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Analyst/Associate - Electricity Sales & Origination


We are seeking an energetic and experienced sales/originator to join its Asian Power, Gas and Emissions team.

Based in Tokyo, you will join a team with an active trading, structuring and finance presence across a number of energy and environmental markets in the region including Japan, Australia, 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 as well as financing and funding capabilities to provide innovative solutions. You will also have exposure to and engagement in exploring wider opportunities that the team develops over time across the Asian region as new markets develop.

We are looking for a commercially driven individual to join our growing team in a client facing sales and origination role. You will have responsibility for sourcing and driving new client and transaction opportunities across derivatives, physical supply, and structured finance products in electricity and its intersection with gas, renewables and carbon. You will demonstrate the ability to think independently to provide innovative products and solutions to existing and new clients.

You will demonstrate success in this role through the ability to deliver commercial outcomes and independently manage the end-to-end transaction process on both a client facing and internal facing front. This role will suit those with a keen interest in energy markets, a strong commercial drive and outcome focus, passion for innovating and exploring new markets and opportunities in a client-focused setting.

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

  • 2+ years of experience in Financial Markets, the Energy industry or adjacent markets
  • Strong commercial acumen, drive and outcome focus
  • Demonstrated client-facing 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 interpret financial statements, and modelling skills in Excel
  • Fluent in Japanese & English

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.

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Job no: CGM-965939
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Tokyo
Category: Business Development & Sales, Commodities
Group: Commodities and Global Markets
Division: Commodity Markets and Finance
Recruiter: Andrew Crosby
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