Manager, Exchange Clearing & Trade Control

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Job ID#: 13867

Manager, Futures Trade Control (Houston, TX in office)
*Relocation assistance provided for right candidate

Accounts for the reconciliation of futures, serve as subject matter expert and drive synergies between internal stakeholders.
Core Accountabilities:

  • Supervise, provide daily oversight, and set priorities of the Futures Trade Control team; select coach, train, and develop direct reports, to include appraising job performance and conducting performance reviews
  • Review, analyze, and reconcile daily activity between trade capture platform and the Future Commission Merchant (FCM) statement. Identify and resolve related issues
  • Respond to trader inquiries and support trading platforms.
  • Serve as partner with FCM on risk limits, margin brokers and products and as the Relationship Manager with ICE and CME exchanges
  • Serve as subject matter expert in the Daily P&L and Position reporting matters; research projects on daily activity and results; answer and resolve internal and external position questions
  • Identify and deliver synergies across functional departments within the company
  • Prepare and review monthly journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Review of general ledger reconciliations for completeness and accuracy and ensure aged reconciliations are researched and resolved in a timely manner
  • Ensure accurate and timely data entry of deal and cost provisions into the ETRM system, review necessary adjustments and work with stakeholders and cross-functional teams to resolve issues
  • Provides support and management requests from both External and Internal Auditors
  • Ensure all activities are in compliance with rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and complete other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business or related field required
  • Minimum seven years’ energy trading experience required
  • Minimum three years’ experience leading a team
  • Minimum three years’ experience with ETRM or RightAngle required
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills required; advanced skills preferred.  Excel pivots, lookups are a MUST.
  • Understanding of front, middle, and back-office business and operational risks impacting an energy marketing function required
  • Experience with process improvements and analytics preferred
  • Ability to set priorities, handle multiple concurrent projects, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Critical judgement, problem and situation analysis skills
  • Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills and ability to foster communication with others
  • Can demonstrate confidence, professionalism and assertiveness in complex and challenging circumstances
  • Time management, follow-through skills, and attention to detail 
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information ethically and responsibly
  • Prior experience and ability to work in a demanding fast-paced commodities trading environment is s MUST
  • Ability to develop others while insuring accountability

Six-figure Market competitive $$base salary plus bonus
Industry best competitive benefits

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