Axiom – Business Analyst

September 22, 2022
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Standard / Permanent
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At BNP Paribas Canada, it is our employees which make the difference… Our 75 nationalities are part of our diversity!

Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?

… Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!

You will benefit amongst other things from:

  • Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program: Canada Academy
  • A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs: remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab., open meeting rooms and spaces

Business Overview:

The Finance Regulatory Reporting IT provides services around Axiom Controller View, supporting Finance Regulatory Reporting Users community to fulfill their mandates across North America region

The Finance Regulatory Reporting Users are responsible of the production of any Financial Regulatory Reporting required by the Regulators. Their mandate encompasses the following entities of BNPP group:

  • BNP Paribas USA (Intermediate Holding Company, IHC),
  • BNP Paribas CIB US Branches,
  • BNP Paribas CIB Canada Branches,
  • and Bank of the West

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Delivery Management
  • Analyze detailed functional requirements and specifications. Create technical specification documents as required.
  • Define business flows, data flows and architecture.
  • Present conceptual and functional solutions to support business requirements.
  • Promote dynamic and scalable solutions.
  • Build data sources, data models, short-hands, portfolios, aggregations, free form and tabular reports and workflows using Axiom CV tool based on regulatory report requirements. Setup sign off functionality in adherence to regulatory filing calendar.
  • Create Unix shell scripts and build jil files for job scheduling.
  • Perform release planning and quality management activities including but not limited to-:
    • Troubleshooting and Performance tuning of Databases
    • Code review and release migration across environment servers.
    • Unit Testing
    • System Integration Testing and Non Regression Testing
    • Support UAT
    • Build technical design documents.
  • Lead post-implementation reviews, conduct retrospectives and implement lessons learned.
  • Manage to ensure that all IT deliveries are properly documented in adherence with the Bank  Policies and Procedures
  1. Production Support
  • Ensure liaison with all Stakeholders involved in the Regulatory Reports filing process, especially Finance Users, Finance COO, Data Operations and Production Support Team
  • Lead production release and issue investigation, provide resolution and root cause analysis.
  1. Transversal Activities
  • Activities pertaining to the Platform Management and Compliance obligations, including but not limited to- the following activities: Internal and External Audit Review, Axiom License, Users Access, IT Security Certificates, Risk Assessment, Data Confidentiality, Production Request
  • Develop knowledge sharing session in order to deepen the team knowledge base.
  • Ensure support to project related activities pertaining to infrastructure and Axiom Code.
  1. General
  • Mitigate risk
  • Escalate critical topics in a timely manner.
  • Able to work under tight deadlines.
  • Self –starter.
  • Good communication skills

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or other relevant field.
  • 10+ years of industry experience in Technology including 5+ years of in depth Axiom concepts knowledge.
  • Proven experience in database Sql/Pl SQL programming version 11 and above, unix shell scripting, version control tools.
  • Experience in job scheduler engines Autosys or similar and creation of jil files.
  • Must have prior working knowledge of ETL concepts and tool.
  • Must have experience in Axiom BAU and production support.
  • Knowledge of US Regulatory Reports (FRY-9C, FRY-15, FRY-11/S, FFIEC002, FFIEC031, FR2052a, FRY-14Q, FRY-14A…) and Canadian Regulatory Reports (M4, L4, P3, A4, A2, T2…)

Nice to Have:

  • Certification in AxiomSL Controller View product is optional but highly preferred.
  • Experience in Axiom  V10,  installation and upgrade is highly desirable but not mandatory.
  • Experience in 3 Tier modular client – server architecture highly desirable but not mandatory.
  • Knowledge in Big Data, Cloud technology is highly desirable but not mandatory.
  • Experience in data modeling/data warehousing.
  • MS degree in Computer Science or relevant field.

About BNP Paribas

With more than 200,000 employees in 72 countries, the Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 850,000 professionals, entrepreneurs, SMEs and large companies. BNP Paribas is a leading bank in the euro zone and a leading international banking player.

Did you know? In 2019, BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility 2019

About BNP Paribas in Canada

With more than 900 employees, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world. We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

A recruitment policy that promotes equality and diversity:

BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer. BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act).

Part of BNP Paribas dedication to diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected on how we believe and live diversity and inclusion all together. As such, one of BNP Paribas’ initiatives is hosting Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which are focused on equality of gender, sexual orientation and learning from other cultures. 

We can assist with access to job offers for people with disabilities who may be unable to use our career site – please contact us by email  or by phone on 514-285-6000

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** Only selected applications that meet the requirements of the role will be contacted **