Commodities Financial Analyst

Job type:
on-site
Start:
Asap
Duration:
3 months roll
From:
Hays Corporate Accounts
Place:
London
Date:
05/04/2012
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
358210

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An exceptional opportunity has arisen for a Graduate calibre candidate with demonstrable experience in Financial markets within Commodities. This is a 3 month rolling contract based in London

Commodities manage commodity risks in the crude and products markets; natural gas; weather derivatives; power; coal; freight; emissions and base metals from London, Houston, and Singapore. The group trades derivatives (including exotics/index) and physical underlying commodities. We aim to manage pure commodity risks as well as provide integrated commodity and banking solutions to our clients.

The successful candidate would be responsible for preparing the risk-based explanations for the P&L movements, market analysis and in-depth commentary across commodities products. Assisting in the preparation and review of Price Verification (PV) both intra month and end of month testing - across commodities products. Calculation of valuation adjustments and reserves. Ad hoc provision of high quality management information to business and CFO.

skills

Knowledge of the commodities business is preferable.

Good technical derivatives ability is essential to the role, as is intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel.

Professional accounting qualification is desirable but not essential.

Strategic Thinking: Business knowledge/Innovation & Creativity

Business Results: Client relationships, Analytical ability, Execution

People Leadership: Talent building, Meritocracy, Team Leadership, Collaboration, Responsible Corporate Citizenship

Personal Effectiveness: Time Management, Communication, decisiveness, Energy & drive, courage, character