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Senior ETRM Business Analyst

The Woodlands, Texas, United States



Posted: 6/26/2023

Ref: BH-238455


The Business Analyst is a member of the Process Support group responsible for providing critical system and business process support for the ETRM users in natural gas physical and financial trading. Process Support is the first line of support for user issues, providing training, user support and the interface between IT and the Business, ensuring clear communication is provided in both directions. The group acts as the owner of the ETRM system, and interfaces to all corporate systems, and is involved in all projects impacting these areas.

Job Duties:
The Business Analyst is the team member responsible for the timely daily support of business
continuity operations pertaining to the ETRM system.
Accountable for completion and maintenance of support tasks related to systems, and acts as a liaison between the business and all other corporate functions related to systems and interfaces. Support personnel responsible for ensuring Open Issue Task progression by assisting with the identification and resolution of identified system gaps and recommended changes.
Provides level 1 and 2 user support for Allegro and integration with external and corporate systems.
Develop functional requirements for enhanced system capabilities.
Define, develop and maintain business processes for the Natural Gas organization. Facilitate end user acceptance testing.
Configuration and maintenance tasks specific to the Natural Gas commodity activity.
Assist users with Allegro and system integration usage and issue identification/classification. Support other groups including Internal Audit, External Auditors and Process Compliance by creating ad-hoc data extracts and queries, and fulfilling data requests.
Develop and maintain detailed procedures for primary processes in Allegro (contract administration, deal entry, scheduling, valuation, accruals, actualization, invoicing, risk reporting, etc.).
Serve as Allegro super-user, working side-by-side with users in testing and troubleshooting. Participate as a team member in special projects.

Required Qualifications:
A minimum of 8 years of experience providing support for ETRMs within Natural Gas trading industry.
Extensive working knowledge of the Allegro 8.0 ETRM system and Allegro Horizon platform
In-depth understanding of natural gas deal entry, scheduling, hedging, risk and management reporting, credit operations, confirmations, clearing administration, month-end accruals, settlements, payment & collection, and internal policy compliance.
Solid experience with Front to Back energy trading internal controls, process design and documentation, process testing/audit, and process improvements; Ability to identify and understand various risks and then design and implement relevant processes/controls to mitigate them.
Extensive working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
and capability working with Excel and SQL.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors in Computer Science, Math, Accounting, Finance or Business related degree. Experience using the Allegro and Horizon ETRM system for natural gas and LNG. Experience utilizing project management principles.
General Qualifications:
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Team work, strong interpersonal and leadership skills. Attitude of continuous process improvement.
Self-motivated, able to work productively with little supervision to manage workflow.
Ability to self-start and manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines in a fast-paced trading environment.
Strong analytical and interpretation skills.
Willingness and ability to continually learn and share knowledge with others.
Persistence in problem-solving and ability to evaluate, determine, and present best solutions. Organizational skills and robust documentation practices
Willingness and ability to back up others on the team in a variety of roles; willing to do whatever duties and assigned as business needs evolve.
Strong organizational, time management capabilities

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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