Energy Research Analyst
McGraw Hill Financial - Evergreen, CO

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Description

Energy Demand Research Analyst – BENTEK Energy Market
Information Products

BENTEK is a team of highly motivated professionals delivering
mission-critical information and decision tools to the energy industry.

As an entry-level position this is a great opportunity
for a recent graduate or someone just beginning their career to gain valuable
experience while working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial company in a rapidly
growing market.

Although the company was
founded over twenty five years ago, we entered a new high-growth market segment
about five years ago.

Since then, we
have experienced triple digit increases in revenue and are now significantly
expanding our product line and client outreach efforts.

We need an enthusiastic, creative and
motivated individual to join our Denver-based team and help make it happen.

Responsibilities

As a member of our Demand Group,
you will have the responsibility for analyzing natural gas, electricity, and
coal market areas. You will also effectively communicate market developments
with BENTEK's existing customer base.

You will support the introduction of new products, troubleshoot problems
and provide solutions to customer inquiries.

You will handle data management, research and analysis, inbound service
calls, and outbound support calls.

The
right candidate must be outgoing, flexible, able to work well on a team, and
dedicated in order to work in our fast paced environment. You will learn and
understand the underlying economic drivers of the US Natural Gas, Electricity,
and Coal industries.

Your responsibilities in the Demand

Group will include:
·

Analyzing specific pipelines, markets and market areas, and
regions of the country

·

Conducting market research and
analysis

·

Conducts statistical analysis and
interprets data into useful business information.

·

Communicates across business
areas such as IT, Analytics, and Sales & Marketing to effectively
facilitate information flow between groups.

·

Engaging with clients, including investigating and responding to
daily market-related questions, discussing market dynamics in person during
client visits and presenting BENTEK analysis via webex or in person

Skills

Interpersonal, Communication and Presentation skills

Strong
individual contributor with consultative style and aptitude for
collaboration and teamwork.

Skilled
at working across multi-disciplinary functions and departments.

Comfortable speaking in front of groups

Ability to organize and present complex
analysis and conclusions in a PowerPoint slide format

Previous public speaking experience preferred
(can be academic)

Ability to think on your feet

Customer Service

Ability and willingness to promptly respond to
customer requests for data and analysis

Analytical skills

Proficient
in collecting, querying, organizing and analyzing complex data, evaluating
information and drawing logical conclusions.

Substantial
responsibility in the compilation, analysis, interpretation and reporting
of data.

Detail
oriented and organized.

Working
knowledge of energy industry business management and operating/accounting
principles.

Team Player

Ability
to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, working under time pressure and
to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Ability
to work independently or in collaborative groups to determine objectives,
provide recommendations and develop conclusions.

Maintain
cooperative working relations with co-workers in IT and Analytics.

Result
Orientation – proactive problem-solving ability with a solutions-oriented
attitude.

Focus on results with an
ability to manage frequently changing priorities in a professional and
production manner.

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving

·

Proficient in identifying, gathering,
analyzing information to solve problems effectively and in a timely manner.

·

Ability to meet challenges with
resourcefulness in developing alternative approaches.

·

Communications solutions effectively.

Initiative

·

Volunteers readily to assist a
colleague or project

·

Undertakes self-development activities

·

Seeks increased responsibilities and
takes advantage of opportunities

·

Asks for and offers help when needed,
while also taking independent actions and calculated risks to achieve goals

Qualifications

Qualifications:
Bachelors
or Masters Degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or related
field of study.

0-3
years previous experience in natural gas or energy industry.

Proficiency
in Microsoft Office Products, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

SQL experience is also useful.

The ability to shape/influence/test the
development of new system applications and knowledge of relational
databases is also an asset.

Persistent
with a natural curiosity about energy market fundamentals.

The
Company

BENTEK is an energy market information, analysis and decision
tools company based in the heart of the Rocky Mountain Front Range, just 25
miles west of Denver Colorado.

The firm
provides data, analytical tools, research, market advice and strategy recommendations
focused on the energy market with a special emphasis on buyers, sellers and
transporters of natural gas.

Our
flagship products are Energy Market Fundamental reports and the Benport Data
Warehouse™ an information service and set of associated technologies used by
participants in the North American natural gas market for the examination,
analysis and visualization of pipeline flows and capacity utilization at
specific receipt and delivery points.

The
future of energy is in your hands. At Platts, the world's leading energy
information provider, traders, risk managers, analysts, and industry leaders
will depend on you to help them make better trading and investment decisions in
the all-important energy markets. Our real-time news, pricing, analytical
services and conferences help markets operate with transparency and
efficiency. With more than 600 employees in 17 offices spanning five
continents, you get the best of a small company and a Fortune 500 corporation
at Platts. We have a highly diverse workforce, a global perspective, and
a "business casual" culture. Platts is a division of The McGraw-Hill
Companies.

The
McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP) is a Fortune500 corporation with over 20,000
global employees and over 10,000 U.S. employees. Around the world, McGraw-Hill
provides people with the information and insights they need to adapt and grow
in changing times. Our business spans the fields of financial services,
education, and business information with leading brand names such as Standard &
Poor's, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts, and J.D. Power & Associates. By
working together with our customers and partners, these brands are laying the
foundation for a smarter, better world.

The McGraw-Hill Companies is an equal opportunity
employer. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.
For special accommodation due to disability, please email webmaster -at-
mcgraw-hill.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate
individual.

Schedule

Full-time

Primary Location

US-CO-Evergreen

Analytical/Research

Organization

Bentek

Corporate Brand

Platts

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