BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees – including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 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 Tax On Boarding & Quality team focuses on ensuring onboarding clients enjoy a smooth transition within Tax & Income, with particular attention to any documentation requirements they are entitled to given their profile. The team also has an active role in answering Requests for Proposal with the purpose of gaining new clients for BNP Paribas Securities Services, while also proactively develop Quality Projects to improve the overall quality of service and efficiency of the Tax & Income Department.
ROLE AND RESPONSABILITIES
Management of the activity
Analyse onboarding clients’ portfolios in order to produce a comprehensive fiscal analysis, ensuring the client is aware of the documentation requirements to avoid/reduce unnecessary taxation when migrating to BNP Paribas’ books
Closely monitor all tax related matters during the onboarding phase of a client
Check/produce answers with regards to Income & Tax matters to be provided to prospective clients within the scope of Requests for Proposal
Manage email inboxes, phone calls and follow-up of requests
Manage internal systems by monitoring and following up on issues
Investigate and explore information by analysing the internal system information and by liaising with the necessary teams as well
Draw up and deliver client presentations (when applicable)
Verify documentation received and forward to relevant team (when applicable)
Follow up on set-ups and fill the corresponding files/systems with relevant data
Identify and advise on any exceptional or irregular situations, and put in place corrective measures in line with management validation
Controls and procedures
Review the internal procedures database and market updates
Perform periodic reviews of internal knowledge support documents and update them when necessary
Prepare and update procedures related to the activity in line with management validation
Ensure that the defined procedures are being applied within the team
Design and implement quality projects with the purpose of improving the overall efficiency and knowledge, with particular focus on the Income & Tax Department but also the whole business within BNP Paribas Securities Services scope and objectives
Production of KPIs, by extracting reports, gathering information and figures from different teams/procedures and setting out statistics from the activity
Respect the norms and standards of BNP Paribas Securities Services
Ensure client satisfaction
Maintain a healthy communication flow with clients and service partners within BNP Paribas Securities Services whenever business matters are discussed, answering queries in a timely and adequate fashion
Provide all the information needed to inform clients and answer clients' queries within the team’s scope of activity
Provide information about investment markets and their procedures in relation to the services offered, and provide regular information to the client
Required level of education: Undergraduate degree in Economy, Finance, Management or equivalent is a plus
Required level of experience: at least 2 years within Asset Servicing / Custody Activity
English Level B1-B2
Organised, proactive and autonomous
Good presentation skills are a plus
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.
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.