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Assistant Vice President - Full Stack Developer - Portfolio Accounting (Geneva)

Last update 04.02.2024

Business Overview:

Global Prime Services technology is seeking Full Stack Developer for Portfolio Accounting application supporting Prime & Finance platform. The role requires strong functional expertise in Portfolio Accounting (Geneva)

BNPP has an industry-leading Prime Services platform with multi-asset structured financing solutions across the liquidity spectrum, providing stability and consistency as well as customized financing and margin strategies. BNPP has access to capital through BNP Paribas’ strong credit rating and balance sheet. BNPP Equity & Prime services business is going through significant growth with aspiration to be top Prime Broker for Europe and within top four globally. The long-term focus of the platform is on supporting activities growth targets set by the management, responding to the fast-pace of client demand for new products and services, and compliance with new regulatory obligations. There are several strategic technology initiatives on the way to accelerate DevOps, Virtualization, and Cloud transformation, as well as adaptation of machine learning and artificial intelligence to deliver client offering.

Portfolio Accounting System Geneva is one of the core PB systems with real-time/batch processing for Account setup, Product setup/updates, Prices/FX-Rates, corporate actions, Cash Flows, Trades etc.. Geneva offers PB Hedge funds clients full-blown portfolio accounting, reports including performance, wash sale, P&L, real-time queries and Cost basis reporting for US clients

Candidate Success Factors:

Candidates are measured on the following four performance drivers, which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas platform:

  • Results and Impact
    • Able to influence peers and team.
    • Demonstrates good judgement when making decisions of high complexity and impact.
    • Exercise appropriate autonomy in the execution and delivery of work.
    • Responsible for driving outcomes, which have meaningful effect on team or department.
  • Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Creates trust with colleagues.
    • Acts in leadership capacity for projects, processes, or programs.
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus:
    • Able to build relationships with a mix of colleagues and clients.
    • Interacts regularly with management and department leaders.
    • Demonstrates the ability to influence stakeholders at the team level.
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct:
    • Takes full responsibility for personal actions and demonstrates courage in facing problems and conflicts.
    • Perceived as a person of high moral character; upholds corporate values and displays high ethical standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Application Development working alongside a team of on-shore and offshore developers and deliver results with superior quality maintaining highest standards of excellence and performance.
  • Work in an agile and fast-paced environment interfacing with management, business (Product Development, Client Services, and Operations including regulatory teams) and senior technology members to understand the requirement, provide business process automation ideas and solutions relevant to the project
  • Working with Portfolio Accounting Vendor SS&C for Geneva and Tax Optimizer (Cost basis reporting)
  • Design and develop scalable and flexible application components, document technical specifications and functional flows
  • Enforce technical architecture standards
  • Hands-on with various software development including design, coding, UAT and deployment.
  • Escalate blocking issues to the appropriate level of management.
  • Perform Level 3 support when needed and supporting the teams, investigating any issues, determining root causes and obtaining resolution.
  • Identifying  ways to improve process, procedures to enhance quality and productivity
  • Follow the SDLC process, including end-to-end development cycle from requirements analysis, coding, testing,  maintenance and support production releases
  • Work with external and internal audit teams

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Comp Science with 7+ year experience in software development or Masters in Comp Science with 5+ year experience
  • Strong functional experience in financial industry and Portfolio Accounting System Geneva (3rd party product from Vendor SS&C)
  • Extensive experience (5+) with the accounting treatment of a wide range investment product types, including various types of  fixed income products, derivatives, swap instruments, swap financing and bank debt
  • Hands-on experience with major upgrades and implementations of Vendor SS&C product Geneva portfolio accounting system.
  • Expertise with Geneva Cost Basis.
  • Strong working knowledge of Vendor SS&C product Geneva
  • Advanced ability (5+ years of experience) to leverage accounting knowledge to write/update Geneva RSLs.
  • Experience with managing migration efforts between different versions of Geneva
  • Expertise and deep understanding in Geneva internals and object structure.
  • Expertise in SQL Server and RDL.
  • Experience in .Net and C#.
  • Experience in Geneva Workflow Manager.
  • Experience in working with Portfolio Accounting interacting Systems - Trade processing , Reference data(Client and Product), Cash bookings and Reporting
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Experience in working with external vendors
  • Experience in design and building high performance, high availability, scalable, distributed applications capable of supporting straight through processing of large amount of data
  • Experience with web services development using SpringBoot / REST APIs
  • Experience in the following technologies is required: J2EE / Spring / Hibernate / Multithreading / MQ/TIBCO
  • Experience with Oracle / SQL Server
  • Project Delivery Skills:
    • Strong various technology skills with ability to think logically to analyze problems and define efficient solutions.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Good interpersonal skills to work effectively with representatives of a diverse range of departments globally
    • Ability to:
      • Work both independently and with a team in a dynamic environment.
      • Prioritize, organize own work and manage time effectively.
      • Work within an environment with high pressure on timeliness and quality of deliveries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Investment Bank and functional domain knowledge of Prime Brokerage is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with messaging platforms (Kafka, Solace, TIBCO, MQ, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux/Windows
  • Agile development experience
  • Cloud Application Design experience

FINRA Registrations Required:

 

  • Not Applicable

CFTC Swap Dealer Associated Person (if yes, NFA Swaps Proficiency Program is required):

  • Not Applicable

SEC Security-Based Swap Dealer Associated Person:

  • Not Applicable

The expected starting salary range for this position in New Jersey is between $110k to $150k annually. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business line, and geographic/office location.

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach across the US, EMEA and APAC. It has a presence in 65 countries, with nearly 190,000 employees. In the United States, BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence to support its client base. We continue to grow and strengthen our commitment to the US market through our Corporate & Institutional Banking activities. We are one of a few non-US banks to offer a full value chain for our clients, from trading to financing, and clearing and custody in the US with the international footprint and capacity to deliver both globally and locally. Leveraging the strength of our European roots, our network can support clients in virtually every region of the world, enabling more connectivity and efficiency wherever our clients conduct business. We take pride in our expertise and our ability to adapt while constantly looking ahead to create a more sustainable world.

The bank employs nearly 6,000 people and has a presence in the country since the late 1800s in major cities including New York, Jersey City, Chesterbrook, PA, San Francisco, Boston, Chicago, Denver and Washington, DC.   

As an international company with a global footprint, the unique cultures and viewpoints of our team members are an integral part of the fabric of BNP Paribas. We are a company with a purpose - to be a responsible and sustainable global leader. We aim to create an environment where our employees feel empowered to drive change, make an impact and be true to themselves. We employ talented individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, locally and globally, and are inspired by our employees who help us in cultivating a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace through initiatives such as our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Leadership Forum and Employee Resource Group (ERG) communities. We strive to be a workplace where all team members can grow and thrive and offer robust training, development and mentoring opportunities to make that vision a reality. Our leaders are deeply committed to DEI and highly accessible to our employees, consistently soliciting feedback on how we can continue to support our employees to reach their highest potential. 

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

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