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Commodity Markets and Finance COO Analyst


A great opportunity has arisen in our Calgary office as an Analyst within our Commodity Markets and Finance division to support the Structuring and Chief Operating Officer teams. From these teams there are opportunities to move into either a trading or sales role or to further your career elsewhere in either the Commodity Markets and Finance division or Macquarie more broadly.

As part of your role supporting the Structuring team, you will work alongside sales and trading to value and structure complex transactions with a primary focus on natural gas. You will contribute to the business’ bottom line by building ad-hoc spreadsheet tools and assist with larger M&A transactions and pricing other commodities such as power, oil, uranium and more. 

Using your strong analytical and technical skills, you will analyse and calculate various exposures to credit risk, market risk, operational risk, and legal risks and liaise with these teams to deals approved internally. This is a highly visible role in one of our most profitable teams that will allow for growth and experience within our dynamic commodities business. 

As part of the COO team your role will be dedicated to working with CMF businesses and support areas to ensure that businesses operate efficiently and effectively to meet CMF’s strategic goals. The team supports day-to-day operations and helps find solutions for operational, commercial, and strategic issues facing the business. Key responsibilities include:   

  • Providing middle office support to the various trading desks to ensure deals, risk positions and P&L are both completely and accurately represented in trading systems
  • Managing the high-quality execution of strategic initiatives and projects
  • Protecting CMF from Operational Risk by actively identifying exposures and seeking to mitigate them

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to thrive in a fast paced and challenging work environment where you can utilize your strong analytical thinking, attention to detail, and organizational and problem-solving skills.

To be consider for the role you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a technical field (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or Computer Science)
  • 1-5 years of relevant work experience in financial services or commodity trading (structuring or natural gas market knowledge is additive)
  • A basic understanding of programming languages such as VBA or Python
  • A basic understanding of commodity markets including operations, logistics, derivative pricing, hedging and settlement

If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, apply today! You can find out more about Macquarie at

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets businesses. Our diverse platform covers more than 25 markets and over 160 products across energy; metals, mining, and agriculture; fixed income and currencies; credit; equities; and futures markets.

Commodity Markets and Finance Division provides a full spectrum offering to clients with exposure to commodities CMF provides risk management, financing, physical execution, and logistics across the full spectrum of commodities and in all regions.

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange, and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

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About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: CGM-957030
Work type: Full time
Location: Calgary
Category: Mid-level, Junior, Commodities, Operations, Strategy & Change
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Commodity Markets and Finance
Recruiter: Maria Norris
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