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Assistant Vice President – ITO & Functions Client Service Team Specialist

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Business Overview:


Within the Finance & Control Function, the IT-Operations (ITO) and Functions Client Service Team (CST) is primarily responsible for the proper organization of the financial planning, the internal Management Reporting and communication of financial information for ITO (IT, Middle Office, Back Offices, Data, Controls) and Functions (Finance, HR, Regulatory Affairs, Transformation Team, Compliance, Audit, Legal and Risk). The scope of the team also includes the financial monitoring of the Intermediate Holding Company (IHC) Program.


Within the team, the position will focus on ITO & Functions perimeter, focusing on building a relationship of trust and credibility by delivering timely and accurate reporting to our clients, understanding costs evolutions and providing the department head the means to make informed business decisions to effectively achieve their strategic goals


Responsibilities:


1.    

Expense Management:


·  Prepare internal management reporting based on data reconciled with Financial Accounting and in full adherence with the Group and CIB methodologies for ITO & Functions


·    Perform expense analysis and provide comments on actuals (vs. budget, vs. N-1 actuals, vs. business plan, etc.) for ITO & Functions


·     Analyze the costs and allocation keys of ITO & Functions in comparison with the budget and with previous periods, helping to provide justification for the allocated cost to the business heads


·     Investigate possible issues with costs recognition


·     Prepare and conduct monthly meetings with ITO & Functions business managers



Responsibilities Cont’d:


·    Ensure complete and adequate controls on Management reporting production process and related documentation (define controls required on internal management reporting so that issues are detected, analyzed, resolved with both corrective and preventive actions defined)

2.    

Budgeting and forecasting:


·         Contribute to the preparation of budgets and forecasts for ITO & Functions:


o    Working closely with local heads as well as Finance teams to collect, review, and analyze all budget and forecast data (e.g. direct expenses, headcount movements, allocated expenses, etc.)


o    Supporting the data collection process into Finance systems


o    Preparing budget presentation for the regional and HO Management 


·         Prepare ad hoc simulations and analysis to support ITO & Functions throughout the budget and forecast process


·         Help consolidate, maintain and report official budget/forecast numbers to the Regional Management and HO


·         Contribute to the preparation of the Strategic Plans

3.    

Business Partnering:


  • Respond to ad hoc requests for information, presentations, or analysis from the clients, ensuring the timely and efficient resolution of their questions

·         Support the North America department heads in their daily operation and development plans by providing them with the means to make informed business decisions to effectively achieve their strategic goals


o    Provide key financial indicators


o    Monitor and analyze performance 


o    Support financial modelling and strategic planning, including future looking analysis such as forecast, business plan preparation, etc.


4.    

Projects and Other Tasks:


·         Assist in identifying process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness. This includes but is not limited to: (i) improving current tools, including databases, (ii) cleaning and aligning static data (cost centre referential) and (iii) enhance internal controls and (iv) document key processes


·         Ensure adequacy of available piloting tools offered to Businesses/ Functions / Territory management



Minimum Required Qualifications:


·     Strong work experience (at least 3 years) in a Finance department preferably within a global financial services company.


·     Strong Microsoft Excel skills and Microsoft office tools (Access, etc.)


·     Management Accounting / Performance Management experience in Banking industry and developed analytical skills


·    Experience supporting projects, particularly skilled in report building and data base management and related management reporting building skills


·    Strong communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:


·     Knowledge of Financial reporting systems and database reporting tools such as Hyperion and preferably with BNP management reporting systems and tools (Vinci, Paradigm, etc.)  


·     Knowledge of BNP Paribas structure, tools and internal accounting rules and principles


FINRA Registrations Required:

 
  • Not Applicable


Primary Location: US-NY-New YorkJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: MISCELLANEOUSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Decision Making, Attention to detail / rigor, Critical thinking, Client focused, Communication skills - oral & writtenTransversal competency: Analytical Ability, Ability to develop and adapt a process , Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…, Ability to inspire others & generate people's commitment, Ability to develop others & improve their skills, Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution