Trading Risk Analyst/Senior Trading Risk Analyst (Crude & Products)


Leatherhead or London, 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 providing affordable energy to support human progress while advancing effective solutions to address climate change.


Join us as a Trading Risk Analyst with roles in Crude & Products. Become part of a team responsible for monitoring and managing the risk associated with ExxonMobil’s trading activities. You will provide risk 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.


Currently based in Leatherhead, Surrey (but with a view to relocate to a more central London location in early 2023).


The closing date for this role is Friday 14 October 2022.

What role would you play within our team.


The key deliverables include:


  • Executing daily risk control processes and generate risk reports; working alongside trading to manage market and operational risk
  • Ensuring daily data integrity, validate positions, and reconcile data inconsistencies with responsible traders
  • Constructing reporting tools, using advanced computer knowledge and skills: excel/VBA/MS Office/Python/...
  • Developing and maintain forward curves
  • Advising on the financial impact and risk exposure of new strategies, activities or transactions
  • Maintaining general knowledge, expertise and awareness in the energy trading risk management area

Who are we looking for.


To be eligible for this role, you must:


  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Economics, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or other quantitative field. 
  • Have experience in in energy trading, financial or energy risk management.
  • 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 with a result orientation approach. 
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of financial instruments
  • Strong understanding of decision analysis techniques (commercial acumen), 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.  
  • Previous commodities and risk experience with the potential to forge a career in the trading business. 


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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