Risk Control Analyst


Spring, TX, US

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.

About Houston


ExxonMobil's state-of-the-art campus north of Houston serves as home to its Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses and their associated service groups. The facility opened in 2014 and accommodates more than 10,000 employees and visitors.


By bringing many global functional groups together, the campus provides employees with the tools and capabilities needed today, and in the future, to achieve business objectives and accelerate the discovery of new resources, technologies and products. It was designed to foster improved collaboration, creativity and innovation and enhance the company’s ability to attract, develop and retain the top talent in the industry.


The campus is located in Spring, Texas, on 385 wooded acres immediately to the west of Interstate Highway 45 (I-45), at the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road, approximately 25 miles from the cultural vibrancy of downtown Houston.


The campus was constructed to the highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Its design incorporates extensive research into best practices in building and workplace design through extensive benchmarking of the world’s top academic, research, and corporate facilities.


Learn more about what we do in Houston here.

What role you will play in our team


Responsible for monitoring and managing the risks associated with ExxonMobil’s Upstream Gas & Power trading activities. You will provide daily risk control analysis and reporting for both regional and global trading activities.

What you will do


In this position you will:


  • Build strong relationships with Commercial (Trading, Origination, Structuring) teams
  • Execute daily risk control processes to generate reports; working alongside commercial teams to identify, quantify, and manage market and operational risks
  • Validate price and volume data and reconcile data inconsistencies by interacting with both commercial and support teams 
  • Monitor and report Positions, Mark-To-Market (MTM) Values, P&L, and P&L Attribution to senior management
  • Analyze and validate Value at Risk (VaR) results ensuring adherence to established risk limits by commodity, region, program, book, and strategy
  • Identify exceptions to established limits and tolerances; remedy through authorizations or corrective actions 
  • Advise on the financial impacts and exposure changes related to proposed strategies, activities, and/or transactions
  • Maintain general knowledge and awareness of the energy trading risk management area

About you


Skills and Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree or above in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for any employee
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in Risk Control in the following commodity trading areas:  power, natural gas, LNG, renewables and/or environmental products
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with a keen focus on process execution
  • Exhibit leadership skills, communication abilities, and presence in discussions with senior management 
  • Solid understanding of statistical analysis techniques and comfort in modelling complex issues involving risk and uncertainty
  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of products: Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with R, Python, SQL, VBA, Tableau, and/or Power BI

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Familiarity with ExxonMobil Trading organization  
  • Advanced degree (MS or MBA) in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics
  • Experience with Allegro or comparable energy trading risk management system

Your benefits


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 you

  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at www.exxonmobilfamily.com.


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

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Equal Opportunity Employer


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


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