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Trade Analyst

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Job Description

Job Title:

Trade Analyst

Contract Type:

** Time Type:**

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the Front Office
  • Candidate will be responsible for daily trade entries and reconciliation for trading books.
  • Monitor the life-cycle of trading activity for the Front Office.
  • This includes a review physical EFP deals for agreed upon prices (if any) at the time of trade. Send to exchange promptly if pricing has been set.
  • Work with counterparties to price any deals with no agreed upon future price as product approaches delivery.
  • Ensure all cleared EFPs are matched to the appropriate physical deals in Blackstar/Nova to reflect correct exposure.
  • Archive all conversations with CPs and the exchange for future access in case of audit.
  • Additionally, candidate with be assigned special projects from the traders involving pipeline and payment reconciliations.
  • Work closely with Compliance and Middle Office to ensure timely entry and exchange limit usage.
  • Daily pricing exposure reconciliation and consistent communication with operations (Ops)
  • End of Month reconciliation and consistent communication with back-office (Accounting) functions for back-office and other critical reporting lines.
  • Ad-Hoc explanations to Head of Risk, Trading, and the Managing Director of trading.
  • Adapt to challenges of a proprietary risk system, trading and risk processes.
  • Work cooperatively with IT and other support functions in creating efficiencies in ETRM (risk systems)


  • Preferred 2-4 years of experience at Risk or Mid-office level in a related trading company.
  • Basic understanding of financial and Physical trading concepts in commodities trading.
  • IT skills, including strong Excel skillset and working knowledge of risk and/or trading systems
  • Demonstrates sound business acumen, and attention to detail under repetitive strain.
  • Basic understanding of CME and ICE exchanges.
  • Ability to manage time independently outside of daily workflow for independent projects.
  • Ability to speak openly and respectfully to front office trading, management, and other business functions.
  • Reliable, with the ability to be present at expected and at times beyond expected work hours for work with reconciliation and solving trading discrepancies.
  • Driven, with a desire to learn and absorb risk and trading concepts.
  • Completion of an accredited university degree.
  • US working permit

If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

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