Summer Student - Middle Office and Quantitative Analytics
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: R120853
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Summer Student - Middle Office and Quantitative Analytics
Who are we?
Founded in 1924, Irving Oil is a family-owned international refining and marketing company with a history of long-term partnerships and relationships. With operations throughout Eastern Canada, New England and Ireland we focus on delivering quality products and exceptional service to our customers and our communities. Every day, we strive to put our good energy in action to bring families together, support the environment and local wildlife, and to create learning opportunities that empower the next generation.
Here's what you can expect from us:
When you're a part of our team, you'll see how we bring good energy to all that we do. At Irving Oil, we strive for a work environment where each of us feels we belong, can bring our whole selves to work, and where we treat our fellow employees with kindness and respect. Together, we will support our corporate strategy, high standards and the communities where we live and work. Our collaborative approach, safety-first culture and commitment to building resilient teams helps reinforce our internal brand position where People Matter. That's why we're dedicated to investing in our employees' potential, so that they can reach their career goals.
Job Description
What you can expect in a typical day:
As a summer student with Irving Oil you will have an opportunity to learn in a collaborative environment with one of Canada's Top 100 employers! In this role with the Middle Office and Quantitative Analytics team, you will have a unique opportunity to learn about our physical and financial trading operations. You will communicate with various stakeholders throughout the company, providing the opportunity to enhance your communication skills. This role will also give you the opportunity to problem solve and apply critical thinking skills on a daily basis.
In this role, you will assist the Middle Office with Commodity Risk Management (CRM) policy compliance reporting through daily trade valuation & risk reporting as part of our Commodity Risk Management program governance & performance measurement. This position will also support model development activities of our Quantitative Analytics team. Specifically, you will:
  • Assist with the preparation of daily Middle Office reports (e.g. Commodity Risk Management Governance Report), including running models, gathering data, and/or reviewing reports for completeness and accuracy
  • Assist in the performance of risk management activities pertaining to executed derivative transactions to ensure valuations are accurate and reliable for financial reporting purposes. Activities include, but are not limited to, forward curve generation, mark-to-market calculation, reconciliation of futures contracts and approval/verification of swap and option contracts within the trade management system
  • Update existing IP4 documentation for Middle Office to ensure documentation of financial controls is accurately captured
  • Support members of Quantitative Analytics team with research, model development, data gathering, and/or model documentation

What you'll need to succeed:
  • Strong organization skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Interpersonal skills; outgoing and approachable
  • Self-motivated; ability to work independently
  • Creative thinker; problem solver
  • Ability to make decisions; manage multiple priorities

Professional skills:
  • Knowledge of MS Office

  • Travel is not a requirement for this role

Education and Experience:
  • Currently enrolled in a Business Administration program completing 2nd or 3rd year of study with a strong interest in accounting

  • Must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and be returning to school in the Fall 2023

Please submit applications prior to the deadline date of Friday, February 10, 2023.
Irving Oil supports a diverse and inclusive work environment and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants.
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