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The position at a glance

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

As part of a comprehensive action plan for the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorist activities ("AML"), the Due Diligence Analyst assesses client risk by completing the "Know Your Customer" form ("KYC"); this includes the sensitivity proposal based on the sensitivity analysis results, which are determined by an evaluation grid. The Analyst will be in direct contact with clients (internal and external) in order to obtain the documentation required by internal and external regulations. The Analyst will work closely with other due diligence officers in the BNP Paribas Group network.  

The role is to perform CIB Clients due diligence analysis and checks at the client Onboarding and recertification and to contribute the overall client’s assessment in terms of KYC.

The Analyst is also in charge of maintaining the department's database, as well as preparing reports and statistics for submission to executive management on a regular basis. 

In detail

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand the principles and be familiar with CIB products

  • Aware of various types of trading entities - limited, private and public companies, holding companies, hedge funds, asset managers, special purpose vehicle’s, trust’s etc.

  • Complete KYC forms for compliance purposes, including the following:

    • Conduct research on legal entities in the Bank's systems as well as in official government records and other public websites

    • Conduct basic corporate financial research;

    • Conduct research on the economic activities of legal entities using available internal documents, such as credit proposals, or on public websites, such as Business Week (sector/industry type, products, services sold, localization of main suppliers, main clients and operation locations);

    • Evaluate client sensitivity according to a predetermined grid and instructions;

    • Communicate with clients, as needed, to gather information on beneficial ownership or on any other missing documents.

  • Notify the compliance/financial security department if a client's identity or documents appear fraudulent or suspicious.
  • Monitor problematic situations.
  • Verify the compliance monitoring process: have relationship managers and the business-line head sign and review the KYC form.
  • Help with process implementation and verification and participate in procedure updates.
  • Complete the form in compliance with the Bank's internal and external regulations within set timelines.
  • Manage and follow-up on reports required by financial intelligence units in Canada and Paris within the set timelines.
  • Take part in different projects under the supervision of the Head of Due Diligence.
Required Competencies:
Communication skills - oral & written
Analytical Ability
Required Competencies:
Communication skills - oral & written
Analytical Ability
Required Competencies:
Communication skills - oral & written
Analytical Ability

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s in administration or business and expertise relevant to the main duties described above.
  • 1-2 years' experience.

  • Must be multi-lingual in the fllowing languages: English, French and Spanish.

  • Theoretical or general knowledge of banking products and legal documentation in the banking sector.

  • Knowledge of banking sector compliance rules.
  • Good understanding of legal business structures to determine a legal entity's final beneficiaries.
  • Good knowledge of IT tools and software.
  • Rigorous work performance.
  • Good judgement and analytical skills and takes initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage stress and prioritize.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Customer service skills.

What’s in it for you

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering. Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.

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What you need to know

  • We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
  • If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require. BNP Paribas will work with you to ensure that you are able to participate fully in the process;
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;
  • All BNP Paribas Canada employees must be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 on the date of hire, unless exempt for a reason protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

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About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 65 countries, with more than 190,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,200 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

Our certifications and partnerships

  • Montreal Top Employer 2022
  • Women in Governance  – Parity certified -  Silver certification
  • CCDI Consulting Inc. (Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Pride at Work Canada
  • Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
  • ROSEPH – Grouping of specialized organizations for the employment of persons with disabilities
  • IndigenousWorks

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** Only selected applications that meet the requirements of the role will be contacted **

Primary Location
CA-QC-Montréal
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level
At least 1 year
Schedule
Full-time
Reference
OPS-080122-001-AA


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Basically, why would you want to join BNP Paribas over any other company?

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  • What if we told you that working in our Group may not be quite what you think? BNP Paribas business lines and careers are constantly evolving to meet the expectations of our clients and society as a whole.

  • Feeling good about your job means bringing your whole self to work and being who you are. It’s also about having the resources you need to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Both of these are major commitments at BNP Paribas.

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