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Compliance Manager - Trading

Compliance Manager - Trading

  • Location United States of America - New York - New York
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Ethics & Compliance Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ075276
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Strategy, Sustainability & Ventures

Job Family Group:

Ethics & Compliance Group

Job Description:

About us

Our purpose is to bring together people, energy and markets to power and navigate a changing world. In a time of constant change and possibility we need new talent to pursue commercial opportunities, motivated by best-in-class insight and expertise. We’re always striving for more innovative digital solutions, sustainable outcomes and closer collaboration across our company and beyond, and you could be part of that too. Together we continue to grow as the world’s leading energy company!

The Compliance Manager is a key member of the Ethics & Compliance (“E&C”) team supporting Trading & Shipping’s (“T&S”) Gas & Power Trading Americas (“GPTA”) business unit.

The purpose of the function is to promote compliance with externally defined laws and regulations, the bp code of conduct, Global Trading Guidelines & Requirements and other internal bp policies and procedures, through the development, implementation and maintenance of a program consistent with the corporate E&C strategy.

Job Responsibilities: ​

  • The position reports to the Senior Compliance Manager and is primarily responsible for performing surveillance of business activities, influencing culture, delivering training and providing guidance to the business to ensure compliance with all laws, regulations and bp policies and procedures.

  • Conduct proactive compliance risk assessments and reviews of trading activity, strategies and business communications in order to ensure compliance with applicable rules and regulations enacted by external regulatory authorities (e.g., CFTC, FERC, and exchanges) as well as bp’s internal policies and procedures.

  • Participate in commercial team meetings in order to better understand strategies and advise on ethics & compliance issues so as to facilitate the creation of a robust ethical and compliant culture.

  • Understand existing laws, rules and regulations impacting GPTA’s trading & marketing businesses while monitoring for developments, proposals and new regulatory requirements to assess potential impacts and participate in the implementation of systems, processes and procedures to meet these requirements.

  • Develop and deliver training sessions on ethics & compliance related topics and provide timely and accurate advice/guidance to GPTA’s trading & marketing businesses ​

Required Skills:

  • 5 – 10 years working in or supporting a power and/or energy commodities trading & marketing business

  • Strong work ethic, initiative and creativity to achieve identified goals, both individually and as a team player working in a fast-paced environment ​ Analytical thinker. Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills – capable of adopting a variety of styles to achieve the desired result.

  • Advanced technical skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, Access, Teams, Power BI, etc.).

Preferred Skills:

  • Deep understanding of the power, natural gas and/or derivatives trading businesses (i.e. instruments, exposures, valuations, strategies and vernacular)

  • Experience with Dodd-Frank Swap Dealer regulations

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills

  • Experience in a compliance related role

Why join bp

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!

How much do we pay(base)? $120,000-222,000

*Please note the pay range listed for this position is a good faith and reasonable estimate of the base pay range for this position at the time of posting.  You may learn more about our generous benefits here Explore Our Benefits.

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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