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Freepoint At-A-Glance

In short: in it for your long-term trust.

  • We manage physical trading from the point of production.
  • We leverage valuable strategic relationships that add efficiencies to client transactions —through an established presence in logistics and marketing.
  • Our roots stem from the successes of Sempra Energy Trading— and the equity support of Stone Point Capital.
  • We are agile. Committed. We have “boots on the ground.”
  • We provide creative, scalable financing solutions for our clients.
  • We are Freepoint Commodities.
  • And we believe market ingenuity and experience always wins the day.

fpo_at-a-glance_01The Freepoint Advantage

Our expertise is in being able to use our intellectual capital toward structured, scalable financing and debt solutions that leverage our global presence in physical markets. We pride ourselves on the agility to make fast decisions — but build long-term relationships.

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Careers

Who We Are

At Freepoint, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining top talent.

Freepoint’s unmistakable dedication to its employees starts at the top and is echoed throughout the organization. Competitive compensation plans, company-paid benefits, training and development programs, and a collegial environment are just a few ways that Freepoint shows its commitment to its employees.

Ask any member of the team about our company culture, and the response is a common refrain: Entrepreneurial. Collaborative. Creative.


From Our Employees

Freepoint is the employer of choice for anyone that wants to work hard and bet on themselves.  No other place that I know of gives people the same ability to break into new or different markets and build a business from the ground up.
Michael Nahmias
Managing Director, Trader; Stamford, CT
The three words that best represent
Freepoint are nimble, customer-oriented,
and smart.
John Butala
Dir., Assistant Treasurer; Stamford, CT
Teams at Freepoint are appropriately staffed,
which allow employees the chance to do
interesting work in an efficient way.
Anjulie Rao
SVP, Legal Counsel; London, England
In my experience at Freepoint, I have found that leadership and employees are aligned. We are given the incentives and the freedom to achieve the goals we’ve set.
Morse Leavenworth
SVP, Trader; Excelsior, MN
Freepoint’s culture is open and inclusive.
When there is an issue everyone chips in
to help resolve the problem.
Pauline Wenlock
Human Resources Manager; London, England
At Freepoint I am surrounded by very smart
people who work hard, have fun, and enjoy
their careers.
Claire Behar
Natural Gas Analyst; Stamford, CT

Join Our Team

We know that it takes special talents to work in the commodities business and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment. We provide the resources, tools and support our employees need to succeed.

If the Freepoint Commodities culture interests you, apply to one of our open positions below, or submit a General Application.

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Stamford, CT - USA

If you don't see any suitable openings, please consider submitting a general application so that we can review your information for future positions that become available.

 

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HR Manager
Stamford, CT - USA

Responsibilities

  •  Work with the Head of Human Resources on recruiting, personnel management, new hire onboarding, employee relations, benefits and more
  • Analyze trends in compensation and benefits to design programs that best meet the needs of employees and the company
  • Interview, screen and recruit applicants to fill intern, entry-level, and professional job openings in the US
  • Manage HRIS data analytics to support global HR programming and compliance
  • Design creative communications and marketing to update employees on HR offerings
  • Organize and facilitate company training and development sessions for domestic offices
  • Respond to ad hoc employee inquiries and provide tactical HR support daily
  • Serve as the in-house resource for employee and dependent questions on benefit plans and wellness offerings
  • Manage the Summer Internship program including university outreach, candidate assessment, summer programming, and evaluation
  • Ensure company compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulation
  • Maintain knowledge of best practices, regulatory changes and new technologies in all areas of HR
  • Liaise with HR Managers in Europe and Asia to coordinate global programs and share best practice
  • Lend a fresh eye to current processes with a focus on progressive programs and developing efficiencies

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters in HR or O/I preferred
  • A minimum 5 years of HR experience; PHR or SHRM-CP certification is great
  • Comfort working independently in a fast paced environment with room to creatively address tasks and solve problems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and computer skills are a must; Excel and ADP WorkforceNow proficiency preferred
  • Ability to build strong working relationships, internal and external to the organization
  • An inherent joy and satisfaction in providing superior support to all employees

Freepoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Credit Analyst
Houston, TX - USA

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Approving transactions within a local authority, consulting with leadership as necessary.
  • Helping to design data collection requirements necessary for examining the portfolio, and ensuring the ongoing integrity of the data.
  • Performing searches of publicly available data for information pertinent to proposed customers and counterparties.
  • Exploring different information sources for possible application to evaluating creditworthiness.
  • Building a network across the industry to gather new ideas on counterparty evaluation, data sources, and evolving best-practices.
  • Communicating with the sales staff to take full ownership of the credit function, including process design and improvements.
  • Problem solving in a fast paced, transactional environment.

Requirements

  • 3-5 years previous experience in a credit function
  • Bachelor’s Degree. Preferred focus in finance, accounting, or similar quantitative field of study
  • Above average proficiency with Excel and a penchant for numbers and data
  • Retail energy industry experience desirable, but not necessary
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • A strategic thinker and tactical executioner wrapped up in one

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Market Risk Analyst
Stamford, CT - USA

As the Market Risk Analyst you'll work to identify, measure, and report daily risk and revenue mainly associated with the North American Natural Gas and Power markets (NAPG) and/or Global Petroleum markets (GP). 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

*  Verify daily PnL by book for the NAPG and/or GP line of business

*  Become a CXL super user

Use independent, 3rd party sources to verify commodity price 

*  Verify daily market risk by book for the NAPG and/or GP line of business

 Monitor Value at Risk (VaR) and Stress reports and run intraday risk measurements

Verify price series used in the VaR methodology

* Report and monitor daily risk and revenue. Including creating reports for senior management

Monitor trader limits and guidelines regarding approved products, tenors, and stop loss. 

*  Cross coverage of other commodities, regions, or books as needed

*  Provide ad hoc analysis and reporting on inventory, transportation, storage contracts, exchange and compay position limits, etc.

      

Minimum experience of 2 years in the commodity trading environment, preferably as a scheduler, operator, risk analyst, trade or operations analyst, financial analyst or trading clerk.  This candidate must be self-sufficient and possess the resolution to withstand challenges regarding reporting and PnL accuracy.  Natural gas and power product knowledge is an advantage.

 

Freepoint Commodities is an EEO employer

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