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Head of Performance


Standard / Permanent



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Position Purpose

The Head of Performance Management is responsible for delivering transparency and accuracy of revenue and cost allocations for all Australian and New Zealand entities. He/She contributes to the review, maintenance and optimization of reporting production in order to secure a regional alignment. 


Direct Responsibilities

  • Monitor and analyse performance of Australian CIB Métiers, Functions, ITO teams and territories to aid stakeholders in making informed business decisions
  • Prepare monthly management reports and commentary for the CFO, all cost centre managers, Territory management, local management and Regional / Paris Head Office
  • Organize and coordinate the forecast and budget exercise for CIB in liaison with Regional Finance.  To be able to explain changes clearly and keep management informed of variances.
  • Coordination of client profitability reporting
  • Responsible for reporting (e.g. Paradigm, Dolly, Surcouf, C2C, SAP etc.), including the provision of timely support to the Regional financial reporting team / Head Office reporting team
  • Responsible for the reliability and integrity of the accounting data
  • Responsible for the preparation of FBT
  • Monthly analytical review of financial data
  • Ensure internal control and reconciliations of key accounts are performed effectively and on a timely basis
  • Work closely to provide accounting support to Operations, the Billing team and other Business Lines on an ongoing basis
  • Maintenance of the Bank’s general ledger, including account opening, closing and modification
  • Presentation of financial results to local management
  • Contribute to and occasionally lead transformation projects
  • Ensure the team remains effectively organised, cross-trained and constantly look for the most appropriate setup


  • Manage the pre-closing processes for all entities by pro-active management of any significant accounting events
  • Responsible for the analysis of expenses and revenue by Business Line – comparison to budget / forecast / prior years
  • Proactively identify and propose areas of improvement
  • Continuous review of processes and procedures to ensure timely, accurate and efficient reporting
  • Provide relevant accurate information to the external auditors
  • Provide leadership to the Performance Management team
  • Assessment and review of staff performance
  • Remain flexible and adaptable with tasks according to changing requirements
  • Assist CFO on an ad-hoc basis, including new product validation and implementation, new reports etc.


Contributing Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the Permanent Control framework

Key Stakeholders



  • Business Line managers
  • Department Heads
  • Territory and Group Management
  • Regional / Group Finance
  • IT
  • BNPP Fund Services managers
  • Tax


  • External Auditors
  • Regulators

Technical and Behavioural Competencies

  • A proactive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to clearly explain complex transactions reliably and professionally with both internal and external clients, confidently conveying the correct message
  • Ability to identify and understand problems and issues, commit to actions and involve others

  • Ability to prioritise work and complete accurately within reasonable time periods

  • Active development of the team, providing support, encouragement, motivation and acknowledgement of performance

Personal Attributes

  • High work standards and strong attention to detail
  • Motivation and prioritisation – the incumbent needs to display a high degree of self-motivation and good prioritisation skills
  • Client focus, with the ability to organise daily work around cut-off times
  • Responsiveness / flexibility / initiative
  • Ability to cross-train and to undertake different function responsibilities within the team




  • Strong technical knowledge, including IFRS
  • Good understanding of financial products, controls and risk assessment implications
  • Good understanding of business line profitability calculations – client profitability, trading P&L
  • Solid systems knowledge
  • Budgeting experience


  • Investment banking experience (good practice of concepts such as capital requirements, risk/return analysis, credit risk, country risk, liquidity risk, transfer pricing)
  • Experience of custodian business
  • Big 4 experience




  • Tertiary education with good results (distinction or higher).


  • Qualified Chartered Accountant or Certified Practising Accountant.  


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