Assistant Manager

February 6, 2024

Assistant Manager

ReferenceFA 002292

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-TN-Chennai
  • OPERATION PROCESSING
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About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, European Union’s leading bank with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24×7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 10000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About BNP Paribas Group:

 BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 65 countries and has nearly 185,000 employees, including more than 145,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services for the Group’s commercial & personal banking and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment, and protection solutions; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realize their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy, and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated commercial & personal banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, and Eastern Europe. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group’s performance and stability

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At BNP Paribas, we passionately embrace diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are valued, respected and can bring their authentic selves to work. We prohibit Discrimination and Harassment of any kind and our policies promote equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants, irrespective of, but not limited to their gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, colour, national origin, age, religion, social status, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status etc. As a global Bank, we truly believe that inclusion and diversity of our teams is key to our success in serving our clients and the communities we operate in.

About Business line/Function:

Team performs Fund Accounting for various clients across several locations with 24 x5 coverage. The process includes Transactions input, Reconciliation, Fund valuation, Cash processing, Reporting & Transfer Agency with intraday deadlines. Accurate and timely reporting of NAV to the end client is the key objective of the team.

Job Title:

FA Projects and Transformation (IC ROLE)

Date:

Department:

ASSET & FUND SERVICES

Location:

CENTRE POINT TWO – CHENNAI

Business Line / Function:

FA BUSINESS CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Reports to:

(Direct)

Assistant Manager/Manager

Grade:

(if applicable)

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

NONE

Directorship / Registration:

Position Purpose

Multiple FA projects under “India FA Operations – Contribution to Global Projects” to be managed and fulfilled.

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilit

Client and BP2S SPOKE Fund Administration operational needs / requests:

Ø Coordinate with Client Relationship Manager / directly with clients to define needs.

Ø Collect and analyze operating model change requests.

Ø Review / complete project initiation documents to ensure the proper documentation of request.

SPOKE’s Fund Administration operational work flow. Identify lacks and weaknesses.

Ø Define / insure an efficient operating model from A to Z.

Ø Define solutions to detected lacks and weaknesses.

Potential solutions to change requests and impacts on current operating model.

Ø Consider adaptation of current process vs. development of new solutions when needed.

Ø Consider implementation of BP2S Group solutions when available.

 Changes with users, developers, external contractors and support teams.

Ø Ensure a clear and precise documentation of all projects steps as defined in BP2S’ Project Management methodology.

Ø Ensure a regular follow up with all involved parts during the project life cycle.

Ø Organize priorities meetings.

Ø Suggest priorities based on global vision and technical background.

  

Contributing Responsibilities

 Projects with all involved parts.

Ø Ensure user guides / procedures have been prepared.

Ø Initialize trainings when needed.

With collaborators. 

Ø Share information / ideas on BCM team’s subjects.

Ø Ask for personal trainings / other team members advices when needed

Follow up the status of all client’s requests during dedicated meetings. 

Ø Organize PCM meetings.

Ø Communicate projects status to client.

Department BC Correspondents

 

·       Acts on behalf of, and by delegation of Department head who remain fully responsible for the department BC Plans.

·       Responsible for designing, maintaining and organising BCM documentations (BIA, BC Plan, Call Tree list etc.) and testing of BC Plans and solutions (BCP testing, Call tree testing, participation in various level BCP & DR testing)

·       Provide business data for analysis, design and testing stages of BC Plan

·       Alerting the BCM team of any business continuity incident with potential impact to business

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Ø  Global knowledge of all BP2S FA related systems to allow an accurate analysis / definition of potential solutions to change requests.

Ø  Handle common MS Office files / programs.

Ø  A deeper knowledge of Excel & Access is ideal.

Ø  English –  for documentation, meetings & calls. (Knowing French language will be an advantage)

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Educational qualification : Graduate/Post Graduate in any stream

Relevant years of experience : 6 Years plus

Number of staff supervised : None (Individual Contributor)

                                            

Skills Referential                                                            

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Critical thinking

Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to manage a project

Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training…

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Analytical Ability

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 5 years

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