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Alberta Market Analyst

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: TransAlta

Powering Possibilities …for Today & Tomorrow!

A leader in sustainable energy, TransAlta has over 100 years of experience generating power and is one of Canada’s top 50 Socially Responsible Companies since 2009, recognized as a global leader for sustainability and corporate responsibility standards. TransAlta operates 75 facilities in three countries; Australia, Canada, and United States.

TransAlta is committed to fostering a dynamic, productive and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountability, strong leadership and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

 

Summary:

The Alberta Market Analyst is accountable for all aspects of analytical support for the Alberta power market. This position provides key analytical support for the traders in the form of standardized reporting, ad hoc analysis and customer deal pricing. In addition, the analyst provides a cross-functional support function to other business units with the objective of meeting financial and growth objectives.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Accountable for developing, implementing and maintaining, the analyst data pack.
  • Accountable for creating, refining and maintaining Alberta fundamental price forecasts out through 3 years.
  • Accountable to provide analytical support for trading and origination.  
  • Accountable to develop, review and refine core fundamental strategies that will drive trading/hedging activities through prompt year. This will be done in conjunction with the Traders.
  • Accountable to provide cross-functional support as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • University degree
  • Understanding of financial risk measures
  • Energy derivative understanding
  • Understanding of TransAlta Financial Policies
  • Understanding of TransAlta Corporate Governance & Legal Compliance Policies
  • Understanding of Energy Market Fundamentals, Power Asset Modeling, and Mathematical Modeling techniques
  • Ability to make decision quickly and mitigate risks while ensuring compliance with prescribed parameters
  • Demonstrated knowledge of energy markets, with expert knowledge of the Alberta power market
  • Ability to identify areas of growth and develop and implement plans/actions to achieve that growth
  • Demonstrated knowledge of trading compliance requirements and ability to enforce these requirements within the team
  • Ability to work collaboratively across the trading team to meet growth targets, operationalize new commercial initiatives and find efficiencies across the teams while working within risk parameters
  • Demonstrated knowledge of VBA, SQL, Python and ability to create robust analytical models.

 

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.

 

Come on board!

 

Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance.