Associate – Accounts Payable (GIFT City)

Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent


Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India





Job Description – Finance Operating Platform

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 :

Financial Operating Platform :

Strong presence across the globe with a proven track record of delivering quality service, within the expected Turn Around Time (TAT) and with ability to challenge Status Quo and share Best Practices. Core activities includes processing of Vendor invoices, Employee claims, Intercompany Invoicing, Procurements, Vendor/Employee set-up, Accrual Management & Application support.


Job Title:

Associate – Accounts Payable








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Position Purpose

·       Manage the company’s Accounts Payable approval workflow to ensure invoices are properly coded, routed to approvers, and timely paid



Direct Responsibilities


1. Process expense claims or invoices as per given process & policies

2 Process invoices with high accuracy & TAT.

3 Should be able to identify process risk & provide desire solutions to mitigate the risk.

4 Able to manage client’s query & provide them solutions to their issues

5.Have the ability to think creatively on process improvements.

6. Knowledge of Indian accounting & SAP will be advantage.


Contributing Responsibilities


·       Willingness to take initiatives and take ownership of work

·       Have the ability to think creatively on process improvements

·       Flexible to work in shift


Technical & Behavioral Competencies


1) Eye for details

2) Email Communication is mandatory

3) Ability to work under pressure  

Specific Qualifications (if required)


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Skills Referential



Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)



Communication skills – oral & written



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Decision Making



Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)




Ability to anticipate business / strategic evolution



Ability to understand, explain and support change



Ability to develop and adapt a process



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Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent



Experience Level

At least 2 years



Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)