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Business Analyst Exchange Layer

Apply REF: CIB005064

About BNP Paribas Group:

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It 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. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

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 Department, which is a part of Finance Shared Services Business line in ISPL, is engaged in implementing business requirements in the Finance systems by partnering with Global Business and Information Technology teams.

Job Title:

Business Analyst/Senior 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

To ensure that the candidate performs Business analysis and Project Management activities for the Exchange Layer Application by catering to approved business requirements and projects requests provided by  finance teams within a banking environment


Direct Responsibilities


·       Analysis of interface requirements, business processes and identification of key risks and issues

·       Preparation of detailed functional specifications for delivery to IT

·       To co-ordinate closely with Exchange Layer IT team to ensure understanding of functional specifications by IT team and provide functional support, follow-up development plan, monitor change requests

·       Liaison with IT and business areas to resolve outstanding risk and issues

·       To understand & prepare detailed testing requirements (test plan & test cases being prepared by other teams) and participate in the testing phases (integration, regression…)

·       To gather Test Data from various sources

·       Conducting and co-ordinating system and user acceptance testing

·       Liaison with other organisational and technical teams in the operational and financial areas

·       Managing the project lifecycle against recognised project management methodologies, and plan, track and report progress of projects

·       To provide functional support to the operations of the EL from a functional perspective, and undertake M&E activities for the current catalogue of feed processes, as required


Contributing Responsibilities

·       Contribute to overall department and ISPL Vision goals as directed by Dept. head and Manager

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Technical :

·       Professional background in Finance with a good understanding of financial terms, accounting system processes, instruments and transactions.

·       Proven experience in the business analysis and project management area, supporting a finance team within a banking environment

·       Ability to analyse business requirements and develop functional specifications

·       Good understanding of testing principles and practices (Test Plan, Test Case development, test execution, test progress tracking and status reporting)

·       Familiarity with IT systems / databases

Behavioral :

-         Strong analytical and problem solving skills

-         Proven organizational skills with excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills

-         Good systems skills, good understanding of IT Systems/Databases (although programming skills are not required)

-         Good documentation skills

-         Ability to work independently

-         Commitment to project deadlines, sense of drive and urgency

Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to communicate and relate easily with IT, Finance and back office users

Specific Qualifications (if required)

-         MBA in Finance/Systems/IT , Bachelor of Commerce, Master in Commerce, Bachelor in Science, Bachelor in Engineering (BE) in Computer Science/IT


Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Analytical Ability

Ability to manage a project

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Choose an item.

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)



EXPERIENCE: 5 – 7 yrs      
QUALIFICATION: BSc, B.E, MCA, MBA-Finance previous experience as BA in Financial Services
Primary Location: IN-MH-MumbaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Not indicatedExperience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Communication skills - oral & written, Resilience, Ability to synthetize / simplifyTransversal competency: Ability to understand, explain and support change, Ability to develop others & improve their skills, Ability to develop and adapt a process