Risk Analyst

Job Title: Risk Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Reference: MD/RA/RSK/UK
Contact Name: Marek Danyluk
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2020 15:12

Job Description

Established in 2014 and headquartered in Singapore, the Mercantile & Maritime Group (“MM”) has exposure to various sectors globally, with a core focus on oil & gas. The group invests across the energy value chain and offers a full range of services including physical products trading, paper trading, shipping, storage terminals & bunkering, midstream asset management, export process management, oil & gas field services, financial advisory and structuring, project development & management, bespoke consultancy in special situations.

In addition, the MM Group has a diversified portfolio across various sectors including commercial and residential real estate, tech, F&B distribution and transportation, all managed by an in-house asset management team.

MM has offices in the Middle East, Europe, Canada and Southeast Asia which allows for a localized approach to doing business. Unlike other similar organizations, MM has a lean corporate structure with low operating costs which allows us to remain competitive and responsive, while also remaining flexible to best meet our client’s needs.



  • Run end of day processes
    • Validate deals, updates and ensure all market price risk is captured
    • Construction of forward curves for MTM purposes
  • Reconcile derivative positions and margin requirements
  • Daily position/exposure monitoring and reporting
  • Daily Pnl/VaR computation and validation against market movements
  • Analysing exposure and MTM profit and loss on physical/derivative portfolios
  • Produce daily commentary for traders to explain the change in trading profit and loss.
  • Produce monthly/quarterly management reporting to explain profit and loss
  • Reconciliations (eg between trading system and accounting system and JV profit and loss etc)
  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Support system and projects related to risk management


Skills & Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of working experience in the Oil and Gas trading industry preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree/Professional Degree in Finance/Accountancy/Banking/ Mathematics/Statistics or equivalent
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Excellent Communications/Interpersonal skills
  • Meticulous and good team player
  • Understanding of physical commodities and derivatives markets an advantage
  • High degree of proficiency in Excel VBA and other Microsoft applications.

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