BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,000 Employees – including more than 154,000 in Europe and over 5,000 in Portugal alone
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, 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, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
BNP Paribas has engaged on a transformation of Group Finance operating model and decided to create Group Finance Services (GFS) in Portugal, as a response to an increase in regulatory evolutions. GFS is a reporting and servicing centre, which covers a broad range of Finance activities for Group Finance and other métiers and entities within BNP Paribas worldwide.
Launched in 2016, GFS has quickly become a reference in the field, thanks to the expertise developed. It aims at further establishing itself as a front line player by leading the way to innovation in financial services methodologies.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Within Group Finance, Finance Solutions and Services is responsible for evolutions and maintenance of Group financial systems. Capital Reporting Solutions Services is in charge of the maintenance in operational conditions and administration of the application ARC (All Reporting on Capital) which collects and aggregates all Capital data.
The team is in charge of three main activities:
Production and maintenance services: Application support to the production of Solvency ratio, COREP and consolidated statements (Pilar 3). Also, administration responsible for ARC application that contributes to the process ICAAP, collect STE, Stress test (etc.).
Access Rights Management
Evolution and release: Set up of regulatory evolutions, implementation of new functionalities, optimization of the application
As a Capital Reporting Solutions Business Analyst, your key tasks are to:
Manage and control user administration and assist user during closing period;
Ensure production back-up;
Perform non-regression testing;
Ensure quarterly production closing (produce reports, consolidated statements etc.);
Understand and analyze regulations relating to solvency ratio, COREP, and Pilar 3 to address users’ needs;
Participate to implementation projects (regulatory evolution, new functionalities, optimization);
Contribute to the Data Quality program by applying Quality & integrity criteria to his/her perimeter/scope of responsibility;
Master’s degree or equivalent by experience in Finance/IT
Up to 3 years of relevant experience as business analyst in Finance or tools administration (management control, finance department)
Knowledge in finance and management control is mandatory
Knowledge in risks and solvency is a plus
Experience in system administration is a plus
Knowledge of VBA is a plus
Experience of reporting tool (eg. Business Object) is a plus
Previous Banking experience is a plus
Proficient in Excel
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Ability to work in a fast changing environment and willing to work with international locations
Availability and customer orientation skills
Ability to report
Rigour & Accuracy
Strong team spirit, Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Knowledge of foreign languages : English (B2 Level, CECRL certificate), French (A1/A2 Level, CECRL certificate)
Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.
In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.
BNP Paribas 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, 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.