Transversal Operation Permanent Control Assistant Vice President

November 13, 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

Business Overview:

Americas CIB Transversal Operation Permanent Control (“OPC”) team is responsible for strengthening and aligning the OPC teams embedded in our businesses by standardizing and implementing a consistent methodology across the region, and ensuring ongoing monitoring.


Position overview:

The position is created as part of extended team headed in New York and localized in Montreal part of the regional set up to support the Canada local operational risk. The CIB Americas Transversal Operational Permanent Control Team has a broad range of responsibilities, overseeing the operational control related activities in various perimeters like front offices, Operations, and functions like Finance and others. This includes among other tasks: control design and testing, control performance reporting, risk assessment, audit recommendations follow-up. Transversal OPC is looking for a candidate who will support the local platform on all operational risk matters.


  • Being responsible for the coordination of the first line of defense on the Canada perimeter on the local operational risk matters (RCSA exercise, RCL, etc)
  • Support the local COO and CEO for Op Risk local/ICC committees (update on Historical incidents, control results, recommendations etc) under the supervision of the local TOPC manager and in liaison with 2LOD.
  • Participating actively to the team’s task and duties for monthly retrieval, review, testing, and monitoring of permanent control information (controls on controls, Key Risk Indicators…).
  • Ensuring that follow up points are addressed and actioned by the issue owner prior to the Internal Control Committee
  • Actively preparation and proof meeting dashboards.
  • Periodically re-assessing the control testing scope and presentation of the testing results to enhance the monthly report as needed.

Capacity to introduce automation in regular reporting and enhance efficiency in the day to day tasks.

Minimum Required Qualifications : 

University degree –  Business or Finance


  • At least 5 years experience
  • Project Management skills
  • Previous experience in external audit, internal audit or a control/risk team
  • Tenacity and intellectual curiosity to identify and resolve the root causes of issues
  • Adopt a positive approach, rising to the challenge of stretching objectives and requirements striving to achieve them within agreed deadlines and standards
  • Add value through independent mindset
  • Proficiency in productivity tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project), BI tools (Power Bi, Tableau)
  • Good analytical skills and end user technical skills and a practical approach to applying them

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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