Regulatory Reporting Controller
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.
Regulatory reporting is the regulators’ mean of undertake market surveillance. It allows the regulators to identify situations of potential market abuse, insider dealing, price misdirection, systemic risk, etc.
Failure to report entirely or accurately can significantly limit the regulators’ ability to execute their market watch role and may result in severe consequences for the bank or its employees. The bank must ensure accuracy, consistency and completeness of information sent to the regulators to reflect the correct firm market activity.
The team is in charge of monitoring and controlling transactions reporting to regulators worldwide on behalf of all group entities. Some jurisdictions in scope are EMIR, MIFID, Dodd Frank and MMSR.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and exhaustiveness of the trade reporting by performing a close monitoring (in-house and external systems) of transactions reported
Tackling for all jurisdictions operational rejections, analysing them and resubmit them when required
Answering or preparing the answer to regulators’ queries
Performing analysis of issues to identify their root cause (IT feed issue, incorrectly populated field, incorrect reporting logic applied, among others) and escalate it to the relevant teams (external or internal)
Following-up on fixes and their release and providing updates and MIS to management
Keeping track of all open issues and following up with IT until fix release
Keeping procedures up to date
Filling control plan on daily basis
Maintaining effective working relationships with other locations (London, Paris and HK Regulatory Reporting teams) and teams (IT, project manager, Front Office, etc)
Degree in Finance, Economy or Management (required); Master’s Degree is a plus
Experience in Operations is a plus
Knowledge of financial products (Equities, Listed derivatives, Rates, FX, and/or Credit) and of the trade life cycle is a plus
Knowledge of Regulatory Transaction Reporting (Dodd Frank act, EMIR, MIFID, MMSR) is a plus
Fluency in English, Knowledge in French is a plus
Strong Excel Skills and ability to work with heavy data files
Excellent analytical skills to track IT issues
Strong communications skills and ability to communicate to management in a clear and concise manner
Ability to prioritize workloads and multi tasks
Ability and willing to learn
The role gives the successful candidate the opportunity to gain experience in a booming regulatory reporting environment that is extremely complex, continuously changing and work with a wide variety of transversal teams as well as market and products knowledge. You will be required to be enthusiastic, dynamic, flexible, and focused on control, accuracy and maximising efficiency.
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.
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.