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Market Risk Controller

Corporate Risk is an independent control function responsible for the development of Fortum’s risk management framework consisting of policies, instructions, methods, processes and tools, as well as for implementing effective controls to ensure exposures remain within acceptable risk levels at all times. Corporate Risk also supports business in managing risks effectively and provides management with assurance that risks are adequately measured and monitored. Corporate Risk is functionally organized within Corporate Finance with a risk reporting line to Fortum’s Audit and Risk Committee. Corporate Risk team is located in Sweden, Finland and Poland.

About the role

We are looking for a Market Risk Controller to join the Market Risk team. You will be part of the Market Risk Team in Corporate Risk. We are 6 energy risk professionals, located in Finland, Poland or other Fortum locations, specialised to Market and Cash Liquidity Risks. You will report to the Head of Market Risk in Corporate Risk. The preferred location of the job is in Espoo or in Stockholm.

As a Market Risk Controller, you will be responsible for managing the control of market and liquidity risks arising from Fortum's businesses. Your job is to maintain and develop the framework for managing the market and associated liquidity risks arising from the Nordic electricity sales and purchases to the wholesale market and district heating and cooling sales. In your role you have holistic view of the commodity risk and its risk framework but you would specialize on the currency and interest rate risks.

You main responsibility area is to develop and maintain Fortum’s market and liquidity risk framework together with other risk teams and businesses (e.g. Market Risk internal controls, Market Risk instructions, Division hedging guidelines, Market Risk mandates, training of the risk framework) and determine market risk metrics together with Risk control teams and Businesses.

You’ll work in close co-operation with Trading Business and Treasury traders/managers on the daily basis to ensure that market risks arising from the position and p&l effect are fully understood and managed appropriately within the market risk framework.

Some travelling, mainly to Fortum countries, will be required.

Why Fortum?

With us, you can take an active role in driving the change for a cleaner world. To reach our goals, we embrace a culture of openness. With mutual trust, believing in people, and taking care of everyone's wellbeing, can we reach even better results. Flexibility is the new normal and we apply hybrid way of working wherever possible.

For you, working at Fortum means exciting opportunities to develop your expertise and create a unique career path. We will support you on this journey. We believe diversity and inclusion inspire all of us to innovate and grow together. Therefore, we are committed to building teams where everyone feels included and is treated equally. 

What we are looking for

  • Master’s Degree in relevant field (e.g. mathematics or economics)
  • A few years’ experience with risk management
  • Experience working with trading or hedging of market risks from the energy industry or financial sector
  • Knowledge of interest rate risks, currency risk and capital market would be an asset
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Good PowerBI and Excel skills
  • Fluency in English, other Nordic languages are a plus

You are skilled to manage conflicting situations  and are willing to voice your opinion. At the same time, you are collaborative and are able to maintain good working relationships with colleagues, managers and specialists at several levels of the organisation. You are curious and solution-oriented and have a strong drive for continuous improvement.


Submit your application by 23 September 2022. If you would like to hear more about the position, please contact Head of Market Risk, Suvi Paaso or +358 504536054 (at 12.9.2022 between 11-12 EET or 21.9.2022 between 14-15 EET)

To be selected for the position, the applicant must go through background clearance and a health examination including drug testing.

For contact with Swedish union representatives, please call +46 8 671 70 00.
Fortums Akademiker: Per Kenttä
Unionen: Birgitta Henriksson, Torbjörn Graf


 Fortum and Uniper form a European energy group committed to enabling a successful transition to carbon neutrality for everyone. Our 50 gigawatts of power generating capacity, substantial gas import and storage operations, and our global energy trading business enable us to provide Europe and other regions with a reliable supply of low-carbon energy. We are already Europe’s third largest producer of CO2-free electricity, and our growth businesses focus on clean power, low-carbon energy, and the infrastructure for tomorrow’s hydrogen economy. In addition, we design solutions that help companies and cities reduce their environmental footprint. Our 20,000 professionals and operations in 40 countries give us the skills, resources, and reach to empower the energy evolution toward a cleaner world.; 

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Market Risk Controller

Kokopäiväinen, Vakituinen

Julkaistu 24.09.2022

Yrityksen liikevaihto: 
Yli 100 000 000 €

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