Job: Commercial Analyst

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Job Description

Are you seeking a new career opportunity where you can grow your knowledge and experience and become a contributor within a growing company? Are you detail oriented, driven by timelines, and enjoys being a part of a professional work group where your analysis work is valued?

As a professional team member within Supply and Trade Commercial department the Commercial Analyst is responsible for accurately recording, reporting, and validating the activity of the Commercial Department. Areas of responsibility/authority include portfolio/transaction reporting, derivative transaction tracking and reconciliation, portfolio testing/compliance, inventory reporting and hedge recommendations. Works closely with other members of the Supply and Trading department while maintaining independence and objectivity.

Major Job Tasks:

* Prepares reports as required by the VP, Commercial Operations as well as the SVP, Supply and Trading, detailing the Commercial Department's position and the profitability of the portfolios and/or specific transactions.
* Tracks and reconciles all Exchange traded and Over the Counter (OTC) derivative transactions on a daily basis. Generates daily Mark to Market (MTM) P&L's. Reviews all Exchange and OTC margin calls for accuracy and forward to Treasury for payment. Monitors counterparty collateral exposure related to derivatives.
* Compiles daily physical inventory for reporting to Supply and Trading personnel and other company managers and executives.
* Monitors daily the Portfolios for compliance under the limits established by the Commercial Risk Management Policy and immediately report any areas approaching limits and any non-compliance to VP, Commercial Operations.
* Generates a daily hedge recommendation for use by the traders in executing the company's Macro Hedge Program

Commensurate, 401 K w/match, Bonus Eligibility, Medical, Dental, Vision. For more company and benefits information please visit our website at

Western Refining is proud of the role we play in providing the fuel that is so important to the fabric of America and the lives we live in this great country. Perhaps our greatest source of pride is the fact that we provide a substantial amount of fuel to the military, for both vehicles and jets, as they help to defend the United States here and abroad. In addition, we help fuel the needs of numerous business sectors, from railroads and mining, to farming and retailers, with fuels and lubricants that assist economic growth and development across many industry categories.

Candidates considered for a position are required to pass a company pre-employment background screening which includes post offer drug and alcohol testing. Western Refining is a drug free work environment.

Western Refining does not sponsor applicants for work visas.

* Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Mathematics or related field, and 5 -- 7 years related experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience in financial analysis and accounting.
* Must possess a strong knowledge of financial modeling and analysis techniques, financial forecasting as well as trend analysis; have the ability to understand and utilize financial and volumetric assumptions for the use in preparation of financial models.
* Advanced knowledge of and skill in using computer software, such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; to include knowledge in accounting and finance and the associated computerized accounting systems.
* Must possess knowledge of and skill in using computer software, including MS Word, Excel, and computerized accounting systems.
* Must possess mathematical knowledge and the basic statistical skills in calculating and interpreting data using percentages, ratios, and averages.
* Effective written, oral and interpersonal communications required to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers, and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner; and the ability to present to groups/individuals within and outside of the work group.
* Ability to simultaneously coordinate various activities while maintaining a focus to detail.
* Must have the ability to work in a fast paced, time sensitive environment; to include the ability to prioritize workload

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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