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Sr. Risk Analyst at The Scoular Company

Sr. Risk Analyst

The Scoular Company Omaha, NE (On Site) Full-Time
Scoular is an employee-owned $9B agribusiness leading the way since 1892. We buy, sell, store, handle and process grain and ingredients by leveraging our global networks and expertise in international trade and transportation. Employing more 1,400 people in over 100 offices and facilities in North America and Asia, we provide safe, innovative and reliable solutions to farmers, grain processors, renewable energy producers, and manufacturers of food, animal feed, aquafeed and pet food. Our deep involvement in the global agricultural supply chain gives us the ability to quickly assess market needs and identify opportunities for growth and innovation.

Overview of Position

The Senior Risk Analyst will lead many key areas of focus for the Risk Department in collaboration with the Risk Team to ensure all company functions are supported to the highest degree. The primary responsibilities of this role will be managing proprietary risk mitigation programs, enhancing risk modeling and forecasting portfolios, and development and maintenance of respective limit structures. This role will also oversee derivatives trading and compliance to risk management policy, as well as ad hoc risk modeling and measurement to provide greater insight to market and operational risks across the organization.

Job Responsibilities

* Partner with commercial teams to identify, develop, and execute risk mitigation strategies while providing a high level of transparency to stakeholders
* Create, improve, and maintain complex risk models and forecasts, such as value at risk and stress testing
* Assist in development and maintenance of consolidated company commodity limit structure, limit monitoring, and risk metrics
* Supervise all derivatives trading and ensure all deals are accounted for in appropriate systems and compliant with risk policy
* Resolve issues independently and timely while escalating larger and complex issues
* Oversee and enhance information flows from source systems to our risk management tool
* Conduct market and operational risk analyses, identify economical and financial trends creating risks to the company
* Collaborate with colleagues in various departments to provide analyses and insights to yield a competitive advantage
* Drive process improvement initiatives in technology, tools, and innovation as a result of industry trends and best practices
* Maintain department documentation of risk policy, controls, processes, and procedures
* Ad-hoc financial risk modeling and measurement as needed to support management

Metrics/KPI's to judge success in the role

* Ability to solve issues with minimal supervision
* Ability to maintain mitigation programs
* Consistency and accuracy of analyses
* Quality and usefulness of insights for decision makin

Performance statement

In performing their responsibilities, employees are expected to perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision, interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers, work effectively as a team contributor and independently while understanding the necessity for communication with other employees and throughout Scoular.

EEO statement

The Scoular Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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* Bachelor's degree in Economics or Finance
* Minimum 3 years Finance work experience; industry experience preferred
* Ability to identify, evaluate, and measure risk
* Self-starter with willingness to take initiative and follow through on projects
* Strong quantitative and analytical skills with an attention to detail
* Critical thinking skills and the ability to research and solve problems
* Proficiency with Excel and BI tools
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to provide effective customer service to various levels of individuals/teams and build strong working relationships across the organization
* In-depth understanding of commodity, financial, or forex markets including options, trading, hedging, mark to market, and value at risk
* Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment, proven problem solver, leadership and interpersonal skills and be a proven team player, who is highly organized and achievement oriented

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  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer Service
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