Settlements Analyst

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Finance & Risk, Energy & Commodities, Gas, Power and LNG

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Sarah Stott

  • Contact email:

    sarah@elevenrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)1565 626767

  • Job ref:

    J7144

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-30

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

​We are looking for a technologically-minded Settlements Analyst to join the London office of a leading energy group. Experience of energy operations is a must and experience within commodity trade support would be advantageous

You will be working as part of a small team responsible for trade support and trade confirmation. The Settlements Analyst must ensure both the correct capture of transactions in the ETRM system and ensure all confirmable deals are confirmed within market acceptable deadlines, in line with business transaction procedures, covering a variety of products. In addition, further projects to improve and build upon the existing systems will be available to participate in.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Trading Optimisation Controller, the key responsibilities and duties will include:-

  • Ensuring that all confirmations are generated where necessary and dispatched in a timely basis and that all confirmations received are checked and confirmed on the same day.

  • Being responsible for all outstanding confirmations and that they are chased on a regular basis and in a timely and efficient manner

  • Ensuring that all in-bound broker and counterparty confirmations are checked and agreed on the day of receipt

  • Responsible for notifying power positions to Elexon and checking seven day report. Where mismatches occur, investigate with counterparties and traders to rectify

  • Ensuring that all trades in the system are aligned with the internal risk framework

  • Providing regulatory reporting and supporting the month end reporting and invoicing processes

  • Inputting into the electronic confirmation project

  • Analysing & developing team procedures in line with market requirements

The ideal candidate

Background

  • Experience working within energy operations such as trade support, clearing or settlements

  • Experience within commodity trade support specifically would be advantageous

  • Technologically minded and interest in inputting to process enhancements and improving efficiency advantageous

  • Knowledge of any electronic trade confirmation platform (ICE, EFETnet eCM, EPEX and ECC) would be advantageous

  • Understanding and working knowledge of trading systems, preferably FIS Aligne

Behaviours

  • High level of analytical skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and alone

  • Ability to cope with pressurised situations and adhering to deadlines

  • Effective communication, organisation and time management skills

Qualifications

Qualified to HNC / Degree level, or equivalent, and / or hold an appropriate recognised professional qualification.

If you are interested in hearing more or would like to apply for this role, get in touch with Sarah Stott on +44(0) 743 633 8241 or sarah@elevenrecruitment.com