We are looking for

AVP – Senior Fund Accountant

Apply REF: SEC000769

About BNP Paribas:


BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,600 employees, of which almost 155,000 in Europe. 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. 


In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the European leader in consumer lending.


BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.






Business Overview:


BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider backed by the strength of an integrated bank. It provides multi asset post trade and asset servicing solutions for institutional participants in the investment cycle, from the buy-side and sell-side to corporates and issuers. Covering over 100 markets, offices in 34 countries and over 8,800 employees, the BNP Paribas network is one of the most extensive in the industry. We bring together local insight and a global network to enable clients to maximize their market and investment opportunities worldwide.




Candidate Success Factors:


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


  • Results and Impact
  • Leadership and Collaboration
  • Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
  • Compliance Culture and Conduct


Responsible for performing all aspects of accounting and recordkeeping for the most complex mutual fund or other investment account(s).  Analyzes data and researches and resolves problems that may be complex in nature, ensuring all discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner.  Controls and balances accounts and output, posts accounting entries to ledger, and verifies investment data in a timely and accurate manner.  Supports and reviews the work produced by lower level staff.

  • Performs calculations for assigned group of funds/accounts, which includes cash projections, reconciliation of trade activity and corporate actions, reconciliation of holdings, and review/analysis of income and expenses.

  • Analyzes fund/account data to identify potential problems and develops appropriate solutions.

  • Alerts management, as required, of any problems that exist on statements, including duplicate trades, incorrect trades, and discrepancies in amounts associated with accounting activity.

  • Verifies work performed by staff level accountants as needed.

  • Preparation of reports provided to internal and external customers, including maintenance of supporting documentation.

  • Ensures that required records are maintained and stored according to appropriate retention policy in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Assists in development of policies and procedures for work performed.

  • Assists in development of staff and provides performance feedback to supervisor.

 OTHER FUNCTIONS:  Assumes additional duties as requested or assigned.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Two years mutual fund and/or accounting experience required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Intermediate knowledge of the mutual funds industry

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work and make decisions independently

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, fund accounting systems

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

FINRA Registrations Required:


Not applicable

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.

Primary Location: US-CO-DenverJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: MISCELLANEOUSEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 2 yearsSchedule: Full-time Reference: SEC000769