Deals Desk Analyst Deals Desk Analyst …

in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Deals Desk Analyst
Main Purpose:
-\tRisk Management & Reporting and Product control functions of accounting and financial reporting are the core aspects of the Deals Desk role
-\tRisk Management entails measuring, verifying, reporting and mitigating risks arising out of the physical and derivative power business
-\tProduct Control entails validating the accuracy and legitimacy of the accounting and financial reporting of the Profit and Loss numbers arising out of the business
-\tTesting and implementation of Trading and Risk Management system for US Power trading

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:
  • Product level management and reporting of Risk, Exposures and P&L arising out of physical and derivative Power trading strategies
  • Generating forward curves used to mark-to-market the business on a daily basis
  • ISO and Trader Level analysis of performance of the business through Positions, Profit and Loss and Volume analysis and reporting these to the Product Head and other Senior Management
  • Liaising with other key departments of Credit, Tax, Accounting, Operations and Chartering to ensure smooth functioning of the day-to-day business translates into accurate reporting on a daily basis
  • User Acceptance Testing (UAT) with IT to continuously improve Trading and Risk Management systems

Experience / Knowledge & Skills
  • 2-4 years of experience in physical & derivative power markets inclusive of its underlying structures and instruments
  • Comprehensive understanding of trading models and trading strategies and exposures that arise out of them
  • Cross-product or Multiple Region experience is beneficial
  • Expertise in Trading and Risk Management System, especially Allegro
  • Advanced excel/coding skills: Python, R, VBA, SQL, C++
  • Database querying and data management skills
  • Data visualization development: Power BI, Tableau, Plotly/Dash
  • Option trading and pricing understanding: Black Scholes, delta calculation, put-call parity, etc.
  • ISO power market familiarity: LMP, generation dispatch, physical flows/tagging, etc.
  • Strong work-ethic & organizational skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Multi-tasking ability

Key Relationships and Department Overview:
Reporting Structure: Reports into Regional Manager - Trade & Market Risk with business level reporting into Global Product Manager

Key Relationships: Deals Desk, US Power trading, IT Development, Futures Backoffice, Finance, Credit, Tax, Compliance
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