Accounting Controls Analyst
BNP Paribas
Lisbon, PT
há 5 dias

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe's banking history.

It has a presence in 71 countries, with 200 000 Employees including more than 150 000 in Europe and 6 000 in Portugal alone.

BNP Paribas is present in Portugal since 1985, having been one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has several entities operating directly in this territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its businesses, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients individuals, entrepreneurs, SMEs, large corporates, institutional investors and community organisations with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success.

BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions : Domestic Markets and International Financial Services for retail banking and specialised financial services, and Corporate & Institutional Banking for corporate and institutional clients.

Within Group BNP Paribas Finance Function, Europe, Middle East &Africa (EMEA) Finance is the department that measures, controls and explains the financial reporting of the Region’s entities, covering a large part of BNP Paribas Business Lines.

EMEA Finance is a cross-border organization with teams operating in Paris, Madrid and Lisbon on behalf of the different countries of the Region.

In the EMEA Finance organization, the Subject Matter Streams - Capital Markets Products (SMS-CMP) department ensure an accurate, reliable and comprehensive set of segmented financial data required for the production of all Reporting streams in relation with Capital Markets Business Lines.


Within SMS-CMP the Operations Accounting Control team is in charge of ensuring the reliability, sincerity, integrity and the exhaustiveness of the accounting delivered by the upstreams chains (Front to Back) & organisation (Operations Back and Middle Office).

As a Accounting Controls Analyst, your key tasks are to :

Ensure proper justification on all accounting control, among which : Reconciliation with Ops data inventory; Reconciliation of sensitives accounts; and others

Analyse breaks and operational or financial risks

Monitor & follow-up of discrepancies resolution

Synthetize the closing files with the result of all controls for management, level 2 control, and others partners

  • Ensure a good collaboration with all partners and animate the relation by anticipating any know issues (pre-closing); ensure fluid communication during closing period;
  • formalize issues and present them in order to avoid them next time (post-closing)

    Contribute to continuous improvement of the control set-up and ensure permanent evolutions are realized in order to avoid manual adjustment

  • Contribute to the Formalization of team procedures and operating guides, including on-boarding materials; operational risk reduction;
  • process & system continuous improvement and efficiency monitoring reports; among others

    Contribute to Finance Arbitrage major project - replacement of the current General Ledger CODA with the Group Ledger OFS and assist on other Business & regulatory projects, adopting a functional perspective and working in close proximity with the project team to deliver the implementation of new tools, and the necessary data migration


    Master’s degree or equivalent by experience in Finance / Accounting / Audit / Economics

  • Up to 5 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Tax and Prudential Norms;
  • Significant knowledge of financial markets and products with emphasis on Equity Derivatives & Commodities, with specialization in Corporate actions securities or OTC products being a strong plus;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (emphasis on Excel and Access) is mandatory;
  • Controls oriented profile with strong analytical and problem solving skills

    Proactive, motivated and willing to absorb new concepts, organization and Information System in a challenging environment

    Rigorous, well-organized, autonomous with a structured and logical approach

    Well-developed written and verbal communication skills with ability to synthetize

    Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet established deadlines in a fast pace work environment

    Team spirit

    Knowledge of foreign languages : English (B2 Level, CECRL certificate) is mandatory, French (A2 / B1 Level, CECRL certificate) is a plus

    Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

    In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

    BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

    Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity.

    We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

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