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Commercial Analyst

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 16, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Vitol

We are the world's largest independent energy and commodities trading company. Every day we use our expertise and logistical networks to distribute energy around the world, efficiently and responsibly. From 40 offices worldwide, we seek to add value across the energy supply chain, including deploying our scale and market understanding to help facilitate the energy transition. To date, we have committed over $2.2 billion of capital to renewable projects, and are identifying and developing low-carbon opportunities around the world.

Our people are our business . Talent is precious to us and we create an environment in which individuals can reach their full potential, unhindered by hierarchy. Our team comprises more than 65 nationalities and we are committed to developing and sustaining a diverse work force. Learn more about us here.

Job Description

The Commercial Analyst position is a key role on the trading desk, enabling strong candidates to get immersed in a P&L driven environment, develop core analytical skills, leverage and develop the firm's 'Vista' management reporting and risk management system and integrate into the Vitol culture and organisation. We have a number of open roles within our Oil, Energy Transition and Utilities matrices.

What you'll do:
  • Create & maintain a high-quality position summary and daily pricing exposure for the respective business unit
  • Compile daily profitability reports and management information enabling brokers to determine how market moves are impacting their positions
  • Ensure new business, products or markets are accurately set up, documented and reflected in a fair & transparent manner
  • Help to maintain curve integrity and the Mark to Market of the trading activity
  • Partner with our Technology team to work on sustainable improvements & solutions on our CTRM
  • Interface with multiple internal stakeholders on essential periodic processes e.g. invoicing and accounts closing
  • Conduct ad-hoc analysis and troubleshooting as required by brokers, traders & management
  • Constantly review process to understand areas of weakness, generate and act on robust ideas to create efficiencies and embed best practice

What we're looking for

  • Graduate degree with an excellent academic record, preferably in an analytical discipline
  • At least 1-2yrs years in a commercial, analytical role in the energy major, investment bank or consulting firm ideally with a focus on the energy sector
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability and comfort with Excel
  • Clear understanding of accounting and valuation concepts
  • Additional language skills, an advantage
  • Proficiency with VBA, Python, and R/Matlab would be an additional advantage

Personal Characteristics
  • Results oriented and demonstrably commercial
  • Energetic, resilient and resourceful, with an ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Team player, with an open non-political style and a high level of personal integrity
  • Incisive and accurate judgment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication and relationship management skills
  • Global outlook. Able to work across organizational and cultural boundaries
  • Creativity and problem solving

What we offer
  • Flat and non-bureaucratic work culture
  • Central location close to Victoria Station
  • Modern well-equipped gym

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