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Graduate Trading Analyst - London, United Kingdom,


Trading Analyst

£30,000 - £50,000 dependant on experience


The role will involve working within the London Crude Oil Trading department to provide analytical support to the traders and to liaise with other departments internally to successfully distribute/extract pertinent information.

The successful candidate will work very closely with the Traders and other back office functions in order to fulfil this role. As such a high level of interpersonal skills combined with a sound analytical approach to decision making will be advantageous.


  • Carry out deal entry for hedging instruments executed by the desk
  • Track crude volumes, bills of lading dates and pricing for hedge activity, ensuring accurate accounting
  • Review the Crude Supply Book for accuracy in deal information, cargo by cargo tracking for mark to market, secondary costs and system changes
  • Manage and issue daily market reports
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis for the team
  • Collect oil programs for each oil region and provide analysis on each region
  • Provide regular group reports on oil flows, refinery turnarounds and market trends
  • Manage the crude tracking database to assist in monitoring oil flows
  • Ensure accurate deal execution and cost evaluation by serving as the primary point of contact between crude supply and internal contacts in Contract Administration, Risk Management, Feedstock Accounting, Demurrage etc
  • Conduct market research activities to assist the team
  • Track internal inventory positions to assist in meeting end year LIFO targets


  • Educated to a degree standard
  • Knowledge of the refining/oil industry in either a technical or commercial aspect advantageous
  • Advanced knowledge of financial concepts required
  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint