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Data Operations and Reconciliations Bank Settlements Analyst


Standard / Permanent



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About BNP Paribas
BNP Paribas has a presence in 75 countries with more than 180,000 employees, including 140,000 in Europe. It ranks highly in its two core activities: Retail Banking & Services (comprised of Domestic Markets and International Financial Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail banking model across Mediterranean basin countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and solid and fast-growing businesses in Asia-Pacific.
Business Overview
In accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act, BNP Paribas is required to establish an Intermediate Holding Company (“IHC”) over its US subsidiaries. The IHC will be subject to risk-based capital and leverage standards, regulatory reporting, enhanced governance requirements, liquidity risk management, and other requirements.

The BNP Paribas IHC Program has been established with the following five core work streams:
  • Legal Entity Structure & Tax: legal setup of the IHC.
  • Risk Governance, Reporting and Single Counterparty Credit Limits: establish the governance, process and technology platforms for producing the enhanced risk reporting.
  • CCAR: establish the governance, process and technology platforms for producing the annual IHC capital plan, performing and reporting on capital stress tests and complying with monthly and quarterly regulatory reporting.
  • Funding & Liquidity Management: establish the governance, process and technology platforms for producing cash flow projections, performing and reporting liquidity stress testing and managing liquidity buffers.
  • Financial / Regulatory Reporting: establish the governance, process and technology platforms for producing IHC financial and management reporting, including the implementation of US GAAP basis statutory regulatory and consolidation processes for financial reporting.


Data Governance Offshore Office is part of the overall Data Governance program which looks to satisfy the requirements related to Basel principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting, and is intended to support evolving regulatory requirements referring to data quality.


This role will report to Head of Data Operations locally and functionally to the Head of Data Quality in the U.S. Responsibilities include:
  • Oversee the Control & Reconciliation framework, processes, policies and procedures.
  • Oversee and provide guidance to the team on the work involved in defining new data controls, improvements in existing data controls, identify risks in data flows and build risk & control matrix, oversight and monitoring of controls/reconciliations.
  • Define the requirements for control/reconciliation monitoring metrics, dashboards and co-ordinate with IT in development, performing and validating UAT’s.
  • In the “Business As Usual” mode, monitor the control framework through dashboards & metrics observations and outcomes. Communicate both to management and core team members.
  • Participation in data quality investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Interact with senior business leaders across workstreams to manage the Data control process.
  • Continually drive improvements to the existing reconciliations and control processes, reporting and delivery methods through effective usage of data governance processes and framework.
  • Coordinate with offshore team on data control monitoring, metrics, and dashboards.
  • Work extensively with Issue Management & Remediation team for remediations around the identified data control issues.
  • Be a self-directed individual with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Set, communicate and manage project expectations / defining success criteria with stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate relevant project information to senior management and project team.
  • Provide guidance and share expertise with the project teams’ members and sponsors.
  • Produce and distribute daily/weekly team Status reports.
  • Follow appropriate change control and configuration management procédures.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Eight+ years of professional level data management or financial controls experience.
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in Project management / Business Analysis in a financial institution.
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in managing Data Quality within a Bank / Financial institution.
  • Prior direct managerial responsibility for a group of individuals with multi-disciplinary backgrounds.
  • Experience in evaluating and implementing internal controls.
  • Experience in change management and cross-functional work teams.


  • Strong verbal, analytical &  research and written skills with experience writing technical/ functional documentation.
  • Extensive understanding of banking products, operations and information systems.


  • Strong Negotiation skills, Presentation skills & Composition skills Team/consensus building & Excellent Time management.
  • The ability to plan, execute and deliver on projects in a timely manner.
  • Draws information from the market and applies broad knowledge base to make timely and logical decision that provides practical solutions for customers and others.



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