The purpose of the role is to support the Back Office control function within the deal cycle for gas trading. Responsibilities are to ensure that trades entered into with external counterparties and Trading Exchanges are recorded correctly in our internal system in a timely and accurate manner, to enable accurate P&L reporting, financial regulatory reporting and settlements. High focus on financial (SOX) and regulatory compliance.
* Counterparty confirmations
* Daily reconciliation of Trading Exchanges / Brokers
* Daily Trade Validation in the trading system (checking Trader Deal Sheet against external platforms/Brokers)
* Liaise with Traders/Brokers and internal departments within tight deadlines to resolve any deal discrepancies
* Support on settlements tasks and other Operations, Contracts & Deal Handling tasks, as required
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Office 365 & Windows 10 (preferred)
Strong Excel (financial Excel- pivot tables and macro knowledge beneficial)
Demonstrate a keen eye for detail and awareness of reasons for tight controls within the Front to Back end lifecycle of a trade.
Have knowledge of and a desire to learn more about the energy trading industry. This includes the different types of trade and the different requirements associated to each trade type.
The candidate needs strong interpersonal skills for communication internally and externally. Must be able to negotiate, influence and gain acceptance and participation from other departments and with external parties.
High systems orientation (Endur and SAP experience would be an advantage).
Have proven ability to produce results and proactively deliver, with little direction.
Previous experience in energy (or financial) trading enviroment.
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