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Accounting and Financial Analyst Trainee

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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.

Recently BNP Paribas established a European finance operations centre in Lisbon, with 235 positions, and part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance Services (“GFS”) is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure the publication of financial information and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management. It is also responsible for the design, deployment and evolution of financial information systems.

Within Group Finance, Accounting and Reporting is in charge of the Group & sub-group consolidated financial statements.

The Accounting & Controls team is responsible for the production of financial statements (IFRS standards and French GAAP) for a set of French subsidiaries.


As Accounting and Financial analyst, you will be responsible of the production of accounting reports and financial statements of French BNP Paribas subsidiaries, in close relationship with business lines.

Your main missions are to:

  • Maintain entities’ accounting records
  • Ensure the production and reliability of the consolidation package (quarterly and monthly)
  • Analyse variations from a closing to another through analytical reviews
  • Produce French tax returns (including VAT)
  • Contribute to continuous improvement of processes (controls, restitution and synthesis)
  • Participate to transversal projects


  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
  • Strong understanding of accounting and international accounting framework
  • Fluent in English (minimum B2 Level, CECRL certificate)
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Rigorous and organized
  • Communication and coordination skills (oral & written)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)

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.

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: TraineeJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)Experience Level: BeginnerSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to set up relevant performance indicators, Analytical Ability