Middle Office Asset Servicing Analyst

April 6, 2024

Middle Office Asset Servicing Analyst

Reference2S-020424-001-MN

  • Standard / Permanent
  • CA-QC-Montréal
  • FINANCE ACCOUNTS AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL
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In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal’s Top Employers in 2024. We are a dynamic and growing organization having its main establishment located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future. Note that the position may be in the Canadian Branch of BNP Paribas or in one of its subsidiaries based in Montreal.

The position at a glance

 The Asset Servicing team handles asset setup and maintenance, reconciliation and trade data entry in the accounting system, corporate actions sourcing, instruction and processing, exchange traded derivative margin instruction and reconciliation, and security valuations. 

An Asset Servicing Analyst in this role will primarily work on the SimCorp Dimension accounting platform with the opportunity to learn and cross train in all Asset Servicing business functions with a focus on ensuring accurate Investment Book of Record to support US Middle Office clients.

  

In detail

  •  Review, analyze, and resolve data exceptions on a daily basis to ensure accuracy and completeness in the accounting system a timely manner.
  • Support valuation process with high attention to detail
    • Input price challenges with various valuation vendors as requested by clients.
    • Perform daily/weekly/monthly valuation reporting and/or controls.
    • Work with pricing vendors as needed to ensure valuation files are received as expected.
  • Validate and maintain security master data within the accounting platform and reconcile against various sources.
  • Ensure that all income and position based transactions are booked accurately and timely.
  • Perform time-critical functions daily, which require gathering and verifying information from various sources in a fast-paced and high volume environment.
  • Perform daily reconciliation of assigned operational function by analyzing custody and third-party data against accounting system data.
  • Research and resolve a variety of issues that may be complex in nature. Respond in a timely and professional manner to client queries.
  • Promote an energized and engaged environment.
  • Partner with colleagues overseas to ensure cohesive global operating model.

The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

 Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent.
  • 3 years of experience in Middle Office operational functions – IBOR management, corporate actions & income processing, securities data maintenance, securities & cash reconciliations, securities valuations.
  • 3 years of experience in the use of Front-to Middle office or Middle-to-Back Office platforms offering IBOR/ABOR functionalities (SimCorp Dimension, SS&C HiPortfolio, Calypso, Blackrock Aladdin, Bloomberg AIMS…).
  • 3 years of experience in the Financial Services sector, specifically in the Investment Management, Funds Services or Securities Services industry including knowledge of investment strategies and markets and understanding of security types (including derivatives).
  • Knowledge of the English language is required.
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Flexibility to adapt to volume fluctuations and coverage of various tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • First experience working on SimCorp Dimension for IBOR/ABOR functionalities.
  • First experience supporting US 40 Act Fund Accounting activities.
  • Competency with market data applications (Bloomberg) and Excel.

What’s in it for you

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering. Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.

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What you need to know

  • We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
  • BNP Paribas is committed to accessibility and inclusion. If you need any accommodation during the recruitment process, you can contact accessibility@us.bnpparibas.com
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit. Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;
  •  Given the vast majority of our clients, both internal and external, are based outside of Quebec and Canada, specific language requirements may apply. These will be clearly mentioned in the qualifications of the position;

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

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About us

BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 63 countries, with more than 180,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

With over 1,400 employees, BNP Paribas in 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.

Our certifications and partnerships

·         Montreal’s Top Employers 2024

·         Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2024

·         Women in Governance  – Parity certified –  Gold certification

·         Pride at Work Canada

·         Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)

·         IndigenousWorks

·         Part of Les Affaires top 300 companies in Quebec

·         Synclusiv

·         Ready, Willing and Able

·         Autisme sans Limites

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