Emera Energy Market Analyst Full Time in Halifax, NS


Branch Halifax NS CA

Energy Market Analyst
Halifax, NS

Maintain, monitor, interpret and report on market conditions and factors affecting near term physical and financial natural gas and power prices in support of…

Company Overview :

Emera Energy (EE) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. and is the premier energy marketing company in Atlantic Canada. Based in Halifax and Boston, Emera Energy owns generation assets, manages energy commodities and provides related energy management services on behalf of customers throughout Eastern Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Focused on opportunities related to the development and growth of the energy industry in Canada and the United States, Emera Energy buys and sells energy commodities and related services on behalf of customers throughout North America. The business combines a wealth of experience and technology to harness global, regional, and local market information related to commodities, generation, transmission, gas transportation and storage to growth opportunities.


Reporting to the Manager of Analytics, the successful candidate will perform financial and statistical analysis and modeling supporting Emera Energy’s asset management, gas and power origination and trading teams along with contributing to business development projects.

Other accountabilities include:

  • Maintain, monitor, interpret and report on market conditions and factors affecting near term physical and financial natural gas and power prices in support of natural gas and power trading and origination.
  • Monitoring and interpreting industry periodicals, publications, and news affecting Emera Energy’s operating and business strategy on a daily basis.
  • Developing and applying complex physical and financial asset valuation models to support trading, origination, asset management, and business development units.
  • Modeling and reporting on Emera Energy’s mark to market exposure to complex financial derivatives.
  • Performs ad hoc statistical analysis of market developments and interprets, disseminates the results within Emera Energy.

You will be responsible for your personal safety, that of co-workers, and those under your direction, by observing all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

The successful candidate will hold an undergraduate degree in a quantitative field (preference will be given to Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Economics or Finance degrees). Preference will be given to candidates with graduate degrees in quantitative fields or enrollment in or completion of the CFA designation.

Strong analytical and organizational skills are required. You demonstrate strong relationship and communication skills as well as excellent multi-tasking abilities. You thrive in a fast paced environment while managing tight timelines and moderate stress. You pay close attention to details. You must possess an open mind and be flexible in adapting to change as well as be a strong team player. Trustworthiness and personal integrity is a must. Preferred candidates will have an understanding of North American natural gas and power markets, both physical and financial. You must be willing and able to gain an expert understanding of the North East natural gas and power markets in particular.

Proficiency with Excel and programming in Visual Basic for Applications is required. Experience with MATLAB, and Python are preferred. You have an understanding of econometric/financial time series modeling related to the energy industry and can apply this to pricing assets.

Reports to: Manager, Analytics

Remuneration: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Emera Energy offers a comprehensive remuneration package including a competitive salary, potential for an incentive bonus, pension plan, share purchase plan and employee wellness program.

Form of Application: To apply, please go to www.emera.com – click on the Careers link at the bottom of the page and follow the instructions to APPLY for the Emera Energy opportunities. Complete all required information fields, and copy and paste your covering letter and resume into the online form.

Application Deadline: All interested candidates should apply no later than August 13, 2015 . Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles. Applicants from these designated groups wishing to self-identify may do so through a series of questions in the on-line application process.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-31
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