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Assistant Vice President - Senior Fund Accountant

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

US-CO-Denver

Country

USA

Job function

MISCELLANEOUS

Apply REF: SEC000648

About BNP Paribas:


BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 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 realize 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.


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Business Overview:


BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider. It had assets under custody of EUR 9.4 trillion as at 31 December.2017. Backed by the strength of the BNP Paribas Group, we provide multi-asset post-trade and asset servicing solutions for buy and sell-side market participants, corporates and issuers. With local expertise in 36 countries and a global reach covering 90+ markets, our network is one of the most extensive in the industry, enabling clients to maximize their investment opportunities worldwide.


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Responsibilities:


Responsible for performing all aspects of accounting and recordkeeping for the most complex mutual fund or other investment account(s).  Analyzes data and researches and resolves problems that may be complex in nature, ensuring all discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner.  Controls and balances accounts and output, posts accounting entries to ledger, and verifies investment data in a timely and accurate manner.  Supports and reviews the work produced by lower level staff.


  • Performs calculations for assigned group of funds/accounts, which includes cash projections, reconciliation of trade activity and corporate actions, reconciliation of holdings, and review/analysis of income and expenses.
  • Analyzes fund/account data to identify potential problems and develops appropriate solutions.

  • Alerts management, as required, of any problems that exist on statements, including duplicate trades, incorrect trades, and discrepancies in amounts associated with accounting activity.

  • Verifies work performed by staff level accountants as needed.

  • Preparation of reports provided to internal and external customers, including maintenance of supporting documentation.

  • Ensures that required records are maintained and stored according to appropriate retention policy in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Assists in development of policies and procedures for work performed.

  • Assists in development of staff and provides performance feedback to supervisor.

     

    OTHER FUNCTIONS:  Assumes additional duties as requested or assigned.



Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Two years mutual fund and/or accounting experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of the mutual funds industry
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work and make decisions independently
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, fund accounting systems
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

FINRA Registrations Required: 
N/A
 

BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin, disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, or any other legally protected status.

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Primary Location: US-CO-Denver Job Type: Standard / Permanent Job: MISCELLANEOUS Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years) Experience Level: At least 2 years Schedule: Full-time