BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, the Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
The FX Clearer tool is a BNPPARIBAS secured WEB platform offered to our clients (third parties) and BP2S Clients (fourth parties) to settle their eligible FX Spot & Forward transactions through CLS, using the BNPPPARIBAS direct membership. Trades are booked into FX Clearer by the clients, transactions are then submit to CLS for matching before payments can be released. The FX Clearer team is monitoring the client positions in real time making sure that the matching and settlement processes are properly managed throughout the day.
The team is also responsible for the Static Data updates in the Core FXMM system FXO.
The main missions are:
- To Onboard new clients in coordination with the BP2S team and make sure the appropriate set-up is in place.
To ensure that In/out payments are processed in due course and client exposures are flat at the end of day.
Billing to the third parties on a monthly basis.
Static Data creations/modifications in FXO (FXMM BNPP in-house system)
ROLE AND RESPONSABILITIES
- Daily Control of the client technical accounts making sure they are all flat at the end of day.
- Monitor the payments and reprocess any nack messages within FX Clearer.
Contact clients to remove unmatched transactions from FX Clearer and escalate any missing funds to cover their positions.
Static Data set-up: accounts, users, Settlement Instructions, contacts.
Management of the payment and accounting failures.
Production of the monthly invoicing to the third party clients.
Static Data Activities
Creation/modifications local CRDS codes
Updates of all Static data linked to CLS activity
Treasury and Payment Cut off Management
Coordination with IT support regarding portfolio transfers, migrations
Interactions between B/O external & internal parties
Permanent assistance to clients during the matching and settlement processes
Coordination with BP2S during the onboarding of new clients into FX Clearer
Escalation to IT Support any technical issues
Active participation to strengthen the operational controls with the relevant internal parties.
Production of Key Indicators to monitor the activity
Daily assessment of Operational Risk through the Orus tool
Active participation to the weekly production review meeting.
Update team procedures on a regular basis.
Strong knowledge on Global Market environment and FX activities
Familiar with International Settlement rules
Analytical skills and attention to detail
Always being proactive and looking at enhancing the processes and procedures
Risk assessment capacity
Adaptability (Flexibility in working environment)
Effective communication (writing and verbal)
Commitment, Respect and Conduct
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity
employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.
We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated
against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or
civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief,
sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our
recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and
efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to
reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.
note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to
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