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Head of Regulatory Reporting Production

Apply REF: FIN-180419-004-CR

REPORT TO

• US Financial and Regulatory Reporting Head 

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

The Regulatory Reporting Department is responsible for the production of regulatory reports and information required to ensure compliance to regulatory expectations as well as other internal monitoring requirements.  Key regulatory authorities in scope include the Federal Reserve Bank, FDIC, various State banking departments, Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Treasury and others. The department is also responsible for ensuring a sustainable control environment and governance framework around regulatory reporting.

The Head of Regulatory Reporting Production (Montreal Platform) is responsible for establishing a structure and team organization to deliver the requisite services and work products to meet regulatory reporting requirements. The Head of Regulatory Reporting Production is also responsible for ensuring that the relevant governance and control framework is established and enforced.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Manage report production team on a day-to-day basis to produced regulatory reports in-scope for the Montreal Platform

• Work with regulatory report owners and stakeholders to define end-to-end production runbook across all reports, ensuring that all reporting activities are completed in a systematic and timely fashion, meeting pre-defined internal and external deadlines

• Ensure 1st level control framework is established and executed, including continuous review and refinement

• Document and report issues identified during production. Coordinate with stakeholders to determine tactical and strategic solution; following through to issue resolution

• Ensure work papers, procedures and other relevant materials supporting report production are well documented and complete (e.g. analysis, reconciliation results and break resolution, approach changes, review and sign-off, etc.)

• Compile report review package with report owners and Senior Management

• Support production of other ad hoc management updates, analysis, or other research required for change management, automation, and other research / assessment effort

• Establish structure for the department to coordinate and collaborate with other departments, stakeholders / partners to complete report production and other relevant activities such as Internal Audit, Regulatory Review, automation, data quality and testing, etc.


TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

• 10+ years of financial accounting experience, with prior experience at a Foreign Banking Organization

• Deep knowledge of Regulatory Reporting requirements, tools and processes; experience in regulatory reporting to key regulators such as the Federal Reserve Bank, FDIC and DFS.

• Ability to understand complex financial products and system architectures, accounting business processes, financial and management reporting (IFRS and US GAAP), month-end financial close process, regulatory reporting, entity consolidations and multi-currency accounting.

• Strong knowledge of Financial Reporting tools and systems

ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting, or both; Master’s degree highly preferred

• CPA

• Experience with Axiom preferred

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS• Control mindset with strong organization and managerial skills.

• Change management and analytical skills.

• Ability to build relationships across functional teams, detailed oriented, and strong leadership skills.

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 10 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Ability to collaborate / TeamworkTransversal competency: Analytical Ability