Market Risk Analyst


Machelen, Belgium, BRU, BE

Company:  ExxonMobil

Who are we?


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 Market Risk Analyst. Become part of a team responsible for monitoring and managing the risk associated with ExxonMobil’s Product & Feedstock 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.

What will you 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 maintaining 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
  • The successful candidate will work with a team of analysts who support the Europe Product & Feedstock Trading team, based in Brussels. 

Type of candidates we are looking for:


To be eligible for this role, you must:


  • Hold a university degree 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
  • 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. 


This awaits you:

We offer a wide range of benefits including competitive pay, team mates who support and inspire you, the flexibility to explore multiple challenges and roles.  Your development never stops. A variety of job roles and access to cutting-edge training let you expand your potential throughout an entire career. At ExxonMobil we have your back. We want you to enjoy a career with us. That’s why we provide the safest workplace we can, so you can work with focus and peace of mind.

Interested to join us ? Then apply now. We are looking forward to connecting with you !


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