Vice President – Change Management

March 18, 2024

Vice President – Change Management

ReferenceBNP024492

  • Standard / Permanent
  • IN-MH-Mumbai
  • FINANCE ACCOUNTS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL
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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 Businessline/Function :

The APAC Nearshore department is a Cross Border team located in Mumbai. The department is servicing entities across APAC including:

·       BNPP Group legal entities under CIB Finance responsibility in North, South East Asia and Australia.

·       The functional scope covers Financial Accounting & Reporting, Credit Risk Reporting, Management Accounting, the articulation with ALM-T systems and contribution to the Liquidity Reporting.

Job Title:

Project/ Change Management

Date:

Nov ‘23

Department:

Financial Shared Services

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Finance

Reports to:

(Direct)

Financial Controller

Grade:

(if applicable)

VP/AVP

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

N/A

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

The main responsibility for the project/change management function involves driving of the systems and process transformation required for the rollout of One Finance System (OFS) (General Ledger Migration Project) primarily for APAC Region with alignment of all accounting, accounting controls and related processes with the target processes for Finance and Operations under OFS

Responsibilities

n  Lead and drive projects along with developing comprehensive project plan to be shared with clients as well as relevant stakeholders across the organization

n  Must have strong stakeholder / client management skills i.e. ability to liase and coordinate with senior management

n  Ensure management of SLA (Service Level Agreements) for respective services across entities

n  Facilitate study of current processes and documentation of the current operating model(COM) with the help of SPOC’s in charge of the current processes across Finance or Operations (as required)

n  Translation of current processes (COM) to the target operating model (TOM) under OFS clearly highlighting the role of the each team involved in the process

n  Preparation/Alignment of roadmaps, RACI and other global documentation as required during the program

n  Obtaining the inventory of processes and documentation of process qualifications (Predominantly for Finance departments)

n  Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals · Preparing weekly/ monthly dashboards and provide update to senior management highlighting current progress, risks, challenges and dependencies to relevant stakeholders

n  Schedule steering committee meetings as agreed in Governance model with relevant stakeholders  Ensure documentation of all tasks, activities using standard templates and maintain repository for future

n  Adapt and standardize with the global Target operating model for the region in conjunction with the central

n  Define training plan for target users under OFS and closely work with the migration and other project teams as required for the on-boarding/Training of users under the respective OFS processes as per TOM

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

n  Must be efficient in MS Office, Microsoft Project and SharePoint

n  Domain knowledge on Financial Accounting/Reporting is an added advantage

n  Capability to work and interact with various people of different expertise and level.

n  Client oriented

n  Collaborative worker & team player

Specific Qualifications (if required)

n  Graduate in any discipline with expertise in project and transition management

n  MBA in finance is a plus

n  Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

n  Good communication (oral and written), organisation and documentation skills.

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills – oral & written

Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 10 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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 Businessline/Function :

The APAC Nearshore department is a Cross Border team located in Mumbai. The department is servicing entities across APAC including:

·       BNPP Group legal entities under CIB Finance responsibility in North, South East Asia and Australia.

·       The functional scope covers Financial Accounting & Reporting, Credit Risk Reporting, Management Accounting, the articulation with ALM-T systems and contribution to the Liquidity Reporting.

Job Title:

Project/ Change Management

Date:

Nov ‘23

Department:

Financial Shared Services

Location:

Mumbai

Business Line / Function:

Finance

Reports to:

(Direct)

Financial Controller

Grade:

(if applicable)

VP/AVP

(Functional)

Number of Direct Reports:

N/A

Directorship / Registration:

NA

Position Purpose

The main responsibility for the project/change management function involves driving of the systems and process transformation required for the rollout of One Finance System (OFS) (General Ledger Migration Project) primarily for APAC Region with alignment of all accounting, accounting controls and related processes with the target processes for Finance and Operations under OFS

Responsibilities

n  Lead and drive projects along with developing comprehensive project plan to be shared with clients as well as relevant stakeholders across the organization

n  Must have strong stakeholder / client management skills i.e. ability to liase and coordinate with senior management

n  Ensure management of SLA (Service Level Agreements) for respective services across entities

n  Facilitate study of current processes and documentation of the current operating model(COM) with the help of SPOC’s in charge of the current processes across Finance or Operations (as required)

n  Translation of current processes (COM) to the target operating model (TOM) under OFS clearly highlighting the role of the each team involved in the process

n  Preparation/Alignment of roadmaps, RACI and other global documentation as required during the program

n  Obtaining the inventory of processes and documentation of process qualifications (Predominantly for Finance departments)

n  Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals · Preparing weekly/ monthly dashboards and provide update to senior management highlighting current progress, risks, challenges and dependencies to relevant stakeholders

n  Schedule steering committee meetings as agreed in Governance model with relevant stakeholders  Ensure documentation of all tasks, activities using standard templates and maintain repository for future

n  Adapt and standardize with the global Target operating model for the region in conjunction with the central

n  Define training plan for target users under OFS and closely work with the migration and other project teams as required for the on-boarding/Training of users under the respective OFS processes as per TOM

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

n  Must be efficient in MS Office, Microsoft Project and SharePoint

n  Domain knowledge on Financial Accounting/Reporting is an added advantage

n  Capability to work and interact with various people of different expertise and level.

n  Client oriented

n  Collaborative worker & team player

Specific Qualifications (if required)

n  Graduate in any discipline with expertise in project and transition management

n  MBA in finance is a plus

n  Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

n  Good communication (oral and written), organisation and documentation skills.

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Communication skills – oral & written

Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Analytical Ability

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to inspire others & generate people’s commitment

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 10 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

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