Company: Shell
Skills: Risk Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Spokane, Washington, United States
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Job Description

Shell is looking for (Gas & Power) Market Risk Analyst for its Spokane office. The purpose of this role is are to manage risk identification: model & portfolio assumptions and market inputs, pricing issues, and drive understanding of the design and utilization of VaR, stress testing, and scenario analysis. The roles will also identify, develop, and implement systems efficiencies and reporting capabilities for the risk books.

•Risk identification: model & portfolio assumptions and market inputs, pricing issues, valuation parameters, and instrument types for North American Gas, Power & Environmental Products
•Assess the risks associated with structured deals and the valuation models used for physical/financial trading and hedging
•Assist in limit setting & monitoring of NA Gas, Power & Environmental Products business
•Develop tools for on-going portfolio reviews and produce "deep dive" analysis for senior management
•Drive understanding of the design and utilization of methodologies to assess risk/reward of the portfolio, including VaR back-testing / Stress Testing / Scenario Analysis / pricing for liquidity
•Collaborate with IT and other staff to identify, develop and implement systems efficiencies and reporting capabilities for risk books
•Manage user testing of systems functionality and enhancements while providing feedback to key stakeholders
•Coordinates model inputs and valuation for physical assets and hedges
•Identify and explain risks from non-linear aspects of portfolio
•Provide subject matter expert ownership of Market Risk deliverables into business functional areas such as accounting, regulatory, tax, etc.
•Work closely with colleagues from all parts of the risk management spectrum including a significant SBO (Finance Operations) component. The successful applicant will need to build strong working relationships and be adept at collaborating virtually to accomplish shared goals,
•Demonstrate excellence in succinctly communicating complex risks to stakeholders
•Ability to identify and articulate continuous incremental improvement areas, such as leading IT initiatives, system improvements, spreadsheet elimination, automation
•Provide risk management expertise in complex areas and should be able to manage their own work with limited supervision

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


• Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
• Bachelor's degree; Business, Economics, Mathematics or Engineering
• Minimum Three (3) years of strong understanding of trading, operations, risk and mid/back office business processes, policies, procedures and controls
•Advanced grasp of trading influences, deal structures and types, interpreting positions, P&L, market to market, trading reporting regulations, financial and management reporting, position reporting, and financial analysis
•Strong business analysis skills, modeling capabilities, research and problem solving skills, computer skills, technologically oriented
•Substantial experience within a trading and risk management organization, including an advanced understanding of the North American products oil markets (physical & financial).
•Preferred experience with Endur or comparable energy trading risk management system and ability to fully leverage its functionality.
•Preferred experience with Spotfire, MarketView, or other future applications as required by the business.
•Preferred experience to Introduce & implement industry best practices in commodity trading risk management.
•Capable of being independent from front office; able to objectively analyze and report risks and exposures
•Self-starter, highly motivated, results oriented
•Continuous improvement mindset, utilizing tools to streamline and automate desk


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