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Risk Control Analyst


Brussels / Machelen, BRU, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corporation is the world’s largest publicly traded international oil and gas company, best known in the Benelux for its Esso and Mobil brands. With activities in nearly all countries around the world, ExxonMobil prides itself on its commitment to meeting the world’s growing demand for energy in an economically, environmentally and socially responsible manner. The company strives towards operational excellence with an expert talented and diverse workforce, strong financial resources and cutting edge technology. Our customers are both global and local ranging from major chemical companies to the thousands of customers a day who visit our Benelux service stations.
Our people are analytical, result-oriented and focused on getting the best out of their teams. They thrive in our company culture: open, with an international mindset and down to earth. Our hands-on approach, job rotation system, regular training and long-term focus enable our people to learn and develop their talents continuously. The acquired skills and knowledge will help them to become our future generation of managers or technical specialists.


Join ExxonMobil as a Risk Control Analyst. Become part of a team responsible for monitoring and managing the risk associated with ExxonMobil’s product trading activities. You will provide risk control analysis for regional activities sitting alongside commercial traders and advising daily on risk positions, value and potential exposure. This role will provide insight into commercial trading, exposure to ExxonMobil managers and an excellent entry point to a career with ExxonMobil.


Primary job functions

• Execute daily risk control processes and risk reports; working alongside trading to manage market and operational risk
• Ensure daily data integrity, validate positions, and reconcile data inconsistencies with responsible traders
• Construct reporting tools, using advanced computer knowledge and skills: excel/VBA/MS Office/Python/...
• Develop and maintain forward curves and support resolution of disagreements over applicable prices
• Advise on the financial impact and risk exposure of new strategies, activities or transactions
• Maintain general knowledge, expertise and awareness in the energy trading risk management area

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative field required.  An advanced degree, such as a Master's, MBA, CFA, or Ph.D., degree in Energy or Financial Risk Management such as Energy Risk Professional certification from GARP association is preferred.  Minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience in energy trading, financial or energy risk management.
Fluent English is required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Attention to detail with a strong process execution focus
• Strong analytical skills and knowledge of financial instruments
• Strong leadership, communications skills and presence in discussions with senior management
• Strong understanding of decision analysis techniques, statistical modelling and comfort in modelling issues involving risk and uncertainty
• Strong understanding of financial analysis and application to energy transacting

Job Segment: Risk Management, CFA, MBA, Finance, Management

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