Analyst- Financial Institutions Coverage
Standard / Permanent
BNP Paribas’ Financial Institutions Coverage division (FIC) is a product-neutral group dedicated to the coverage of financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, asset managers and governments). FIC is specifically in charge of:
Ø Managing client relationships on a global basis
Ø Identifying new industry trends and related client needs
Ø Working closely with our product specialists in delivering tailored solutions to our clients across the full product suite (debt capital markets, derivatives, transactional banking, advisory and structured solutions)
Ø Establishing and nurturing regular contacts at all levels of the client organization in order to develop long term business relationships
The successful candidate will work closely with FIC Senior Bankers who cover a variety of clients primarily in the Bank, Insurance, official institutions and Financial Sponsor sectors.
Ø Develop an in-depth knowledge of all portfolio clients and their respective industry sub-segment.
Ø Identify, in conjunction with the Senior Bankers, issues that clients may face from implementation of regulatory directives/company financial dynamics and capital markets trends.
Ø Develop product/organizational knowledge and be alert for opportunities to apply product specific solutions across the client portfolio.
Ø Provide regular updates on industry, company specific developments and market events.
Ø Preparing FIC Briefing memos, support memos for Senior meetings and annual reviews
Ø Using or building financial models
Ø Actively work on new transactions with product partners.
Ø Create statistical exhibits that analyze comparative financial performance
Ø Analyze financial and operating information relating to financial information relating to our clients and the sectors in which they operate.
Ø Run RAROC models and prepare RAC memos
Ø Source, retrieve and analyze internal and external research and incorporate into marketing materials
Ø Prepare pre-meeting briefing materials, attend client meetings and be actively involved in follow up discussions
Ø Actively contribute to all special projects
Ø Assist on KYC
Ø Business Undergrad with specialization in Finance.
Ø 1 to 3 year experience in the financial industry.
Ø Knowledge of the banking, insurance and asset manager industries would be an asset.
Ø Knowledge of financial analysis techniques.
Ø Strong Excel and Powerpoint skills
Ø Capacity to write reports, analyze, summarize, argue and take position.
Aptitudes and behaviors:
Ø Strong will to acquire a broad and deep understanding of the variety of products/solutions that BNP Paribas can offer to its clients.
Ø Proactive, reliable and a self-starter.
Ø Intellectual curiosity
Ø Has a solid understanding of new and current trends, and regulatory impacts, including products and services, that are offered to the marketplace.
Ø Analyzes and responds to industry and market trends that could potentially impact the decision process.
Ø Integrity and Ethics
o Makes sound decisions that support the organizational direction, values and mission.
o Follows through on verbal and written commitments.
o Keeps others informed of situations, work assignments, and concerns.
o Has a positive, professional and credible reputation both internally and externally.
Ø Influence and Political Sense
o Conducts research and collects relevant information to support his/her point of view.
o Attempts to understand the audience and tailors his/her message accordingly.
Ø Results Oriented
o Demonstrates initiative to do more than is expected or required in the position with the desire and capability to progress with the organization
o Develops priorities and plans for the effective use of resources in order to meet organizational and financial objectives.
o Demonstrates strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and manage workflow in a deadline driven environment.
Ø Interpersonal Communications
o Communicates effectively orally and in writing (bilingual skills are an asset)
o Presents information and recommendations on a basis that is analytical, logical and persuasive.
o Employs active listening and provides direction that clarifies points.
Ø Team Player
o Sets a standard for FIC initiatives by offering assistance to all levels.
o Builds cooperation and communication between multiple teams internally and externally, recognizing when different teams could work together for improved success.
FINRA Registrations Required: Series 79 & 63