Risk Analyst-007116DescriptionKoch Supply & Trading companies offer global coverage and world-class market knowledge in diverse commodities - both in their physical and paper form. These companies are backed by worldwide resources and Koch Resources, LLC's strong credit rating.Koch Supply & Trading companies have a unique, analysis- and relationship-based foundation that has become their trademark in the global marketplace. From worldwide locations, the companies' traders, accounting professionals, market analysts, credit risk specialists, logistics specialists and information technology professionals connect with international markets.The Risk Analyst will: Measure and monitor market risk for control of commodity trading portfolios. Report market risk for various trading portfolios and monitor relative to authorized limits on a daily basis.
Validate the risk results produced from the overnight process, including checking position and price feeds as needed. Work closely with Accounting and IT to ensure trades are accurately captured and processed through the risk systems. Work closely with the traders to understand trade strategies and communicate risk of positions. Perform what-if risk measurement to help traders with risk utilization.
Maintain and improve risk systems either directly or through IT. Responsible for making sure all positions are model correctly by way of back testing the portfolio and curve validation. Be an asset to the global market risk team, providing backup coverage as needed and helping improve risk methodologies and systems.Requirements:1 3 years Risk Management experience or 2 5 years petroleum or energy trading support experience. Strong analytical, math, and statistics aptitude and knowledge.
Excellent problem solving skills for both analytical systems and processes involving people. Experience in working with complex computer systems. Detail oriented. Ability to work independently and take action to resolve problems.
Good interpersonal and relationship building skills. Must be able to work closely with Traders, Accounting, and IT in a fast paced and complex environment. Experience working with large data flows from many interacting systems and processes. Good communication skills, especially explaining complex concepts in a clear and simple manner.
Bachelors degree Preferred: Some knowledge and/or understanding of Value at Risk methods/models. Work experience in commodities trading environment. Masters Degree in Finance, Math, Accounting or Quantitative Finance To learn more, visit us at www.ksandt.comWe are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/VExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.Job Category:Risk ManagementLocation:USA-Texas-HOUSTON-TXCompany:Koch Supply & Trading, LPSchedule:Full-timeJob Type:Regular
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