Manager, Trading Risk

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Job ID#: 10498

Manager, Trading Risk (Commodities Trading firm)

Job Description
The purpose of this job is to manage a team of Middle Office professionals in the production and distribution of daily exposure and profit & loss reports.
The manager will be required to supervise and develop team members, improve processes and assure that control standards are maintained.

Role Accountabilities:

  • Driving synergies across different business stakeholders by identifying opportunities, developing strategic and tactical resolutions and delivering measurable results – Commercial, Operations, Inventory Control, Contracts, Settlements, Technology & Senior Management
  • Supervise and provide strategic direction for the Mid-Office team.
  • Select, coach, train and develop direct reports to include appraising job performance and conducting performance reviews
  • Manage reference data, trade capture, scheduling, risk exposures, and the mark-to-market profit/loss component of ETRM software; this then allows for the planning, tracking, management and accounting for product that is physically moved from source to point of usage
  • Development and enhancement of new reporting tools, key performance indicators and control functions for the Mid-Office.
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or engineering required
  • Minimum five years’ commodities trading firm/industry experience required
  • Minimum three year’s leadership experience in a commodities trading firm required

Specialized Knowledge

  • Advanced Microsoft Office/Excel skills required
  • Minimum three years’ experience with RightAngle or ETRM systems required
  • Minimum five years’ experience working with front, middle and back office business and operational processes required
  • Experience with process improvements and analytics required
  • Familiarity with SQL

Competencies
Ability to lead, coach, mentor and motivate a diverse team

  • Ability to understand and translate commercial needs to other functional teams
  • Proficiency in handling multiple concurrent projects and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills, strategic thinking and financial acumen
  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate confidence, professionalism, and assertiveness in complex and challenging circumstances
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information ethically and responsibly
  • Proficiency in internal networking, teamwork, and relationship building

Additional Information
Market competitive full suite of benefits

Qualified inquiries: [email protected]

 

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