The bank for a changing world

Manager - Projects & MIS (Fund Accounting)

Contract

Standard / Permanent

Location

IN-TN-Chennai

Job function

FINANCE ACCOUNTS ET MANAGEMENT CONTROL

Reference

ASS001174

Company background

The bank for a changing world

With strong roots anchored in Europe’s banking history dating back to 1848, BNP Paribas supports its clients and employees in today’s changing world and has positioned itself as a leading bank in the Eurozone and a prominent international banking institution. The Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 1 million professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporate clients in its retail-banking networks. With over 189,000 employees representing 150 nationalities across 75 countries, BNP Paribas is one of the world’s largest banks, ranking highly in both Retail Banking Services and Corporate and Institutional Banking. The Group has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country.

A leading global custodian and securities services provider

BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider, backed by the strength of a universal banking group. Our mission is to protect and secure assets for all actors of the investment cycle: buy-side, sell-side and issuers. A part of the Corporate and Institutional Banking business of the Group, it has USD 8,770 billion assets under custody, USD 2,074 billion assets under administration and administers over 10,000 funds. BNP Paribas Securities Services has a unique multi-local model, servicing both the buy-side (the institutional investors and the fund managers) and sell-side (the broker-dealers community and the banks) providing a global coverage of over 100 markets through 9,500 employees worldwide across 34 countries.

Global Securities Operations

One of the three international operations centres, BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations (GSO) provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some "follow-the-sun" activities for European clients. Wholly owned by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the GSO centre offers a wide range of services which include custody operations, fund accounting, middle-office operations, static data management, clearing and settlement operations and other transversal services.

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Job summary

Roles and responsibilities

In the specific case of client requested change,

 Management of changes in BP2S’ FA operating model & operational systems.

 Management of external or internal client request

 Analyses / proposes solutions to FA operational needs.

 Coordination of users, developers, external contractors & support teams during projects.

Key Responsibilities & Expected Result Area

 Client and BP2S Luxembourg Fund Administration operational needs / requests:

 Coordinate with Client Relationship Manager / directly with clients to define needs.

 Collect and analyze operating model change requests.

 Review / complete project initiation documents to ensure the proper documentation of request.

 Luxembourg’s Fund Administration operational work flow. Identify lacks and weaknesses.

 Define / insure an efficient operating model from A to Z:

 Define solutions to detected lacks and weaknesses.

 Potential solutions to change requests and impacts on current operating model.

 Consider adaptation of current process vs. development of new solutions when needed.

 Consider implementation of BP2S Group solutions when available.

 Changes with users, developers, external contractors and support teams.

 Ensure a clear and precise documentation of all projects steps as defined in BP2S’ Project Management methodology.

 Ensure a regular follow up with all involved parts during the project life cycle.

 Projects with all involved parts.

 Ensure user guides / procedures have been prepared.

 Initialize trainings when needed.

 With collaborators.

 Share information / ideas on BCM team’s subjects.

 Ask for personal trainings / other team members advices when needed.

 Priorities of operational needs and requests with Head of FA and N-1 head of FA. Coordination with Famoo Hub & IT

 Organize priorities meetings.

 Suggest priorities based on global vision and technical background.

 Follow up the status of all client’s requests during dedicated meetings.

 Organize PCM meetings.

 Communicate projects status to client.

Depending on his/her experience, seniority and skills in bank activities, its jobs and/or functions and depending on his/her judgment capability, he/she will be responsible of one, various, or all the activities described in the definition.

Knowledge and skills required

Global knowledge of all BP2S FA related systems to allow an accurate analyse / definition of potential solutions to change requests.

Handle common M*S Office files / programs.

A deeper knowledge of Excel & Access is ideal.

English / French, for documentation, meetings & calls

Primary working responsibilities

Job requirements

Educational qualification : Graduate/Post Graduate in any stream

Relevant years of experience : 6 to 10 Years

Number of staff supervised : None