Assistant Manager - FPNA

Bnpparibasgt (Mumbai, MH, India) 22 days ago

About BNP Paribas Group:

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner with various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Business Line/Function :

Performance Steering within Finance Shared Services is responsible for accurate and timely management accounting, reporting and budgeting activities.

Job Title:

Assistant Manager - FPNA


Apr 2021





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Position Purpose

The Jobholder will be responsible for the timely and accurate production and review of the monthly expenses accounting and management reporting including vendor level reporting, cash flow reporting, supporting the annual expense budget & periodic forecasts exercise, calculation and review of intercompany charges/billing, responding to audit queries and coordinating with various teams to ensure proper completion of monthly deliverables, proper tracking of expenses and revenue. The person will also act as a reviewer for work performed by other team member(s) and ensure proper back up of activities within the team.

All local reporting is performed in accordance with relevant and applicable instructions, requirements within the deadlines set forth, with complete audit trail to follow.


Direct Responsibilities

Management Accounting & Control Functions

  • Prepare and book closing entries (daily / monthly) in accounting and financial systems for accruals, prepayments, intercompany, rent deferrals, asset capitalization/retrials or write-off, etc., as necessary.

  • Perform month-end financial closing for his / her entities

  • Act as reviewer for activities performed by other team member to ensure four eye check concept is applied. Ensure proper back up for activities within the team.

  • Perform reconciliation between Accounting system and Financial ledger to substantiate balances and breaks solving

  • Participate in the intercompany process:

  • Calculation and review of billing charges to other BNP Paribas entities

  • Coordination with other region's Finance Expense teams and Tax team to ensure they are performing their respective intercompany closes and maintaining their respective algorithms.

  • Suggest updating to Counter-party service level agreements (SLAs) in liaison with Tax team

  • On a timely basis, provide complete and accurate financial data to the Reporting Team for report production

  • Provide assistance in responding to questions / requests for information to auditors, regulators

  • Escalating problems / issues to the team manager

  • Providing regular and bespoke management reports including Cash P&L, Cash Flow statement, Vendor level reports etc in a timely and accurate manner

  • Providing quality service to other groups

  • Support the production of the annual expense budget and periodic forecasts from a transversal perspective

Contributing Responsibilities

Projects, Systems Support, Operational Process Improvements

· Assist in identifying process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness

  • Participate in the upgrades / version releases of respective reporting tools, as well as system amendments / enhancements required to facilitate new / modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, assist in user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting after deployment.

· Help document operational process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to support team’s efficiency and effectiveness initiatives. Also, assist in integrating and streamlining the reporting under the team’s responsibility.

  • Provide cross-training to colleagues and perform specific duties as assigned (e.g. coverage for colleagues)

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

  • At least 4 to 5 years of experience in global financial services company in accounting and management reporting

  • Excellent PC skills; ability to learn new systems quickly

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts, and graphs)

  • Working knowledge and understanding MS Access desirable

  • Good analytical skills and understanding of cost allocation methodologies

Specific Qualifications (if required)

CA (preferred) or MBA Finance / M Com with relevant experience

Skills Referential

Behavioral Skills:

Communication skills - oral & written

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Ability to deliver / Results driven

Creativity & Innovation / Problem solving

Transversal Skills:

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Analytical Ability

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to implement relevant and timely controls

Education Level:

Master Degree or equivalent

Experience Level:

5 years

Primary Location: IN-MH-Mumbai

Job Type: Standard / Permanent


Master Degree or equivalent (%3E 4 years)
At least 5 years

Schedule: Full-time

Assistant Manager - FPNA

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