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


Leatherhead or London, SRY, GB

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


ExxonMobil has operated in the U.K. for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life. 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.


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.


The closing date for this role is Friday 24th February 2023.


What role you will play in our team


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.


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


What you will do


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


About you


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. 


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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.


Nothing herein is intended to override the corporate separateness of local entities. Working relationships discussed herein do not necessarily represent a reporting connection, but may reflect a functional guidance, stewardship, or service relationship. 


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