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Project Portfolio Manager

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   FCOO Project Portfolio Manager

MISSION AND OBJECTIVES


The Finance COO team ensures that appropriate solutions are put in place for the Finance (accounting) and Tax organization to meet their business objectives.  The team acts as the bridge for the Finance and Tax organization to various departments within the BNP Paribas group, mainly the Business, PMO and Technology organizations in New York, New Jersey, California, Montreal, Mumbai, London and Paris. 


 the team works simultaneously on a wide range of projects arising from business and regulatory changes and strategic initiatives. The team is also responsible for the reengineering of existing applications to improve functionality and efficiency.  The team also provides first line user support through training, research and responding to general queries.


MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of the Project Portfolio Manager is to develop, deliver and run an operational framework to support the 2 main areas of the team:

• Production Support, Maintenance and Enhancements

• Projects

S/he will report the FCOO Project Portfolio Manager and be working with the full North America FCOO team and stakeholders as well as the ISPL PMO team.


TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

• Experience as a finance professional ideally within banking and the finance function.

• A knowledge of institutional banking would be advantageous, in particular the products and processes employed, and the various functions that support the activity.

• A good understanding of the finance function and its main objectives,

• An understanding of the role of the IT function and its relationship with Finance

• Experience of change management and working with business analysts, project and program managers

ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

Effective communicator who can align people to a common vision

• Communicates pro-actively with management, escalating risks and issues as necessary

• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

• Ability to work independently and manage multiple objectives

• Self-motivated

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baccalauréat en finances, comptabilité ou administration / finance, accounting or administration


-        5 ans d’expérience en gestion de projets / project management

 SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS

 

Diligence

• Displays dedication & prioritises problems by considering the impact on the business; identifies quick-wins

Innovation

• Thinks laterally to identify other sources of useful information and sees ways around obstacles and barriers

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: AdaptabilityTransversal competency: Ability to develop others & improve their skills