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Oil Market Risk Analyst, London

Redstone Commodity Search
London, United Kingdom
GBP 40,000-55,000
January 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an oil trading company seeking a market risk analyst for their London office.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

•Responsible for calculation and reporting of daily PnL and trading positions

•Responsible for compiling VaR reports and advising management of any follow up action to be taken

•Assessing exposure across crude oil trading books and monitoring trading limits

•Working closely with senior risk analyst and oil trading teams

•Role reports to Senior Risk Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

•2-3 years’ experience as a market risk analyst in a physical oil trade house

•Strong understanding of hedging and pricing on oil derivatives

•Fundamental understanding of tactical risk management

•Strong programming skills (VBA, SQL, C languages, MatLab)

•Based in London, UK (Happy to relocate)

Keywords: commodity, commodities, physical, derivatives, trade support, risk, trading analyst, analyst, research, market, VaR, oil, energy, distillates, crude, fuel, gasoline, London, United Kingdom, Europe, Redstone Commodity Search, RS0334A

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