Market risk Analyst-Commodities Specialist-San Francisco-USA





Base Salary – $90,000  –$100,000 + bonus and additional benefits

USA based commodities trading firm is currently looking for a front office market risk analysts to work on their commodities desk. The ideal candidate must have a 2-4 years experience within risk analytics in the commodities space.

The market risk specialist will have the following responsibilities:

-Ensure that all market risk analytics are run effectively, and oversee the daily, weekly and monthly risk processes including VaR.
-Develop junior analysts in the team to improve the structure of the group
-Take responsibility for controlling a specific part of the portfolio and provide adequate challenge to Front Office
-Work together with other departments to implement new business streams and structured deals
-Oversee the improvement of risk measurement methods or adapt existing methods to new business
-Support within the Risk Team for IT testing and development
-Presentations of views on the business from a risk perspective to the senior governance committee and heads of area.

The successful candidate is likely to possess the following background and skill set:

-Experience in the commodities trading sector preferably with US energy market experience.
-Qualification in a science/engineering/economics subjects involving strong numerical skills
-Ability to handle large amounts of data from various sources efficiently and accurately
-Strong at forming relationships across the business and working effectively with different teams
-Strong analytical thinker and problem solving capability
-Highly committed individual, keen to push the oil team into new areas and able to express themselves effectively to all areas of the business, from junior analysts to senior level traders.

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