Bloomberg New Energy Finance: Natural Gas Analyst

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New York

Posted Oct 5, 2017 - Requisition No. 62505

We are seeking a talented, highly motivated individual to join our Natural Gas analysis team. You're one of those people who have a passion for energy markets and you want to be at the forefront of this exciting industry. You naturally form original opinions, and you have an exceptional ability to communicate these to your audience. Your quantitative skills are strong, and you love to analyze critically complex subjects. Teamwork is important to you, and you are excited by the prospect of working with colleagues and clients from a diverse range of backgrounds.

Our team:

You will be based in our New York office as part of the Natural Gas analyst team, for Bloomberg New Energy Finance - the world's leading independent provider of analysis, tools, data and research to decision makers leading the future of energy. Our team of experts, spread across six continents, provides independent analysis and insight, working with the largest corporations across utilities and generation, oil & gas, equipment manufacturers, banking and finance, and government.

We'll trust you to:

  • Enhance our expertise in North American natural gas markets by examining changes to the supply and demand fundamentals
  • Build and maintain datasets and models to further our understanding of short and medium term markets
  • Deliver both quantitative and qualitative research, utilizing the Bloomberg Terminal to develop research and analysis
  • Effectively communicate views and findings on gas market developments across the globe reports, news stories, datasets, and direct client interactions

What's the role:

  • Together with other team members, identify topics of interest to clients, conduct research, and report on the findings in a timely manner
  • Develop and implement market-driving products, data sets, forecasts, and tools
  • Collaborate with a high degree of professionalism with colleagues and clients from different cultures and countries
  • Promote high degree of knowledge leadership in the market
  • Develop a network of contacts in the industry and promote/represent BNEF across a wide variety of senior stakeholders
  • Present your research at conferences and clearly communicate it to clients and prospects

You'll need to have:

  • Understanding of the natural gas markets and experience as an analyst within an energy, consulting, investment or financial services organization
  • Understanding of market drivers that influence regional basis prices and physical flow of natural gas in North America
  • Strong quantitative skills; comfortable with large datasets and building complex models
  • A natural aptitude for graphically presenting data and writing clearly and concisely
  • Rigorous attention to detail and a commitment to high quality work
  • A track record of thinking critically and developing thoughtful opinions by cutting through the noise of data, extracting key patterns, applying skepticism to the claims of industry participants and asking insightful questions
  • Advanced skills with Excel and experience with programming languages such as VBA, R, Matlab, Python
  • Strong communication skills in English: writing (for research reports), reading (to conduct research) and speaking (for presentations at conferences, to clients, or to the media)

We'd love to see:

  • Post-graduate qualifications or professional experience in sciences, engineering or economics
  • Experience in the commodities, oil and gas, finance industries
  • Experience working with the Bloomberg Terminal
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