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Risk Analyst - Leading Energy Trading Firm - London

Job Title: Risk Analyst - Leading Energy Trading Firm - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry: energy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
REF: BBBH18631_1527754500
Contact Name: Charlotte Emms
Job Published: 23 days ago

Job Description

Twenty Financial Services are currently recruiting for a Risk Analyst for a leading Commodity Trading company in London.

This is an excellent opportunity to be absorbed into an exciting quantitative risk role in a front office driven environment.

Role Responsibilities

  • Support the company's risk management methodology, monitoring of positions, scenario and liquidity analysis and VAR analysis
  • Documentation of market risk sensitivities for the trading teams
  • Enhancement, development and maintenance of risk and pricing tools and models using excel
  • Python programming
  • Automation of scrips and processes
  • Manipulation of large sets of data
  • Ad hoc market analysis
  • Putting together daily profitability reports to enable traders and brokers to determine market movement (and understanding how fluctuations in the market will affect market risk)
  • Collaboration on risk projects working closely with the data science team
  • Perform tasks as requested by traders, brokers and senior management

Required Skills

  • Degree in quantitative field
  • Python programming skills (Matlab, VBA also an advantage)
  • Experience in a commercial and analytical role in the energy sector (from a leading energy company, investment bank or consultancy firm)
  • Strong academic record and degree
  • Excellent quantitative skills (strong excel essential)
  • Understanding of valuation and accounting methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team