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Middle Office Analyst

Austin

 

About the Role

The successful candidate will be joining our global Trade Operations team as a Midde Office Analyst. Our Trade Operations team is at the heart of our organization, and a key supporting function to our Energy trading desks in North America, Europe, the UK and most recently in Japan. Based in Austin, this Middle Office Analyst will be focused on our North America operations, gaining valuble exposure to both Power and Gas traders on-site. This role will also benefit from the shared pool of commodities knowledge across the international colleagues within our global operations, and will have ad-hoc opportunities to provide support to wider operations outside the core focus of North America. 

This will be a full time position and, due to how closely this role will collaborate with our on-site Trading desks, this position does require working on-site in our Austin TX office 4-days a week, with flexibility. Key responsibilities of this position include

  • Interracting with Traders, Analysts, Risk & Accounting teams to hone a full front-to-back understanding of our commodities business. 
  • Daily reporting on Position and PnL, as well as PnL analysis (T0 Flash and T1 EOD results). 
  • Daily reconciliation between system of record and broker statements. 
  • Being a go-to person for data and analysis, regarding various portfolios and trading strategies. 
  • Collaborating with our Accounting team to understand and present economic value reconciliations and walk-throughs. 
  • Working closely with your global Trade Operations colleagues to collaborate and align on processes. 
  • Supplement other team members through cross-training, providing coverage during scheduled and unscheduled outages.

 

About You

We are seeking a collaborative professional, experienced with traders and trading operations, and genuinely motivated to work in the energy sector. The ideal candidate will possess at least 4 of the following qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or economics, or the equivalent experience. 
  • Over a year of experience in a role directly supporting power and gas trading. 
  • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills. 
  • Proficiency in SQL & Python. 
  • Proficiency in Excel. 

 

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation and participation in Trailstone’s discretionary bonus plan.
  • 20 days of annual vacation entitlement plus an additional 10 company holidays.
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year.
  • Medical insurance effective on your first day of employment.
  • 401(k) Matching.
  • Flat hierarchies and a no-ego culture for direct decision-making processes without the bureaucracy.
  • Eligibility to receive external and internal training in accordance with our Learning & Development Policy.

 

Here at Trailstone... 

We recognise the importance of diversity in driving our success. We actively seek to further diversify our organisation and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, nationalities, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, as well as veterans and individuals from other underrepresented groups.

We understand that diversity is not just about representation but about bringing together a multitude of perspectives to foster innovation and drive better decision-making. We believe in the power of diverse perspectives and are committed to building a workplace where everyone can thrive and contribute to our collective success.

Join us in our journey to build a more inclusive empowered future.

 

About Trailstone

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term.

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities.

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology.

Current roles

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