Analyst, US Crude Risk
Company: Suncor
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Energy, Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 12/27/2018

Why you should join us:

Do you have experience in risk management analysis and are motivated by a fast paced, dynamic  environment where multi-million dollar energy contracts are facilitated on the markets, each day?   This opportunity may be for you; challenging you to evaluate and interpret U.S.-based crude and product trading activities within our Supply, Trading, and Optimization division.


You will use your expertise to:

  • Analyze and publish the daily risk management exposure reports, profit and loss report, and related reporting requirements for the U.S. crude and products trading business
  • Administer basic risk governance policies and standards on the U.S.-based trading business
  • Operate as the main day-to-day risk function contact person for the U.S. crude trading business
  • Collaborate across functions to support growth of new business initiatives
  • Identify potential areas of concern under subject matter expertise, and bring forward to senior leaders for further guidance, review and action
  • Look for continuous improvement opportunities in processes and systems

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • At least three years of front or mid-office experience within commodity trading
    University degree, preferably in business, economics, mathematics or computer science
    Working knowledge of Energy Trading Risk Management systems (e.g. Commodity XL, Open Link, Allegro)
  • Basic knowledge of risk management concepts and the trading cycle
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (complex formulae, macros)
  • Proven capacity to multitask, working under daily deadlines and employing a continuous improvement mindset
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing


Preference for:

  • Preference for experience in a crude oil and/or products trading environment
  • Experience in a large organization with complex operations and a strong sophisticated control environment
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and VBA would be an asset
  • Working towards a professional accounting (CPA, CMA, CGA) or a finance designation (CFA, FRM, ERP)
  • Demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity for understanding commodity compliance, finance, and commerce
  • Proficient with analyzing complex sets of data, and able to independently problem solve
  • You are detail oriented and have a high degree of accuracy, with the ability to perform tasks in an open and dynamic environment
  • You have effective social skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills which allows you to build strong, positive relationships

Houston, TX
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