Full-time
Risk Management Consultant - INTL FCStone - Chicago, IL

Job Description Position Purpose: Develop a client base and risk management programs for those clients with commodity price risk Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities: Analyzes individual client operations to determine market exposure, price sensitivity and financial risks. Performs market analysis, including reporting on commodities production, weather, supply and demand variables, and provides risk mitigation and margin enhancement strategies for clients. Assesses risk management processes and functions, monitors trading risks and identifies underlying risk exposure. Develops and recommends fact based risk mitigation and margin enhancement strategies for clients. Executes physical contracts, futures, options and Swaps that support commodity risk management strategies. Monitors trading activities and exposures to ensure they are within approved policies and limits. Participates in analysis and reconciliation of positions and P&L reported by trading team. Identifies supplementary risk measures and controls required at the trading desk level. Obtains appropriate approvals of non-traditional transactions requiring exceptions to risk management policies. Ensures the market and credit risk on non-traditional transactions is captured appropriately. Identifies, prospects and contacts potential clients to educate them on commodities trading and risk management. Responds and provides proper follow-up to all incoming inquiries from the corporate web-site and other marketing programs. Attends trade conferences, seminars and symposiums to represent products, increase contact with existing client base and identify new opportunities. Coordinates and implements sales marketing programs with the assistance of Marketing to improve sales of products. Establishes and maintains professional relationships with commodity industry experts such as traders, meteorologists, trading analysts, industry professionals for commodity area traded, and key individuals in banks, trading firms and hedge funds to identify opportunities for enhanced commodity risk management strategies and tactics. Identifies, verifies, analyzes and provides support to the oversight for trading risks acting as a key link between trading staff, management and risk management. Ensures all material market risks are captured and considered. Ensures regulatory requirements are implemented and produces the required reports and analysis. Ensures appropriate documentation and records are maintained for audit purposes. Maintains prompt and regular attendance. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and can be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management deems necessary. Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Mathematics or related fields preferred Series 3 license required 2-5 years risk management experience in commodity markets or strong knowledge of commodity trading business, either as a trader or in financial support activity, with 2-3 years exposure to the dairy industry Ability to exercise autonomous judgment in assessing opportunities and risk Self-motivated and entrepreneurial Strong quantitative skills Proven time management skills. Should be able to work well under pressure managing several time sensitive deadlines. Strong decision making capabilities Ability to analyze commodity markets and form a market opinion Excellent customer service and verbal and written communication skills Superior interpersonal and relationship building skills to build strong relationships with clients and stakeholders across all levels Effective presentation and marketing skills Ability to learn technical products and explain complex products in clear, simplified terms to prospective clients Ability to team effectively with peers, customers and management to provide effective, competent and understandable risk measurement Ability to provide direction and influence others Demonstrate integrity and ethical behavior Proficient computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Desire to gain thorough knowledge of trading commodity instruments Must demonstrate a quantitative/analytical approach to commodity markets and the use of multiple risk management alternatives Original and independent thinking is a must to identify and respond to customer needs through the structuring of effective solutions Thorough and highly accurate job execution skills Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer Physical requirements/Working conditions: Climate controlled office environment Minimal physical requirements other than occasional light lifting of boxed materials Dynamic, time-sensitive environment INTL FCStone Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. About Us INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ:INTL) provides clients with the global market access, liquidity and expertise they need to serve their customers, outperform their competitors, manage their risk, and grow their businesses. We do so by providing clearing and execution, risk management and advisory services, and market intelligence across asset classes and markets around the world. A Fortune 500 company with a nearly 100-year track record, the company provides products and services within the commodities, securities, foreign exchange and global payments sectors. Innovative and well-capitalized, our businesses are supported by our global infrastructure of regulated operating subsidiaries, advanced technology platforms and a team of more than 1,700 employees. We currently serve more than 20,000 commercial and institutional clients, and more than 80,000 retail clients across more than 130 countries.

INTL FCStone Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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