Trading Compliance Advisor


London, LND, 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. 



What role you will play in our team


Join us as a Trading Risk and Compliance Advisor. Become part of an expanding global team responsible for monitoring and managing the risk associated with ExxonMobil’s diverse trading activities (including Crude, Natural Gas, Power, Products and Renewables). You will provide Compliance Advisory for global and regional activities, working closely with key stakeholders including Trading, Legal, Middle and Back Office functions across all Regulatory and Compliance matters, whilst also supporting the maintenance and implementation of commercial activities in line with the appropriate Compliance frameworks.


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 or high intellectual curiosity in energy trading, trading regulatory compliance and an understanding of Commodity Life Cycle
  • Possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment
  • The successful candidate should have a robust understanding and awareness of new and revised rules, regulations, and directives applicable to physical and financial traded instruments, and proactively facilitate changes, as required
  • This includes the ability to demonstrate strong understanding of the global regulatory landscape for commodity and financial trading including but not limited to REMIT, MiFID II, MAR, EMIR, Dodd-Frank, CEA etc
  • Demonstrate the desire to work in a fast paced, diverse and inclusive environment

Preferred Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


  • A results oriented self-motivated individual who takes task ownership for outcomes and strives for excellence
  • Implementing new monitoring techniques based on changes to the business’s trading activity and/or the latest rules and regulations
  • Actively manage and advise the business across the entire trading lifecycle (for new and existing markets/instruments from concept through to regulatory reporting),  being able to analyse and convey the impact in relation to Regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Developing and maintaining compliance plans, risk assessments, policies and procedures and monitor adherence to these policies
  • Existing knowledge or and use of trading analytical tools, ETRMs, Trade Surveillance and Communications surveillance software
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of financial instruments and trading venues preferred
  • Robust problem-solving skills and a desire for continuous learning and improvement
  • Attention to detail with a strong process execution focus with a result orientation approach
  • Strong understanding of financial analysis and application to energy transactions

Your Benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designated 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 you:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Generous resettlement allowance
  • Defined Benefit Pension scheme
  • Share incentive plan
  • Private healthcare for employees and their families 
  • Free Gym at most UK sites 
  • Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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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. 


Exxon Mobil Corporation has numerous affiliates, many with names that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Esso and Mobil. For convenience and simplicity, those terms and terms like corporation, company, our, we and its are sometimes used as abbreviated references to specific affiliates or affiliate groups. Abbreviated references describing global or regional operational organizations and global or regional business lines are also sometimes used for convenience and simplicity. Similarly, ExxonMobil has business relationships with thousands of customers, suppliers, governments, and others. For convenience and simplicity, words like venture, joint venture, partnership, co-venturer, and partner are used to indicate business relationships involving common activities and interests, and those words may not indicate precise legal relationships.

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