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

Details

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

Details

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

Stamford, CT 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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Executive Assistant & Communications Administrator

Stamford, CT USA

Details

In-Office role

8:30am-5:30pm

Core responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

            Executive Administrative Support:

  • Provide administrative support to key Front Office and Senior Executives – includes complex travel arrangements (international & domestic), expense report submissions, and meeting coordination.
  • Assist Executives with basic office needs – FedEx, calendar management, coordinating transportation & travel for Freepoint guests.
  • Company sponsored event planning & execution – including Holiday Party, Summer Party, and charitable events.
  • Work closely with promotional companies to create and develop marketing materials.
  • Manage ordering, distribution, and inventory of promotional items.
  • Assist the Office Manager on various ad-hoc office projects such as bank events & off-site meetings, team building programs, etc.
  • Provide C-Suite Administrative back-up for two Executive Assistants as needed:
    • Daily phone coverage, special project work, calendar management, meeting coordination, etc.

    Project Management & Communications

  • Intranet Management: Create, organize, and implement content updates.
  • Assist in maintaining and updating the corporate websites (Freepoint Commodities and Freepoint Eco-Systems). Including working with the creative agency, PR Firm, and various department heads on content.
  • Assist Management with internal & external communications as needed.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent Communications skills – written and verbal
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Self-starter who can work independently and pro-actively
  • Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Copy writing, editing and proof-reading experience preferred
  • Concur experience preferred
  • An inherent joy and satisfaction in providing superior support
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Business Analyst

Houston, TX USA

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Job Summary:

Freepoint Energy Solutions is seeking an IT Business Analyst to serve as a liaison between the business groups and IT, interacting with system users to bridge business needs with technology delivery. This individual works closely with stakeholders to enable business success through IT solutions. The IT Business Analyst is responsible for identifying, designing, and documenting the business requirements and provide technical support and solutions to meet business requirements or resolve business problems.

Duties:

  • Works with IT and the business to identify opportunities for systematic or process improvements to reduce process inefficiencies and improve service levels.
  • Analyzing and evaluating the current business processes identifying opportunities for automation
  • Develops changes and solutions utilizing Python and SQL
  • Facilitate discussions for requirement gathering, design and solutioning.
  • Capture, analyze, refine, articulate, and record business requirements, acceptance criteria, & documentation.
  • Conducts walkthroughs, demos, and functionality feedback sessions with stakeholders
  • Work with IT and business to improve the adoption of existing and future solutions/applications
  • Assisting with implementation needs, including process clarifications, test case preparation and execution, when necessary.
  • Collaborate with other IT functional areas to remain apprised of the project status, and inform business of progress
  • Creates and manages timelines and project plans
  • Supports and maintains internal IT processes (ex: Incident Management) and associated documentation. May improve existing approaches.
  • Supports thorough problem management as the coordinator after incidents including in-depth Root Cause Analysis, Countermeasures and Solution planning
  • Participate in regular scheduled team meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience working in the role of IT Business Analyst or IT Business Architect
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience utilizing SQL and Python to automate business processes
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in all aspects of designing and constructing business and system processes

Personal Characteristics:

  • Expert knowledge in database design and development
  • Experience in writing SQL queries and Python scripts
  • Experience working in Retail Energy
  • Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills.
  • Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn new concepts and methodologies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations.
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Should be able to work independently, as well as on teams, in an agile and fast-paced environment.
  • Should be an analytical thinker, decision maker, problem solver and visualization master
  • Candidate should be very much proactive and possess positive attitude.
  • Should be highly self-motivated and strong team player.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and independent time management skills
  • This is an in-office position
  • Eligible candidates will be up-to-date on Covid-19 vaccinations
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