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Energy Analyst/Deal Handler

  • Job reference: 925427
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Finance Analyst
  • Date posted: 18/05/2019

Analyst Energy Contracts Deal Handling

Central London

Commodities covered
Natural Gas / Power

Job scope

The purpose of the role is to support the Back Office control function within the deal cycle for gas trading. Responsibilities are to ensure that trades entered into with external counter parties and Trading Exchanges are recorded correctly in our internal system in a timely and accurate manner, to enable accurate P&L reporting, financial regulatory reporting and settlements.

Trade confirmations
Trade validations
Volume and financial reconciliations


  • Daily reconciliation of Trading Exchanges
  • Daily reconciliation of Brokerage
  • Daily Trade Validation in the trading system (checking Trader Deal Sheet against external platforms/brokers)
  • Liaise with Traders/Brokers and internal departments within tight deadlines to resolve any deal discrepancies
  • Counter-party confirmations


  • Office 365 & Windows 10 (preferred)
  • Strong Excel (financial Excel- pivot tables and macro knowledge beneficial)
  • Demonstrate a keen eye for detail and awareness of reasons for tight controls within the Front to Back end life-cycle of a trade
  • High focus on identifying and implementing quality and efficiency improvements to daily tasks
  • Knowledge of and a desire to learn more about the energy trading industry - includes the different types of trade and the different Back Office requirements associated to each trade type
  • Strong interpersonal skills for communication internally and externally
  • Ability to negotiate, influence and gain acceptance and participation from other departments and with external bodies
  • Excellent IT skills - SAP experience would be an advantage)
  • Proven ability to produce results and proactively deliver, with little direction
  • Be able to cover for other tasks within the department and have the ability and inclination to work as a pro-active member of the team
  • Previous experience in energy (or financial) trading environment
  • Ability to work in line with company values and demonstrate commitment to prioritisation of safety

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.