Launched in 2014 and operating in Spain since 2019, Nickel is a payment solution that offers anyone the possibility to open a current account in less than 5 minutes just by visiting a tobacco shop.

With more than 3 millions accounts opened and 7.500 tobacconists and lottery shops, now transformed into small branches, Nickel is a great success story.

We are now around 700 collaborators based in Paris, Nantes, Madrid, Lisbon and Brussels, Nickel is accelerating its international development.


The General Secretary is part of the management team of Nickel Spain, and is directly in charge of Finance, Procurement, OPC, HR, Office management, IT local support and local reportings (financial, regulatory, etc.);

having a double reporting to the CEO of Nickel Spain and to the CFO/General Secretary of Nickel (Corporate).

 As a General manager, you will support the development of the business in Spain - based in Madrid - while monitoring and mitigating possible risks and ensuring the implementation in Spain of Nickel rules and procedures.


Pooling responsibility within five main areas:


  • Control the accuracy of the financial statements, the accounting production being done in a shared service.
  • Control and overseeing the cash flows of the company, ensuring the appropriate treasury controls are made.
  • Strategic planning to elaborate the annual budget.
  • Monitor the Branch's financial performance.
  • Presentation of financial results and insights to other Directions and General Management;
  • Ensure compliance in accordance with Spanish rules and regulations on tax and financial regulatory reporting.
  • Oversee the accounting control reporting to BNP Paribas Group (FACT);
  • Management of the External Auditor relationships and ensuring the organization is compliant with accounting standards

 Operational Permanent Control:

  • Identify, evaluate and manage the Operational Risks
  • Deploy Nickel control plan and processes in the branch
  • Follow up of action plan and recommendations 


  • Ensure compliance with Nickel purchasing policy;
  • Manage the local purchasing activities

 Human Resources:

  • Define the policies and HR process in relation with Nickel France HR and BNP HR Spain territory teams: recruitment, employee handbook, rewards and benefits, training…
  • Spread the Nickel culture and values to the employees to grow the unique
  • Nickel Spirit

 Office Management:

  • Ensure safety of employees and buildings
  • Serve as Asset manager of the bulding and its related queries that may arise.
  • Manage mail
  • Handling the animation of Nickel Spain activities (organization of events, update of intranet, etc).
  • Act as Nickel Spain Business Continuity Manager



  • Nickel Spain teams.


  • Nickel France SG teams.
  • Nickel France management.
  • BNP Paribas management and integrated functions in Spain.
  • Local regulators.
  • Auditors.


The successful candidate masters skills such as:

  • Financial skills.
  • Synthesis and analysis.
  • Leadership: in order to have a full transversal picture about the business and manage it.
  • Fluency in both Spanish and English; business French will be a plus.

Previous experience:

  • As a General Secretary or other managerial position: encompassing multiple areas and people management.
  • Knowledge and experience in a similar Permanent Control function.
  • Understanding of the sector and of financial regulation: You need to have a long term view to ensure that all regulatory topics are well handled within the Branch.

BNP Paribas Group in Spain 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/paternity, 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.

Primary Location
Job Type
Contractor/ Via Agency
Experience Level
At least 7 years

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