Competitive Power Ventures, Inc. (“CPV”), with headquarters in Silver Spring, MD and an office in Braintree, MA is a leading clean energy company built around the belief that progressive companies can be powerful leaders in creating a better world. CPV is privately held, and has approximately 90 employees.
CPV is looking for an Analyst to join its Energy Management team. This position is located in our Silver Spring, MD office. The Analyst will work with project team members to perform various front and mid-office duties including but not limited to daily, weekly and ad hoc analysis, derivative valuation, fundamental analysis, mark-to-market, credit analysis, trade verification, settlement and invoice reconciliation to assist energy marketing and trading in management of gas, coal, oil, and wind generation facilities throughout North America.
Provide quantitative and qualitative analysis for power, fuel, and capacity trading
Forecasting and back-casting energy margins
Fundamental analysis of markets
Maintain and develop tools to help support the traders as well as improve one’s own efficiency and accuracy
Provide focal point for middle-office functions
Monitor credit risk with various counterparties
Prepare and submit asset reports for various regulatory agencies (NERC/FERC)
Perform ad hoc analysis to support development activities
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Engineering, Business, Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, or other related field
One to two years’ experience with electricity generation or financial trading/modeling
An understanding of over-the-counter and organized electricity and capacity markets
Experience valuing derivatives as well as managing their risk
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills with a strong self-starter attitude; eager to learn and grow their position and role in the team
Detail-oriented, organized, and be able to manage several tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment with a key towards preparing accurate data and reports
Strong oral and written English skills
Strong spreadsheet skills; familiarity with Microsoft Access
Ability to program in VBA and SQL
Must pass a background check, with credit report
CPV holds all employees to the highest ethical standards and is committed to conducting business with integrity, transparency and honesty to ensure our success.