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Market Risk Analyst - Energy Trading - London

Jameson Legal
Closing date
8 Mar 2021

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A major Energy trading business is looking for a Market Risk Analyst to join their team, it is a very collegiate environment and you will be facing off to the business in this role as it is a small but dynamic team. Strong knowledge and experience of using Python is a must.

As a Risk Analyst you will support the firm-wide risk monitoring framework. This includes, but not limited to, VAR monitoring & analysis, position monitoring, scenario analysis, factor analysis & liquidity analysis.

  • Developing and maintaining pricing/risk tools for brokers and risk using excel either through developing models or enhancing existing models
  • Conducting ad-hoc market analysis, as required by brokers, risk and management
  • Sourcing, manipulating and analysing large data sets
  • Maintaining detailed position summary for the respective business units
  • Resolving position and VAR issues and ensure accuracy at all times
  • Understanding how daily market moves are impacting the company market risk
  • Keeping the risk team informed on market risks through use of proprietary reporting tools as well as self-developed solutions
  • Identifying and executing on value-add projects related to risk & valuation using data, financial modelling and technology
  • Regular collaboration on risk related projects in partnership with the data science team.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Strong proficiency in Python. Other languages are advantageous (C++, Java, or Matlab)
  • A minimum of 2 years experience in a related role at an energy trader, hedge fund, investment bank or utility
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability and comfort with Excel
  • A strong interest in data science and data visualisation

For a confidential chat about this or other roles please contact Matt Pollard in the Jameson Legal London office.

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