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EY Energy Trading - Consulting - Senior Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Energy Trading Consulting - Senior Manager

The oil and gas industry are facing unprecedented challenges through volatile energy prices, changes to the geopolitical landscape, supply and demand imbalances, and evolving consumption patterns due to the energy transition. This creates an opportunity for the sector to pivot to a long-term strategy that helps address these challenges. Energy markets will be a critical enabler of an efficient energy transition that includes optimization of supply and modernizing underlying technology to support the transition.

The opportunity

Recognizing the need of our clients, we are building an energy trading team to help our clients optimize current supply and navigate the transition. You will be a thought leader leveraging your experience in mature and robust energy trading markets, coupled with your vision and experience with the future of energy to be a key contributor, shaping our strategy, offerings, and delivery of operating model transformation for our clients that enable the people, process, and technology capabilities for this challenging market model transition. This is a high-profile position that will work with energy leaders and client serving teams across the different EY practices.

Your key responsibilities

As Energy companies explore opportunities to set up and optimize their energy trading function your role will be to enable this journey, undertaking some or all the following responsibilities:

  • Define and document trading front, middle and back-office process design

  • Experience in defining and implementing an energy trading organizational model

  • Trading front, middle and back-office benchmarking, surveys, and market scans for new and emerging technology / value creation opportunities

  • Vendor Assessments & Scoring and Fit/Gap Analysis

  • Integration and alignment of cross product and cross region commodity trading processes and technologies

  • Ability to leverage prior energy trading experience to identify new business opportunities

  • Functional design and requirements gathering across front office, risk, accounting, settlements, logistics, and scheduling

  • Ability to work across various stakeholder groups, including business, front office, and technical teams

  • Understanding of capital adequacy, liquidity, and treasury as it pertains to energy trading organizations

  • Development of energy trading functional and technical roadmaps

  • Trading growth strategies / new market entry

  • Commodity management vision setting

  • Commercial strategy for new energies

Business Development

The purpose of this role is to help position EY for growth within the Oil and Gas sector in a rapidly changing market. You will aid in the growth of our energy trading team, author thought leadership material, develop our “Go to Market” strategy, develop sales collateral and solution material to position EY in the market. You will learn about the various competencies and capabilities within EY. You will be a key player in the sales and delivery lifecycle of engagements.

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, finance, or a related field and approximately 8 years of work experience

  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience working within the oil and gas trading sector, particularly with the front office

  • Technical/Functional ETRM system implementation experience or ETRM Implementation experience

  • Experience in energy commodities and understanding of the commercial aspects of commodity trading, marketing, or procurement

  • Experience with the transaction lifecycle for commodities and the nuances that come with executing physical or financial commodity transactions

  • Demonstrated ability to liaise between business, technology, and vendor teams

  • Strategic thinking and solutioning skills to craft a strong value proposition

  • Strong understanding of the current solutions in the market and ability to craft a specific point of view for our clients

  • Implementing solutions for our clients

  • Strong collaboration and teaming

  • Curious mindset and desire to learn and grow

  • Highly seasoned project management skills and ability to complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Strong executive facilitation skills related to strategy development and problem solving

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills on a global basis (including Presentations) as well as listening and interpretation skills

  • Willingness to go out of your comfort zone to break new ground and explore part of your Industry Market which you are not most familiar

  • Willingness to travel up to 60%

Ideally you will also have

  • Prior experience in oil and gas

  • Experiences across multiple technology platforms

  • Functional design and requirements gathering across front office, risk, accounting, settlements, and logistics & scheduling

  • Detailed technical and solution design for ETRM (ION products, SAP Commodity Management, etc.)

  • Solution Architecture, Data architecture and Infrastructure Performance and Cost Optimization

  • Experience with AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platform

  • Experience with SAP Cloud Platform Integration

  • Experience with JAVA, OpenComponents, OpenJVS, OpenAVS and SAP ABAP development

  • SQL, Python or similar languages

What we look for

  • We are looking for people that are passionate consultants, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them to grow their potential.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $163,400 to $373,300. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $196,100 to $424,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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