Business Analyst (FRESH Liquidity)

BNP Paribas
Competitive salary
03 Mar 2021
09 Mar 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO

The NAR FRESH Liquidity team is responsible for supporting the successful operation of the FRESH Liquidity department globally within it's own region. This includes: management of the Liquidity project portfolio and system productions across the Americas region, and delivery of the strategy for the ongoing transformation for CIB Americas. Provision of project management, project accounting and business analysis resources to cover support and development of liquidity systems and processes to meet the changing needs of finance reporting and control. Administrative services to facilitate the daytoday running of the department.


  • Multidisciplinary in nature, the AVP Business Analyst / Project Manager position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to direct and work with resources located in other locations of BNP Paribas in the U.S. and parts of the world (virtual teams).
  • The Business Analyst / Project Manager works autonomously under the supervision of the Liquidity Work stream Program Manager and will be required to:
  • Lead business analysis for technology intensive aspects of the ALMT and Finance Work Streams undertakings in coordination with relevant Subject Matter Experts and possibly external advisors
  • Foster alignment across U.S. entities in terms of target processes and convergence of technology infrastructure, in adherence to head office framework where relevant
  • Articulate and deliver written business documentation in close cooperation with U.S. entities (Bank of the West, First Hawaiian Bank, CIB, Investment Partners, BP2S) and the Head Office
  • Continuously reconcile expectations of numerous stakeholders in the process (regional vs global, function vs business line, corporate banking vs capital market)
  • Act as liaison with internal clients, head office, other activities of BNP Paribas in the U.S. and other regions on each project as necessary
  • Foster coordination and knowledge management on transversal undertakings across teams involved and across geographies
  • Articulate and deliver written functional documentation to be used by the relevant IT teams to deliver the required functionality to the end users
  • Develop project management plans including business requirements, test plans, risk assessments and communication strategy in coordination with relevant teams
  • Drive project(s) to their completion and manage risks inherent to execution or consequence of the changing context
  • Develop and maintain knowledge current on rulemakings and general industry developments regarding U.S. regulatory reform across assigned sections of the rulemakings with the objective of being a first level of contact for business and support functions
  • Review work for completeness, accuracy and effectiveness of staff assigned to the project to ensure high level of qualify on all project deliverables
  • Direct project resources on available project management tools and techniques
  • Manage a small number of project resources (business analysts, developers and testers)
  • Participate to the organization and preparation of Project and Steering Committees
  • Attend project meetings, prepare meeting notes and distribute to identified stakeholders
  • Produce project reports at set frequency and on an ad hoc basis, as the project requires
  • Collect project documentation and insure proper archiving in available project management information systems
  • Follow-up on the changes to project management plan and update project master plan
  • Perform quality assurance, insure the completeness and adequacy of deliverables


  • 5+ years' experience in business analysis / project management for a company with a global footprint in a multicultural environment with large scale projects (multi-million dollar investments, 50+ staff globally deployed on the undertaking, 1+ year duration)
  • Degree in Business, Accounting or Engineering - Master's level a plus
  • 5 + years working in either CIB or IS or Retail divisions of International banks, preferably of BNP Paribas in North America
  • 5 + years' experience in business or process analysis for LCR, NSFR, liquidity and/or collateral management or funding management related projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project) and SQL


  • Bilingual : English and French
  • MBA or CPA is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of the BNPP / IHC Liquidity monitoring and regulatory reporting framework
  • Strong understanding of Balance Sheet representation
  • Strong understanding of strong control framework principles
  • Good knowledge of the BNPP / IHC Liquidity functional and technical architectures
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse and Transactional system applications

A recruitment policy that promotes equity and diversity:

Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

We pride ourselves in applying non-discrimination rules to all our recruitments.

We will only contact the candidates selected who meet the job requirements in terms of training and experience.

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 195,000 employees, including more than 148,000 in Europe. The Group 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. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.

About BNP Paribas in Canada

In Canada, BNP Paribas is one of the dominant foreign banks in the country and is committed to building its platform even further. Since becoming the operational hub for the Group's activities in North America in 2013, it has grown significantly to reach more than 700 employees and is expected to continue growing in the coming years. With the continued development of technology and financial fields, BNP Paribas Canada continues to attract experts with diverse backgrounds as well as young and ambitious talent from across the globe. With the international mobility and capacity that very few companies can offer, BNP Paribas prides itself in providing a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow.

Primary Location: CA-QC-Montréal
Job Type: Standard / Permanent
Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level: At least 5 years
Schedule: Full-time
Reference: IT-271020-002-MCB

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