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Finance Business Analysis Team Leader


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BNP Paribas is one of the euro zone’s leading banks and a world top player in the banking sector, strongly positioned in its two core businesses - Retail Banking and Corporate & Institutional Banking - and present worldwide with over 193.000 employees in 74 countries. BNP Paribas has completed 32 years of presence in Portugal and is one of the largest foreign institutions in the country with more than 4500 employees.


Recently BNP Paribas established a European finance operations centre in Lisbon, with 235 positions, and part of the Group Finance function. Group Finance Services (“GFS”) is responsible for compiling and processing accounting and financial information in order to ensure the publication of financial information and to provide Executive Management with the necessary information for the entire Group’s financial management. It is also responsible for the design, deployment and evolution of financial information systems.


Within Group Finance Services, we are looking for a Team Leader to manage a team of Finance Business Analysts that is in charge of the projects, maintenance and administration of Group Financial Systems.


The team is responsible for executing the following activities:

•                Capture, document and manage the business requirements

•                Accurately assess the impact of change on existing processes, organization and technology

•                Design functional specifications for system evolutions

•                Define Test Strategy & Planning

•                Provide training sessions for the final end-users

•                Provide functional second level support




As a Financial Business Analyst Team Leader, your main activities are to:


•      Manage and support the day to day operations of the team

•      Analyse the client’s requirements and build a roadmap that lists all the system’s evolutions

•      Follow-up the projects roadmap and budget using the dedicated Finance Group tool

•      Monitor the risks and budget overrun

•      Establish Client relationship and represent the team during governance meetings with the different stakeholders who are located abroad

•      Lead the periodical meetings with Clients and IT

•      Lead continuous improvement activities such as monitor the KPIs/Dashboards produced by the team and implement processes to ensure the efficiency of the team’s daily activities



•      Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management

•      More than 3 years of experience as Team Leader and over 5 years as a Business Analyst or a similar role in Finance/ Accounting

•      Experience with Project Management or process and control modelling tools is a plus

•      Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

•      Fluent in English (B2 Level minimum; CECRL certificate)

•      Fluent in French (B2 Level minimum; CECRL certificate)

•      Strong management skills

•      Interpersonal and customer orientation skills

•      Pro-active behaviour regarding the ability to work in a fast changing and demanding environment

•      At ease with multi-tasking

•      Ability to simplify complex information in a clearly organized and visually interesting manner

•      Strong analytical mind, problem solving, planning & organisation skills

•      Availability: Up to 2 months of training abroad.

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