ACT is the world’s leading provider of market-based sustainability solutions. Working at the centre of the global energy transition, ACT helps organizations hit their climate action targets, no matter how ambitious. Since 2009, ACT has become a trusted brand in high-impact climate projects, renewable energy markets, energy efficiency, renewable fuels, and carbon credits. ACT delivers tailor-made solutions from offices in Amsterdam, New York, Shanghai, and Paris, enabling its partners to join the environmental revolution and pursue more sustainable futures.

As a Jr. Risk Analyst, you will be part of our Global Risk department with full oversight and control of trading activities from our 4 offices, with a focus on North American transaction. You will experience a steep learning curve which will provide a full overview of Risk at ACT. You get to work in fast, entrepreneurial environment alongside 200+ colleagues from 40+ countries.

The challenge lies in the complexity of our industry and trading strategies, as well as the variety of products we work with. However, through direct contact with our traders and Risk Director, as well as attending Expert Presentations, you will gain sufficient knowledge to be able to build a global risk framework to control our portfolio risk.


What you'll do

  • Build, maintain and improve market risk reporting infrastructure and tools, including the automation and streamlining of existing processes
  • Create market risk models and advise traders on pending deals
  • Develop market risk measurement methods and understand process flows
  • Daily monitor of market risk, stress and Value at-Risk (VaR) exposures against limits and risk appetite, while remaining constantly aware of current market dynamics
  • Manage market risk assessments for new product lines, working with traders to understand there markets
  • Create, update, present and enforce market risk policies and procedures


Who you are

  • Bachelor or Masters graduate of Business, Finance, Economic or another relevant study
  • Min of 2 years of experience in commodity trading or in the financial sector
  • Affinity with financial markets
  • Experience with Python or SQL is a plus
  • Intellectually curious and able to demonstrate structures problem solving and analytical skills
  • Confident communication (verbal and written) with stakeholder management


What we offer

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Quarterly target incentives
  • Relocation budget (when applicable)
  • Commuting allowance (NS card or per km)
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 vacation days
  • Unique communication trainings (Radical Collaboration & Human Element)
  • Kickboxing, football and other fun team events

**A pre-employment screening is part of our application procedure**

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