Experienced market risk analyst for leading energy trading company

Job Description

Join a team of dedicated risk specialists
Danske Commodities is one of the leading companies within energy trading and right now, we are looking for an experienced market risk analyst for our Market Risk Management team. In the team, our primary responsibility is to monitor the daily trading positions and mandates given for a specific business area and perform daily reporting of profit and loss. We serve as partners to the business teams, ensuring risk control on positions and products through profound discussions on models and risk appetite.

You will join a team of experienced and dedicated market risk analysts with diverse backgrounds and nationalities, all with expert knowledge of the energy sector and risk management. The way we work is characterised by working closely together across the entire Risk Management unit, meaning direct access to colleagues with both quantitative modelling skills and colleagues with a dedicated focus on credit risk. So, as our new colleague, you will get the chance to take on complex issues with colleagues who are all passionate about their field of expertise.

Your responsiblities and professional journey as a risk professional   
Starting out, you will get a thorough introduction to the team, your tasks, your primary stakeholders and our risk management framework at Danske Commodities. Your first tasks will be to get familiar with our gas portfolio and the responsibilities within that particular business area. Shortly after your introduction period, and when you have aquired the necessary knowledge, you will be the designated market risk analyst for our gas portfolio. In this position, you will play a significant role in developing our business partnering setup through various analyses – always ensuring that we offer best-in-class risk management.

Experienced risk professional with a keen eye for details
As our new colleague, we imagine that you have experience from the energy industry, working with either trading or risk management. You are naturally motivated by having great responsibility and you thrive in an environtment with a wide variety of stakeholders. You have an innate focus on details, you strive for highest possible quality and you are not afraid to challenge your colleagues on their views.

We Offer

  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • great opportunities for individual development
  • flexible working hours
  • numerous social and professional events incl. sporting events and parties
  • an office in the heart of Aarhus, next to the central train station


  • perform daily monitoring of positions and mandates for our gas portfolio
  • handle daily reporting of PnL and risks for our gas portfolio
  • be on top of positions and underlying risks for the gas portfolio
  • run ad hoc risk analyses and risk assessments
  • support the organisation on new business cases through various risk assessments


We expect that you:

  • hold a relevant master’s degree within Finance, Mathematics or Economics
  • have knowledge of energy trading and related products, preferably with focus on gas trading
  • preferably, have 2-5 years of experience in trading or risk management
  • have strong IT skills (SQL and PowerBI skills are a big advantage)
  • are fluent in English, verbal and written

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • thrive with great responsibility – you will be responsible for ensuring that we are on top of the risks and performance of the gas business
  • see opportunities where other see problems. We are often met with new business opportunities and therefore we need to approach problems proactively
  • are reliable and quality conscious as our reporting needs to be best-in-class
  • want to and are able to make a difference – you will contribute to various assessment matters used for management-level decision making
  • prosper in an informal yet professional environment. We aim to deliver high-quality results but we always make sure to have fun as we go along

JobStart & Type

  • As soon as possible. We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis.
  • Full-time