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Commodity Trade Support Analyst



Koch Minerals & Trading (KM&T) is seeking a Commodity Trade Support Analyst to join our team in Wichita, KS! As a Commodity Trade Support Analyst you will provide reports to the Traders, execute trade support functions, and, by applying a trading mentality, you will learn to solve problems by using risk-adjusted thinking, market intelligence, and optionality among others. 

Candidates for this role should possess strong critical thinking skills and have a demonstrable ability to not only solve problems, but also to help implement those solutions throughout the business. Ideal candidates should have a deep commitment and willingness to achieve success, both on a personal and a company-wide level. The candidate should also be proactive, team-oriented, possess good interpersonal communication skills, and demonstrate an enthusiasm and passion for the work that underscores the candidate’s dedication to pioneering improvement and to driving change. 

If you are looking for an opportunity to create long term value, check out our open role!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Calculate and report trading position and profit & loss for the use of management and trading teams
  • Ensure compliance with control policies and trading standards
  • Understand expected positions and/or P&L and raise questions to understand and/or correct any variance
  • Provide traders with daily hedge orders
  • Work with settlement teams to maintain and track invoices; cash forecasts; etc.
  • Use your strong analytical skills and attention to detail and be able to work with a high volume of transactions in order to properly control, report and communicate complex trading activity
  • Proactively share knowledge and communicate with traders and analysts
  • Collaborate and share knowledge across accounting/business teams 
  • Develop new tools/processes that will facilitate ease and efficiency for the front & back office
  • Be internally motivated with the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, interactive business environment. You can rapidly prioritize and perform under time sensitive pressures and will put in the extra effort to “get it done”
  • Be passionate about the market and working in a trading environment!

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Finance, Economics or related Business field
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite or Office 365; that includes Excel (spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation) Word and PowerPoint
  • The ability to work outside the typical business hours of 8:00am-4:45pm in order to provide global support and complete time sensitive daily requirements as needed
  • This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship

What Will Put You Ahead

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in an investment, analysis, finance or accounting role
  • Knowledge of energy-based commodities and instruments traded (i.e. futures, options, swaps, physical trading)
  • Excel skills that include working with large datasets, compound/complex formulas, graphs and models
  • Experience with business analysis and data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau, Alteryx and PowerBI)
  • Experience with Triple Point Technology (TPT) Commodities Management software
  • Process Improvement / Process Transformation / Process Implementation experience

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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