Trade Control Analyst

Smartest Energy

Flexibility is vital to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, 4 days @ 80% salary and compressed hours. Don't let anything stop you from applying.

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The future of energy is digitised, decarbonised and localised. At Smartest Energy, we need revolutionary thinkers to help our customers make the most of this new landscape, thinking differently to find smart solutions to complex problems.

Formed in 2001, we’re an agile business driven by entrepreneurial thinking. As a subsidiary of the Marubeni Corporation, we also have strong investment and infrastructure behind us. We have three offices in the UK, one in the US and another in Australia. Further expansion is planned for 2022 and beyond which means global career opportunities for you, with plenty of potential to explore new markets.

Flexibility is vital to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, remotely or a mix of remote/office. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.

When you join our Team, you will have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Overview

You will perform a control function in independently validating trades in the Energy Risk Management System “ETRM”.  Trade Control sits within the Risk Control Team.

In this role, you will be involved with the following:

  • Validate and mark as audited trade data (Power, Gas and Renewable transactions) in the ETRM system to the appropriate trade blotter/ contract/ broker confirmation;
  • Ensure trade confirmations are sent in a timely manner (D+1), matched timely via eCM (Electronic Confirm Matching) and chased regularly to ensure compliance with the agreed departmental KPI;
  • Ensure EMIR/REMIT reporting requirements are adhered to and perform Trade reconciliation on reported trades to be performed regularly as set out by SEL’s regulatory manual;
  • Perform cycle of improvement in Trade Control by continuously reviewing daily processes/models to automate and improve accuracy of validation;
  • Perform trade exception reports in the ETRM system and provide oversight and ownership to any exceptions;
  • Ensure processes can be picked up by a team member by continuously reviewing and updating processes for the validation of trades, end of day check reports and daily processes;
  • Support Trade Control Team with its objectives in delivering strategic projects such as new products;
  • Monitor the inbox and respond to customer queries promptly and support the wider business on operational activities;

To be successful in this role, you are likely to have the following skills/experience:

  • Experience in a middle office/control role in a trading environment and educated to degree level standard or equivalent (desirable);

  • Knowledge and interest of GB Power trading (products, market, etc.);
  • Strong Excel (lookups, pivot tables).

What else do we offer?

  • The opportunity to work from anywhere in the world for 30 days per year;
  • A genuine commitment to smarter working – we recognise your work/life balance matters;
  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community;
  • Excellent benefits package including private medical insurance/dental cover and non-contributory pension from month three;

Diversity

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to what we do. We value everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive we need diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the countries in which we operate. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow.

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Our Working Week

Flexibility is vital to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, 4 days @ 80% salary and compressed hours. Don't let anything stop you from applying.

Our 4 day week = any day off

Our Vacation Policy

We offer 25 days PTO for a full-time 5 day week plus public holidays. Our vacation policy is pro-rata'd based on your working hours.

  • 30 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid days
  • 82 days off per year

Our Remote Working Policy

Flexibility is vital to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways including 100% remotely or a mix of remote/office. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.

Our Employee Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Pension 7% contribution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dentalcare
  • Work abroad for 30 days / year
  • Equipment allowance

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