Client Onboarding Analyst

September 18, 2021
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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


As part of a comprehensive action plan for the prevention of money laundering and financing of terrorist activities ("AML"), the Due Diligence Analyst assesses client risk by completing the "Know Your Customer" form ("KYC"); this includes the sensitivity proposal based on the sensitivity analysis results, which are determined by an evaluation grid. The Analyst will be in direct contact with clients (internal and external) in order to obtain the documentation required by internal and external regulations. The Analyst will work closely with other due diligence officers in the BNP Paribas Group network.


The role is to perform CIB Clients due diligence analysis and checks at the client Onboarding and recertification and to contribute the overall client’s assessment in terms of KYC.

The Analyst is also in charge of maintaining the department's database, as well as preparing reports and statistics for submission to executive management on a regular basis.



  • Understand the principles and be familiar with CIB products

  • Aware of various types of trading entities – limited, private and public companies, holding companies, hedge funds, asset managers, special purpose vehicle’s, trust’s etc.

  • Complete KYC forms for compliance purposes, including the following:

    • Conduct research on legal entities in the Bank's systems as well as in official government records and other public websites

    • Conduct basic corporate financial research;

    • Conduct research on the economic activities of legal entities using available internal documents, such as credit proposals, or on public websites, such as Business Week (sector/industry type, products, services sold, localization of main suppliers, main clients and operation locations);

    • Evaluate client sensitivity according to a predetermined grid and instructions;

    • Communicate with clients, as needed, to gather information on beneficial ownership or on any other missing documents.

  • Notify the compliance/financial security department if a client's identity or documents appear fraudulent or suspicious.
  • Monitor problematic situations.
  • Verify the compliance monitoring process: have relationship managers and the business-line head sign and review the KYC form.
  • Help with process implementation and verification and participate in procedure updates.
  • Complete the form in compliance with the Bank's internal and external regulations within set timelines.
  • Manage and follow-up on reports required by financial intelligence units in Canada and Paris within the set timelines.
  • Take part in different projects under the supervision of the Head of Due Diligence.


  • Bachelor’s in administration or business and expertise relevant to the main duties described above.
  • 1-2 years' experience.

  • Must be bilingual in English and French.

  • Theoretical or general knowledge of banking products and legal documentation in the banking sector.

  • Knowledge of banking sector compliance rules.
  • Good understanding of legal business structures to determine a legal entity's final beneficiaries.
  • Good knowledge of IT tools and software.
  • Rigorous work performance.
  • Good judgement and analytical skills and takes initiative.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to manage stress and prioritize.

  • Ability to work in a team.

  • Customer service skills.

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. 

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