British Petroleum (BP) – Commodity Risk Analyst (posted on 07 February 2018)

British Petroleum
Oil & Gas
Position Type
Permanent (full-time)
Post Date
07 February 2018
Closing Date

Employer Description
BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents.

Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) is BP's face to the traded markets for BP in oil, gas, power, chemicals and finance. IST's role is to enhance Group value through distinctive supply, commodity trading, risk management and information technology skills underpinned by a world class finance, control and compliance infrastructure. IST has a dynamic and highly skilled workforce, which creates value by combining analysis and commercial innovation with the material asset base of BP.

Program Details
  • Develop and leverage a deep understanding of EH supply and trading business, exposures, strategies and market fundamentals
  • Provide constructive challenge to trading activity to ensure it is compliant and aligned to intended trading strategy
  • Deliver reporting and analytics that provide insight into IST’s business activities in order to support business decision making and strengthen the control environment
  • Oversee daily marking, upload, and maintenance of curves and volatilities
  • Support regional and global Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Support ad hoc reporting requirements and/or special projects
  • Continuously improve analytical capability, developing and deepening understanding of commodity portfolio and drivers within it
  • Interface with functions across front, middle, and back office to understand and analyze trading activity impacts across the business
  • Enhance functional interface through analytic support to create an informed and holistic decision-making process for BP. This includes developing tools and metrics to provide better insights into the business activities and key drivers of P&L and return
  • Facilitate and oversee effective and consistent compliance and controls, both internally and externally, while ensuring financial integrity for IST 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Financial Mathematics, Economics, Engineering or other Quantitative field
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment while working across various functions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to grasp and communicate complex models and trading transactions in layman terms for non-technical audience while highlighting the key economic effects
  • Self-motivated with the intellectual ability and curiosity to read, interpret, and maintain current knowledge of relevant trading and market fundamentals
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel
  • Attention to detail (ability to work with detailed transactions and properly control, report and communicate trading activity)
  • Ability to perform in a deadline oriented environment 


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