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Assistant Accountant – Fluent in French - M/F – Porto – CDI – Hybrid

Last update 29.01.2024


BNP PARIBAS CARDIF, the Insurer for a Changing World

We are the world leader in the creditor insurance market with strong positions in savings and protection insurance in more than 30 countries all around the world.

European Service Center - Cardif Services, European Platform of Services with a diversity of processes aiming to bring excellence to our Internal Clients, being part of BNP Paribas Cardif, is an organization dedicated to providing other BNP Paribas Cardif entities with a diversity of processes and services connected to insurance activity. We aim to bring excellence to our internal clients, ensuring highest levels of efficiency and reliability. With over 480 employees and 6 working languages, we are a multicultural and a diverse team, operating in Porto and Lisbon, Portugal.

We are currently looking for an ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT - (M/F) based in Porto


This position is part of our GIE Accounting team, a dynamic team of 7 people who are part of Management Control and Accounting department at Head Office. Comprising Management Control and Accounting processes, this department is dedicated to end-to-end monitoring of overheads, from booking invoices to analyzing results in compliance with various insurance norms.


As an Assistant Accountant, you will be in charge of monitoring the entire expense reporting process and liaising with different internal and external stakeholders.

Key responsibilities:

·         Control and follow-up on the entire expense reporting process

·         Validate expense reports in the dedicated tool

·         Create / Modify employee´s files and information

·         Be the main point of contact for employees in case of issues / anomalies as well as training support if needed

·         Monitor automatic data upload and integration with other financial tools

·         Liaise with Accounts Payable department to authorize respective payments


•         Degree in Finance/Accounting or any related field

•         Professional background over 2 years in a similar position (preferably in the insurance sector)

•         Good Accounting knowledge, mainly Accounts Payable and Receivable

•         Fluent in French (C1 Level minimum)

•         Fluency in English would be a plus


Besides our attractive salary, you will benefit:

·         Meals allowance

·         Transportation allowance

·         Child allowance

·         Private Health Insurance including spouse and descendants, Life Insurance, Travel Insurance

·         Hybrid working mode – a balance between office days to reinforce commitment, creativity and human links, and homeworking days for flexibility of the employees

·         Continuous development and career growth opportunities on a local and global level

·         And much more…

The work environment is important!

  • Benefit from our modern amenities, including zen and creative rooms amongst others, many discounts from our group platform, free language courses, doctor on-site & remote and diverse company events,
  • Work in a multicultural environment with multiple nationalities
  • Be part of a people care company with a strong & continuous growth investing in its employees through training and career opportunities.

Our commitments to you

• Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas Cardif 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.

• Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas Cardif we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

• Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas Cardif, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. 

If your profile and motivations matches our needs and you feel motivated to join our company, do not hesitate in sending us you application.

We will be delighted to consider you for this position.

Please note that only applications submitted with CV, Cover letter & Certificate of Studies will be considered and move forward in the application process.

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Why should I apply?

Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?


  • What if we told you that working in our Group isn’t quite what you might think? At BNP Paribas, we do a multitude of different jobs that are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole. Whether through everyday tasks or major projects, doing one of our jobs means making a personal commitment to taking sustainable action.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

  • At BNP Paribas, developing your skills is as important to us as it is to you. And the skills you learn with us will help you through the rest of your working life.

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