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VP, Global Markets Americas Front Office Business Controls


Standard / Permanent


US-NY-New York



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Business Overview:

Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within the Corporate & Institutional Bank (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporates, private banks and retail distribution networks.

Global Markets encompasses seven global business lines; G10 Rates, Equity Derivatives, Forex & Local Markets, Commodity Derivatives, Credit, Prime Solutions & Financing and Primary Markets, helping their franchise of clients find effective ways to raise and invest capital as well as manage their exposure to risk.

Global Markets is made up of over 3,700 staff globally based in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific, with the main trading floors located in London, Hong Kong, New York, Paris, Singapore and Tokyo. 

First line of Defense (“1LOD”) controls are in place to address and mitigate operational, regulatory and conduct risks. 1LOD control requirements are identified through the analysis of Global Markets internal policies and guidelines (“P&Gs”), external regulatory requirements and industry best practices. 1LOD control development areas are identified through ongoing partnership with Global Markets Sales, Trading, Structuring, COO teams and key Functional partners, as well as the annual RCSA process.

The Front Office Business Control team is mandated to continuously enhance the 1LOD control framework, identify gaps, and challenge the RCSA for all Global Markets 1LOD risks and controls.

Key responsibilities of the Global Markets Americas (“GMA”) Business Control Officer - VP

o Provide strategic guidance to GMA COO leadership in the development of the 1LOD control framework
o Perform ongoing analysis of the efficacy and efficiency of the Global Markets control environment
o Identify control owners, control execution systems and control KPIs; propose opportunities for system, process and procedural enhancements; initiate and coordinate remediation efforts
o Provide control support, acting as a key point of contact for Global Markets businesses, Business Management and key functional partners (e.g. Compliance advisory, IT, Operations) in addressing control requirements
o Assess and identify new GBL control requirements based on P&Gs, regulatory requirements, results of audit and compliance reviews, and high residual risk areas identified in the annual RSCA
o Lead key control digitalization projects and /or represent Global Markets’ interests and requirements in relevant forums

Minimum Qualifications:

o 5 – 10+ years of Financial Services work experience

o In-depth knowledge of capital markets regulatory and supervisory requirements, as well as insight into industry best practices for 1LOD controls

o Demonstration of thought- leadership and change initiation

o Exposure to capital markets products, processes, risks and controls either in a Business Management, Front Office Control, Middle Office or Product Control role

o Strong technical acumen and database development experience

o Demonstrated success in mentoring and managing junior staff

o Excellent communication skills (written & spoken)

Preferred Qualifications:

o Demonstrated leadership in 1LOD Capital Markets Control framework development

o Knowledge and experience with control system architecture

o Multiple years working on a desk / trading floor


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