Associate Level 1

November 21, 2023

Associate Level 1

ReferenceMO 001751

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-TN-Chennai
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Job Description

Job Title:

Associate Level 1






Business Line / Function:


Reports to:


Manager/Assistant Manager


(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

The team member in this position will be responsible for Trade confirmation and Trade Settlement in the MO tool,  will also be responsible to ensure accounting updates have been flown to the accounting tool. Should take the responsibility on daily BAU deliverables assigned by the manager. Manage the Work effectively with team members to accomplish common goals. Generate creative solutions to problems, Ability to plan work ahead and to prioritize workload in an organized manner.


Direct Responsibilities

¡ Working as a member of the Trade Processing team that includes trade capture, Matching & settlement of Securities, FX and Money market instruments.

¡ Process Global Security transactions on the Global trade processing platforms within given deadlines

¡ Interact with both internal and external stake holders to resolve trade confirmation and settlement queries

¡ Monitoring of transactions to confirm instructions from the client are processed in a timely and accurate manner thus ensuring timely settlement and accounting

¡ Ensure that all trades are matched within market/client deadlines

¡ Ensure client positions are correct and all transactions are processed

¡ Query resolution in accordance with time frames set out in Client SLA’s

¡ Work with the Custodians and brokers for timely matching and settlement.

¡ Reporting of exceptions in line with internal control and external client requirements.

¡ Resolve failed trade queries proactively.

¡ Escalating exceptions and failed transaction to appropriate stake holders for early resolution.

¡ Ensure all errors/break down of procedure are documented as per BNP Paribas policy

¡ Extensive communication with Internal & External parties.

¡ Investigating and resolving custodian exceptions for all 3 product classes.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

¡ Thorough understanding of all Capital market, Financial Instruments, Investment baking processes and above average accounting skills 

¡ Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and strong MS Excel skills required.

¡ Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, service commitment, solid organizational and interpersonal skills.

¡ Capacity to deal with high volumes of activity

Specific Qualifications (if required)

¡ Graduates / Post Graduates  (B.Com/MBA) 

¡ Candidates should be willing and flexible to work in any shifts

¡ Associate Level 1: 1 – 3 years of experience with Investment Banking background

Skills Referential                                                          

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)


Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Communication skills – oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Analytical Ability

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 1 year

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

¡ Must be prepared to work in any shift supporting Asia/Americas/European business hours, Specific to Asia business & US business Hours.

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