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We are looking for

Accounts Payable Trainee

Apply REF: 1811GFS1622

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 the first foreign bank 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.

BNP Paribas is recruiting for its European Finance Operations Center in Lisbon, part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure its publication and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management.

We are looking for young talents to join our new accounts payable operations in Lisbon.


Participating to our day to day Procure to Pay activities for corporate entities including timely and accurate invoice processing.

Main Activities

  • Ensure correct booking of invoices (General Ledger Account, VAT rate, Cost Center)

  • Identify, complete and request missing information

  • Perform controls in line with corporate procedures

  • Contribute to tests and automation activities

  • Participate to other related activities


  • Bachelor degree in University degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Business Management or other related field

  • Good command of MS Office applications

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with flexible schedules and with international locations

  • Organizational skills and good attention to detail

  • Strong team spirit

  • Good communication skills (spoken & written), proactive attitude and problem solving skills

  • Fluent in English (minimum B2 Level, CECRL certificate), French is a plus

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.

Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered

Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSISEducation Level: Not indicatedExperience Level: Not IndicatedSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Analytical Ability