Risk Analyst (Commodities)

We are looking for a Risk Analyst to join our Risk Management department. Together with the risk manager, you will be responsible for various reporting and analyzing activities primarily related to market risk. You will work as part of a team involved in analyzing and reporting many different (market) price risks of the commodity desks.

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily reporting and analysis of various risk positions against position limits 
  • Support development of the global commodities risk management (CRM) strategy and ensure compliance of that strategy with the risk management policy. 
  • Developing and improving systems and processes 
  • Supporting monthly accounting duties by verifying market prices of open positions  
  • Maintaining excellent knowledge of the current commodities markets 
  • Foreign exchange hedging and manage the currency exposure 
  • Ad hoc risk queries 

Required skills and experience 

  • Thorough attention to detail, combined with strong numerical and analytical skills 
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in financial economics / econometrics or other relevant degree 
  • This position is suitable for someone who is currently looking for the first step in their career, however we will also consider applicants with 2-3 years' experience in Risk or any relevant fields 
  • Knowledge of business intelligence software, financial modelling 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 helpful but not required 
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written), additional languages are welcome 

What we offer 

  • Challenging work with a good working atmosphere 
  • An independent role 
  • Many opportunities for personal and professional growth 


If you recognize yourself in the description and the challenge apply now. 

For questions, please contact Henk Vuijk, Head of Risk Management, +31 6 11 23 52 62 or via email: hkv@countenergytrading.com. 

We look forward to meeting you! 

About COUNT Energy Trading  

We are a knowledgeable and reliable group of traders in the energy and renewables market. 

We facilitate our partners within the energy and renewables markets. In the petrochemical markets we trade aromatics, gasoline components, derivatives, and specialty chemicals. Within the renewables segment we specialize in advanced recycled feedstock. 

Our aim is to be the reliable facilitators, the trustworthy enablers of our market’s needs, and a beacon for the sustainable transition of our industry. 

Our road to circular economy 

COUNT is committed to trading pyrolysis oils derived from recycled wastes via advanced recycling. 

Advanced recycling is a technology that converts plastic waste into virgin-grade feedstock, which can be used to create new products, thus creating a circular economy.  
Click here to find out more about our road to a circular economy. 

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