Glasgow – Summer Internship Programme 2024 – Securities Services Fund Administration

Employment contract:

Summer Internship


Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Not applicable



Student Placement Opportunities Summer 2024 – Fund Administration


BNP Paribas is the European Union’s leading bank and a key player in international banking. We operate in 65 countries and employ 190,000 people, including nearly 145,000 in Europe. Our Group holds key positions in its three main fields of activity: Commercial, Personal Banking & Services; Investment & Protection Services; and Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB) for corporate and institutional clients.


Our Securities Services business, which forms part of CIB, is a leading global custodian providing specialist post-trade and asset servicing solutions to buy and sell-side market participants, corporates and issuers. Based in 35 locations around the world, our award-winning Securities Services teams have built one of the most extensive custody network in the industry, giving clients the connectivity and local knowledge they need to navigate change in a fast-changing world.


Placement Opportunities


BNP Paribas are pleased to offer a number of Fund Administration placements within the Securities Services division, working in the Glasgow offices. These placements will be for a period of 12 weeks from Monday 3th June until Friday 23th August. The paid placements will provide the opportunity to experience the work environment of a leading financial services organisation.


Key Responsibilities of role


As an intern, you will be given responsibility from day one adding real value to live projects and will be encouraged to expand your professional network across the bank.


For an agreed population of open ended funds, produce deliverables including, but not limited to:

  • Meeting client KPIs and service delivery commitments through:
  • Timely completion of internal team management information.


  • Assist in managing responses to clients, auditors, trustees, custodians and other departments within BNP Paribas Securities Services for those funds assigned responsibility for.
  • Adhere to procedures and controls in performing allocated tasks.
  • Assist in documenting procedures and controls for new and existing processes.
  • Timely escalation of any issues to Senior Fund Accountant and Assistant Manager.
  • Ensure corrective and preventative action is taken, and evidence retained, where deadlines / quality standards are at risk.



Preferred Experience


It is preferred that applicants are undergraduates in their 3rd or 4th year of an Accounting or Finance degree.


Person Specification:


We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following skills/qualities:

  • Computer literacy
  • High level of numeracy
  • Customer focus
  • Team working skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Flexibility/adaptability
  • Accuracy
  • Basic understanding of accountancy and investment operations (preferred but not essential)


The closing date for applications is close of business on Friday 19th April 2024.