Business Analyst

June 19, 2024

Business Analyst

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  • Permanent
  • IN-Maharashtra-Mumbai
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Job Description

ALMT IT – Business Analyst

About BNP Paribas Group:

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 India Solutions:

 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 specialized 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, corporate 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, color, 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:

ALMT (Asset and Liability Management Treasury) is a Transversal Activity, present throughout the Group, which manages the liquidity, interest rate and foreign exchange risks of the Bank’s balance sheet, including its implementation on financial markets.

ALMT-IT caters to IT demands of ALMT functions within the bank.

Within ALMT IT perimeter, Steering & Referential domain manages the Liquidity and Interest rate risk, along with Collateral reporting to European central banks and handles maintenance of rates referential with dedicated application.

Job Title:

Business Analyst

Date:

01-Jul-2024

Department:

ALMT IT

Location:

NKP, Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

ALMT IT

Reports to:

(Direct)

Team Leader /

Project Manager

Grade:

(If applicable)

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

NA

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

Current position is under “ALMT IT – S&R” scope to contribute in an individual capacity for performing Business Analysis & Testing activities by coordinating with Business & IT stakeholders.

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

  • Interact with functional and technical representatives of project teams to understand business functionalities, integration mechanism and data sources.
  • Coordinate with different Business and IT stakeholders & prepare Functional Specification Documents.
  • Prepare test cases & test plans. Conduct Functional, Regression, and Integration Testing.
  • Review Functional Specifications, Test Cases prepared by peers.
  • Provide functional assistance to team members.
  • Conduct user training sessions on applications and functionalities.
  • Proactively train others to ensure knowledge sharing and backup creation.
  • Ensure that the project and organization standards are followed during various phases of software development lifecycle and day to day development work.
  • Estimate efforts and schedule for various modules and meet deadlines.
  • Functional Release Documentation
  • Along with functional knowledge, work with IT team to continuously improve technical understanding of applications to be able to propose pragmatic solutions.
  • To ensure that application is of good quality, ensure any issues are fixed on priority.  Provide necessary L3 support as and when required.
  • To work with teams to help solve complex problems.
  • To ensure all activities carried-out and solutions proposed, planned, and delivered are compliant with Organization policy guidelines.

Contributing Responsibilities

  • Contribute towards innovation, suggest new practices to be investigated.
  • Contribute towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery.
  • Contribute towards recruitment efforts – both for the team as well as for the organization

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Mandatory Technical Skills:

  • Experience as a Business Analyst in an IT industry in the Finance or Capital Market domain.
  • Good Knowledge of Capital Market activities, Financial Products, Financial Terminologies is a must.
  • Excellent documentation ability. Strong experience in preparing Specification Documents.
  • Strong Ability to understand business requirements easily and translate them into functional requirements.
  • Good SQL Query writing skills
  • Thorough understanding of complete Software Development Lifecycle
  • Understanding of Trade Life Cycle
  • Experience in creating test cases and test plans.
  • Experience in performing different levels of testing/validation (functional, regression, integration, etc.)
  • Capability to understand and analyze complex IT application and financial product structures.
  • Mindset for continuous improvement and ability to regularly level up skills & capabilities.  Good communication, interpersonal and co-ordination skills and self-motivated

Nice to have Skills:

  • Basics of Linux OS
  • Knowledge of Business Objects
  • Knowledge of Datawarehouse concepts
  • Knowledge of ALM Treasury functions and business processes.

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • MBA or CFA Completion

 

Skills Referential

  

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

  

Attention to detail / rigor

  

Ability to deliver / Results driven

  

Ability to share / pass on knowledge

  

Client focused

  

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

  

Analytical Ability

  

Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution

  

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

  

Ability to develop others & improve their skills

  

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

  

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

  

Experience Level

At least 3 years

  

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

  

MBA or CFA, if feasible.

         

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