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Senior Analyst, Commodity Market Risk and Compliance

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Date: Apr 11, 2018

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Job Overview

Reporting to the team lead, process and compliance, you will work within a highly motivated and professional team responsible for overseeing the day-to-day commodity market risk and compliance related activities for the supply and trading function, being situated on the trade floor, and will experience the fast paced, exciting environment where multi-million dollar energy contracts are bought and sold on the markets each day.

Key Accountabilities

  • Use SQL/VBA programming to build advanced commodity pricing models to facilitate the end of day (EOD) process
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of all existing Suncor traded commodities and develop pricing models to value complex or illiquid commodity grades
  • Initial focus on process improvement of existing commodity market risk and compliance procedures
  • Understand Trade Surveillance requirements and reporting (including position limits, wash trading, spoof trading, market manipulation etc.)
  • Implement processes and reporting requirements to meet domestic and international derivative regulations (Dodd-Frank, EMIR etc.)
  • Work closely with other Middle Office staff to ensure accurate commodity pricing for daily profit/loss reporting
  • Validation and construction of forward price curves and pricing analysis, ensuring data integrity and accuracy for SOX compliance
  • Gatekeeper for systems and applications access including ICE, NGX etc.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and projects as required

Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

  • Risk management experience in the areas of crude oil, natural gas or power is an asset
  • Bachelor degree in commerce, economics, finance, engineering, mathematics, or an equivalent education
  • Preference will be given to individuals actively pursuing their chartered financial analyst (CFA) designation

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (complex formulae, macros)
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and VBA
  • Thorough understanding of the North American energy markets is highly preferred 
  • Demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity for understanding commodity compliance, finance, and commerce
  • Proficient with analyzing complex sets of data, and possesses the ability to problem solve independently
  • Capacity to multi-task, working under daily deadlines and employing a continuous improvement mindset
  • Detail oriented with the ability to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, performing tasks in an open and dynamic environment
  • Effective interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills

Working Conditions

  • This position is based in Calgary, Alberta at the Suncor Energy Centre
  • This position requires flexibility in work hours
  • The group follows a US-based holiday calendar

Why Suncor
Go ahead. Expect growth. We want you to have a job you're genuinely excited about - as well as opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others. Plus, Suncor Energy offers a flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life, including:

  • Competitive base salary and compensation programs
  • Attractive annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

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Business Overview
Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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