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Business Analyst

Apply REF: CIB004963

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas Group is a leading European bank with a strong global footprint across 72 markets and more than 202,000 employees. The Group provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

CIB Finance Accounting Systems, which is a part of Finance Shared Services, are engaged in implementing business requirements in the Finance systems by partnering with Global Business and Information Technology teams.

Job Title:

Business Analyst




Finance Shared Services




Business Line / Function:

CIB Finance Accounting Systems (CFAS)

Reports to:




(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:



Position Purpose

The analyst will be a part of the ISPL Mumbai – FAR-CRR (Financial Accounting Reporting & Credit Risk Reporting) projects team.  The Business analyst will primarily work on Accounting/ Credit Risk reporting Projects.  In addition, the analyst will also support maintenance and business analysis for different Accounting platforms and finance systems.


Direct Responsibilities

Understanding data sources, composition, rules of reporting required by different applications and ensuring data completeness & accuracy.

Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions for a business

Ensuring that data is seamlessly available for head office reporting purposes.  This involves extracting data, transformation, and enrichment. 

Reconciling data sets & trace data evolution through complex transformation processes.

The role involves performing root cause analysis on CHANGE the BANK and RUN the BANK projects

Preparing functional specifications, proof of concepts, test cases for reports and enhancements in the General Ledger platforms , Finance systems and Risk System.


Contributing Responsibilities

Preparing status reports, communication broadcasts, process reengineering, identifying automation & efficiency initiatives.

Technical knowledge and Skills

Data Analyst

·       Ability to source, transform and analyze large data sets.

·       Experience in reconciliations and tracing data elements through transformation processes is critical.

·       Ability to identify issues, develop solutions, manage short term and permanent fixes

·       Record experiences and develop operating procedures.

Business Analytical skills

·       Eliciting user requirements and transforming them to functional specifications.

·       Managing testing and deployment.

Accounting and Finance concepts and awareness of Credit Risk, IFRS reporting concepts, Finance head-office reporting processes.

Technical Skills

·       Ability to work with large data sets in MS Excel and corresponding tools and formulae like pivots, lookups etc.

·       Ability to use data processing tools for data transformation

·       Understand database concepts – tables, master & referential data, building primary keys etc

·       Basic SQL Skills

·       Alteryx Tool, MS Access & VBA skills are not mandatory but preferable.

Behavioral Competencies

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

·       Conduct meetings with global stakeholders, prepare minutes & summaries.

·       Assertiveness, Negotiation & Prioritization skills are important.

·       Discipline in documenting, following-up on issues and changes.

·       Experience in interacting with global stakeholders and independently managing discussions.

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Organizational skills

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills - oral & written

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)


Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGYEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Decision Making, Resilience, Ability to synthetize / simplifyTransversal competency: Analytical Ability, Ability to conduct a negotiation, Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution