Junior Risk Analyst

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Working within a leading and ambitious Energy Trading business the successful candidate will work on a busy front office commodities trade floor, supporting the Risk team. They will develop an understanding of market fundamentals driving European gas, power and global LNG markets and will perform analysis to calculate and model individual and combined risk factors for the business.


This role is integral to further strengthening the risk capabilities of the business

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct ongoing market risk analysis of trading strategies and exposures by using stress testing, margin calculation and other techniques
  • Undergo cash flow analysis for the portfolio and liaise regularly with the Head of Risk on output
  • Carry out in depth economic analysis of potential or existing commercial deals and liaise with the Head of Risk and others on findings/output to determine level of risk
  • Prepare communications for Executive Committee members and senior management
  • Understand, develop and maintain any system implementation and development to help calculate risk on any potential decisions
  • Monitor trade finance and working capital management for the group
  • Evaluate and monitor credit risk management



  • Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate/PhD degree in maths, economics, or other related discipline
  • Possess an interest / understanding in commodities / energy trading
  • Experience working in the energy trading sector would be advantageous but not mandatory as full training will be provided


  • Achieve high levels of accuracy with all work produced and be detail orientated
  • Possess a commercial mindset and use this when problem solving and taking on new challenges
  • Ability to work independently
  • Desire and ability to create and deliver change
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Be willing to learn from and share knowledge with colleagues
  • Can do attitude


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