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Risk Manager


Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 408639 


BASIC PURPOSE: Manage the analysis and reporting used to identify, assess, and quantify risk across Musket and Trillium’s portfolios of trading exposure.



  • Review, analyze, and report trading portfolio exposures; lead and manage issue resolution on behalf of the risk team
  • Lead the review and publishing of daily corporate profit-and-loss (PnL) reports, ensuring that published figures are reconciled against Musket’s system of record
  • Construct, maintain, and publish trading performance metric reports
  • Analyze and report daily Value at Risk (VaR)
  • Provide advanced ongoing and ad-hoc risk reporting, including but not limited to: PnL, VaR, trader performance, stress testing, scenario testing, and market analysis
  • Maintain, review, and upload basis price curves daily
  • Maintain market and forward price curves as directed; review exposures for incorrectly configured curves and assist with resolution
  • Manage process improvement initiatives; lead risk-related project work
  • Manage and lead the risk team; mentor and train junior teammates



  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree required, preferably in a technical or quantitative discipline
    • Coursework in statistics, mathematics, engineering, and/or finance as part of an academically rigorous undergraduate or graduate degree program preferred
  • Experience:
    • 5-7 years’ relevant experience in a risk management or trading role
    • Leadership/management experience in a risk management function preferred
    • Experience with oil, refined products, NGL, and/or biofuel markets
    • Experience in energy/commodity trading, financial services, or consulting



  • Skills:
    • Proven understanding of commodities/energy markets
    • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills, proficient with Microsoft Excel
    • Strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills
    • Proven organizational and time-management/prioritization skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Meaningful experience with RightAngle or other ETRM system preferred
    • ERP, FRM, CFA, or other relevant professional designation preferred
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.

Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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