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Financial Accounting Analyst

Apply REF: FIN-170320-003-LL
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

The Accounting Analysts are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and control of the general ledgers for the entities and platforms under their respective responsibility. When applicable, they coordinate review and potential adjustments with other groups.

  

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Perform month-end financial closing for their entities.

  • Prepare and book monthly entries as necessary (under IFRS and US GAAP)

  • Analyze, reconcile, and review all accounts under their responsibility by performing a variance analysis of corresponding revenue/balance sheet items, highlighting trends, and following up on questions/ concerns

  • On a timely basis, provide complete and accurate financial data to the various reporting teams and to management for report production (under IFRS and US GAAP)

  • Provide assistance in responding to questions from the external auditors, Client Service Team, Operations, reporting teams and other by :

    • Ensuring prompt resolution and follow-up of questions / requests for information

    • Escalating problems / issues to the platform head

    • Providing quality service to other teams / groups

  • Participate in the upgrades/version releases of respective reporting tools, as well as system amendments/enhancements required to facilitate new/modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, assist in user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting after deployment.

Assist in identifying operational process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness


TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Minimum 4-5 years of financial and/or management accounting experience, preferably within Financial Services Industries

  • Working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, both  IFRS and US GAAP and regulatory and tax accounting rules and regulations 

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    Working knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles, both  IFRS and US GAAP and regulatory and tax accounting rules and regulations

  • Excellent Excel skills (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF)

    • SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

     Ability to learn new systems and products quickly

  • Effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in French and English

  • Team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with various teams in a deadline-focused environment

  • A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:

    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.

    We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.

    We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.

    About BNP Paribas

    BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe. 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, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

    About BNP Paribas in Canada

    In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further. Since becoming the operational hub for the Group’s activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe. With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.

    Primary Location: CA-QC-MontréalJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROLEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 5 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to develop others & improve their skillsReference: FIN-170320-003-LL