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Fund Accounting Analyst

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

PL-MA-Warsaw

Job function

OPERATION PROCESSING

Reference

FAA/09/2016

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group and a leading provider of securities services and investment operations solutions to issuers, financial intermediaries and institutional investors. As an integral part of Corporate and Institutional banking, BNP Paribas Securities Services is safekeeping 8,3 trillion EUR assets under custody on behalf of its clients and is administrating 1,6 trillion EUR of funds’ assets, which gives bank no. 1 position across European custodian banks and no. 5 worldwide.

The Warsaw office was established in 2008 and comprises of two business lines, a dynamically growing International Operations Centre (SSC) providing asset and fund services for a number of locations across Europe and local custody & clearing business offering broker-dealers, global custodians and investment banks a full local clearing, settlement and custody solution in Poland.
 
For new activity within BNP Paribas Securities Services in Poland which is an exciting, dynamic and growing operation centre in Warsaw we are looking for candidates who are willing to apply for the position of:
 
Fund Accounting Analyst
 
If you want to take part in process of creation of new team, responsible for one of the most interesting process within our company – join us!
 
Hedge Fund Accounting is a new initiative being launched by BNP Paribas Securities Services in Warsaw. You can be part of this newly created team who will transfer new process from Dublin to our Warsaw office. This is a unique opportunity to gain new experience, expand your knowledge and skills in multinational environment.
We are looking for over 10 new employees with positive attitude and strong motivation to develop their careers in Financial Services.
 
As a part of the new Accounting and Valuation team (A&V) your aim will be to produce the Net Asset valuation (daily, weekly and monthly) for our clients..
 
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Reconciling and reviewing trades, positions and cash in line with client agreement
  • Monitoring corporate actions and processing dividends at each valuation point
  • Collating, reviewing and independently verifying portfolio pricing and ensuring all variances are investigated and escalated
  • Preparing  final trial balance, accruals and expenses on funds to ensure that information on account is up to date and complete
  • Conducting payment instruction for fees and expenses and act as signatory for the approval of payments when required
  • Liaising and working with the Investor Services team to ensure accurate recording of our shareholder capital activity within Geneva
  • Preparing comprehensive and accurate audit files for fund yearend reporting
  • Preparing administrators reports for inclusion in board meeting documentation
  • Recommending opportunities to enhance client focused service delivery where appropriate

We are looking for you, if you:
  • have University degree in Finance, Economics or similar
  • poses 1 - 4 years of experience working in the fund services industry
  • have proficient command of MS Office
  • are fluent in English
  • are aware of the needs of clients and have an ability to deliver an excellent client service
  • are self-motivated and able to work effectively on your own and in a team
  • are, accurate and  have attention to detail
  • have proficiency command of Advent Geneva, Advent Partner and new Transfer Agency System (would be an advantage)
 
 
We are both interested in junior and senior profiles. The level of the position will be adjusted individually basing on candidates’ professional experience.
 
We offer:
  • Stable employment based on full-time job contract
  • Supportive and friendly work atmosphere with many opportunities to integrate with work colleagues (football league, photography club, integration weekends, etc.)
  • Relevant trainings and development opportunities
  • Attractive benefits package (medical care, multisport, co-founding of language courses, and many more)
  • Prestigious work location in Warsaw Spire complex

Candidates meeting the above mentioned requirements and interested in cooperation are asked to e-mail their applications in English (CV)