Commodity Analyst Resume Samples

A Commodity Analyst is a professional responsible for evaluating and analyzing the pricing, supply, and demand of commodities. The job description entails identifying opportunities to increase profitability and maximize returns. The analysts monitor the market closely and use their expertise to make an informed decisions about buying, selling, and investing in commodities. Roles and responsibilities often mentioned on the Commodity Analyst Resume are – researching, analyzing, and monitoring commodities, and markets; developing strategies for pricing, and hedging, and guiding on investment decisions.

Commodity Analysts are expected to stay up to date on market trends and be knowledgeable about the various factors that can affect prices. They should have a thorough understanding of financial instruments and be able to interpret and understand data and reports. Other required skills are knowledge of financial analysis, economic analysis, quantitative analysis, pricing and risk analysis; and the ability to make presentations to clients. An education in economics, accounting, or finance is typically required for a career as a Commodity Analyst. In addition, experience in the commodities industry, or a related field, is beneficial.

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Commodity Analyst Resume

Headline : As a Commodity Analyst, Developed and executed an analytics platform roadmap (including data models, presentation layer, processes, and critical metric development). Participated in project scoping and planning. Defined and iterated upon analytics team processes to improve scale and reduce errors. Built partnerships with key members within and outside of the Commodity Purchasing Group.

Skills : Home Health Aide, Personal Care Aide, Purchasing, Inventory Management, Auditing, Compliance.

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Description :

  1. Drove business insights from raw data.
  2. Built and enhanced cross-functional partnership.
  3. Communicated with and influence senior leaders.
  4. Spearheaded data efforts including collection, feature engineering and warehousing, as well as maintenance.
  5. Built, Ran, and Tested - hypothesis generation and analysis.
  6. Supported buildout of systematic trading platform, processes, and research.
  7. Handled and interpreted large amounts of data on a timely and frequent basis.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      5-7 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      MBA


                      Junior Commodity Analyst Resume

                      Objective : As a Junior Commodity Analyst, Experienced with proficient analytical, problem-solving, organizational, communication and technical skills related to Finance and Accounting in the areas of Procurement, Accounts Payable Accounting, Audit, Budgeting Forecasting, Vendor Relations, Vendor Maintenance, 1099 Tax Reporting and Compliance & Reporting. Developed and evaluated cost models based upon financial data extracted from industry research, current spending data, and commodity supply analyses.

                      Skills : Stata, R, and Matlab; SQL; Python and Java; QuickBooks; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher.

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                      Description :

                      1. Coded modules to aid trading and data analytics for the wider team.
                      2. Developed and implemented commodity sourcing strategies to improve flexibility and supply assurance.
                      3. Forecasted containment and inflation projects for current and future years.
                      4. Established goals to improve trade working capital with increased payment terms, lower inventory, and shorter lead times.
                      5. Developed a regionalization plan for each part of the commodity.
                      6. Established agreements with suppliers.
                      7. Performed commodity sourcing bid events.
                                Years of Experience
                                Experience
                                2-5 Years
                                Experience Level
                                Level
                                Junior
                                Education
                                Education
                                MBA


                                Commodity Analyst Resume

                                Summary : As a Commodity Analyst, Provided energy traders with business analysis and recommendations based on fundamental research and technical analysis of energy markets. Confirmed and processed gas and electric trades with third parties, and recorded trades into inventory and risk management systems. Reconciled gas and electric trade settlements, for both counterparty and OTC broker invoices. Assisted in month-end closes with the commodity accountants by providing audit detail on trade settings.

                                Skills : Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, QuickBooks, VB, VBA, C, Factset, SQL, S-Plus, SPSS, Bloomberg System.

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                                Description :

                                1. Conducted comprehensive market research on particular commodity markets.
                                2. Established critical financial targets for commodity pricing + Purchase Price Variance (PPV) performance.
                                3. Updated Abbott systems to reflect appropriate variables for financial cycles.
                                4. Performed daily analysis of the fundamentals in the Commodities market, with complete understanding of the market structure along with daily and emerging risks.
                                5. Developed, enhanced, and executed complex tools, models, and processes to forecast and describe price, supply and demand, relative value and global trends across multiple commodities. 
                                6. Developed models around macro events like the Russian invasion of Ukraine or OPEC meetings and impact on commodity prices as well as implied/realized volatility.
                                7. Provided timely, accurate, and actionable insights, including understanding of intraday moves in commodity markets to the trading team.
                                                    Years of Experience
                                                    Experience
                                                    7-10 Years
                                                    Experience Level
                                                    Level
                                                    Management
                                                    Education
                                                    Education
                                                    MBA

                                                    Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                    Summary : Proactive, high-energy, results-oriented Commodity Analyst with 10 years of holistic energy market experience ranging from generation facilities to retail portfolio management. Knowledge in physical and financial commodity trading supported by disciplined quantitative analysis to provide repeatable results. Identified the big picture and plans applicable strategies and procedures to achieve results. Consistently delivered results in high-pressure dynamic environments.

                                                    Skills : Microsoft Office, Visual Basic, SQL, Edi.

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                                                    Description :

                                                    1. Produced analyses on market moving events, investment themes, trade ideas and markets trends, with a focus on the options market.
                                                    2. Analyzed and understood systematic or structural flow in commodities options markets including options usage by producers, refiners and consumers.
                                                    3. Interacted with sell-side sales and research contacts globally.
                                                    4. Evaluated and improved data quality.
                                                    5. Established mutually supportive relationships with other Fleet Software Support team members, through formal and informal networking.
                                                    6. Challenged and supported your peers as appropriate in both day-to-day activities.
                                                    7. Worked with peers to ensure that key stakeholders receive consistent messages about the Procurement function.
                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                    Experience
                                                                    7-10 Years
                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                    Level
                                                                    Management
                                                                    Education
                                                                    Education
                                                                    MBA

                                                                    Freelance Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                                    Objective : As a Freelance Commodity Analyst, Developed month end financial reports to ensure accurate payment of broker fees, and counterparty trade settlement. Incorporated visual basic coding that enabled automatic data pulls and report publications from excel.

                                                                    Skills : Jd Edwards, Hyperion, Supply Chain, Financial Analysis, Quickbooks, Project Management, Customer Relationship Management, Data Analysis, Contract Administration.

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                                                                    Description :

                                                                    1. Promoted a culture of professionalism, high energy and commitment within the team.
                                                                    2. Experienced communicating with and supporting a multi-site industrial environment.
                                                                    3. Worked with remote team members to accomplish group and individual goals.
                                                                    4. Conducted regular Supplier Business Reviews with key suppliers.
                                                                    5. Initiated supplier identification, assessment, selection, and development processes.
                                                                    6. Focused on achieving annual objectives in a multi-operation, growing organization.
                                                                    7. Worked effectively with high tolerance of ambiguity and ability to follow instruction.
                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                          0-2 Years
                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                          Level
                                                                                          Freelancer
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          MBA

                                                                                          Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                                                          Objective : As a Commodity Analyst, Developed and implemented plans to support forecasted needs for commodities and raw materials. Negotiated supplier contracts and ensures contractual terms and performance scorecards are being met. Developed additional sources of supply for constrained commodities and raw materials.

                                                                                          Skills : Microsoft Office, Project Management, Training.

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                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                          1. Performed supplier negotiations and determines most competitive solutions.
                                                                                          2. Developed and implemented comprehensive raw material commodity strategies.
                                                                                          3. Effectively communicated the commodity strategy throughout the organization.
                                                                                          4. Addressed supplier performance issues with a sense of urgency and able to manage complex commercial relationships.
                                                                                          5. Executed contractual agreements with preferred / strategic suppliers.
                                                                                          6. Proficiented in aligning cross functional teams to implement strategies across multiple locations.
                                                                                          7. Demonstrated ability to executed cost reduction sessions to eliminate non-value add activities.
                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                          2-5 Years
                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                          Junior
                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                          MBA

                                                                                                          Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                                                                          Summary : As a Commodity Analyst, Led corporate and/or field forecast and budgeting processes, including; gathered, researched and documented driving assumptions; performed complex modeling by testing and analyzing with various scenarios and assumptions. Performed restaurant level financial analysis. Tracked ingredient cost trends, researches and explains variances to budget and forecast for food cost reporting to upper management.

                                                                                                          Skills : Analytical Skills, Knowledge In Economics.

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                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                          1. Maintained physical condition and health to be able to timely perform assigned job duties.
                                                                                                          2. Worked to continuously improve productivity, cost savings, safety and morale to gain positive results in all areas.
                                                                                                          3. Followed written and verbal instructions in English.
                                                                                                          4. Managed multiple priorities and projects simultaneously to meet established deadlines.
                                                                                                          5. Worked effectively independently and as part of a dynamic/collaborative team.
                                                                                                          6. Performed tasks with attention to detail and accuracy.
                                                                                                          7. Resolved quality, manufacturability, accounts payable, purchasing and supply chain issues through analysis, negotiation, and timely implementation.
                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                        7-10 Years
                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                        Management
                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                        MBA

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                                                                                                                                        Headline : As a Commodity Analyst, Designed and developed complex financial computer models to accurately reflect and assess company performance with alternative assumptions and scenarios, including; modeled of sales and margins, food and packaging ingredient costs and other variables. Modified and maintains computer models to reflect business changes, management decisions, and market impacts.

                                                                                                                                        Skills : Knowledge In Finance, Knowledge In Statistical Analysis.

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                                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                                        1. Conducted cost analysis associated with large scale supply chain RFPs and commodity analysis. 
                                                                                                                                        2. Identified opportunities for improving analysis processes and procedures; provides input and expertise in the development of systems, procedures, and controls.
                                                                                                                                        3. Collaborated with schedulers and operation teams to resolve issues that may affect the daily P&L; oversaw tanks build/draw, pipeline deliveries and trades movements that relate to the daily P&L.
                                                                                                                                        4. Managed duty drawback and tax drawback reports and created corresponding costs in Tempest.
                                                                                                                                        5. Booked and settled costs based on third-party invoices that received through Catalyst.
                                                                                                                                        6. Used QlikView, Lynx to book and modify accounts payable and receivable; generated the financial reports for NAS, and worked with different departments to generate ad hoc report.
                                                                                                                                        7. Effectively enhanced and managed the supplier base to ensure new product availability, innovation, cost reductions and market competitiveness.
                                                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                                                        5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                        MBA

                                                                                                                                                                        Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                                                                                                                                        Headline : As a Commodity Analyst, Performed financial and non financial analyses of company and operations tactics and programs, assesses their impact on various levels of the business, including; costs and profit margin. Converted raw hedge positions into finished goods cost. Worked with cross functional department members as well as business and technical teams, Project Managers and external consultants such as the Hyperion Planning Implementation Lead to define the right solution for the problem at hand.

                                                                                                                                                                        Skills : Research Skills, Technical, Presentation, Negotiation.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                                                                        1. Updated fund management in weekly meetings about changing market conditions and investment opportunities.
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Forecasted probable future prices using econometric and time-series modeling.
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Directed a team that maintains a database of series used by the models.
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Used technical chart analysis to confirm fundamental expectations and refine speculative trading strategies.
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Wrote commentaries, reports and presentations about changing market fundamentals.
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Analyzed the physical oil trades exposure and calculated the collateral for the daily margin call.
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Generated PnL data from ComLive and prepared PnL report on a daily basis for traders and senior management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MBA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Commodity Analyst Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Headline : As a Commodity Analyst, Provided support to the Senior Commodity Risk Manager with analytical analysis of market trends and hedge positions. Provided interpretation of financial and statistical data and results to Supply Chain leadership, category managers and senior management. Prepared and presented findings that may impact the strategic decision making process.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Skills : Planning, Analyst, Process Assistant.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Sourced parts with manufacturers and suppliers for Aerospace and Defense Industry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Reviewed all customer part drawings to find appropriate manufactures for supply and to ensure parts are made according to the specifications on the drawings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Expedited vendor orders, sent out quote requests and entered all responses into Epicore Vantage Database.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Created offers to customers and profitability margins.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Assisted administrative staff with entering all sales orders from customers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Helped answer all customer/vendor questions and resolve any customer or vendor issues.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Administrated all customer portals for RFQ's, Sales Orders, Long Term Agreements and Bids.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          MBA