knowledge of derivatives trading and EMEA oil market

  • Previous work experience/internship within a bank and trading environment is a plus;

  • Strong and solid knowledge of MS Office suite including excellent Excel and VBA skills, Matlab & SQL knowledge a plus;

  • Ability to build and nurture effective relationships internally and externally;

  • Full command of English language (spoken and written).