About the job
On the Global Markets and ALMT perimeters, and on a global basis, Global Market Securities Settlement Lisbon ensure that Security transactions (Bonds, Equities, ETF, SLAB, Repo,?
and positions registered in the books under CIB ITO?s mandate, match the commitment actually taken with counterparties within a secure setup, in accordance with Group and Regulatory Policies and / or contractual agreements.
Within the Securities Settlement Department, the main processes include pre & post settlement activities, clearing, custody, relevant legal documentation, transaction and event-related accounting for securities deemed in scope.
Your Main Activities Are
Responsible for the settlement of Security transactions & associated products booked in Calypso, on a timely and cost effective basis by :
Ensuring all trades are instructed, matched & settled on a timely basis
Monitoring of failing trades & updating Calypso with details of reason for fails.
Reducing fails and / or potential fails by means of pairing off or partialing down deliveries
Minimising fails by means of partial deliveries where possible
Responsible for solving Nostro and Depot reconciliation breaks on a timely basis
By investigating and, where possible, clearing all nostro breaks in reported by Securities Control teams
By passing entries to the Calypso systems to clean up outstanding items on a timely basis
By investigating and, where possible, rectifying all depot breaks on a timely basis reported by Securities Control Teams
Contribute to the minimisation of settlement costs & operational risk
By becoming more risk aware and by following the procedures or Compliance rules that are in place to mitigate operational or reputational risk
Liaising with the dedicated team and take appropriate actions in case of market risks (buyins)
By seeking to improve STP rates at our custodians so reducing cost, by updating static data as and when necessary
Contribute to the overall successful running of the settlement department
By maintaining close relationships with traders and sales and escalating problems to them promptly where required
By maintaining good working relationships with domestic agents and custodians
By communicating with, and assisting, other operational departments where needed
Profile and Skills to Success
Strong knowledge of Securities & operational processes surrounding securities
Good knowledge of Financial products
Strong knowledge of Microsoft software (XL, VBA, Word, PPT, Outlook,?)
If possible, knowledge of practices of Lean & CI
Available for a 12 month internship
Why joining BNP Paribas?
Leading banking institution
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.
Our presence in Portugal
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.
Diversity and Inclusion commitment
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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