Risk Management Assistant

Randstad USA
October 30, 2020
Houston, TX
Job Type


job summary:

The Risk Assistant will work with the Risk team on compliance, credit, and general risk management duties. This role will be expected to interact with cross-functional teams, including trading, operations, and finance to deliver support on day to day activities. The ideal Risk Assistant will be degreed with at least 1 year of experience. Step into the role of Risk Assistant where you will be responsible for performing due diligence for new trade counterparties and onboarding them.


location: Houston, Texas

job type: Contract

salary: $20 - 27 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Bachelor's degree

experience: 0 Years



Credit and Counterparty Management

Perform due diligence for new trade counterparties and assess their creditworthiness

Accurately and timely onboard new counterparties

Use LexisNexis system to vet counterparties including ship owners/brokers/operators

Review contract credit terms and coordinate with Commercial & Operations in issuance of payment securities

Closely monitor credit exposure and limit, investigate and report limit breaches

Market Risk Management Support

Validate trade entries; maintain books, counterparties, contract and market data in risk system and ensure accuracy and completeness

Provide backup support for Daily and Monthly risk reports

Collaborate with other team members on ad hoc projects?and process improvement



Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Strong planning, organizational skills and self-discipline are essential

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, VBA is a plus

SQL and experience with ETRM systems are preferred

Strong attention to details

0-2 years of experience in credit risk analysis

Bachelor's degree in one of the following majors: Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or Engineering

Working knowledge of commodity markets, trading concepts and risk metrics are preferred.


skills: Risk Management, Analysis - Risk, Risk - Management, Risk - Assessment, Risk - Analysis

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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