FINANCIAL ANALYST STANDARD AND CONTROLS

Employment contract:

Estándar

Location:

Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

Job/mission:

FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Reference:

BNP-001379

BNP Paribas EMEA Finance employs 500 employees, of which more than 325 are based in Madrid. We manage more than 250 BNP Paribas entities from all over Europe, covering +60% of Group’s balance sheet and all group’s banking activities (Corporate & Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Personal Finance and other financial services activities…).
 
Our mission is to measure, control and explain all the financial indicators required to monitor accounting, tax, regulatory, liquidity, credit risk reporting and management result activities.

About Business line/Function
The Finance & Strategy function (F&S) ensures, for the BNP Paribas Group, the production and publication of accounting and financial management statements necessary for the management of the Group, financial and tax optimization along with the external growth strategy. F&S is, moreover, responsible for sustainability information. It also plays an alert role vis-à-vis of the General Management.

Overview
Are you ready to be part of dynamic team that aims at fortifying the financial control framework within a Global Bank?
As a Second Line of Defense Control Testing Specialist at Madrid, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of the BNPP’s control environment on financial information (Capital, Liquidity/Resolution and Performance Management). Operating within the Finance & Strategy Department, you will conduct comprehensive assessments to validate the efficiency of control measures implemented by the first line of defense and report conclusions/findings in the adequate governance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Our mission is to uphold Finance & Strategy integrity and resilience through the deployment of meticulous control testing and oversight on Liquidity, Capital and PM streams by performing:
• Employing a risk-based approach to prioritize control testing activities, focusing on areas with the highest potential impact.
• Cultivating a culture of compliance and accountability by promoting awareness of control requirements and fostering open communication across all management levels, achievable through collaborating with all relevant stakeholders, from the process/ control owners, to management, to internal audit.
• Continuously evaluating and enhancing methodologies and techniques to stay ahead of evolving risks and expectations, having objectivity and professionalism on all our interactions and engagements.

REQUIREMENTS:

Training:

 •  University Graduate

Experience:

 •  Previous experience in internal or external audit, risk management, or control testing. Having an experience  within the banking or financial services industry would be a plus.
– Strong understanding of risk management principles, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
– Proficiency in conducting control testing procedures and assessing control effectiveness.
– Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify and assess control deficiencies and recommend practical solutions.
– Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts and findings to diverse audiences.
– Detail-oriented approach with a focus on accuracy and precision in documentation and reporting.
– Proven ability to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders.
– Ability to develop a global view of control framework, produce gap analysis, identify root causes, and suggests remediation and timeline. 
– Accounting and Financial knowledge is mandatory for the role.
– Collaboration skills including the ability to integrate and act upon the diverse perspectives of business unit managers, Finance managers and other function managers. 
– Risk mitigation skills to help eliminate potential roadblocks in the design and control plans.  

Languages:

 •  English:Fluent
 

SKILLS:

Technical:

 •  Skill, Experience & Competencies:
– Previous experience in internal or external audit, risk management, or control testing. Having an experience  within the banking or financial services industry would be a plus.
– Strong understanding of risk management principles, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
– Proficiency in conducting control testing procedures and assessing control effectiveness.
– Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify and assess control deficiencies and recommend practical solutions.
– Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts and findings to diverse audiences.
– Detail-oriented approach with a focus on accuracy and precision in documentation and reporting.
– Proven ability to collaborate effectively with all stakeholders.
– Ability to develop a global view of control framework, produce gap analysis, identify root causes, and suggests remediation and timeline. 
– Accounting and Financial knowledge is mandatory for the role.
– Collaboration skills including the ability to integrate and act upon the diverse perspectives of business unit managers, Finance managers and other function managers. 
– Risk mitigation skills to help eliminate potential roadblocks in the design and control plans.
– Show curiosity
– Excellent Office skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Visio.

Are you our Control Testing Specialist?
If you are a dedicated professional with a background in internal or external audit, risk management or control testing experience within the banking or financial services, this is your new role!
Apply now and take the next step in your career by joining our dynamic team at Madrid!

 •  – Previous experience in internal or external audit, risk management, or control testing. Having an experience  within the banking or financial services industry would be a plus.
 •  – Strong understanding of risk management principles, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.  – Proficiency in conducting control testing procedures and assessing control effectiveness.

Trasversal & Behavioral:

 •  – Excellent analytical skills with the ability to identify and assess control deficiencies and recommend practical solutions.
 •  Attention to detail/rigour
 •  Organisational skills

BENEFITS:

• Training programs, career plans and internal mobility opportunities, national and international thanks to our presence in different countries.
• Diversity and Inclusion Committee that ensures an inclusive work environment. In recent years, several employee communities have been created to organize diversity and inclusion awareness actions (PRIDE, We Generations and MixCity).
• Corporate volunteering program (1 Million Hours 2 Help) in which employees can dedicate time out of their working hours to volunteer activities.
• Flexible compensation plan
• Hybrid telecommuting model (50%)
• 31 vacation days

Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas Group in Spain is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.