Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Purpose

To perform daily middle office tasks such as trade approval and reconciliations, produce market risk reports, perform analysis, and to help drive business strategy and results through the assessment of market risk factors leading to better business decisions.  As part of a small global team, they will be expected to work constructively to ensure all regular aspects of the daily Middle Office tasks, whilst adding value through providing analysis to ad-hoc requests from other business units.

Job Summary

Principal responsibilities are described below:

Daily Tasks

  • Produce Daily Trading Reports for the UK business, and understand day-to-day position moves
  • Approve trades executed from the previous day through various reconciliations with external sources, and investigate any discrepancies with the Traders
  • Review of daily market reports
  • Daily call with Traders to understand current market conditions and trading strategy
  • Maintain pricing database

Regular / Monthly Tasks

  • Assist in preparation of the Risk Reporting pack (collation of reports, breaches etc) covering the UK market and credit risks
  • Production of monthly forward curves, for reforecast and MtM purposes

Others

  • Maintain Procedures documentation.
  • Identify business process improvements in all areas of responsibility, with a particular focus on transaction based activities
  • Provide analysis for ad hoc requests

Skills / Competencies

Key characteristics of the successful candidate will include:

  • Very high level of attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills, addressing and solving problems in a structured manner with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge and experience to form good assumptions
  • Highly organised
  • Strong abilities in analysing and interpreting information
  • Ability to organise time and workload efficiently
  • Enthusiastic with a highly flexible approach to work
  • Good Communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate complex details verbally & in writing
  • Well organised and disciplined
  • Knows when to escalate issues urgently to Manager
  • Advanced Excel, and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent time management to balance long term initiatives with ad-hoc and routine tasks. Must be punctual and reliable

Education

  • Educated to at least degree level

Experience

  • A high level of numeracy and analytical skills to deal with complex spreadsheets
  • Energy industry experience advantageous but not essential

Travel

  • Not required

To apply, please send résumés to jobposting@intergen.com