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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £85K - £85K

A confidential energy trading firm is hiring. Details below.

Market Risk Analyst

A market leading Energy Trading firm is seeking a Market Risk Analyst to monitor and evaluate daily market risk, i.e. exposures to price, volatility and liquidity risks. In this role you’ll analyse using relevant quantitative analysis of the current market trends as well as anticipating emerging risks that are affecting the trading strategies/goals.

You’ll collaborate with traders to provide risk solutioning strategies using approved risk mitigation tools in protecting/creating/maximizing value of the trading strategies.

You’ll execute daily risk reporting as well as periodic reporting to internal stakeholders such as Management, Board, Group Risk and to external stakeholders such as market regulators as part of regulatory compliance.

The role is paying up to £85,000 plus very good benefits and the role is hybrid, meaning you’ll work in the office 3 days a week and work from home 2 days a week. From May 2024 the role will become 4 days in the office and 1 day working from home.

To be considered for the role you must have the following:


  • Degree in any recognized Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics and other Quantitative discipline such as statistics, actuarial science etc.
  • A master’s degree or Professional Certificate (e.g. CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator), or FRM (Financial Risk Manager)) would be an advantage.
  • 5+ years working experience in the oil & gas industry or finance/banking/insurance preferably in Risk Management
  • Experience with sound knowledge in risk analysis models including Value at Risk, stress and scenario testing as well as understanding in the usage of coding systems to facilitate data analysis for reporting.
  • Exposure in business operations, risk management and experience working at corporate center will be an added advantage.
  • Outstanding leadership, human relation/interpersonal skill, communication and motivational skills.