(Senior) Financial Risk Analyst
About the job
Financial Risk is more important than ever, do you want to shape the future?
In this position, you enhance transparent risk management with your quantitative expertise and have direct impact on Vattenfall’s risk profile and hedging strategy.
Risk Management, as second line of defense, has the overarching responsibility and is accountable for the risk management framework within Vattenfall. This includes securing risk governance in Vattenfall, the coordination and safeguarding of risk control and providing transparency of Vattenfall’s risk positions, as well as decision making support for the business and top management.
Financial Risk, as a sub-function of Risk Analysis, ensures the overall Vattenfall perspective with respect to all financial risks. For this Financial Risk provides risk expertise in the field of quantitative risk modelling and shapes and manages the top-down perspective and risk aggregation within the Enterprise Risk Management Process. Financial Risk is responsible for analyses of hedging strategies and steering of group commodity exposures, as well as works in close collaboration with our Energy Trading Function on model validation for valuation and risk measurement models.
That is why we are now looking to hire a (Senior) Financial Risk Analyst.
The (Senior) Financial Risk Analyst will be located in Hamburg or Stockholm.
Your role / what will you do?
With your financial expertise and quantitative skills, you will analyse business proposals, develop own risk assessments, and answer business and top-management questions.
Your tasks and responsibilities:
Develop and align risk methodology and financial risk steering with stakeholders
Analyse risks qualitatively and quantitatively and translate model results back into a broader steering context
Develop and execute concepts beyond value-at-risk to cope with the complexity of the Vattenfall portfolio
Shape, develop, assess and execute Vattenfall’s Enterprise Risk Management and Hedge Strategy Process
In risk assessments, maintain a holistic overview including accounting aspects, portfolio impact, potential risk responses, risk governance topics, etc.
Preparation of presentations for top-management and ad-hoc handling of management requests
Data analysis to detect relevant PnL drivers and risks
Hamburg or Stockholm
Your profile / who are you?
As our (Senior) Financial Risk Analyst you will bring practical experience in quantitative risk management, financial and fundamental understanding of the energy/power market, with very good understanding of corporate finance and financial markets.
Next to this you bring:
University degree within a relevant area (economics, business administration, etc.)
At least 5 years of work experience
Good understanding of quantitative side of enterprise risk management, accounting, risk capital allocation and credit risk
Practical experience within the energy industry, competence in quantitative finance and/or programming skills (Python/Matlab) is beneficial
Ability to work independently
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with commercial/technical colleagues and stakeholders alike
Team player with analytical mindset and personal balance of pragmatism and creativity
Ability to explain complex content in comprehensive format
Strong command of English, verbally and written
Good remuneration, a challenging and international work environment, and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development.
We welcome your application in English no later than February 13, 2023. We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
For more information about the recruitment process you are welcome to contact our recruiter Madelaine Boomgaarden via phone: +49 30 8182 2609.
At Vattenfall we are convinced that diversity contributes to build a more profitable and attractive company and we strive to be good role model regarding diversity. Vattenfall works actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, transgender identity or expression, religion or other belief, disability or sexual orientation.
We look forward to receiving your application!
Please apply as soon as possible. The application process will be processed continuously until the end of the period.
About the company
Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20 000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission.
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