Main Job Purpose

  • Production of BNP Paribas Group Financial Accounting & Liquidity reporting packages.
  • Production of timely statutory and regulatory financial reporting requirements.
  • Oversight and key point of contact of the outsourced components of Financial Accounting production to the Madrid Finance Service Centre.
  • Provision of advisory and technical accounting support to the Finance function and other business lines.
  • Relationship & co-ordination with the external auditors, internal auditors (IG) and internal stakeholders in relation to audit missions.
  • Relationship & co-ordination with the tax advisors.

Key Responsibilities :

BNP Paribas Group Financial Accounting & Liquidity Reporting Packages

  • Preparation and production of timely BNP Paribas Group financial accounting and liquidity reporting requirements in conjunction with the Finance Officer and performing first level reviews on returns.
  • Implement and monitor BNP Paribas Internal Control norms for accounting.
  • Implement financial controls.
  • Oversight and key point of contact of the outsourced production by the team in the Madrid Finance Service and performing first level reviews of publications.
  • Provide insightful analysis of financial data to key stakeholders in conjunction with the Finance Officer.
  • Provide responses to queries in relation to reporting.

Regulatory and Statutory Financial Reporting

  • Preparation, production and submission of timely monthly and quarterly JFSC/GFSC regulatory financial reporting requirements in conjunction with the Finance Officer and performing first level reviews on returns, ensuring in line with guidance.
  • Preparation, production and submission of timely statutory financial statements for non consolidated entities, ensuring in line with accounting practice.
  • Implement financial controls.
  • Provide insightful analysis and presentation of regulatory and statutory financial data to key stakeholders in conjunction with the Finance Officer, allowing sufficient time for review, and ensuring documented sign-off of reports.
  • Provide responses to queries in relation to reporting.

Advisory and Technical Accounting Support

  • Provide analysis of financial data to key stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • Provide advice and / or technical assistance based on financial accounting standards to business lines.
  • Respond and deal with ad-hoc requests in a prompt and professional manner, escalating to the Head of Finance / Chief Administration Office where required.
  • Responsibility for implementation of new accounting standards, with assistance from Head of Finance and Finance team.
  • Provide support and guidance to Finance team on relevant accounting matters.

Audit Management

  • Manage the external audit and act as central point of contact.
  • Maintain regular contact with the external auditors during the audit mission, including regular updates on deliverables achieved.
  • Co-ordinate the external audit deliverables with internal stakeholders.
  • Update the internal stakeholders on deliverables achieved and engage with them to ensure deliverables are met in a timely manner.
  • Provide documentation and support with items commensurate with Finance related activity as part of external and internal (IG) Audit missions.

Tax Management 

  • Manage the relationship with tax advisors for timely delivery of tax computations and returns and act as central point of contact.
  • Co-ordinate deliverables with internal stakeholders in relation to tax returns.
  • Update the internal stakeholders on deliverables achieved and engage with them to ensure deliverables are met in a timely manner.
  • Provide documentation and support with items commensurate with Finance related activity in relation to tax returns.

Other 

  • Maintain and develop month-end files, including, analytical reviews across the balance sheet.
  •  Implement and maintain a high standard of intercompany reporting and clearance of mismatches.
  • Gain an understanding of IT systems used in Finance, both existing and new, assisting with resolving discrepancies and finding solutions to increase the efficacy of the Finance function.
  • Maintaining and updating relevant procedures and identifying efficiencies.
  • Review and posting of relevant finance journals for all entities.
  • Act as an authorised signatory for validating payments proposed by the Accounts Payable team.
  • Participation in ad hoc projects as necessary.
  • Training and onboarding of new team members, ensuring all accesses have been set-up prior to arrival.
  • Cross-cover across Finance department as necessary.

Core Competencies 

  • Analytical skills – identifies all aspects of a subject and examines them in a critical way to construct a broad point of view. Is driven by the desire to know more about things, people or events.
  • Organisational skills – sets priorities, plans actions and methodically monitors their progress by coordinating activities and resources in the best way possible.
  • Teamwork – knows how to work in a team and/or across teams.
  • Client focus – does everything possible to achieve internal or external customer satisfaction by identifying the customers’ needs and providing them with the appropriate solution taking into account the company’s ethics and interests.
  • Taking responsibilities – is involved in his/her scope for action, while appreciating the limits. Meets commitments and accepts the consequences.
  • Accuracy – is constantly attentive to the precision and thoroughness of the information sent and to the quality of the work. Ensures that errors are minimised.
  • Communication skills – use judgement to assess the most effective method of communication, ensuring a consistently professional approach both in verbal and written form.

  • Advanced Excel user
  • Accounting/IFRS knowledge
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting (JFSC/GFSC
  • Qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA or equivalent)
  • 3 years relevant industry experience
Primary Location
JE-Saint Helier
Job Type
Standard / Permanent
Job
OPERATION PROCESSING
Education Level
Not indicated
Experience Level
Not Indicated
Reference
22-74


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