Graduate Commodities Middle Office Analyst

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is a global energy & commodity trading group and one of the most exciting and commercially driven Commodity Trading houses in the industry! 

Working as part of the London Middle Office team, responsible for UK and European LNG, Power, Gas, Ags and Oil (Financial) traded products, correct position reporting, pricing and adherence with trading limits and more


  • Production of a daily PnL and Risk reports for the trading desks (also supporting other desks covering the commodity spectrum, more specifically Ags, LNG, Metals), be able to produce a breakdown and explain key drivers.
  • Production of weekly management reporting on all portfolios with concise communication on changes to the risk profiles within the books
  • Development of non-linear risk reporting for option portfolios
  • IPV on prices, and volatility
  • Improvements to enhanced reporting platform and risk decomposition.
  • Key point of contact for communicating changes to risk profile to management with clear narrative as to subsequent changes to risk profile and commercial understanding as to reasons for positions.
  • Support with complex trade booking
  • Good understanding of financial derivatives including options and option sensitivities
  • Frequent and daily interaction with traders to understand core positions and trading rationale.
  • Implement new controls: liaise with Tech team to improve and enhance processes.
  • Development of enhanced reporting platform.


  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • 2-5 years’ work-based Middle Office/Product Control/Risk Management experience in a similar role in an Energy/Commodities trading environment is preferred
  • Technically competent with ETRM systems and tools; specifically, Openlink/Endur/ICTS.
  • Self-starter, organized and autonomous.
  • Process improvement mindset.
  • Fluent English, speaking and writing.
  • Advanced Excel skills, VBA SQL, Python preferred.  Data visualization experience, Tableau/Dash
  • Passionate about risk and processes, capable of working with the business lines to embed risk awareness and culture into everyday processes.


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