Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

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Commodities & financial markets provides compliance advisory services to the firm’s Global Commodities business focusing on the trading and sales of physical and financial energy, metals and agricultural products.

Commodities & Financial Markets Duties & Responsibilities

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Experience in leveraged finance, credit investing, buy-side investing or investment banking
Meaningful exposure to, or demonstrated interest in, the natural resources sector
Experience with derivative transactions and/or equity investments would be a plus
An undergraduate honours business degree (or similar) with a focus on finance
A track record of superior academic achievement and high performance on the job
Strong research, financial modelling, analytical and valuation skills
Proficiency in multiple languages would be a plus
A professional designation (or working towards one) would be a plus
Manage and submit portfolio based virtual and congestion revenue right bids
Managing requirements and oversight of regulatory reporting for the business

Commodities & Financial Markets Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Commodities & Financial Markets

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Education for Commodities & Financial Markets

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Employers hiring for the commodities & financial markets job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Graduate, Mathematics, Information Technology, Financial Services, Business, Public Accounting, Engineering

Skills for Commodities & Financial Markets

Desired skills for commodities & financial markets include:

Financial products
Bunker and Forex exposures and hedging
Risk management and hedging
Power system economics and physical/virtual energy trading
VBA and Macros
Microsoft Office applications
Microsoft Excel
Metals and Agriculture
Physical businesses across Energy
Consumer loans and securitization

Desired experience for commodities & financial markets includes:

Must possess good presentation/writing skills
Excellent client interaction capabilities
Maintain relationships with existing clients seeking new relationships
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related quantitative discipline
Execute trades
Stack (compute, storage, data stores relational or otherwise)

Commodities & Financial Markets Examples

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Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of commodities & financial markets. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for commodities & financial markets
  • Ensuring an effective control environment is maintained including monitoring daily core reconciliations and identifying enhancements to the overall control framework
  • Reviewing month end reconciliations for balance sheet certification process and completing monthly P&L and balance sheet analysis
  • Working on ad hoc projects around ongoing process and system initiatives
  • Have 3+ years of Executive Assistant experience
  • Consistently display confidence and ability to own tasks
  • Be able to focus on delivery within tight timeframes and ensure quality output
  • Be an articulate and professional communicator, both in verbal and written communication
  • Be a supportive and collaborative team member, providing top-tier service to the wider FICC team
  • Maintain a positive attitude and exhibit proactive, organized behavior on managed tasks
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of personalities
Qualifications for commodities & financial markets
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years industry experience in Bank Debt, High Yield and/or Distressed Credit
  • Prior working experience with MAS or other financial regulators preferred
  • Demonstrable relevant business compliance experience of at least 6 years gained within financial services companies and/or commodities trading firms
  • Compliance experience in physical commodities trading
  • Masters or Bachelors in Engineering, Computer Science or other quantitative field
  • Proven ability to argue a risk based approach to compliance and effectively communicate this approach to internal stakeholders
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Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of commodities & financial markets. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for commodities & financial markets
  • Providing project management support to ensure the effective implementation and reporting of a range projects
  • Taking ownership of key operational responsibilities of the regional COO team
  • Possess a stable yet progressive work history to date with approximately 2-3 years' experience working in Financial Services, Chartered Accounting/Audit, Risk/Advisory
  • Be highly motivated with a willingness to learn a broad range of products/businesses, systems and then to apply them across various scenarios
  • Possess a combination of quantitative/analytical skills be strategic and creative in thinking through problems and issues
  • Pay significant attention to detail, be accurate and methodical
  • Hold appropriate tertiary qualifications in finance, business or a related discipline
  • Possess 6+ years experience in management consulting or from working in a financial services environment
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Be analytically-minded with good numerical skills and strong project management capabilities
Qualifications for commodities & financial markets
  • Development in scripting languages
  • Production environment, release process and associated safeguards - agile development - and your ability to balance the need for both
  • Assist marketers and structurers in pricing and analysis
  • Coordinate extensive travel arrangements, both domestic and international
  • Prepare, monitor and submit Amex and personal expense reports
  • General office support including answering phones, taking messages, fielding/screening incoming calls, filing, copying, scanning, printing, clerical work
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Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a commodities & financial markets. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for commodities & financial markets
  • General office co-ordination and management
  • Travel arrangements for staff and personal requirements of a Consultant
  • Assisting Executive Assistant with staff hospitality and events division sponsorships and donations
  • Management of Business priorities to ensure issues are resolved effectively and efficiently
  • Driving improvements and enhancements within own area of responsibility, driving profitability and long term value to the business
  • KPI & Incident reporting including the implementation & management of identified follow up actions
  • Reporting and discussion with Division Management & MMA and EMD Business Managers of issues that have or may impact the team and its performance
  • Be educated to degree level, FINSIA or similar, with experience in a management role within an Operations environment
  • Have experience in commodities or derivative products and a knowledge of ISDA documentation will be looked on favourably but not essential
  • Have an excellent understanding of operational risk management
Qualifications for commodities & financial markets
  • Monitor leave system and report quarterly to managers
  • Order office supplies when needed
  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, engineering, or related quantitative discipline
  • Prior experience in the energy space preferred
  • Financial Markets experience with exposure to the end-to-end operational risk management framework within a trading environment
  • Strong relationship building and maintenance skills
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Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of commodities & financial markets. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for commodities & financial markets
  • Assist the RMBS trader in monitoring the performance of existing positions and managing the hedging positions
  • Interface with IT to enhance current RMBS data analytics and modeling capabilities
  • Analyze consumer unsecured loan levels from a variety of originators
  • Work with senior quantitative analysts to improve our database reporting, analytics and modeling capabilities to support the consumer financing and investing businesses
  • Work closely with CFM businesses, COO team and support areas on risk, valuation, booking methodologies and system improvements to ensure accurate/complete deal representation
  • Collaborate and communicate with front, middle and back office colleagues to design tactical and strategic solutions
  • Advise and educate key business people on risk issues that can rise
  • Hold tertiary qualifications in a relevant business discipline with a high level of academic achievement
  • Demonstrate a progressive work history with 1-2 years in financial services in a market or risk-related position
  • Be highly-numerate with exceptional problem solving capabilities
Qualifications for commodities & financial markets
  • Take responsibility for day to day procedures (booking deals, ensuring trades are recorded accurately)
  • Work with senior members of the team on the development of pricing and risk management tools
  • Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills to build strong relationships with stakeholders across all levels, including external parties
  • Relish working within a dynamic business where accuracy, hard work and humour are encouraged
  • Demonstrate a practical disposition
  • Enjoy working independently and display initiative, have a strong sense of ownership and responsibility
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Commodities & Financial Markets Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a commodities & financial markets. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for commodities & financial markets
  • 3-5 years' experience working in Financial Services, Chartered Accounting/Audit, Risk/Advisory
  • Experience with data management/analysis and reporting
  • High level of proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Liaising with external clients and the CFM Division's Marketers & Traders on technical queries
  • Working with both the local and global CFM Operations team to drive identification and implementation of improvements in operational processes, from a control or efficiency perspective
  • Experience in a similar role at an Investment Bank or financial institution
  • Experience in a client service environment in the financial services industry
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands and manage client expectations
  • Help cover existing client base and identify and build out new clients
  • Generate trade ideas and share market information with key clients
Qualifications for commodities & financial markets
  • Deal confidently and professionally with clients and colleagues (you will be dealing with VIP/Sports Ambassadors regularly
  • Take pride in your work displaying a high level of attention to detail
  • Be literate in all Microsoft Office packages
  • Be flexible with the 2 – 3 day ratio
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience in trading or investment banking
  • Experience in mortgages, consumer loans, and ABS preferred

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