Business Analyst - Local Operations

BNP Paribas
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Competitive salary
23 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Job Description - ALMT IT - Intraday - Business Analyst

About BNP Paribas Group:

BNP Paribas is a top-ranking bank in Europe with an international profile. It operates in 71 countries and has almost 199 000 employees. The Group ranks highly in its three core areas of activity: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail banking networks and financial services are grouped together under Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, centred on corporate and institutional clients. The Group helps all of its clients (retail, associations, businesses, SMEs, large corporates and institutional) to implement their projects by providing them with services in financing, investment, savings and protection. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas enjoys leading positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas and has a solid and fast-growing network in the Asia/Pacific region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas SA, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Bengaluru, Chennai and Mumbai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. India Solutions services three business lines: Corporate and Institutional Banking, Investment Solutions and Retail Banking for BNP Paribas across the Group. Driving innovation and growth, we are harnessing the potential of over 6000 employees, to provide support and develop best-in-class solutions.

About Businessline/Function :

ALMT function is responsible for Asset Liabilities management and treasury activity of BNP Paribas. It also handles Bank's funding needs and risk management activities.

MatisseNext is a Treasury application with core functions of Treasury Funding, Cash & Nostri Reconciliation. It is specific to Arbitrage & Subsidiaries entities, which caters to CIB-Global Markets & CIB Finance Business Métiers.

ILMS is Web based communication tool amongst FO ALM-Treasury and TFLM Operations to build the Treasury forecasts and manage the short-term position of the bank in all its currencies based on the prepared forecasts.

I2R (Intraday Reporting Repository) is the tool for Group Treasury globally for Intraday Liquidity Management and is based on BCBS248 requirement. It allows calculating the intraday liquidity need in a BAU and a stressed situation as indicated in the ALMT Intraday Liquidity Management policy. As such it allows to calculate, validate or resize the Dedicated Intraday Liquidity Buffer as requested by the Policy

Above applications are fully integrated to BNPP standard architecture via in-house developments

Job Title:

Business Analyst






Mumbai - Infinity Building

Business Line / Function:


Reports to:


Project Manager/Senior Business Analyst


(if applicable)


Project Manager

Number of Direct Reports:


Directorship / Registration:


Position Purpose

Current position is under ALMT IT team scope to contribute in individual capacity on development, enhancements, and maintenance & support activities for multiple applications by efficiently utilizing continuous improvement and agile methodology. Immediate tasks would include but not restricted to
  • To create and maintain functional specifications document and work closely with the development and testing team.
  • To co-ordinate closely with the Product Owner, business users and onsite BA's or managers of the application to understand the functional requirements
  • To perform functional tests and assist with user acceptance tests


    Direct Responsibilities

    • Interact with functional and technical representatives of project teams in order to understand business functionalities, technical modules, integration mechanism and data sources.
    • Prepare functional specifications for developers and testers.
    • Prepare test plans and conduct Integration, Regression, Performance and Functional Testing using automated testing frameworks
    • Review Functional Specs, Functional Test Cases prepared by IT team.
    • Contribute to the technical designing phase and document the design with UML diagrams and models. Create prototype for proof of concept and business requirements validations.
    • Provide functional assistance to Development/Testing teams.
    • Participate in peer reviews of Functional Specs.
    • Conduct user training sessions on applications and functionalities.
    • Train others (wherever required) in order to ensure knowledge sharing and backup.
    • Ensure that the project and organization standards are followed during various phases of software development lifecycle and day-to-day development work.
    • Estimate efforts and schedule for various modules and meet deadlines.
    • Functional Release Documentation
    • To participate in out-of-hours / daytime support as required
    • To ensure that application is of good quality, ensure any issues are fixed on priority.
    • To work with teams to help solve complex problems
    • Work towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery efficiency
    • Contribute towards recruitment efforts - both for the team as well as for the organization
    • Contribute towards innovation; suggest new practices for efficiency improvement.
    • Provide L3 Support
    • To ensure all activities carried-out and solutions proposed, planned and delivered are compliant with Organization policy guidelines.

    Contributing Responsibilities

    • Contribute towards innovation, suggest new practices to be investigated
    • Contribute towards initiatives to improve processes and delivery
    • Contribute towards recruitment efforts - both for the team as well as for the organization

    Technical & Behavioral Competencies

    Mandatory Skills:

    • Experience as a Business Analyst in an IT industry in the Finance domain.
    • Knowledge of Capital Market activities, Financial Products, Financial Terminologies is a must.
    • Good SQL Query writing skills
    • Understanding of Trade Life Cycle
    • Understanding & Knowledge of Swift MT Messages
    • Thorough understanding of complete Software Development Lifecycle
    • Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills and inclination to constantly upgrade on new technologies and frameworks.
    • Good communication, good interpersonal skills and co-ordination activities, self-motivated, and inclination to constantly upgrade on new developments in the industry.
    • Ability to understand business requirements easily and translate them into functional requirements.
    • Capability to understand and analyze complex IT application and financial product structures
    • Excellent documentation ability.
    • Have experience in preparing requirement specifications and perform UAT.

    Nice to have Skills:

    • Knowledge or Experience with Treasury functions, Cash Reconciliation and business processes.
    • Usage of SAP Business Objects from User perspective
    • Experience/Knowledge of Back Office Settlement system
    • Well versed with all Agile ceremonies


    Primary Location: IN-MH-Mumbai
    Job Type: Standard / Permanent
    Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
    Experience Level: At least 5 years
    Schedule: Full-time
    Reference: CIB005794
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