Citi Commodities - Energy and Power Origination – Associate/VP/Director in Houston, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Houston

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Research

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18012792


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

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Position Objective:

Provide structured risk management solutions for US entities in all segments of the energy and power industry but with a heavy focus on renewable solutions for both wind and solar projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Direct coverage of a set list of NAM client accounts and provide them both financial and physical structured product solutions to risk manage their market risk exposures to volatility in commodities markets and enable the successful financing of renewable projects. In addition, develop creative collateral and credit risk mitigation strategies as part of these hedging solutions. Work collaboratively with the project finance and tax equity teams to develop viable hedge structures as well as pitch joint solutions to sponsors and corporates.


The US structured product business is a highly competitive business where strong relationships and innovative ideas win business. Every client will have different issues so you are always faced with new challenges to delivering results for Citi’s clients.

Critical Success Factors:

• Need to have strong analytical skills

• Have a deep understanding of financing structures for renewable projects

• Understand the main drivers of all commodity markets

• Clear understanding of how to navigate credit/banking relationships within the organization

• Strong derivative products structuring understanding

Developmental Value:

• Challenging environment

• Improve multi-tasking abilities

• High pressure but exciting market coverage



• Credit

• Legal

• Commodity markets

• Renewable power markets

• Renewable project financing structures

• Derivative products

• Strong senior client relationships (if senior hire)


• Quantitate analysis

• Strong interpersonal skills

• Ability to determine the root cause of a client’s issue


• Teamwork

• Self-starting

• Entrepreneurial

• Highly Motivated