Commodity Markets Research Analyst

ACT Commodities New York, NY
Who we are

ACT Commodities is a global leader in trading environmental commodities. Founded in 2009 as one of the first companies to pursue this market, we are now one of the largest specialized trading firms in the fields of carbon emissions, biofuels and renewable energy on a global scale. ACT Commodities operates in both Amsterdam and New York.

Primary Responsibilities

* Research and complete a full macro level analysis on the North American Environmental Commodities Markets

* Conduct analysis on a variety of commodity markets for the purpose of understanding and forecasting market dynamics, including supply/demand balances and pricing

* Quantify the impact of various drivers on the Environmental Commodities Markets including Market Opportunities – for both ACT currently traded products & new products, Risk Outlook, Competitive Landscape, and Impact of Regulations

* Prepare reports, and present analytical findings to clients and colleagues at external and internal meetings

* Writing, editing and contributing to weekly and ad hoc commentary on a variety of commodity markets

Job requirements

* Undergraduate Degree in Finance, Economics, Operations Research or a related field required

* 1-3 years of experience as an analyst or related occupation analyzing commodities markets

* Ability to consistently produce accurate, useful and innovative analyses

* Presentation and client communication skills are essential

* Dynamic, "outside of the box" problem solver with a "roll up your sleeves" mentality

* Highly self-motivated person who thrives in a dynamic work environment and demonstrates a flexible and adaptable work style that responds quickly

* Take ownership for decisions and be accountable for actions regardless of the outcome

* A mature professional with excellent judgment and interpersonal skills

Compensation & benefits

* Competitive salary + full medical, dental & vision and 401k

* Open door policy & access to top level management

* Positive, energetic and inclusive environment