At BNP Paribas Canada, it is our employees which make the difference... Our 75 nationalities are part of our diversity!

Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?

... Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!

You will benefit amongst other things from:

  • Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program: Canada Academy
  • A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs: remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab., open meeting rooms and spaces

About the Department

The Capital Markets team is a part of the Financial Accounting and Reporting Group. The main tasks of the team is to maintain the ledgers under its responsibilities for all the North American entities and maintain a proper control environment, to actively participate in the implementation of new accounting standards and projects with accounting impacts, and improve processes and create efficiencies to increase the added value of Corporate & Institutional Banking in the Region.


 

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

The Assistant Vice-President of the Global Markets Activities team is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and control of the general ledgers for the entities and products under his / her responsibility. When applicable, he / she coordinates investigations, review of ledgers and potential accounting adjustments with the operations and reporting teams that he / she supports.  He / she must also assist the Vice-President in terms of team management, project management and closing periods. 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

Accounting & Control Functions

• Assist the Vice President with the day to day production tasks during the closing period
• Help the Vice President manage large scale projects for the team
• Be a mentor and coach the less experienced team members to help them complete investigations and reporting related questions.

The team is responsible to :
• Perform month-end financial closing for their entities (under IFRS and US GAAP)
• Enforce controls and ensure that balance sheets are in balance; prepare balance sheet reconciliation schedules
• Pull together the data necessary to feed the profitability tools (Paradigm).
• Review ledgers, perform accounting entries and transaction analysis for a set of entities.
• Activities/entities are allocated in accordance with the accountant’s experience and the complexity/volume of transactions recorded by the entity. Activities include:
• Working with Operations to ensure the accurate reporting at deal-level or portfolio-level
• Performing second level review of the operational reconciliations performed by the back offices
• Preparing the transaction and revenue allocation by profit center for performance management purposes.
• Review daily transactional account activity/daily ledgers for posting errors and back-value transactions
• Review impairment on financial instruments in accordance with the Group rules
• Perform monthly management revenue processing of assigned entities including, but not limited to:
• Reviewing, adjusting, and maintaining the profitability database
• Maintaining analytical balances
• Communicating and resolving differences with counterparts
• Analyze, reconcile, and review all accounts under their responsibility by performing a variance analysis of corresponding revenue/balance sheet items, highlighting trends, and following up on questions/ concerns
• Prepare and book daily/monthly entries as necessary (under IFRS and US GAAP)
• On a timely basis, provide complete and accurate financial data to the various reporting teams and to management for report production (under IFRS and US GAAP)
• Provide assistance in responding to questions from the external auditors, Client Service Team, Operations, reporting teams and other by :
• Ensuring prompt resolution and follow-up of questions / requests for information
• Escalating problems / issues to the platform head
• Providing quality service to other teams / groups


Projects, Systems Support, Operational Process Improvements
• Participate in the upgrades/version releases of respective reporting tools, as well as system amendments/enhancements required to facilitate new/modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, assist in user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting after deployment.
• Assist in identifying operational process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness. Also assist in integrating and streamlining the reports under the team’s responsibility.
• Assist in implementing various changes of accounting schemas within the systems (IFRS and US GAAP)
• Assist operations with the review of complex transactions and how they will be managed in the systems, reported in the financial statements and in the performance management tools.


• Ability to deliver/ be result driven: Be a self-starter and team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with various teams in a deadline-focused environment; strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to develop and leverage networks: Professional posture to develop and maintain key relationships with the business lines and back office transactional contacts;
• Analytical ability: ability to learn new systems and products quickly; effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills;
• Accounting: Working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, both  IFRS and US GAAP (an asset) and regulatory and tax accounting rules and regulations; Basic capital market  products knowledge
• Accounting degree from a reputable university. CPA CA designation.
• Between 6 to 8 years of financial and/or management accounting experience, preferably from an accounting firm (Big 4 or medium-sized) or within the Financial Services/Banking Industry

• Ability to deliver/ be result driven: Be a self-starter and team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with various teams in a deadline-focused environment; strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to develop and leverage networks: Professional posture to develop and maintain key relationships with the business lines and back office transactional contacts;
• Analytical ability: ability to learn new systems and products quickly; effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills;
• Accounting: Working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, both  IFRS and US GAAP (an asset) and regulatory and tax accounting rules and regulations; Basic capital market  products knowledge
• Accounting degree from a reputable university. CPA CA designation.
• Between 6 to 8 years of financial and/or management accounting experience, preferably from an accounting firm (Big 4 or medium-sized) or within the Financial Services/Banking Industry
• Excellent Excel skills (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF)
 

About BNP Paribas

With more than 200,000 employees in 72 countries, the Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 850,000 professionals, entrepreneurs, SMEs and large companies. BNP Paribas is a leading bank in the euro zone and a leading international banking player.

Did you know? In 2019, BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility 2019

About BNP Paribas in Canada

With more than 900 employees, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

A recruitment policy that promotes equality and diversity:

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer. BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act).

Part of BNP Paribas dedication to diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected on how we believe and live diversity and inclusion all together. As such, one of BNP Paribas’ initiatives is hosting Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which are focused on equality of gender, sexual orientation and learning from other cultures. 

We can assist with access to job offers for people with disabilities who may be unable to use our career site - please contact us by email canada_recrutement [at] ca.bnpparibas (dot) com  or by phone on 514-285-6000

Want to know more about the BNP Paribas Group?

https://group.bnpparibas/en/group

** Only selected applications that meet the requirements of the role will be contacted **

Primary Location
CA-QC-Montréal
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROL
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 5 years
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
FIN-021122-001-SB

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