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BNP Paribas Group
BNP Paribas (, is a European leader in global banking and financial services and is one of the strongest  banks in the world (Rated AA by Standard & Poor's i.e. 3rd rating on a scale of 22).Headquartered in France, BNP Paribas has one of the largest international networks with operations in more than 80 countries and 200,000 employees. Its three core businesses are:
•          Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB)
•          Retail Banking
•          Investment Solutions
BNP Paribas India Solutions Pvt Ltd.
BNP Paribas India Solutions Private Limited (BNPPISPL) is a global delivery center for BNP Paribas Group, one of the largest banking groups in the world. BNPPISPL provides IT and IT Enabled Services to the predominantly international Corporate and Investment Banking business of BNP Paribas Group. Corporate and Investment banking (CIB) is one of the key business lines of BNP Paribas Group.  BNPPISPL was created in 2005.
In 2010, BNP Paribas India celebrated its 150th anniversary in India of banking presence.
Job and Person Specification

Job Role
VP – Financial & Accounting Controls
Finance Shared Services
Shift Timings , if any:  
Job Purpose :
  • Performance of the financial and accounting control function for the BNP Paribas Retail entities in the North America Region
  • Ensure performance of independent and objective evaluations of adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of bank’s internal controls, disclosure controls and operating systems in identified area(s) of responsibility
  • Perform and documentation of accounting controls and results
  • Managing a team of 9-10 people to handle simple to complex accounting issues and controls
  • Contribute to the overall BNP Paribas goals and objectives
Key Responsibilities :
  • Direct managing a team of 9-10 people; setting up the team, responsible for the career and personal development of the team.
  • Managing and ensuring smooth client relationship
  • Responsible for recognizing potential issues in business practices and accounting determined through examination work and effectively communicating findings to Accounting Policies and Internal Controls department.
  • Participate in complex functional examination processes consisting of assessment of risk and exposure associated with bank activities in the areas of control examination remit
  • Plan, design, performance, documentation, supervision and review of examination work
  • Reporting to various stakeholders (Group Finance, Regional Finance, Local Management, CFOs) on a monthly basis
  • Presentation and monitoring of the key performance and key risk indicators
  • Participate in Finance Projects linked to accounting and accounting controls.
  • Full ownership of handling the audits and inspections (mainly from Head Office and Regional Finance)
  • Responsible for migration of any new role, that is planned by the BNPP management
Candidate Requirements for the role: 
Education Background:
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with 8-10 years post qualification experience
#years of experience:
  • 8+ post qualification experience
  • At least 5-6 years’ experience on financial accounting and control in banking industry or statutory audit for Banks
  • At least 4-5 years in a direct managerial role
Technical knowledge & Skills:    
  • Management of team (mandatory)
  • Banking Industry (mandatory)
  • Accounting Function (mandatory)
  • US GAAP, SOX, CCAR, Liquidity Reporting knowledge
Preferred Industry / Domain experience :
  • Financial Accounting and Controls function in banking industry OR
  • Finance Audit experience for Banking Sector
Behavioral Skills / Competencies:
  • Excellent Managerial Skills
  • Good client relationship management
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical mind
  • Able to do multitasking and work under pressure


1.       CA Mandatory or equivalent (CPA/ CFA)

2.       Experience in Us GAAP

3.       Experience in SOX, CCAR & Liquidity reporting

4.        Analytical and Critical thinking

5.       Effective Communication Skills – fluent in English

6.       People Skills

7.       Detail Oriented

8.       Dependable/Reliable

9.       Driven/Motivated

10.   Enjoys a fast paced environment

11.   Organizational skills