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Senior Analyst - Market Risk

CBH Group
Perth (Region), Western Australia (AU)
Competitive remuneration and benefits (on-site gym & day care, flexible work arrangements)
Closing date
Jul 1, 2023

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Asset Owner
Employment Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity for a risk professional to foster inclusive partnerships, empowering management, and traders to enhance financial outcomes.






We are CBH


We bring our values to life every day by being Collaborative, Respectful, Reliable, Sustainable. Our values are more than just words they guide how we work with each other, farmers, suppliers, partners, and the communities we operate in. These values and behaviours represent the CBH team at our best and are what we need to collectively demonstrate to achieve our Path to 2033 strategic objectives.


CBH has a strong and proud history of serving and returning value to WA growers since 1933


We are a proud Western Australian co-operative and as Australia’s largest co-operative we are a leader in the Australian grain industry. We have grown from humble roots into one of the world’s largest and most efficient grain supply chains, delivering millions of tonnes of quality Western Australian grain into the hands of customers around the world each year.


Our storage and handling system currently receives and exports around 90 per cent of the Western Australian grain harvest and is regarded as one of the best in the world.


Our core purpose is to sustainably create and return value to current and future West Australian grain growers.


Empowering our people


CBH is more than just a place of work, it's a community of people who are passionate and committed to our core purpose.


We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a safe and rewarding working environment for our people, with a strong culture of developing and enhancing our employees’ capabilities.


We invite you to use your skills and expertise to make your mark to help CBH sustainably create and return value for grain growers in Western Australia.


About the role


We are looking for an experienced analyst to join the Market Risk team to oversee one of the largest grain trading books in Australia.  The analyst would provide objective reporting and analysis of commodity and foreign exchange positions, their valuations, and associated risks. This role involves assessing the market risk factors that influence CBH's financials through conducting position analysis and comprehensive market data analysis, including probabilistic, scenario, and stress testing.


Collaborating with stakeholders within CBH you will:


  • Foster relationships across CBH teams, discussing and addressing issues with confidence. Adapt to flexible work arrangements, managing competing priorities and deadlines. Communicate risk matters promptly and respectfully. Ensure accurate reporting of commodity, FX, futures, and derivatives positions and their associated risk exposure. Prepare position and valuation reports, identify and escalate any policy limit breaches. Capture and analyse data trends affecting CBH’s risk position. Manage daily tasks and project work with varying priorities. Empower the Trading team to make effective risk mitigation decisions based on accurate and up-to-date information. Continuously maintain and develop risk models to enhance decision-making and mitigate potential losses.

Our ideal candidate will have:


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or IT and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial or commodity markets role. A strong knowledge and understanding of financial risk management practices, including market risk principles and information systems such as Trading or Treasury Management Systems. Advanced Excel skills, including proficiency in pivot tables. Coding capability in languages such as VBA, Python, PowerBI, or SQL. An ability to work collaboratively and communicate with a diverse group of people and navigate complex relationships. An ability to work in a team environment and demonstrate values of Collaboration, Respect, Reliability, Sustainability, Inclusion, Diversity and Equity. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to monitor and evaluate progress and provide recommendations for improvement.

What we offer:


CBH offer a range of employee focused benefits aimed at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including:


  • Competitive remuneration and benefits  Opportunities to enhance your leadership skills and achieve your career goals  13-weeks paid parental leave for both parents Free on-site gym, fitness classes and excellent end of trip facilities Flexible work arrangements Employee assistance program Corporate employee discounts including travel, health insurance funds and financial services On-site day-care centre for children



We invite you to apply for this fulfilling opportunity. At CBH, we highly value collaboration, respect, reliability, and sustainability, and we are committed to fostering positive relationships with everyone we work with. If you have the necessary skills and experience, we eagerly await your application.


If you are excited about the role and think you have what it takes but your experience doesn't align 100%, we still want to hear from you. Please reach out to El Moretti, Lead HR on (08) 9237 9600.


CBH is genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds. We value diverse perspectives and the contribution of every one of our people makes our culture.  Put simply - you can be yourself here.


Applications close 25 June 2023.  CBH reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if suitable applications are received prior.


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