Commodity Risk Analyst

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Our Client is an Entrepreneurial, market leading International Commodities Trading business. You will be part of an international company that will help develop your skills and expertise.

Due to an internal promotion to the Front Office; we are looking for a Risk Analyst to join their Risk Department. Together with the other risk analysts, you will be responsible for various reporting and analysing activities primarily related to market risk.

You will work as part of a team involved in measuring, analyzing and reporting many different market price risk metrics of the global commodity and freight trading desks. The team is strategically located near the trading department for firsthand exposure to analyzing current market risks.


  • Daily reporting and analysis of various worldwide volumetric risk positions against position limits; Developing and improving systems and processes.
  • Supporting monthly accounting duties by verifying market prices of open positions daily and at month end.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and regulatory limits.
  • Developing and improving systems and processes.
  • Ad hoc risk queries.


  • Thorough attention to detail, combined with strong numerical and analytical skills;
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in financial economics / econometrics, or similar;
  • Ideally 2-3 years’ experience in Risk or any relevant fields;
  • Knowledge of business intelligence software, financial modeling and derivatives; commodity knowledge is a plus.
  • Interest in discovering market news and international regulatory compliance in order to adapt to new risks;
  • Advanced Excel experience, with some programming knowledge
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), additional languages are welcome.