Shell Trading Compliance Analyst - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Trading Compliance Analyst - Houston, TX

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Job Description:

Shell Trading has implemented a robust compliance program to support our regulatory requirements, including monitoring & surveillance (M&S) of trading activity and business communications. The Compliance M&S Analyst role will be responsible for identifying, researching, and resolving potential compliance risks, ensuring appropriate escalation if necessary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing, prioritizing, and analyzing trade monitoring alerts, business communication alerts, and external market commentary alerts

  • Identifying potential areas of risk for further inquiry or escalation

  • Proposing and testing improvements to trade monitoring tools

  • Proposing and testing changes to business communication monitoring criteria

  • Keeping team and management informed of relevant CFTC, FERC, and Exchange (CME, ICE) enforcement actions and market manipulation rule changes

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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Work Location:

Houston - One Thousand Main


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university

  • 5+ years of experience in a trading, compliance, risk control, or trading support role

  • Excellent knowledge of North American physical/financial energy markets required

  • Knowledge of North American gas and power markets preferred

  • Strong understanding of trading instruments, trading strategies, and risk concepts

  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills including the ability to interact with all levels of staff and management

  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and communications skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Team-oriented with the ability to work independently

  • Must be proficient with MS Excel, with macro/scripting skills a plus

  • Proficiency in Spotfire or comparable applications is preferred

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX