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Senior Control Reviewer

Marque BNP Paribas
Niveau d'expérience 3 à 5 ans
Niveau d'études Niveau BAC+2/3
Postuler REF: FIN-051421-EML-001

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

Financials Controls Group (FCG) Description:

The FCG is a transversal function within BNP Paribas Americas (the Bank) in charge of the 2nd line of defense activities over the Bank’s veracious financial and regulatory operations for its Retail, Corporate, and Institutional Banking activities with the Americas region. FCG’s mission is to provide independent risk assessment and 1st line of defense operating effectiveness validation function to support the Bank management’s attestations to US and European public and regulators. FCG achieve this objectives through the execution of various programs tailored to each objective supporting the attestation (i.e. Internal Control over Financial Reporting and Compliance (ICFR&C), Regulatory Reporting Quality Assurance (RRQA), Group Control Validation, and IT and Data Control Validation.

  • to develop and implement a strong accounting control framework for CIB Banking and non-Banking entities (such as Personal Finance entities for example),
  • to perform 2nd level of controls for controls primary run by other Finance and non-Finance teams
  • to report on main controls areas, for both local and central needs and requirements

The Department is responsible for ensuring compliance with Group and Head Office controls guidelines and expanding to adapt with an ever-changing Control environment. The Group works closely with not only Finance and Tax department but with other functions on NA to provide value added analysis and advisory services to its clients in the areas of accounting control.

Position Summary:

The Senior Control Analyst position is within the Group Control Validation team. The team is primarily responsible for developing and execute validation programs over internal control framework in accordance with the policies and procedures issued by the BNP Paribas Group. Main business line covered by this position is International Retail Banking within US, and the senior control analyst will be working with various line of business and products offered by the Bank in US.

The Senior Control Reviewer coordinates and contributes to the production of standardized controls dashboards/ summary reporting for key risks indicators that are communicated to Finance, Regional and Central Managements. In addition, the position acts as a consultant/project leader to assist various Functions in providing short term solutions in mitigating control related issues as well as formation and implementation of long term preventive solutions.

Responsibilities:

At the end of accounting period:

  • Review and test the effectiveness of the controls performed by various NA functions
  • Monitoring the account justification 2nd level review
  • Contributing to key Group accounting control reporting and ad hoc control memo upon request when an issue is identified.

Ongoing responsibilities:

  • Implement the control standard set up according to group instructions to different entities under scope.
  • Develop the accounting control framework by reviewing, identifying, and documenting accounting controls in place for NA functions (i.e. Middle Office, Back Office, Accounting)
  • Contribute to the performance of 2nd level accounting controls on a list of key areas defined by the Standard Accounting Control Group Plan
  • Ensure the good coordination with the NA team, in particular whenever an accounting issue needs to be addressed
  • Providing short term solutions for mitigating control related issue as well as formation and implementation of long term preventive solutions

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration with a specialization in Accounting
  • 5- 6 years of experience in financial services, including a minimum of 4 years of experience in accounting control and in internal or external audit on financial services
  • Solid understanding of financial instruments and developed skills in analysis of business supporting processes from accounting control perspective
  • SOX implementation/review experience is not mandatory but will be considered an asset

Soft skills:

  • Team Oriented
  • Excellent communication skills in English and French
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment
  • Organized, rigorous, and self-disciplined
  • Attention to detail and commitment to maintaining a strong control environment
  • Good communication skills, (i.e. writing, listening, presentation)
  • Advanced technical skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Manages pressure and priorities during the closing process

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-MontréalJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 yearsSchedule: Full-time Reference: FIN-051421-EML-001