HR Finance Analyst
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
HR Finance team ensures the accuracy of all the staff costs for IFRS and US GAAP ledgers. We are deeply involved in the budget process and we and we deal with many different stakeholders including high management as we are the SPOC dealing with extremely confidential information.
The Senior Accountant, being a key member of the HR Finance Team, is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and control of the North American entities’ general ledgers for all staff cost topics such as salary, bonus, pension, benefits, etc. He/she reviews and coordinates adjustments with significant financial and/or profitability impacts with the business lines that he/she supports. Great visibility within the Finance Platform, and frequent communication with Senior Management.
•Report directly to HR Finance Vice-President and Assistant Vice-President.
•Perform month-end financial closings for all the entities (in IFRS and US GAAP).
•Enforce controls; prepare balance sheet reconciliation schedules.
•Review ledgers and perform account analysis, including reconciliations of balance sheet items for respective expenses accounts.
•Analyze, reconcile, and review all accounts under the position’s responsibility by performing a variance analysis of corresponding expenses/prepaid/balance sheet items, highlighting trends, and following up on questions/concerns.
•Key role in the forecast and budget process for all North American entities.
TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Accounting Degree from a reputable university (CPA, CA, or CPA,CMA, or CPA,CGA) with 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar position --IFRS /USGAAP knowledge
ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Senior accountant with experience in cost accounting (experience in staff costs accounting – an asset)
•Audit experience preferred and/or management accounting experience preferably within Financial Services industries
•Excellent Excel skills (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP function, and most common Excel functions)
•Autonomous and capable to work in a diverse team in a context of strict deadline and in an international environment.
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
•Effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•Commitment, rigorous in his job and flexible in order to commit to the deadlines within an international environment of different time zones.
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.