Senior Associate/ Assistant Manager/ Manager

March 5, 2024

Senior Associate/ Assistant Manager/ Manager

ReferenceCIB008294

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
  • CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
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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 :

The GM Sales and Trading Assistants (SATA) are responsible for assisting the front office in their day-to-day activities through, but not limited to proper deal capture flow, life cycle events management, controls and post trades services. SATA is expected to show initiative, flexibility, accuracy, good communication and commitment working in the front office environment. Prime Sales and trading form the core support role of this team in addition to supporting other trading desks and sales teams in various APAC locations without assistants.

  

Job Title:

Senior Associate/ Associate Manager/ Manager

Date:

Department:

Front office Support

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

GM COO Office, Global Equities

Reports to:

(Direct)

 

Grade:

(if applicable)

(Functional)

 

Number of Direct Reports:

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

The GM Sales and Trading Assistants (SATA) are responsible for assisting the front office in their day-to-day activities through, but not limited to proper deal capture flow, life cycle events management, controls and post trades services. SATA is expected to show initiative, flexibility, accuracy, good communication and commitment working in the front office environment. Prime Sales and trading form the core support role of this team in addition to supporting other trading desks and sales teams in various APAC locations without assistants.

Responsibilities

·         Work closely with various internal parties i.e. Sales, Trading, Business Managers, RMs, Operation, IT, Risk, Client Services, Compliance, Legal etc.

·         Handle, operate, and follow on post-trade process to ensure smooth front to back, including

·         Manual booking in the front office systems (Smart Derivatives, Fish, Brio, WinSales,,.etc) verifying the details from Sales instruction

·         Preparation of the trade recap and termsheet and checking the Sales CC are booked and reported correctly

·         Provide timely support for both external and internal queries and solve post-trade related issues. 

·         Prepare regular reports for the Sales desk including daily recap and the weekly reports on the Sales performance

·         Assist on ad-hoc requests and handle queries in a timely manner, including

·         Pre trade checks on Client existing positions, CRDS checks..etc

·         Product Scopes: mainly and not limited to Listed and OTC Vanilla Options, Forwards, Variance/Volatility Swaps, CFDs, Equity Swaps, Dividend Swaps, P-notes, and other light exotic products.

Also participate in continuous improving of work flow and product developments, including system migrations and system enhancements

Specific Qualifications (if required)

  • Degree in Finance, Business or Banking
  • Minimum 2-5 years of experience working in a  related role (middle-office or front office assistant)
  • Strong product knowledge
  • Good understanding of market conventions, workflows and transaction life cycles to ensure a successful and smooth process
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as a strong team player
  • Effective communication skills – written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to details and good problem solving skills
  • Risk awareness and understands its impact to Front Office and Operational risk
  • Strong programming or computer skills is an advantage (VBA, Python)
  • Knowledge of BNPP systems would be a plus            

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Critical thinking

Communication skills – oral & written

Attention to detail / rigor; Ability to work under pressure

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Good Project Management Skill

Good Analytical Mindset Good IT Knowledge (e.g., excel, VBA, SQL, data-analysis)    

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 3 year

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

               

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