Senior Risk Analyst (Crude)

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    Finance & Risk, Oil Trading, Shipping and Supply

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    Orit Brown

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We are currently recruiting for a SENIOR RISK ANALYST to join a Crude & Derivatives team at a trading house in Central London.


Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and review of daily PNL and risk reports and follow up any issues with relevant teams
  • 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
  • Participate in enhancement and development of in ETRM systems
  • Assist in defining forward curve methodologies for accurate mark to market and fair value reporting
  • 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
  • Frequent cooperation with the Refined Products market risk team and promote knowledge sharing between teams
  • Guarantee compliance for trading procedures with relevant controls and support when necessary internal and external audit requests


  • Highly organised, good attention to detail and ability to work with tight deadlines
  • Analytical mind and good numerical skills
  • Proactive and result oriented approach to work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build and nurture effective relationships internally and externally


  • University degree in economics, finance and / or engineering discipline
  • Very good knowledge of derivatives trading
  • Strong knowledge of EMEA oil market
  • Work experience in Market Risk or other quantitative departments within a bank and trading environment
  • Strong and solid knowledge of MS Office suite including excellent Excel and VBA skills, Matlab & SQL knowledge a plus
  • Full command of English language (spoken and written)