Risk and Middle Officer

Michael Page Switzerland

  • Date de publication:

    30 janvier 2023
  • Taux d'activité:

  • Type de contrat:

    Durée indéterminée

The Risk and Middle Officer will work within the Middle Office and Risk team in a Crude and Products trading environment. Core duties will be to provide Trading desk and other stakeholders with a comprehensive and independent overview of the activity of the desk.

Risk and Middle Officer

Our client is an Oil and Gas trading company based in Geneva.


  • Ensure accurate and timely issuance of key reporting such as position, P&L and daily hedging to specified trading desks
  • Liaise daily with Trading, Operations, Back Office and other teams to quickly identify and solve any issues with the reporting
  • Provide analysis, commentary and breakdown of the key market drivers for P&L and market risk
  • Proactively engage with various business units and stakeholders to improve existing reporting, controls and process
  • Ensure operational compliance to agreed Risk and Control frameworks
  • Work closely with the Finance team to ensure hedge allocation is in line with Bank Financing requirements
  • Perform ad hoc review and analysis of trading activities and financial results
  • Assist Quantitative team in setting up relevant stress tests an control metrics
  • Validation of forward market curves and independent validation of physical MtM and costs
  • Commercial review of longer term deals
  • Work with IT and other teams to ensure data quality within company ETRM and suggest improvements


  • University degree in a quantitative field
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Risk/Middle Office function with exposure to Crude and Refined Products
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Competent user of MS Excel and MS Power BI
  • Competent user of VBA. SQL and/or Python
  • Competent user of Reuters and/or Bloomberg
  • Background in Physical LNG Trading and Refined Products blending

  • Analytical mindset with ability to solve issues logically, quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to interpret large data sets and draw logical conclusions
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Sense of priorities
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and maintain independence and professionalism when areas of conflict arise
  • Handle day to day work challenges with confidence, willing and able to adjust multiple demands, to shift priorities

Job Offer

This is a permanent full time position. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to step into an established business, yet with interesting challenges and room for growth. The company is international and human-sized, ideally located in Geneva.


  • Michael Page Switzerland