Employment contract:

Standard / Permanent

Location:

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Job/mission:

FINANCE ACCOUNTS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL

Reference:

FIN003645

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 Business line/Function:

Financial Accounting and Reporting team is a team with expertise in :

1.     Financial reporting through IFRS and FGAAP, including reporting for complex entities/products and taxation

2.     Financial accounting for various structured products/entities including Statutory Financial Statements preparation

3.     Consolidation of financials including intercompany reconciliation and global CIB Intercompany coordination

 

Job Title:

Vice President,

Lead – ITO & ISPL PS

Date:

9th July, 2021

 

Department:

FSS Performance Steering

Location:

Mumbai

 

Business Line / Function:

CIB Finance

Reports to:

(Direct)

HOD – Performance Steering

 

Grade:

(if applicable)

Level 2

(Functional)

 

 

Number of Direct Reports:

Direct – 4

Total – 17

Directorship / Registration:

NA

 

 

Position Purpose

The jobholder will be responsible for leading the FP&A function of the 7000+ people ODC in India  and accountable for the regional ITO Performance Steering teams by ensuring that the management accounting and reporting is accurate and completed on a timely basis. Candidate will be responsible to have a broad understanding of both accounting and business operations for the preparation of key financial KPIs to be presented to the CEO and ExCo members.

All performance management reporting should be performed in accordance with relevant and applicable rules and principles within the deadlines set forth, with complete audit trail to follow.

Responsibilities

 

Direct Responsibilities

 

Financial Planning & Analysis Function :

 

·       Management Accounting : Analyze & review all aspects of local entity & regional ITO Cost P&L management accounting & reporting delivery including budgeting, overseeing matters related to alignment with financial accounting, business line allocations and reporting for regional scope on a monthly basis

 

·       Budgeting & Forecasting : Lead the local entity budgeting, forecasting and management reporting processes to :

§  Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial targets and analysis that are linked to strategic objectives

§  Ensure budget and forecast processes (rolling forecast, budget transfers, annual forecasting & budgeting, ,multi-year plans) and management reporting yield business insights and drive recommendations and results

§  Partner with local Finance and other Support Functions to understand and provide key insights for variances in actual trends by domain

§  Partner with regional and functional PS/Finance teams to ensure alignment on financial performance and drivers of forecasts/results

·       Decision Support : Provide in-depth analysis of historical financials, variance explanations, key performance indicators for evaluation of business decisions and identify levers that can be pulled to optimize performance/goals

 

·       Management Reporting : Establish the appropriate governance and cadence necessary to provide relevant stakeholders with timely commentary and insights into KPIs and operational results

 

·       Controls : Review and implement robust controls framework regularly for consistent high quality delivery :

§  Identify and mitigate risks in process delivery, focus on process enhancements/harmonization and ensure a proficient setup to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness

§  Direct contribution to BNP Paribas operational permanent control framework, adhere to compliance requirements, SLA preparation / review and review of operational procedures

 

·       People Management :

§  Set objectives, ensure accurate performance evaluation, provide regular feedback, manage talent pool and career paths, support mobility for the teams

§  Coach team of finance professionals and guide their career planning

§  Manage costs by driving efficiencies, effective hiring for optimal team pyramids, etc.

 

 

Contributing Responsibilities

 

Change Management

 

·     Ensure active change management for globally driven/locally initiated transformation projects

·     Participate in the technology upgrades of respective accounting/reporting tools (OFS, DreamFit, etc.), as well as system enhancements required to facilitate new / modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, ensure timely user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting.

 

Technical & Behavioural Competencies

§ 12+ years of relevant experience in a global financial services company

§ Excellent financial planning, budgeting and forecasting skills, attention to detail

§ Excellent communication and presentation skills

§ Strong business and financial acumen to see and model the current and future state of FP&A

§ Strong leadership & organizational skills, ability to prioritize

§ Building high performance teams by displaying strong mentoring skills

§ Solutions-oriented thinker who is able to generate ideas and drive efficiency

§ Strong achievement drive with ability to work independently and collaboratively with various local, regional and global teams

§ Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Chartered Accountant with relevant experience

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collaborate in a global environment

Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills:

Ability to manage 15-20 people team

Analytical Ability / Critical Thinking

Project / Change Management

 

 

 

 

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 Business line/Function:

Financial Accounting and Reporting team is a team with expertise in :

1.     Financial reporting through IFRS and FGAAP, including reporting for complex entities/products and taxation

2.     Financial accounting for various structured products/entities including Statutory Financial Statements preparation

3.     Consolidation of financials including intercompany reconciliation and global CIB Intercompany coordination

 

Job Title:

Vice President,

Lead – ITO & ISPL PS

Date:

9th July, 2021

 

Department:

FSS Performance Steering

Location:

Mumbai

 

Business Line / Function:

CIB Finance

Reports to:

(Direct)

HOD – Performance Steering

 

Grade:

(if applicable)

Level 2

(Functional)

 

 

Number of Direct Reports:

Direct – 4

Total – 17

Directorship / Registration:

NA

 

 

Position Purpose

The jobholder will be responsible for leading the FP&A function of the 7000+ people ODC in India  and accountable for the regional ITO Performance Steering teams by ensuring that the management accounting and reporting is accurate and completed on a timely basis. Candidate will be responsible to have a broad understanding of both accounting and business operations for the preparation of key financial KPIs to be presented to the CEO and ExCo members.

All performance management reporting should be performed in accordance with relevant and applicable rules and principles within the deadlines set forth, with complete audit trail to follow.

Responsibilities

 

Direct Responsibilities

 

Financial Planning & Analysis Function :

 

·       Management Accounting : Analyze & review all aspects of local entity & regional ITO Cost P&L management accounting & reporting delivery including budgeting, overseeing matters related to alignment with financial accounting, business line allocations and reporting for regional scope on a monthly basis

 

·       Budgeting & Forecasting : Lead the local entity budgeting, forecasting and management reporting processes to :

§  Drive an efficient, effective and comprehensive process for developing financial targets and analysis that are linked to strategic objectives

§  Ensure budget and forecast processes (rolling forecast, budget transfers, annual forecasting & budgeting, ,multi-year plans) and management reporting yield business insights and drive recommendations and results

§  Partner with local Finance and other Support Functions to understand and provide key insights for variances in actual trends by domain

§  Partner with regional and functional PS/Finance teams to ensure alignment on financial performance and drivers of forecasts/results

·       Decision Support : Provide in-depth analysis of historical financials, variance explanations, key performance indicators for evaluation of business decisions and identify levers that can be pulled to optimize performance/goals

 

·       Management Reporting : Establish the appropriate governance and cadence necessary to provide relevant stakeholders with timely commentary and insights into KPIs and operational results

 

·       Controls : Review and implement robust controls framework regularly for consistent high quality delivery :

§  Identify and mitigate risks in process delivery, focus on process enhancements/harmonization and ensure a proficient setup to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness

§  Direct contribution to BNP Paribas operational permanent control framework, adhere to compliance requirements, SLA preparation / review and review of operational procedures

 

·       People Management :

§  Set objectives, ensure accurate performance evaluation, provide regular feedback, manage talent pool and career paths, support mobility for the teams

§  Coach team of finance professionals and guide their career planning

§  Manage costs by driving efficiencies, effective hiring for optimal team pyramids, etc.

 

 

Contributing Responsibilities

 

Change Management

 

·     Ensure active change management for globally driven/locally initiated transformation projects

·     Participate in the technology upgrades of respective accounting/reporting tools (OFS, DreamFit, etc.), as well as system enhancements required to facilitate new / modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, ensure timely user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting.

 

Technical & Behavioural Competencies

§ 12+ years of relevant experience in a global financial services company

§ Excellent financial planning, budgeting and forecasting skills, attention to detail

§ Excellent communication and presentation skills

§ Strong business and financial acumen to see and model the current and future state of FP&A

§ Strong leadership & organizational skills, ability to prioritize

§ Building high performance teams by displaying strong mentoring skills

§ Solutions-oriented thinker who is able to generate ideas and drive efficiency

§ Strong achievement drive with ability to work independently and collaboratively with various local, regional and global teams

§ Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with fluctuating priorities and deadlines

Specific Qualifications (if required)

Chartered Accountant with relevant experience

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills:

Ability to collaborate in a global environment

Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills:

Ability to manage 15-20 people team

Analytical Ability / Critical Thinking

Project / Change Management