Senior or Principal Quantitative Research Analyst


Kansas City, MO

Industry: Energy / Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 292 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Salary Range: 

Sr: Low $80?s to Low $112?s 

Principal : Low $90?s to Low $120?s 

Location: Kansas City, MO

We offer a competitive salary and full range of company-paid benefits under our "Total Rewards" program, wherein you annually tailor your benefits package to your needs.

Education & Experience 

?BS in Finance, Business, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Economics or an equivalent with a strong emphasis in statistical analysis, finance, computer modeling and/or problem solving is required. A master?s degree or PHD in a technical field such as Finance, Business, Mathematics, Science or Engineering and/or certification as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) is preferred.

?Minimum of 5years experience (Senior) or 10 years experience (Principal) working in energy or commodities trading, integrated resource planning, finance, origination marketing or system development is required.

?High-level quantitative, analytical skills with an understanding of complex financial and statistical quantitative methods.

?Effective oral and written communications skills are a must.

?Displays qualities that instill confidence in others to ask questions. Ability to coach others to balance smart risks and results.

Brief Description of Duties    

?Successfully develops structured proposals for deals involving all energy commodity (i.e. power, gas, coal, emissions, etc.).

?Develops models that effectively assess and price the risks inherent in the transactions initiated by Marketers and Traders.

?Successfully identifies or screens opportunities while providing support to the activities of marketers when their activities involve market and/or operational risks.

?Identifies, analyzes and disaggregates each deal into the appropriate risk instruments and components. ?Perform commodity research and provide formal technical documentation. 

?Conducts valuations on RFP opportunities that span multiple commodities that are both physical and financial. 

?Perform asset valuations using modeling techniques to determine option value and risk that takes into account operational characteristics of physical and financial assets. 

?Support recommendations for proposals for energy commodity related transaction with statistical and / or market study analysis.

?Document analysis of any structured deals and hedges. 

?Create and analyze reports against budget and regulatory treatments.

Job Description    

The Analyst position supports the Manager, Quantitative Analysis and Research by preparing various budget, risk monitoring, and portfolio tracking reports. The Analyst performs assigned task through the development and management of models by building and modifying various modeling techniques, such as production cost modeling, to determine option value, variance and risks associated to the power and/or fuel portfolio. The Analyst must also achieve and maintain a high level of understanding of regulatory treatments associated with the operations of the Generation Division and provide input and direction. The major challenge of the Analyst position is to develop analyses and issue results that are timely, accurate and effectively communicated with management.

Closing Statement  

By submitting your application, you certify that all the information provided in this application is true to the best of your knowledge and belief and you understand that any material misrepresentation, omission, or falsification of any information provided on this application, or any other documents submitted to KCP&L in the application process, if discovered at any time during your employment, will be considered grounds for immediate discharge. Any information provided is subject to verification. KCP&L is authorized to verify any of the information you have provided, and you release from any and all liability all persons or companies that provide such information. You further understand and agree that your employment is "at will" and may be terminated at any time with or without cause at either your option or that of the Company.

$80K - $112K