Group Credit Risk Analyst
Standard / Permanent
OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
BNP Paribas is a leading European bank with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 192,000 employees – including more than 146,000 in Europe and over 4,000 in Portugal alone.
BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, BNP Paribas has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.
Worldwide, 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, corporate and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance.
Recently BNP Paribas established a European finance operations center 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 GFS, Credit Risk Reporting covers the production and analysis of credit risk regulatory reporting for the Group, as well as sub-groups such as BNP Paribas Personal Finance, BNP Paribas Fortis and BGL BNP Paribas.
Reports are provided to external bodies, including the ECB (European Central Bank), ACPR (French banking regulator), BIS (Bank of International Settlements), Bank of France as well as internal stakeholders (Top Management, Management Control, Risk Functions, Business Lines).
Activities performed by the Credit Risk Reporting team are mainly related to:
Solvency reporting (COREP, Basel II & III, Pillar III, Large Exposures)
Regulatory reporting: International commitments, SREP (Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process)
Collective provisions calculation and analysis
Reports are created based on the collection of detailed information provided by the entities and business lines of BNP Paribas using Group reporting tools. Results are controlled, analysed and completed with accounting data in order to ensure that the reports are exhaustive.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The analyst will potentially contribute to the following activities:
Collection and control of credit risk data (ensure the quality and integrity of the data used or enriched by the team)
Calculations and analysis of RWA (Risk-Weighted Assets) and collective provisions
Reconciliation of Accounting and Risk exposures
Coordination with related businesses (Risk, Finance, Capital Management)
Data quality reporting
Process control, planning of production, internal audits, process improvement
Involvement in IT development projects & sourcing projects (User request, Testing)
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or related field
Professional experience: Between 0 and 3 years of experience in audit, risk or a finance department in a banking environment
Knowledge of prudential and regulatory environments (Basel III, COREP, FINREP) is a plus
Knowledge of international accounting framework (IFRS standards) is a plus
Knowledge of banking environment and products
Experience in IT development projects (business requirements, testing) is a plus
Experience with Microsoft tools (Excel, Power Point, Word and Access), Business Objects tools is a plus
Fluent in English (minimum B2 Level, CECRL certificate)
Knowledge of French is a plus / Willing to learn, to explore new languages (French)
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Relationship & communication skills
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.
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.