Market Risk Analyst


Houston, Texas, US, 77002

Job ID#:  678
Job Category:  Commercial / Risk
Position Type:  Regular FT

JERA Americas Inc. is part of a global energy company, supporting the transition to a cleaner, more sustainable world while fulfilling our responsibility to provide a safe and stable supply of reliable and affordable energy. The Company is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based JERA, which stands for Japan's Energy for a New Era. JERA has committed to achieving net zero CO2 emissions from its businesses by 2050 and is contributing to the development of a sustainable society.

JERA Americas seeks to continue its rapid expansion into renewable energy markets focusing on wind, solar, and cutting-edge technologies for hydrogen production and transportation. To meet the challenges of a fast-growing company, we are searching for talented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced environment and want to be part of the equation to provide energy for a new era.


JERA Americas is seeking qualified professionals to join their growing Market Risk team in the Houston area.  This role will focus on the risk reporting within our IPP, Renewables, and LNG businesses.  The client is interested in adding professionals who can bring thought to the discipline and assist in developing best practices reporting and analytics for the business unit.

Position Description

  • Calculating and producing Position and P&L associated with the commodity portfolio including wholesale trading, generation, structured transactions and retail
  • Analyzing results and providing detailed P&L explain regarding portfolio changes
  • Developing tools to enhance analysis and improve processes
  • Proposing valuable improvements to existing models or methodologies for evaluating portfolio risks
  • Ensuring proper risk metrics analysis and monitoring including GMaR, VaR, Gen Delta, PFE and portfolio stress testing
  • Assist in modeling of capacity and congestion
  • Desire to be a part of a high performing and analytical team


  • Experience with programming with at least one software language generally used in financial models like VBA, MatLab, SAS, SQL, etc
  • Experience with modeling of power markets Skills/Knowledge/Abilities
  • Power plant and related product modeling approaches
  • ETRM systems generally EKA/ION is a plus
  • Fundamental and operational knowledge of US Power markets and gas markets and NA Natural gas markets
  • Understanding of pricing and financial derivatives
  • Model-building skills; experienced with analytical and data manipulation applications
  • Designing efficient and reliable processes
  • Understanding of VAR and stress tests in both wholesale and retail power markets

Qualifications Continued

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferred focus in Finance, Mathematics, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, or another relevant field.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience with risk analysis and valuation of Natural Gas (LNG) and/or Power Generation businesses
  • Knowledge of power generation and/or natural gas industry investment.


Preferred Education and Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Strong mathematics and analytical skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management skills

AP/EEO Statement

JERA Americas Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Houston