Senior Associate /Assistant Manager – Referential Data

July 11, 2024

Senior Associate /Assistant Manager – Referential Data


  • 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.

Global Market Operations (GMO) covers Front Office activities such as ALM/Treasury and Fixed Income local booking. GMO consists Control and Investigations, Settlement and Confirmations. GMO teams are also in regular contact with Capital Market Middle Office, Regional Back Office’s and Regional Finance. Instrument Referential belongs to CIB ITO GM Settlement & Accounting Instrument Referential organization and is in charge of Equities and Derivatives product creation and static/market Data monitoring.

Job Title:

Assistant Manager/ Team Lead 




COCE Trade Processing and Support



Business Line / Function:

COCE Trade Processing and Support

Reports to:




(if applicable)



Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Instrument Referential department is responsible for Equity and listed derivative products set up in Global Market systems, lifecycle update and closing price feed. The team covers 8am to 7pm Paris Time. Our main sources are Bloomberg for static data and Reuters for market data. Clients of the team are 100% internal (Trading, Sales, Structuring, Trade Support, P&L, Risk, Settlement, Accounting, IT, …).

Team leader is in charge leading day to day activity, coach the team in continuous improvement, ensure accurate controls in place along process evolutions, represent the team in management reporting, projects support, and business support.


Direct Responsibilities

  • Assist in production (Instruments creations and closing Prices data quality).
  • Ensure controls accurately applied in within Operations, and regularly upgraded based on evolutions.
  • Follow and resolve any outstanding items in a timely manner with relevant escalation procedure applicable and compliance duties.
  • Ensure continuous improvement support in processes and system enhancements (IT, Operations, Product Developments).
  • Supervise the team learning continuity and training programs.
  • Coach day-to-day activity, through activity monitoring indicators and support in production priorities.
  • Be the entry point for business, management, clients, and other partners.
  • Formalize transparent and synthetic summaries of activity in timely manner (eg. Daily through escalations to manager when applicable, weekly to head of department for activity supervision, monthly in providing some key metrics reflecting KPIs and KRIs).

Contributing Responsibilities

·       Apply control and escalation procedures on breaks between different systems

  • Respect any timeline and deadline cutoffs

·       Facilitate the integration of new activities and migrations of IT systems

·       Ensure the consistency of the Referential between all the sites

·       Participate in the industrialization of feed (Static and Market Data)

·       Contribute to the improvement and completeness of daily and monthly checks

·       Keep on documenting all procedures in place to stick market and process evolutions.

·       Contribute in all control plan protocols according local operational risk policies.

·       Contribute in precision and accuracy of activity metrics and escalate any relevant problems or success to management on a continuous basis.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Teamwork‐ Knows how to work in a team and/or across teams, regardless of the type of collaboration ﴾ face‐ to face in a group, remote, real‐ time, etc.﴿, acts bearing common interests and respect for fellow team members in mind.

Analytical Skills ‐ Identifies all aspects of a subject and examines them in a critical way to construct a broad point of view. Is driven by the desire to know more about things, people or events.

Organizational Skills‐ Sets priorities, plans actions and methodically monitors their progress by coordinating activities and resources in the best way possible.

Communication skills ‐ Expresses his/her messages, both orally and in writing, in an effective, organized way, which is appropriate to the audience being addressed.

Act with Integrity ‐ Acts ethically, in compliance with what is said and while respecting the company’s values and rules.

Building effective relationship ‐ Seeks and maintains contacts and good relations inside and/or outside the company,

face‐ to‐ face and remotely, which can be useful both in the short and long term

Strong Preference to have Bachelor or Master Degree on Economics, Mathematics or Finance.

Strong Treasury (Rate / Bonds) & Equity derivatives products & operations process knowledge.

Strong Preference to have MS skills (VBA, Excel, and Access) would be a significant plus.

Specific Qualifications (if required)

5-7 years working experience in relevant areas (Operations)

Bachelor or Master Degree on Banking & Finance / Economics / Mathematics

Knowledge in Financial Products, Knowledge in Front to Back workflow and the product event management would be a significant plus.



Skills Referential


Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)


Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving


Ability to collaborate / Teamwork


Ability to deliver / Results driven


Communication skills – oral & written


Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)


Analytical Ability


Ability to develop and adapt a process


Ability to develop and leverage networks


Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution


Ability to manage a project


Education Level:  

Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Experience Level

At least 7 years


Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)



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