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BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations – Job Description
 

Business Line   : BSO

Team : Local Settlement

Designation: Associate \\ Senior Associate

 

Company background

 

The bank for a changing world

With strong roots anchored in Europe’s banking history dating back to 1848, BNP Paribas supports its clients and employees in today’s changing world and has positioned itself as a leading bank in the Eurozone and a prominent international banking institution. The Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 1 million professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporate clients in its retail-banking networks. With over 189,000 employees representing 150 nationalities across 75 countries, BNP Paribas is one of the world’s largest banks, ranking highly in both Retail Banking Services and Corporate and Institutional Banking. The Group has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country.
 
A leading global custodian and securities services provider
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider, backed by the strength of a universal banking group. Our mission is to protect and secure assets for all actors of the investment cycle: buy-side, sell-side and issuers. A part of the Corporate and Institutional Banking business of the Group, it has USD 8,770 billion assets under custody, USD 2,074 billion assets under administration and administers over 10,000 funds. BNP Paribas Securities Services has a unique multi-local model, servicing both the buy-side (the institutional investors and the fund managers) and sell-side (the broker-dealers community and the banks) providing a global coverage of over 100 markets through 9,500 employees worldwide across 34 countries.
 

Global Securities Operations

One of the three international operations centres, BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations (GSO) provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some “follow-the-sun” activities for European clients. Wholly owned by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the GSO centre offers a wide range of services which include custody operations, fund accounting, middle-office operations, static data management, clearing and settlement operations and other transversal services.
 

Job summary

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 
The employee should have the ability to communicate effectively with various people at differing levels.
Communication occurs with Account Managers, various internal teams and other BP2S Clients. Ensure timely and correct settlement of all client trades. Should also deal with ad hoc issues or requests.Should be a contributing team member with a commitment to accuracy, service ethic, and positive work ethic. Should complete their work accurately on time and should be in linewith operational risk policies, ensuring compliance. They support the team and other team members in participating in cross training and providing support and coverage during busy periods. They are keen to learn and develop their technical knowledge and skills. As this is a growth business and the volumes handled in this area continue to increase, the ability to see and suggest any opportunities for improvement will be valued.
 

Primary Responsibilities

 

Settlements:

  • Capturing of client instructions into Settlement system without any error
  • Keeping clients posted on the latest status of their trades with BNP
  • Placing the client’s trades into respective markets to enhance the settlements
  • Liaising with the counterparties and various other internal and external stakeholders to enhance the process of settlement
  • Settled positions need to accounted properly in the client accounts and appropriate reconciliation need to done
  • Cash and positions control checks should be always kept as top priority
  • Calculation of client margins and posting of the same need to adhere
  • support the team and other team members in participating in cross training and providing support and coverage during busy periods
 

BDO and Smart Access:

  • Route the client instructions into the respective markets
  • Make sure there in no block in the system in sending the trades to the local custody system
  • Reconcile all the cash and stock positions with Xylos to DEPO accounts
  1. Trade and Instruction management
 
  1. Knowledge and skills required
  • Thorough understanding of all Capital market, Financial Instruments, Investment baking processes and above average accounting skills  
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, service commitment, solid organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritizes multiple tasks and meets strict deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and strong MS Excel skills required.
     

    Job requirements

  • Graduates / Post Graduates  (B.Com/MBA Finance preferred)  
  • Candidates should be willing and flexible to work in any shifts
  • Work experience: 0-2

BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations – Job Description
 

Business Line   : BSO

Team : Local Settlement

Designation: Associate \\ Senior Associate

 

Company background

 

The bank for a changing world

With strong roots anchored in Europe’s banking history dating back to 1848, BNP Paribas supports its clients and employees in today’s changing world and has positioned itself as a leading bank in the Eurozone and a prominent international banking institution. The Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 1 million professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporate clients in its retail-banking networks. With over 189,000 employees representing 150 nationalities across 75 countries, BNP Paribas is one of the world’s largest banks, ranking highly in both Retail Banking Services and Corporate and Institutional Banking. The Group has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country.
 
A leading global custodian and securities services provider
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider, backed by the strength of a universal banking group. Our mission is to protect and secure assets for all actors of the investment cycle: buy-side, sell-side and issuers. A part of the Corporate and Institutional Banking business of the Group, it has USD 8,770 billion assets under custody, USD 2,074 billion assets under administration and administers over 10,000 funds. BNP Paribas Securities Services has a unique multi-local model, servicing both the buy-side (the institutional investors and the fund managers) and sell-side (the broker-dealers community and the banks) providing a global coverage of over 100 markets through 9,500 employees worldwide across 34 countries.
 

Global Securities Operations

One of the three international operations centres, BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations (GSO) provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some “follow-the-sun” activities for European clients. Wholly owned by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the GSO centre offers a wide range of services which include custody operations, fund accounting, middle-office operations, static data management, clearing and settlement operations and other transversal services.
 

Job summary

 

Roles & Responsibilities

 
The employee should have the ability to communicate effectively with various people at differing levels.
Communication occurs with Account Managers, various internal teams and other BP2S Clients. Ensure timely and correct settlement of all client trades. Should also deal with ad hoc issues or requests.Should be a contributing team member with a commitment to accuracy, service ethic, and positive work ethic. Should complete their work accurately on time and should be in linewith operational risk policies, ensuring compliance. They support the team and other team members in participating in cross training and providing support and coverage during busy periods. They are keen to learn and develop their technical knowledge and skills. As this is a growth business and the volumes handled in this area continue to increase, the ability to see and suggest any opportunities for improvement will be valued.
 

Primary Responsibilities

 

Settlements:

  • Capturing of client instructions into Settlement system without any error
  • Keeping clients posted on the latest status of their trades with BNP
  • Placing the client’s trades into respective markets to enhance the settlements
  • Liaising with the counterparties and various other internal and external stakeholders to enhance the process of settlement
  • Settled positions need to accounted properly in the client accounts and appropriate reconciliation need to done
  • Cash and positions control checks should be always kept as top priority
  • Calculation of client margins and posting of the same need to adhere
  • support the team and other team members in participating in cross training and providing support and coverage during busy periods
 

BDO and Smart Access:

  • Route the client instructions into the respective markets
  • Make sure there in no block in the system in sending the trades to the local custody system
  • Reconcile all the cash and stock positions with Xylos to DEPO accounts
  1. Trade and Instruction management
 
  1. Knowledge and skills required
  • Thorough understanding of all Capital market, Financial Instruments, Investment baking processes and above average accounting skills  
  • Good verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, service commitment, solid organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritizes multiple tasks and meets strict deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and strong MS Excel skills required.
     

    Job requirements

  • Graduates / Post Graduates  (B.Com/MBA Finance preferred)  
  • Candidates should be willing and flexible to work in any shifts
  • Work experience: 0-2
Primary Location: IN-TN-ChennaiJob Type: Standard / PermanentJob: OPERATION PROCESSINGEducation Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)Experience Level: At least 2 yearsSchedule: Full-time Behavioural competency: Decision MakingTransversal competency: Analytical Ability