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Financial Analyst

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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.

Within Group Finance, Group Sponsored Program Management (GSPM) accompanies the initiatives that are granted a specific sponsoring by the Group (e.g. external growth, regulatory, transformation, development projects).

GSPM assists the entity, helps to setup the appropriate governance bodies and provides the methodology, tools and reporting models. Each initiative receives a dedicated contact within GSPM to help launch and structure the initiative for project monitoring purposes.

During the implementation phase, GSPM supports the capture of both qualitative and financials project input, the data quality check, the consolidation of financial information and the follow-up of objectives and costs against validated plans. GSPM also ensures a periodical reporting on initiative’s progress and key changes to the Group Comex and other stakeholders.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in the preparation and implementation of the Initiative in a dedicated GSPM tool (MyTrend) and define related processes
  • Lead the design and creation of new report and propose creative functional solutions
  • Follow-up of recurrent update processes and chase of missing information
  • Ensure information consistency, quality controls and follow-up of warning indicators
  • Contribute to the financial reporting to meet the initiative needs, ensure its quality
  • and monitor actuals and forecasts against validated plans
  • Adapt the roadmap to the evolution of the Initiative (financial objectives and milestones)
  • Work in close collaboration with other GSPM team members and the Initiative stakeholders
  • Involvement in IT development projects & sourcing projects (User request, Testing)

SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting or related field
  • Professional experience: Minimum 2-3 years of experience in PMO (follow-up of business cases, financials, roadmap, …) or Financial control activities.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organized and rigorous
  • Relationship & communication skills
  • Knowledge of banking environment and products is a plus
  • Fluent in English (minimum B2 Level, CECRL certificate, French is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

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.



Primary Location: PT-11-LisbonJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISEEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 3 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Ability to set up relevant performance indicators, Analytical Ability