Ref: LM44082

Assistant Manager (Ref: LM44082)

Sector Commodity Trading
Type Full-time, Permanent
Location London
Salary (Annual) £45,000 - 65,000 / Year
International organisation seeks an Assistant Manager to provide full Back Office support to Front Office trading desks in London, Singapore and New York.
This role covers the day-to-day management of small team in the Back Office Natgas, Power and Emissions desks - reporting to the Department General Manager via a Manager in the Treasury Department
Main Responsibilities
- First point of contact for Natural Gas and other products within the front office, including accounting and other internal and external matters
- Supervise and train other team members
- Liaise with people internally at all levels
- Create, amend and improve Excel based reports
- Review existing procedures with the objective of improving and implementing more efficient working processes
- Assess problems and suggest solutions
- Liaise with internal trading desks and external clients to ensure efficient service and timely dealing of queries
- Supervise daily activities on the Back-Office desk
- Help set targets for the team to ensure maximum proactivity
- Be responsible for double trade checking
- Be responsible for checking and releasing all related payments
- Ensure projects are running to schedule and implemented in a timely manner
- Communicate and brief Manager on a regular basis on important issues or project updates

Ideal Candidate
- Strong underlying knowledge of Natural Gas and Power operations – emissions knowledge is beneficial
- Excellent knowledge of quantitative analysis for market risk and any other risks relating to commodity transactions
- Good knowledge of market regulations such REMIT
- Good knowledge of international settlements in various currencies and products
- Ability to analyse complex data
- Excellent communication skills
- Ability to work on own initiative with a high level of ownership and as part of a team
- Ability to prioritise and manage own workload under pressure working to daily deadlines
- Ability to bring new ideas and improved ways of working to management
- Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to recommend solutions
- Ability to manage projects and ensure successful outcomes
- Competent in training other team members
Updated: 15 days ago
Ref: LM44082