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Enbridge | Houston, Texas
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Job Description

Req #: 36622

Business Unit: Gas Pipelines & Processes 
Education Experience: Bachelor's Required 
Employment Experience: 10 or more years of experience  
Travel: Up to 25% 
Position Type: Regular Full-Time Employee Position


WE= teamwork at work


We didn’t get to be a leader in energy delivery, or one of the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world, on our own. We did it in partnership with outstanding individuals who work together as a team to help fuel the quality of people’s lives. People like you. And now we’re looking for just such an individual to join our team. 


We are Enbridge Energy and with over 10,000 team members throughout the United States and Canada, we operate the world's longest crude oil and liquids pipeline system, located in both Canada and the United States. 



The primary focus of this position will be responsible for analyzing, assessing, modeling, monitoring and reporting the market risk for one or multiple trading/marketing business units. Incumbent’s expertise in risk modeling, natural gas markets, derivative analysis is relied upon to advise US Risk Control. This requires exercising judgement in decision making and bringing expertise in problem solving of complex risk management and accounting topics impacting internal and external financial reporting.


Under direction of the Manager, Risk Control US, the incumbent will also enhance business unit’s risk management oversight, policies, development, compliance and reporting. 



  • Effectively manage risk control reporting activities for the above business units in a primary or backup capacity. Provide coverage on other US business units risk reporting and accountabilities as required.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for the risk system of record (Endur), transaction modeling, commodity markets related to business units, Var, EaR, and the Risk Management Policies.
  • Develop IT solutions, in conjunction with IT or independently, to enhance risk reporting, including advanced derivative modeling, transportation modeling, storage modeling.
  • Compile, summarize, and analyze reports relating to profit/loss, portfolio, transaction and market risks and trends which may require structured projects with cross functional impacts.
  • Identify process improvement challenges around current reporting, analysis, controls and propose solutions. Incumbent is required to look past the symptoms and determine the underlying causes of the issues.
  • Responsible for applying appropriate knowledge, information, and expertise to lead or co-lead, as required, projects that resolve challenges identified in performance of the above bullet or stipulated by management.
  • Ensure integrity, validity and accuracy of the monthly financial reporting process for business units through review, reconciliation and financial variance analysis of commercial transactions
  • Manage audit engagement requests to ensure SOX compliance with all requirements.
  • Identify and quantify demand charge obligations for each business unit as required. Assist/lead with management to develop business solutions to quantify such obligations.
  • Oversee the execution of commodity risk policies, overall Business Unit and Corporate strategies within the US business units. The incumbent is an advocate of Risk Controls Policies and procedures.
  • Work closely with the Risk Assessment team to ensure accurate and meaningful risk assessment for structured transactions and Risk Control valuation.
  • Develop and direct proactive solutions through both formal/informal projects and daily process activities.
  • Coordinate reconciliations against reporting output from Openlink and various other financial applications within the business units identifying reconciling items and proposing business solutions.
  • Serve as the liaison with commercial marketing, structuring, risk accounting, commodity accounting, IT, and organizational personnel to further the goals and objectives of Risk Control.


  • Minimum of Ten (10) years Energy industry experience.
  • Bachelor's in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a related business degree is required.
  • Understanding of and the ability to apply the concepts pursuant to commodity price risk management: MtM, VaR, commodity exposures, volatility and correlation, other concepts as used in energy markets.
  • Comprehensive experience in the natural gas industry, with focus on ongoing process improvements in commodities risk management and reporting.
  • Competency in modeling or manipulating data in spreadsheets and databases, particularly in Microsoft products and Openlink Endur are essential. Experience with Visual Basic and macro programming will be an advantage.
  • Extensive understanding of derivative instruments and physical commodities marketing.
  • Ability to exercise sound professional judgment in evaluation of alternatives and decision making process.
  • Ability to maintain objectivity and independence in evaluating transactions and commodity exposures.
  • Extensive understanding of trading concepts and trading/process operations relating to front to back deal flow.
  • Ability to generate successful working relationships at multiple levels and maintain them during stressful situations.
  • Possess strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Proactively manage, organize and take ownership of activities to achieve deadlines to make a meaningful impact
  • Ability to work with details and high level concepts.
  • Ability to fluidly adapt to evolving priorities and deadlines


  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
  • Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect.

Safety Critical Position: No  
Additional Posting Locations:   
Industry: Energy, Oil & Gas
Posting Closing Date: July 4, 2017


Enbridge is a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America and is proud to be recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.

At Enbridge, we connect people to the energy they need to fuel their quality of life. Enbridge operates the world’s longest and most complex crude oil and liquids transportation system, with approximately 17,138 miles of crude pipeline across North America.

Learn more at http://www.enbridge.com/

We appreciate your interest in Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Enbridge participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.

Please note that Enbridge only accepts applications submitted via our online recruiting system. Individuals with disabilities who are unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting careers@enbridge.com. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as a result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes. Thank you for considering Enbridge for your next career opportunity.

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