Risk Control Analyst


Leatherhead, SRY, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil

What awaits you.

We are more than just one of the largest energy companies in the world. ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential and help shape the future of energy. Diversity drives innovation and we are committed to providing inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive, regardless of their background. The safety and wellbeing of our employees is at the heart of everything we do.  We build skills and competencies through training and work experiences in a wide range of assignments.  With a long history of industry leadership and cutting edge innovation, we are committed to addressing the dual challenge facing society today: to meet the world’s growing demand for energy while reducing environmental impacts, including the risk of climate change.

Join us as a Risk Control Analyst. Become part of a team responsible for monitoring and managing the risk associated with ExxonMobil’s trading activities. You will provide risk control analysis for global and regional activities sitting alongside commercial traders and advising daily on risk positions, value and potential exposure.

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.

The closing date for this role is Friday 23rd July 2021.

What role would you play within our team.


  • Execute daily risk control processes and generate 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
  • 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

The successful candidate will work with a team of 5 Analysts who support 15 Traders.

Who are we looking for.


To be eligible for this role, you must:


  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative field. 
  • Have experience in in energy trading, financial or energy risk management 
  • Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.


An advanced degree, such as a Master's, MBA, CFA, or Ph.D., degree in Energy or Financial Risk Management is preferred.

Preferred Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • Attention to detail with a strong process execution focus
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of financial instruments
  • 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
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, diverse and inclusive environment 



Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

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