BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 189,000 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.
BNPP Lisbon branch is an offshore center of excellence for BNPP CIB. It is a fully-fledged corporate office of 400+ CIB employees with an expanding remit due to the quality of support provided by the location. Within Global Markets support there are Data Specialists, Quantitative Researchers, Sales/Trading Support, Product Marketing, Administrative Assistants, and Digital Design teams.
BNPP Global Markets Americas is looking to build a dedicated desk analysts team in Lisbon to support the Prime Solutions & Financing (PS&F) Global Business Line (GBL). Designed to become a leading multi-asset execution, clearing and financing powerhouse, the Prime Solutions & Financing GBL includes all Prime Brokerage, Securities Lending, Funding, Derivatives Clearing and agency execution activities of Global Markets, across asset classes.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The new team in Lisbon will work closely with the PS&F Americas Front Office. This team will be focused on business analytics, data reporting, and projects implementation to better position the business for their current and future needs. A primary focus of the role will be assisting in improving funding efficiencies and meeting client demand through improved data availability, business analytics, and ultimately through enhanced data and business processes, starting with creation of a golden source of data and enhanced visibility for the Financing Desk of its current and predicted inventory and client demands. Ability to work with data and coming up with improved data models will be important. A successful candidate should have strong communication skills, ability to learn quickly, and focus on delivery in a fast paced environment. The job will require interaction with Front Office, Technology, Project Management, and Quantitative Research teams.
Main tasks of the job will be :
- Perform business analysis and create business requirement documents
- Create data visualizations on platform, client, and market data
- Perform data analyses and reconciliations required to create a golden source of data
- Assist in the digitization of terms from client contracts
- Assist / support all the automation projects managed by the desk
- Assist with production of reporting (report generation, data issue, IT management)
- Ability to work New York (Eastern Time Zone) hours to support communication and collaboration with team, at least several days a week
It is a plus if the candidate has knowledge of the Global Markets business and infrastructure.
Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline (Math, Finance, Economics, Computer Science, etc.) from a Top Tier international Business School or equivalent university
1-4 years of relevant experience such as in Capital Markets, Investment Banking, and the associated support roles for these areas of Finance
Preferred Industry Experience:
Knowledge of the Prime Brokerage and securities lending business
Experience in investment banking is an advantage
Knowledge of Securities Financing transactions (stock loan, equity swaps, etc.)
Experience with current regulatory framework
Core Knowledge and Skills:
Strong communication skills
Perfect fluency in English
Quantitative, analytical and logical problem solving skills
Must be comfortable manipulating and working with large data sets
Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite
Ability to code is a strong plus
Ability to manage multiple projects and respect multiple deadlines
Ability to work independently and with business partners in on boarding and executing new projects
Very strong attention to detail
Programming languages such as VBA, R, SQL, or Python
Business intelligence tools such as Alteryx and Tableau
Financial analysis tools such Bloomberg
Knowledge of databases
Ability to travel to New York for an extended period of 3 months for on-desk experience and training
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.
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.