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.
In accordance with the Permanent Control framework CCRM team in Lisbon performs 2LoD controls on all the following domains : AML, Sanctions, PIC, PE, MI, KYC, Client Tax, covering EMEA, APAC or Americas.
It also covers BNP Paribas business lines and performs controls on Local requirements.
This is a transversal role requiring coverage of all serviced locations agreed on SLA.The Controller reports directly to its respective Team Leader, who reports to the Head of the Compliance Lisbon Hub Controls and monitoring.
ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Expert controller main responsibilities are :
Contribute to the planning of control execution including its applicability, expected quality, time and resources needed to execute the controls efficiently
Dully perform all defined 2 Level of Defense controls issued from Generic Control Plans
Meet deadlines for control execution (GCP, if necessary IG / Regulators recommendations)
Contribute to the execution of controls performed by other team members within the Lisbon Hub and by different teams located in EMEA or in other regions
Keep an audit trail for all work carried out during the control testing, reporting and Action Plan stages
Contribute to 4 eyes check on the controls executed and ensure Action Plans are duly put in place and followed up with repentance of content and deadlines
Properly handle Control Sheets; Report Control results and Action Plans insertion and monitoring
Deal with significant issues and escalations requiring Management attention and propose solution(s)
Foster Compliance internal collaborative spirit and way to work
Keep a good level of communication between locations and any contributor to continually improve the effectiveness of the current framework
Contribute to SOPs; TORs or other Procedures
Controls execution, analysis and reporting :
Obtain relevant information / data at control scoping stage
Take ownership of the assigned controls
Perform controls independently or with limited guidance - expertise and previous experience is relevant
Translate generic control points into very specific control actions
Share control results and achievements
Discuss and obtain written agreement for all Action Plans issued to the Business or relevant Functions
Analyse submitted evidence by Action Plan Owners to ensure it is valid for closure
Manage the process in time, plan ahead, anticipate / manage / escalate pain points in time
Deliver Controls within the expected deadlines allowing time for manager review prior to the reporting
Identify and escalate issues according to defined procedures. Particularly, inform management of all significant and urgent compliance matters that require such escalation
Consolidate controls results per AU / Business Line / Legal entity / per domain / per country or region
Present results to Senior Management, Business stakeholders and Compliance Officers
Assist in the design and preparation of periodic Management reports and dashboards for senior management and the business
Be part of Compliance :
Work closely with other teams within Compliance CCRM and Compliance Hub
Look after colleagues constructively work on the potential conflict situations
Value the team’s stakeholders work effectively as necessary with the Business, Domains, OPC, RISK ORC, Legal, HR, as well as Group Compliance and Compliance teams
Contribute to the Compliance programme : Focus & Simplify
Support and contribute to various Compliance projects
Practical experience in Compliance or other control domains : Controls, audit, legal or similar
Knowledge of Compliance processes; CIB and BP2S business context (tools, processes and products)
Committed to confidentiality, integrity and objectivity
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and consult at all levels
Good level of oral and written English (Knowledge in French is a plus).
Knowledge and experience in Sanctions
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.