Life at Freepoint

Attracting top talent, investing in our people: Intentionally crafting an authentic, rewarding culture

Freepoint Culture

Our commitment to our people is our primary focus in our mission to create a workplace culture driven by these 6 values:

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Authenticity, Opportunity, Belonging, and Respect

What we Offer

Be rewarded

Receive a competitive compensation package for your hard work

Be Creative

Use your fresh perspective to create efficiencies and make an impact

Be recognized

Experience growth and opportunities for your contributions

Be well

Enjoy company-paid benefits to support the health and safety of you and your family

Be Supported

Collaborate and socialize with smart, driven and diverse colleagues from around the globe

Be You

Reach your full potential by bringing your whole self into our dynamic environment

From Our Employees

The three words that best represent Freepoint are nimble, customer-oriented, and smart.

John Butala
Director, Assistant Treasurer; Stamford, CT
From Our Employees

Teams at Freepoint are staffed to allow employees the chance to do interesting work in an efficient way.

Anjulie Rao
Legal Director, Europe
From Our Employees

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
From Our Employees

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
From Our Employees

Freepoint is the employer of choice for anyone who 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

Join Our Team

We know that it takes special talent 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.

General Application

Stamford, CT USA

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


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Junior Trade Accountant

Stamford, CT USA

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RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Daily posting of realized transactions to general ledger for multiple legal entitites and reconciliation between trading system and general ledger.
  • Daily exchange margin posting to general ledger and daily reconciliations.
  • Daily calculation and posting of interest.
  • Monthly reconciliation of trading systems to general ledger systems for multiple balance sheet accounts and preparation of related journal entries (includes various follow-up procedures throughout the month with front and mid offices to ensure proper handling of reconciliation differences and outstanding accruals on a timely basis).
  • Prepare trade accounting schedules for financial/statutory reporting purposes.
  • Provide support to external auditors.
  • Assist in documentation of financial policies and procedures of organization.
  • Other project work as needed. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA/BS in Accounting
  • Strong computer skills (esp. Excel)
  • Self motivated / willingness to learn
  • Detail oriented
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize diverse workload
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to constructively challenge others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

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Credit Analyst

Houston, TX USA

Details

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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Eco-Systems General Application

Stamford, CT or Houston, TX USA

Details

Please consider submitting a general application so that we can review your information for current and future positions such as:

  • Plant & Site Operations
  • Origination & Marketing
  • Analyst and Entry-Level Opportunities


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Sales Analyst for Freepoint Energy Solutions LLC

Houston, TX USA

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We’re looking for a dynamic and ambitious individual to join our team. The Sales Analyst will work as part of a growing, fun and engaging team managing the broker sales channel at Freepoint Energy. This team is critical to building a strong and sustainable sales partner base for the organization, and this position will work collaboratively with multiple internal teams.  The Sales Analyst will provide support and coordination among the senior Sales staff, internal Pricing & Operations teams, and our brokers; improving sales efficiency and deal close ratios. This position will allow the individual to regularly interact with many areas within Freepoint Energy Solutions such as Pricing, Operations, IT, Customer Service and Legal.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work in tandem with senior Sales staff to support our Brokers and achieve sales targets.
    • Analyze inbound requests for proposals, coordinate responses and planning with internal Sales staff
    • Act as a primary point of contact for tracking opportunities, responding to partner enquiries, and gathering data/ information needed to create competitive bids to serve customer energy needs
    • Effectively manage changes to commercial bids and communicate with internal and external stakeholders
    • Engage with diverse internal stakeholders to gather feedback and input on commercial decisions
    • Understand each broker's unique business model and implement effective strategies of communication
    • Proactively consult with existing brokers to identify needs and promote commercial products
    • Respond to inbound commercial requests and queries via telephone and email from our broker partners
    • Provide follow-up to pending Broker requests and communicate effective resolution
    • Analyze complex transaction requests, manage the communication between many internal stakeholders, and provide detailed feedback to external partners
    • Develop product, market, and process knowledge to be a resource for our partners
    • Develop and utilize sales skills to manage and influence close ratio of broker business
  • Assist with other projects as assigned by Management

    SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Retail energy industry experience preferred but not required
  • Best-in-class written and verbal communication skills
  • Track record of organization and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to drive results with a strong competitive drive to be the best
  • Ability to analyze information, solve problems and make quick, fact-based decisions
  • Ability to quickly gain proficiency in multiple systems which support Freepoint Energy Solutions customers

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Adaptable and flexible.  
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is required 
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with the internal and external teams, including employees at all levels within the organization 
  • High energy with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently with a proactive working style  
  • Strong team player. Is willing and able to stretch outside of assigned duties to accomplish the business goal.  
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented 
  • Strong ability to execute and make decisions within designated levels of authority 
  • Satisfy acceptable adherence to Freepoint Energy Solutions LLC and Freepoint Commodities LLC policies  
  • Flexibility to adjust schedule and/or an ability to work overtime as needed. 
  • Strong Intellect - Combines analytical reasoning, creativity, conceptual ability, and judgment. 
  • Results driven - An energetic, resourceful, and hands-on individual with a strong service orientation, who commits himself/herself fully to the job, and is dedicated to developing and delivering outstanding work. 

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT / WORKING CONDITIONS

Travel Requirements:

Travel will be required for this role less than 5 % of the time

Physical Effort:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.

Sensory Attention:

Regular need to give moderate attention, either hearing or seeing to what is happening.

Mental Stress:

There is Moderate to High pressure from deadlines or other standards.

This position is not a remote.  Successful candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

Freepoint Energy Solutions LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Operations Analyst

Stamford, CT USA

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Operations Analyst- Clearing/Power and Gas

The Individual in the role will be part of a team that is responsible for reconciling all of our futures, swaps, and options, both domestically (primary) and in support of our international businesses. The individual will be responsible for ensuring the data in the Freepoint trade capture system mirror the positions for the various exchange clearinghouses. The individual will also be the responsible party to monitor our Exchange APIs through which we receive all our financially cleared trades, trouble shooting issues with automated trade entry, and working hand in hand with internal and external technical teams. Along with responsibilities in Clearing described above they will contribute to our Power and Gas operations support which will entail assisting in confirmations(contracts) and settlements of physical and financial bilateral OTC transactions. This will provide an opportunity to work with our Counterparties and the various Independent System Operators(Power Grid Operators) throughout the country.

Reconciliations must be monitored and as necessary conducted on an adhoc basis throughout the trading day and all breaks communicated to the respective traders, desks promptly. All breaks must be resolved by Trade Date + 1 by working with the traders, clearinghouses and brokers.

Other daily responsibilities may include, reconciling brokerage fees, trader setups/onboarding, communicating with clearing firms, compliance monitoring, position reporting, p&l recaps, invoicing, contract review, and working with software developers to create and improve current workflow and systems.

The role entails a sizable amount of work with data and IT groups on technical issues.

There is significant exposure to the front office and candidates who worked in this role previously have had opportunities to move up and advance their careers.

There are also many opportunities to work alongside different groups within Freepoint on an ad hoc basis. The operations group is a great place to quickly gain knowledge on all commodity types and how they are traded. Monitor our Internal Trade Capture system helping to validate new trades received from API Feeds from Exchanges



Skills and Qualifications:

·        Four year college degree

·        A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, v-lookups, and charting) is mandatory

·        Disciplined and focused work ethic is necessary to succeed in this role

·        Requires Candidate to be open to non standard working hours.

·        Problem solver

·        Project Management

·        Process Improvement

·        Communication Skills

·        Client/Counterparty Relationship

·        IT Background would be considered


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Human Resources Associate

Stamford, CT USA

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Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily support in recruiting, personnel management, new hire onboarding, employee relations, benefits and more.
  • Serve as the point-of-contact for all local employee questions and requests
  • 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
  • Maintain accurate employee records in HRIS
  • Design creative communications and marketing to update employees on HR offerings
  • Organize and facilitate company training and development sessions for domestic offices
  • Assist in the Summer Internship program including university outreach, candidate assessment, summer programming, and evaluation
  • Ensure company compliance with state and federal employment laws and regulation
  • Liaise with global HR team to coordinate global programs and share best practices
  • Lend a fresh eye to current processes with a focus on developing efficiencies and automating administrative

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Masters in HR or O/I a plus
  • A minimum 2 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 HRIS 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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