Associate Level 1 – MO, Trade Processing

July 9, 2024

Associate Level 1 – MO, Trade Processing


  • Permanent
  • IN-Maharashtra-Mumbai
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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:

IFSO MO  – Trade Management team is part of overall MO function and Trade Management team. is responsible for processing the trade matching, settlements, and accounting.

Job Title:

Associate Level 1





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Position Purpose

BNP Paribas India Solutions provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some “follow-the-sun” activities for European clients. Our services include custody operations, fund accounting, middle office operations, static data management, IRP and other transversal services.  The Trade Processing activity under Middle Office Operations is very important and critical process of handling clients globally across locations,


An Associate Level 1 in Trade processing department performs daily BAU as per Standard Operating Procedure for the particular team and Client.



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.

Contributing Responsibilities

¡ Constantly update and review procedures to keep up to date with the change in process.

¡ Participate in ad-hoc projects and new initiatives.

¡ Performing a range of daily, weekly, monthly controls to ensure completeness of processing and that any inappropriate postings, matching etc. is identified and resolved promptly

¡ Participate in Brain Storming Sessions and share the best practices and ideas with the peer groups and team members.

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 – 4 years of experience with Investment Banking background

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Attention to detail / rigor

Communication skills – oral & written


Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

Analytical Ability

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Education Level: Graduates / Post Graduates

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level: 1-2 years exp with Investment banking background

At least 1 year

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

¡ Must be prepared to work in any shift supporting Asia/Americas/European business hours.


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