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Manager, Energy / Carbon Trading Analyst - Commodity, Markets and Finance - Commodities and Global Markets ANZ


Macquarie is seeking an energetic and experienced Trading Analyst to join its Asian Power, Gas and Emissions team.

Based in Sydney, you will join a team with an active trading, structuring and financing presence across a number of energy and environmental markets in the region including Australia, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore. The team engages in these markets in a number of ways including financial trading and derivatives sales, physical supply and delivery, and value creation for our clients by combining our trading and risk management  capabilities to provide innovative solutions. You will have exposure to a fast paced trading desk that is dealing at the forefront of the changing nature of both Australian power and regional carbon markets. 

We are looking for a commercially driven individual to join our growing team in an electricity/carbon analyst and execution role. You will have responsibility for analysing market data across electricity and carbon markets, creating pricing models as well as providing support to traders with real-time position keeping, deal recording and trade execution. You will demonstrate the ability to think independently to provide innovative products and solutions to existing and new clients and counterparties, drawing on your experience and interest in global energy markets and the energy transition.

You will demonstrate success in this role through the ability to analyse market data, create models which forecast supply/demand dynamics, support the trading desk operations and possess a strong knowledge of electricity and carbon policies across Australia and New Zealand. This role will suit those with a keen interest in energy and environmental markets, a strong commercial drive and outcome focus, passion for innovating and exploring new markets and opportunities in volatile and dynamic markets in a fast paced setting.

To be successful in the role, ideally you will come with:

  • 3-5 years of experience in the National Electricity Market
  • Strong commercial acumen, drive and outcome focus
  • Demonstrated power and carbon trading experience and ability to independently interact with internal and external stakeholders of different seniority
  • Intellectual curiosity for energy markets and commercial opportunities arising from energy transition
  • Strong financial literacy including understanding of financial products and derivatives, ability to analyse market data to articulate broader themes and modelling skills in Excel
  • Demonstrated experience in an analyst/power trading role within the NEM and the development of new opportunities

About Commodities and Global Markets

Commodities and Global Markets provides clients with an integrated, end-to-end offering across global markets including equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities.

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths. An inclusive and equitable environment enables us to deliver innovative and sustainable outcomes for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. From day one, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’ is as inspiring to you as it is to us, please apply. With the right technology, support and resources, our people can work in a range of flexible ways.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage candidates to speak with a member of our recruitment team if you require adjustments to our recruitment process to support you, and the type of working arrangements that would help you thrive.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: CGM-964468
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-level, Commodities, Data & Analytics, Trading
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Commodity Markets and Finance
Recruiter: Reveka Papadopoulos
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