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Structured Trade Finance Analyst

Trafigura Calgary, Canada

Main Purpose:

The Structured Finance group within Trafigura is responsible for:

Offering our customers working capital and funding solutions to further Trafigura’s commercial objectives, and
Securing non-standard trade finance solutions to support Trafigura’s capital and liquidity requirements.
The Structured Finance Analyst will assist in the origination, analysis, negotiation, documentation, execution, and risk management of structured finance transactions. The team member will coordinate closely with commercial teams and support functions across the energy, metals, bulks, and carbon transition sectors, and will interact with customers and financial institutions.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong financial modelling and analytical skills; high proficiency in Excel
  • Solid written and presentation preparation skills; proficiency in Word, Powerpoint
  • Solid interpersonal skills & oral communication skills with some experience interacting with customers
  • Team player with strong work ethic able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Self-driven with exceptional attention to detail and persistent work ethic
  • Good understanding of corporate finance, commodity trading, and commodity trade finance
    • Corporate & project finance: credit agreements, security agreements, intercreditors
    • Structured commodity trade finance: repurchase agreements, prepays, discounting
    • Commodity contracts: oil GTCs, gas NASBs, ISDA Schedules/CSAs, swaps & options

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related discipline
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in a commodity trading business, financial institution, or corporate finance department in a relevant industry
  • Industry exposure in one or more of the following sectors:
    • Oil & natural gas, midstream, refining & marketing
    • Mining and metals refining
    • Power & renewables
  • Preference for candidate¬†with experiencing structuring commodity financing transactions

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