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Risk/Product Control Analyst - Hybrid

Risk/Product Control Analyst - Hybrid

Risk/Product Control Analyst - Hybrid

Houston, TX 77002

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At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will possess a strong technical and data analytics background. The candidate must be adept at working independently as well as have strong collaborative capabilities to assist Commercial Operations, Supply, Finance, Accounting, and Marketing teams to adequately mitigate risk and preserve expected margins.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, value and provide risk analysis around complex transactions and portfolio positions, including power generation, load contracts, complex derivatives, hedging strategies and trading assets
  • Develop and monitor position reports, PnL reports for energy portfolio
  • Mark and/or validate end-of-day curves in the risk system
  • Leverage problem solving, analytical skills, and new technologies to enhance and automate various risk processes
  • Collaborate effectively within the Risk team and other departments on issues/projects
  • Support reporting requests from NRG’s internal and external auditors
  • Work closely with IT on risk system improvements and testing new enhancements

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid work schedule; a combination of working remotely from home and 3-4 days a week in the office
  • Open office environment
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise
  • Travel (minimal)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two (2) years experience in finance, risk management or energy industry
  • Extensive experience with MS Excel, and highly skilled with other MS Office products including Access, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Economics, Engineering, Math, Science, Computer Science preferred, or equivalent
  • Knowledge and experience using relational databases and SQL
  • Knowledge of energy markets a plus; electricity, natural gas, renewables and/or oil markets
  • Understanding of common risk metrics and control methodologies within commodity trading environment
  • Experience with trading and risk management systems like Aligne, Endur, etc

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to plan/manage multiple priorities while committed to deadlines in a demanding environment and work overtime when required
  • Works well in an open office environment
  • Proficient in effectively communicating to a wide range of audiences in both written and oral form
  • Attention to detail, diligent, strong organizational skills, curious, confident, and creative
  • Strong financial acumen and analytics background


NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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