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AVP - Fixed Income Settlements - US Shift

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BNP Paribas Personal Finance
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Mise à jour le 01.06.2024

Job Description

Fixed Income Settlements -AMER

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function :

Global Market Securities Settlements team ensures that Security transactions (Bonds, Equities, Complex Securities, ETF, SLAB, PNS..) and positions registered in the books under CIB ITO’s mandate, match the commitment actually taken with counterparties within a secure setup, in accordance with Group and Regulatory Policies and/or contractual agreements.

Perform all daily settlement tasks.  This includes, but is not limited to settlement of Fixed Income transactions settling through DTC and Euroclear, mark to markets, contract compare, end of day balancing and reconciliations

Job Title:

Assistant Vice President




Global Markets Operations – Securities settlements



Business Line / Function:

Fixed Income settlements

Reports to:




(if applicable)

Assistant Vice President


Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Primary responsibilities of the team includes:

·         Ensure timely settlement of DTCC transactions

·         Ensure timely settlement of Euroclear transactions Daily monitoring and resolution of Loanet contract compare breaks

·         Process Loanet same day trade closeouts

·         Monitor / resolve breaks, dks, and nostro rec items

·         Settlement / resolution of DTC coupon & redemption items

·         Mitigation of operational and reputational risk by escalating in a timely and efficient manner

·         Liaising with clients, brokers / counterparties and other internal support functions for smooth settlement of trades

The team works closely with other internal teams and support functions and timely action and identification of issues are of prime importance. It is essential for this role to ensure the team deliverables are met and issues are highlighted to the relevant groups and stakeholders as appropriate.

Main drivers are client service quality, independent control, operational risk safety and cost efficiency.


Key responsibilities:

1. Responsible for the FI settlement , on a timely and cost effective basis by: 

o    Ensuring all trades are instructed, matched & settled on a timely basis

o    Monitoring of failing trades

o    Reducing fails and/or potential fails by means of pairing off or offering partials for deliveries

o    Pre-matching trades on a daily basis

o    Cash Management related with funding trades

2. Responsible for solving Nostro and Depot reconciliation breaks on a timely basis:

o    By investigating and, where possible, clearing all nostro breaks in reported by Securities Control teams

o    By investigating and, where possible, rectifying all depot breaks on a timely basis reported by Securities Control Teams

o    By investigating and solving accounting breaks raised by Securities Control & accounting Teams

o    Escalating items that represent operational risk to direct Manager       

3.  Contribute to the minimization of settlement costs & operational risk:

o    By becoming more risk aware and by following the procedures or Compliance rules that are in place to mitigate operational or reputational risk

o    Monitors and take appropriate actions in case of market risks (buy-ins, market fines and penalties etc.)

o    By reducing the number of manual instructions sent to agents therefore reducing cost , manual intervention and settlement risk according to Compliance rules

o    If necessary, using the escalation process when operational risk is detected

4. Contribute to the overall successful running of the settlement department:

o    By maintaining close relationships with traders and sales and escalating problems to them promptly where required

o    By maintaining good working relationships with domestic agents and custodians.

o    By communicating with, and assisting, other operational departments where needed

o    Ensuring direct Managers are kept informed of any potential problems & issues where appropriate

Skills and Experience:

·         Strong knowledge of Securities & operational processes of securities

·         Knowledge of Cash Management

·         Strong knowledge of Microsoft software (Excel, VBA, Word, PPT, Outlook)

·         Knowledge of practices of Lean & CI would be a plus


·         Analytical mindset: Aptitude to understand the F2B workflows and handle exceptional issues with logical mindsets to communicate with Front Office / other internal teams

·         Organized & good resistance to stress: This is a much faced paced dynamic environment; therefore excellent time management and good positive resistance to stress are compulsory.

·         Attention to detail: Ability to ring the bell for any abnormal trade pattern and escalate in timely manner

·         Innovation and initiatives (Think “outside the box”): Demonstrate willingness to constantly improve the status quo. Understand well the processes in place and evaluate if needed, alternative options to do things better with a cost - benefits / ROI approach.

·         Self-discipline & autonomy: Have a constant “delivery on time” mindset, both on the daily production and on the projects handled. Ability to work on its own with little supervision.

·         Adaptability & Change Management: Ability to easily adapt to new situations (new booking systems, new products, new activities to manage…) as this is a constant changing environment

·         Strong Client Focus: Capacity to work with various clients. Need to be sensitive about the rationale of their requests and be proactive when replying to them. Work as partnership while consistently keeping an independent mindset.

·         Escalation & Reporting process: Internal rules of reporting and escalation to Ops and FO need to be known & applied. The team member also needs to report any sensitive information/issues and escalate immediately to their management.

Experience Required

Minimum of 12 years’ experience

AMER support

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills) –

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Ability to synthetize / simplify

Decision Making

Critical thinking

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and leverage networks

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level :

At least 12 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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  • Et si on vous disait que travailler dans notre Groupe, ce n’est pas ce que vous croyez ? Chez BNP Paribas, on exerce une multitude de métiers qui évoluent en permanence pour être en phase avec les attentes des clientes et clients comme de la société. Au travers d’actions du quotidien ou de grands projets, exercer l’un de nos métiers, c’est s’engager pour agir durablement.

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  • Chez BNP Paribas, le développement de vos compétences est essentiel, pour vous comme pour nous. Et cela vous servira pour toute votre vie professionnelle.

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