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Commodities analyst, Trainee

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London, United Kingdom
Internship, Finance/Accounting, English, French
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People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like "hard work" and "dedication" together with "community" and "respect" has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different. 


Description of the Business Line or Department - Summary of the business, coverage, services 

Metrics Monitoring Group (MMG) department role is to produce, certify, consolidate, analyse and report all market activities metrics (including regulatory metrics) aggregated on core processes. Its major stakes are to meet the regulatory challenges, accompany the development of the business lines and enable GBS to meet its ambitions in terms of client satisfaction and efficiency. 

Working closely with trading desks, MMG controls and monitors PnL as well as risk limits (market and counterparty) and follow up on breaches. Also, it answers its partners special requests and propose adequate solutions to their needs. 

MMG performs second level analyses of the risk exposures on market operations, integrating a cross-risk vision, and carries out specific studies to heighten awareness of the bank's management on subjects with potential strong impacts. 

Summary of the key purposes of the role - Summary of the key objectives and primary goals (minimum 3) 

Monitor, analyse and comment UK PnL and Risk metrics 
Produce KPI for UK trading desks 
Perform daily controls (validation, KPI…) 
Work on regulatory topics for UK desks: Volker, French Banking Law

Summary of responsibilities- Minimum of 6 responsibilities to be identified 

Monitor Commodities desk activities 
Analyse the risk metrics and PnL movements
Produce high quality reports and presentation (mainly for management committees) 
Liaise with other locations and contribute to global reports production 
Respond to ad hoc requests from management / trading desks 
Comply with fighting back controls 
Liaise with ROCS to ensure control updates and build new controls if needed 
Report on a timely basis and escalate issues to management at the appropriate time


Level of Autonomy and Authority - Define the autonomy of the role and what the job holder can authorise and make decisions on - If applicable 

High degree of autonomy as the individual would be expected to operate with minimal supervision, report on a timely basis and escalate issues to management at the appropriate time 
Indirect management and necessity to liaise with numerous teams within the bank inclusive of other trading desks and product control teams in other entities abroad 
Need to be autonomous and able to report alert to MMG UK management

Competencies - Define a minimum of 10 skills and technical  knowledge that are essential for the Job holder to have 

Strong background in Economics and Finance (knowledge of plain vanilla products is a minimum - exotic products would be a plus) 
Knowledge of financial risks and commodity finance would be a plus 
Strong analytical skills and basic quantitative methods 
Strong knowledge on VBA code - Python skills would be a plus
Written and oral communication skills - ability to communicate with the trading and other teams 
Rigorous, punctual and responsible 
Curiosity - Ability to take initiative and propose solutions 
Flexibility / Adaptability - Ability to develop macro and handle special request in short period 
Ability to Work Under Pressure - ability to handle very high business requirements
Teamwork - Able to integrate a multi-cultural team


If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At (COMPANY NAME), we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment

Source: Company website
Posted on: 14 Dec 2018
Type of job: Internship
Languages: English, French
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