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Senior Trading Business Partner – London

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location International

Ref # 6368

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Barden has been engaged by an international, renewables-focused, energy trading company to assist with the hire of a Senior Trading Business Partner. The company has grown rapidly from a start-up in 2011 to now employing over 90 professionals based in Ireland, the UK, Europe, and Japan.


  • Overseeing the production of daily P&L reporting including maintaining and improving the daily control and reporting structure for the trading desk.
  • Analysis and interpretation of daily results including investigating any variance to trader estimate and ensuring revenue attribution is accurate
  • Ensuring the reported p&l and Trading Balance Sheet reported at month end is reported correctly
  • Ensure all valuation and settlement of OTC (Over the counter) trades are prepared and delivered accurately and in line with the contractual terms
  • Ensure the establishment of appropriate daily / weekly reporting on new business / products within the Proprietary Trading desk
  • Partner with the Front Office including the Business Manager to assist with p&l understanding, capital usage and fees, other KPI’s to assist in the managing of the desk performance
  • Partner Front Office on strategic desk initiatives – new markets, products
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity of product related data feeding the derivative accounting sub ledger
  • Balance sheet substantiation including price testing
  • Ongoing enhancements to improve efficiency and controls and add value to the business



The successful person should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Experience of commodity markets and futures and Options as traded products (or in equivalent asset class)
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to communicate complex matters in clear language and influence others
  • Innovative thinker, with strong analytical skills: an ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong knowledge of Derivative life cycle from execution to settlement with particular focus on valuation and margining
  • Share the values values of Excellence, Curiosity and Humanity.



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