Corporate Reporting Analyst
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
As a Accounting & Reporting Analyst, your key tasks are to:
Ensure the production of the Financial statements (French GAAP and IFRS standards) for a set of BNP Paribas subsidiaries;
Ensure the production and the reliability of the consolidation and prudential packages, financial analysis and synthesis, contributing to the BNP Paribas Financial and Regulatory statements.
Setup a fluid communication between the main stakeholders through synthesis reports needed making sure of the reliability and the audit trail of the information ;
Ensure the data quality and integrity according to Radar principles (BCBS 239) ;
Monitor countries closing (calendar; instructions)
Control consistency and evolution of figures
Validate data loaded by countries in Matisse
Perform analytical reviews on entities' financial statements
Collect data from countries on foreign subsidiaries consolidated in French mother entities
Control : consolidate and produce the French GAAP vision of Financial Statements
Send the French financial statements to French Accounting Team
Perform inter-closing works: answer to post closing queries from Group or Countries (Data quality; Regulatory topics communication to countries)
Contribute to continuous process improvements.
Master’s degree or equivalent by experience in Finance/Accounting/Audit/Economics
Over 5 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Tax and Prudential Norms
Knowledge in financial and management accounting, tax calculation and reports is mandatory
Previous experience in Accounting control/Audit is a plus
Proficient in Excel
Strong client focus
Ability to report
Rigour & Accuracy
Strong team spirit, Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to integrate a large and diverse multicultural environment
Ability to work under tight deadlines and with international locations
Knowledge of foreign languages : English (B2 Level, CECRL certificate) is mandatory,French (A2/B1 Level, CECRL certificate) is a plus
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.