Settlements Team Lead (Power & Gas)

Settlements Team Lead (Power & Gas)

Gazprom Marketing & Trading

London, United Kingdom

Role objectives

This position is responsible for leading a team of settlement analysts and supporting the Settlements Manager in providing a world class settlements service to the rapidly growing business.

The role is an excellent opportunity for a talented and motivated individual to lead a team of settlement analysts and gain exposure across a very wide range of products.

  • Leading and motivating a team of settlement analysts across locations (St Petersburg/London) and ensuring the timely and accurate settlement of traded products. The product range includes physical gas and power, storage, capacity, FX, Swaps and Carbon;
  • Leading the team forward and making suggestions for improvement to the trading system and work flow processes;
  • Liaison with and build excellent working relationships with various teams within the organisation from Risk Management, Legal, IT, Finance, Treasury and Credit teams;
  • Supporting the trading desk in counterparty relationships and in ensuring quality information flows across the business;
  • Reviewing and approving structured/bespoke deals and understanding the deal life cycle of the new products;
  • Setting and reviewing the teams and individuals 90 day objectives, HPP’s and 1-2-1’s;
  • Liaise with audit, both internal and external and explaining our controls and processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the issue of timely and accurate invoices to counterparties and investigating and resolving discrepancies;
  • Production of invoices for the various products and in accordance to the specific contractual terms by generating sales and pro-forma purchase invoices, including detailed back up;
  • Proactively investigate and taking action to resolve any disputes with counterparties;
  • Develop an understanding of various sundry invoices from other counterparts and develop robust validation techniques for these invoices;
  • Ensuring all processes and procedures are constantly reviewed, documented and updated;
  • Reviewing and signing off on OpReds and structured deal reviews, ensuring that the new products can be implemented into the team seamlessly. Ensure that the team are fully trained and understand the new products;
  • Completing the teams objectives, 1-2-1’s and team meetings.

Skills & Competencies

Skills:

  • Experienced in invoicing processes for energy and related products preferred;
  • Good working knowledge of trading systems;
  • Exposure to new systems implementation and systems development;
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Competencies:

  • Concern for accuracy and ability to meet tight deadlines. Being able to produce information for management in short timescales;
  • Diligent and dependable;
  • Good organisational and execution skills. Managing own time and time management of the team to ensure all deadlines are met;
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as individually;
  • Able to work effectively cross-functionally with all areas of the business;
  • Dedication to review and improvement of existing processes, to improve efficiency/control;
  • Commercially astute with the ability to develop and understand issues;
  • Being able to problem solve and then communicate actions required.

Experience:

  • Proven experience of Settlements in an energy trading environment preferred;
  • Experience of working with trading counterparties and direct contact with trading desks;
  • Previous experience of managing a team.

Education:

  • Degree level education or equivalent work experience.

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