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Analyst, US Crude Risk

Date: Feb 9, 2019

LOCATION: Houston, Texas (US-TX)

Why you should join us:

Do you have experience in risk management analysis and are you motivated by a fast paced, dynamic environment where multi-million dollar energy contracts are facilitated on the markets each day? This opportunity may be for you; challenging you to evaluate and interpret U.S.-based crude and product trading activities within our Supply, Trading, and Optimization division.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Analyze and publish the daily risk management exposure reports, profit and loss report, and related reporting requirements for the U.S. crude and products trading business
  • Administer basic risk governance policies and standards on the U.S.-based trading business
  • Operate as the main day-to-day risk function contact person for the U.S. crude trading business
  • Collaborate across functions to support growth of new business initiatives
  • Identify potential areas of concern under subject matter expertise, and bring forward to senior leaders for further guidance, review and action
  • Look for continuous improvement opportunities in processes and systems

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • At least three years of front or mid-office experience within commodity trading
  • University degree, preferably in business, economics, mathematics or computer science
  • Working knowledge of Energy Trading Risk Management systems (e.g. Commodity XL, Open Link, Allegro)
  • Basic knowledge of risk management concepts and the trading cycle
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills (complex formulae, macros)
  • Proven capacity to multitask, working under daily deadlines and employing a continuous improvement mindset
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Experience in a crude oil and/or products trading environment
  • Experience in a large organization with complex operations and a strong sophisticated control environment
  • Strong knowledge of SQL and VBA
  • Working towards a professional accounting (CPA, CMA, CGA) or a finance designation (CFA, FRM, ERP)
  • Demonstrate a high level of intellectual curiosity for understanding commodity compliance, finance, and commerce
  • Proficient with analyzing complex sets of data, and able to independently problem solve
  • You are detail oriented and have a high degree of accuracy, with the ability to perform tasks in an open and dynamic environment
  • You have effective social skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills which allows you to build strong, positive relationships

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other meaningful information:

  • You will work out of our Houston office, located at 2 Allen Centre, 1200 Smith St.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday
  • Flexibility in work hours required as a U.S. based holiday calendar is followed

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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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

Job Segment: Sustainability, Offshore Oil, Energy

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