Business Analyst - Sanction Filtering Expert

BNP Paribas
Competitive salary
16 Apr 2021
22 Apr 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO

The person selected for this role will be a key member of the Sanctions Filtering team tasked to deliver multiple complex projects in the AML Filtering area. He/she will function as a Business Analyst and SME in the sanction filtering domain. This role is within the Regulatory Compliance IT team. Focus will primarily be on the Prime OFAC Reporter platform, within Corporate & Institutional Banking.

The candidate will partner with the Compliance & Financial Security teams to be the "go to" for functional and product expertise for the sanction filtering solution platform.
Conduct detailed BA/SME work for Sanctions Filtering IT (Compliance) team. Specific duties include:
  • Analyze functional & system processes, do data-mapping, extract data to validate;
  • Develop/Write Business Requirements with Compliance users;
  • Create Functional & Technical Specifications document;
  • Develop & Execute Test plan (Including writing Test Cases, and Traceability Matrix). And Assist/Manage UAT process;
  • Documentation of solution;
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise with Sanctions IT platforms including PRIME / FircoSoft;
  • Provide on-going support of the Sanctions Filtering application - PRIME's OFAC Reporter;
  • Work with Compliance to identify appropriate methodology to cover various scenarios and validate existing setup.


  • 4-5 years of experience in Corporate and Institutional Banking IT, with a full understanding of the Corporate Banking activity;
  • Experience with implementing and managing of Sanctions Filtering tools like PRIME's OFAC Reporter, Fircosoft with a large global bank is a must;
  • Knowledge of Corporate Banking business & systems;
  • Knowledge of Sanction Filtering solutions and AML is needed.


  • Bilingual : English and French;
  • Proficiency in SQL, and Excel is required;
  • Ability to understand complex codes is a must;
  • Experience in writing - PID, Business Requirements doc, Functional Specifications and Test Plans for Corporate and Institutional Banking;
  • Good understanding of Data Analysis and Data Mapping.


  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical issues in a simple concise manner;
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills;
  • Highly motivated and self-directed with Multi-tasking capabilities;
  • Success in the role is heavily dependent on the ability to work cooperatively with both business users and technical team but also on the ability to work independently.

FINRA Registration required: N/A

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-270121-001-MCB

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