Trade Control Analyst

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Working within an entrepreneurial Energy Trading company the Trade/Product Control Analyst will work closely with the traders, operators and finance departments in system implementation, daily P&L, exposure and risk metric production for the Energy business generating management information measuring trading exposures, hedging performance and development and delivery of a full suite of trading risk controls measures (market, credit and cash risk) against agreed benchmarks.

He/she is responsible within the team for adherence to well defined trade controls within a strict framework of delegated authorities. He/she is responsible for ensuring data integrity and systems for all existing and developing exposure management and entrepreneurial trading activities.

The role provides the post holder with an excellent opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of the energy and commodities trading business, its commercial environment, and trading gas, power and renewables instruments.

The role is seen as a developmental stepping stone within the industry with multiple career paths available thereafter.


  • Ensure the trading control environment is robust, policies are adhered to and resources / skill sets are appropriate.
  • Support systems strategies for the control function with respect to exposure management and MI systems.
  • Manage trade control systems
  • Ensure paper trading activity is settled promptly through the timely issue of invoices. This will include paper hedging carried out on behalf of company businesses as required. Ensure profits are allocated to correct profit centres within results.
  • Supervise daily/weekly/monthly trading exposure and daily profit & loss reporting. Supervise KPI calculation and ensure reporting deadlines are met.
  • Ensure that accurate positions for economic stocks are maintained in order to enable management of price risk. Ensure that MI data are reconciled to physical stocks.
  • Ensure reconciliation of management information to financial accounts is completed and issues are addressed.
  • With training and support, provide risk analysis in assessing new trading strategies, trading limits, stocks and other business assessment of risk.



  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM). Financial, Accounting, or similar qualification.


  • Relevant experience is a positive

Technical competencies (existing and to be developed):

  • Science and maths
  • Business
  • Commodities/energy
  • Can do attitude

Financial competencies (existing and to be developed):

  • Control and Assurance
  • Trading risk management


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