About the job
Within Group BNP Paribas Finance Function, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) 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.
Within EMEA Finance, EMEA Subject Matter Stream Capital Markets is in charge of the accounting production for some of the Capital Market activities of BNPP (Equities, Commodities notably) or is in charge of their supervision for some others (FX, Credit and Interest rate Swaps, Bonds).
The team is located in Portugal
Your Main Activities Are
Operate processes allowing the measurement of Financial Risks relating to key accounting controls (notably sensitive account control, Back Office (BO) / Accounting reconciliations, BO / external reconciliation including nostri, account substantiation)
Analyse the results of the abovementioned controls in order to challenge them and summarize the key risks associated to them
Analyse the results of the sub-certification process related to business and accounting activities
Assess if provisions proposed by 1st line of defence are in line with the level of the risks which were assessed
Operate transversal accounting controls
Report and participate to the decision-making process through :
Reporting and quarterly synthesis to the related perimeters and to the management
Provide to entity?s 2nd Line of Defence a synthesis of the risk assessment through certification process and dedicated presentations
Participate in the remediation on the key accounting control
Profile and Skills to Success
Master?s degree in Accounting, Finance or Bank
Professional experience : up to 4 years of experience in external or internal audit or control department
Analytical skills, organizational capacities, rigour and deadlines respect
Communication skills (good relational capacities, teamwork and adaptability)
Working experience in an international environment appreciated
Effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work effectively in a highly demanding environment with multiple competing priorities both independently and as part of a team
About the Team
The position is within the L1 oversight team of EMEA Subject Matter Stream Capital Market.
Capital Market activities are one of the most sensitive activities of the BNPP Group in terms of Financial Control. They require the development of numerous skills in a demanding environment and allow wide career opportunities.
The team directly provides assessments of financial risks (based on the analysis of the quality of the financial data and associated control plans) to his Management and LOD2 Controls team.
As a Financial Control Officer within L1 oversight, you are responsible for monitor the effective implementation of financial risk mitigation strategies, framework & actions with departments acting as 1st line of defence wherever located (Portugal, France notably).
Why joining BNP Paribas?
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 72 countries, with around 200 000 Employees ? including more than 150 000 in Europe.
Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 6.500 employees across several entities operating directly in the 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 different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients 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 its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.
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.
To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https : / / bnpp.lk / why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal
Standard / Permanent
OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY TRANSFORMATION AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS Education Level : Master Degree or equivalent (>
4 years) Experience Level : At least 3 years