Credit Risk Analyst – Natural Gas

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Salary

COMPETITIVE

Stroke 1

Role Type

Permanent

Group 7

Location

London, UK

Our client is a large Energy Trading firm situated in London. This is a new role within the business and will join a growing team.  As the Natural Gas Credit Risk Analyst, you will be required to perform daily credit risk management tasks, and to develop and maintain a thorough understanding of risks associated with gas trading.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct Initial and ongoing compliance checks on all existing and prospective counterparties for trading
  • Conduct counterparty assessments (periodic and ad hoc)
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders on credit related issues
  • Prepare credit applications for local and HQ signoffs
  • EFET negotiation
  • Enhance internal process and procedures in consultation with relevant departments
  • Recommend changes in credit limits/approval status for senior management approval
  • Monitor counterparty exposure and control credit status of approved counterparty
  • Maintain consistent and thorough counterparty records
  • Manage credit collateral

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Educated to degree level or degree level qualification.

SKILLS:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office, advanced Excel skills
  • Solid understanding of counterparty risk
  • Previous experience of credit risk management in oil, LNG and shipping

EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years in a physical trading environment, with exposure to trading of grid-based gas, with comprehensive knowledge on gas trading industry.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of counterparty credit risk, a working knowledge of risk analysis and mitigation methodology.
  • It would be useful if candidates have experience of working in a regulated environment.

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