Sr Business Analyst

BNP Paribas
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Competitive salary
23 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Job role
Business analyst, CFO
About BNP Paribas Group:

Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 74 countries with more than 190,000 employees. It 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. In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 markets, it provides clients with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs, and continues to develop its franchise in the region.

About BNP Paribas India Solutions:

Established in 2005, BNP Paribas India Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas Group, a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. With delivery centers located in Mumbai and Chennai, we are a 24x7 global delivery center. We partner various business lines of BNP Paribas such as Corporate and Institutional Banking, Wealth Management, Retail Banking through three verticals - Information Technology, Operations and Finance Shared Services.

About Businessline/Function :

Under BNP Paribas IT Group, FRESH is the IT framework encompassing Projects & Systems of Finance and RISK functions, with a strong focus on efficiency, proximity, agility and time-to-market.

FRESH is a worldwide organizational model that will contribute to tackle major challenges of the Group's transformation of today and tomorrow, building the best offering to the Finance and Risk Community through a progressive rotation to new technologies and best practices. The FRESH organization is the outcome of several convergences: between the Project & Systems teams of Group Finance, CIB Finance and RISK and their related IT teams.

FRESH is part of the IT Group organization (ITG in Europe and ITO overseas) with a threefold sponsorship by ITG, Finance and RISK (CIB-ITO; RISK Solutions and ITG-FIT).

Job Title:

Sr. Business Analyst


Apr 20, 2021




Infinity/NKP - Mumbai

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Position Purpose

The analyst will be a part of the ISPL Mumbai - FAR-CRR (Financial Accounting Reporting & Credit Risk Reporting) projects team. The Business analyst will primarily work on Accounting / Financial Reporting / Credit Risk reporting Projects. In addition, the analyst will also perform business analysis for different Accounting Platforms & Finance systems.


Direct Responsibilities

Understanding data sources, composition, rules of reporting required by different applications and ensuring data completeness & accuracy.

Creating a detailed business analysis, outlining problems, opportunities and solutions for a business.

Ensuring that data is seamlessly available for head office reporting purposes. This involves tracing data, extracting, transformation, analysis and enrichment.

Reconciling data sets & trace data evolution through complex transformation processes.

The role involves performing root cause analysis on CHANGE the BANK and RUN the BANK issues.

Preparing functional specifications, proof of concepts, test cases for reports and enhancements in the General Ledger platforms, Finance systems and Risk System.

Create and establish processes and handoffs between different global & local teams.

Lead or participate in multiple evolutions & projects, updating project documentation; managing project scope; adjusting schedules when necessary; determining daily priorities; ensuring efficient and on-time delivery of project tasks and milestones.

Liaise between Operations and IT to assist or gather business requirements needed for system modifications, enhancement and implementations.

Contributing Responsibilities

Preparing status reports, communication broadcasts, and process reengineering, identifying automation & efficiency initiatives.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

Data Analyst
  • Ability to source, transform and analyze large data sets.
  • Experience in reconciliations and tracing data elements through transformation processes is critical.
  • Ability to identify issues, develop solutions, manage short term and permanent fixes
  • Record experiences and develop operating procedures.

    Business Analytical skills
  • Eliciting user requirements and transforming them to functional specifications/Change requirements.
  • Preparing business test cases.
  • Liaising with development team on the production queries & enhancements.
  • Managing testing and deployment.
  • Experience with software development life cycle & implementation
  • Develop processes combining applications & people interactions

    Technical Skills
  • Ability to work with large data sets in MS Excel/Ms Access and corresponding tools and formulae like pivots, lookups etc.
  • Ability to use data processing tools for data transformation
  • Understand database concepts - tables, master & referential data, building primary keys etc
  • SQL Skills required.
  • Alteryx Tool, MS Access & VBA skills are preferable.

    Behavioral Competencies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Conduct meetings with global stakeholders, prepare minutes & summaries.
  • Assertiveness, Negotiation, Proactivness & Prioritization skills are important.
  • Discipline in documenting, following-up on issues and changes.
  • Experience in interacting with global stakeholders and independently managing discussions.
  • Accounting and Finance concepts and awareness of Credit Risk, IFRS reporting concepts, Finance head-office reporting processes.

    Specific Qualifications (if required)

    Skills Referential

    Behavioural Skills : (Please select up to 4 skills)

    Communication skills - oral & written

    Ability to synthetize / simplify

    Attention to detail / rigor

    Organizational skills

    Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

    Analytical Ability

    Ability to understand, explain and support change

    Ability to develop and adapt a process

    Ability to manage / facilitate a meeting, seminar, committee, training...

    Ability to develop and leverage networks

    Education Level:

    Bachelor Degree or equivalent

    Experience Level

    At least 7 years

    Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

    Business analyst needs to have very good functional skills, intermediate knowledge of SQL and overview of finance application, ledgers and reporting ecosystems.

    MBA in Finance, Bachelor's Degree in engineering ,I.T, Commerce

    Primary Location: IN-MH-Mumbai
    Job Type: Standard / Permanent
    Education Level: Master Degree or equivalent (> 4 years)
    Experience Level: At least 7 years
    Schedule: Full-time
    Reference: FRE000019
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