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risk analyst in Etterbeek

Etterbeek, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
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For one of our clients, a very large player in the energy field, we are looking for an enthousiastic Risk Analyst. - Report timely and accurate daily market exposure and profit and loss for gas trading books; Analysis of the P&L by trading strategy and greeks to help explain the drivers of the P&L - Calculation of risk metrics like VaR and stress - Perform ad-hoc analysis to support other ETS functions - Support ongoing projects (IT and other) to support the MO; improvement of risk metrics reporting, automisation P&L explain - Analysis and understanding of the risk positions being run on the desk and ensuring these fit within the risk framework of the organization. - Spot and remedy any problems with relevant data (transaction, market or reference data). - Monitor traders' adherence against their delegated authority. - Contribute to new business initiatives, systems or process improvement projects. - Maintain a good knowledge of market conditions through the use of provided tools. - Identify and support process improvements; - Maintain good relations with all internal and external stakeholders especially with FO, Back Office, Accounting, Planning & Control & IT - Perform monthly and quarterly account closing and reconciliation activities; interface with BO & Accounting teams - Location: Brussels


- Highly organized, good attention to detail and ability to work with tight deadlines; - Strong analytical and numerical skills; - Very good Excel knowledge, preferably working knowledge in VBA and programming of macros; - Dedicated and stress-resilient; - Proactive and result oriented approach to work; - Team worker and experience in working in an international and multi-location organization; - Strong communication and interpersonal skills and positive attitude; - Ability to build and nurture effective relationships internally and externally; - Flexibility and adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment; - Curious and demonstrating willingness to learn; - A degree preferably in Economy, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics - 4-6 years of working experience (preferably in energy trading environment) - Relevant experience within a Market Risk environment in a trading company; - Strong knowledge and understanding of energy markets and the financial instruments commonly used for risk management for gas - Knowledge of risk metrics such as VaR, stress tests, scenario analysis, - Knowledge of one or more of Risk Management systems (e.g. Endur) would be an advantage - Language knowledge : English and one of local languages (French or Dutch)
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