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Senior Analyst Financial Risk Management


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  81919
Facility:  Rotterdam-544
Department:  Global Financial Risk Management
Division:  Finance

Are you looking for a challenging job in finance risk management? Are you a specialist within this workfield? Do you want to work in a leading international company within its field, in an environment where professional and personal growth is encouraged? Welcome to LyondellBasell…

This is LyondellBasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry, LyondellBasell strives every day to be the safest, best operated and most valued company in our industry. The company’s products, materials and technologies are advancing sustainable solutions for food safety, access to clean water, healthcare and fuel efficiency in more than 100 international markets. LyondellBasell places high priority on diversity, equity and inclusion and is Advancing Good with an emphasis on our planet, the communities where we operate and our future workforce. The company takes great pride in its world-class technology and customer focus. LyondellBasell has stepped up its circularity and climate ambitions and actions to address the global challenges of plastic waste and decarbonization. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

As a Senior Analyst Financial Risk Management you will report to the Director Financial Risk Management, the Senior Analyst, Financial Risk Management, is a member of the Financial Risk Management (“FRM”) group within the Global Treasury team. The role will be mainly responsible for quantifying the global Foreign Exchange risks/exposures on a daily basis, executing the main commodity price risk management strategies and reporting results of the FX and Commodity strategies. 


Roles & Responsibilities
Financial Risk Operations:

  • Quantify the main Foreign Exchange risks/exposures of the group on a daily basis;
  • Assist in integrating FX hedging programs of acquired companies;
  • Design and recommend specific hedging programs;
  • Develop and maintain, together with the Global Treasury Operations Group, any new updates/enhancements etc. for FX in the TMS;
  • Execute commodity derivative strategies;
  • Preparing month-end reports on mark-to-market values of derivatives;
  • Preparing month-end reports on results of (hedging) strategies; e.g. Foreign Exchange monthly reporting, effectiveness and results of commodity price risk strategies etc.;
  • Prepare and assist for 10K and 10Q reporting requirements.

Financial Risk Analysis:

  • Develop specific hedging strategies for Foreign Exchange based on advanced analytics;
  • Recommend and assist in designing specific commodity price risk management strategies;
  • Other ad-hoc financial risk analytics supporting primarily EAI region initiatives, including cash forecasting, intercompany balance sheet capital planning, investments/interest rates or other as needed.

This is who you are

To be successful in this role you must recognize yourself in the following profile:


  • You have a strong initiative to identify new opportunities, work closely with a variety of stakeholders to implement strategies identified for existing opportunities;
  • You will not waiver from doing the right thing under any circumstances; objective at all times and in all situations, always operates free from bias;
  • You are able to make good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment;
  • You can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes for results;
  • You are able to negotiate skillfully in tough situations; can win concessions without damaging relationships; can be both direct and diplomatic; has a good sense of timing.
  • You are able to communicate clearly and concisely, both in written and verbal formats, within a multi-cultural environment; 
  • High intelligence, focus, energy and drive, professional sophistication, detail and results oriented and able to perform well in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment where there is a continuing commitment to the highest quality of operations and staff;
  • You are able to work effectively with various levels within an organization, including senior-level leadership, professionals and staff and quickly build relationships.

This is what you bring

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Econometrics or any other degree with emphasis on quantitative analysis with a minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience in Commodity/Foreign Exchange Risk Management. Risk modelling and advanced analytics preferred;
  • Strong communication skills with ability to present complex and highly technical material in a concise manner;
  • Derivative trade execution experience preferred;
  • Strong PC skills; Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI and relational database concepts;
  • Basic to intermediate programming skills: Visual Basic for Applications, R and/or Python;
  • Knowledge of SAP, Treasury Management Systems and/or Commodity Trade Risk Management Systems preferred;
  • Treasury and/or risk certification is a plus;
  • Certifications such as CFA or CQF are a plus;
  • English required; any other languages (particularly Dutch, German, Italian, French or Spanish) are considered a plus.


Please feel free to contact Mirre Roza at mirre . roza@ for more details. Would you like to apply? Just send us your motivation and resume via the application button. Only applications through this application button will be taken into consideration.


The recruitment process exists of an initial phone screening and two business interviews before proceeding to a possible job offer. A background check will be part of the process.



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