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Trading Support Analyst - Private Trading Firm

£30k - £40k

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Our client is looking for a Trading Support Analyst to join their commodities trading firm. Very briefly our client is a leading commodities trading firm that has achieved steady revenue growth year on year. They have exciting growth plans and are looking for a member to join their operations team.

As a Trading Support Analyst, you will be expected to come in and help in the analysis of risk and analyse profit and losses as well as researching the general commodities market. This role enables you to contribute to the business from within the operations team. 

This role will be pivotal to the Operations of the company as you will help ensure that the back office functions are completed successfully, help the Traders with P&L insights and in the future help to automate operational processes.

The culture of the firm is quite relaxed with a lot of attention given to development. The successful candidate will receive formal training in a range of areas to help their development and performance. In addition, you will be working within a small team allowing you to learn directly from seasoned operational experts. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily P&L reconciliation processes and error resolution
  • Monitoring live P&L for the team
  • Maintaining and taking ownership of a variety of Excel models, working directly with the trading team to communicate changes
  • Monitoring and updating key market alerts
  • Using Bloomberg to build charts and other instruments for the trading team



  • STEM degree background 
  • Strong Excel skills and excellent understanding of Microsoft Office
  • Previous data manipulation experience through work or coursework
  • Analytical minded, with a clear and structured approach to logical problem solving
  • Adaptable within a fast-paced, changing environment


  • VBA experience and SQL knowledge
  • Experience within accounting or audit
  • Experience with Bloomberg/Reuters
  • Experience producing KPI reports

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