Senior Risk Analyst - Deals Desk Senior Risk Analyst - Deals Desk …

in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in Houston, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Senior Risk Analyst - Deals Desk
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 oil 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.
-\tManagement Reporting of performance with historic comparisons and market analysis

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:
  • Asset/Product level management and reporting of Risk, Exposures and P&L arising out of physical and derivative oil trading strategies
  • Generating forward curves used to mark-to-market the business on a daily basis
  • Product 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 constantly improve proprietary Trading and Risk Management systems

Experience / Knowledge & Skills
  • In-depth understanding of physical & derivative oil 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 Proprietary Trading and Risk Management Systems
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong work-ethic & organisational skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Multi-tasking ability
  • Experience in training/mentoring junior talent

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 Management, Regional Senior Management, Finance, Chartering, Credit, Demurrage, Tax, Compliance, Deals Desk team
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