Business Line : Asset And fund services
The bank for a changing world
With strong roots anchored in Europe’s banking history dating back to 1848, BNP Paribas supports its clients and employees in today’s changing world and has positioned itself as a leading bank in the Eurozone and a prominent international banking institution.
The Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 1 million professionals, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporate clients in its retail-
banking networks. With over 189,000 employees representing 150 nationalities across 75 countries, BNP Paribas is one of the world’s largest banks, ranking highly in both Retail Banking Services and Corporate and Institutional Banking.
The Group has had a presence in India for over 150 years having established its first branch in Kolkata, in 1860. With this unparalleled experience of the Indian market, it is among the leading corporate banks in the country.
A leading global custodian and securities services provider
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services provider, backed by the strength of a universal banking group.
Our mission is to protect and secure assets for all actors of the investment cycle : buy-side, sell-side and issuers. A part of the Corporate and Institutional Banking business of the Group, it has USD 8,770 billion assets under custody, USD 2,074 billion assets under administration and administers over 10,000 funds.
BNP Paribas Securities Services has a unique multi-local model, servicing both the buy-side (the institutional investors and the fund managers) and sell-
side (the broker-dealers community and the banks) providing a global coverage of over 100 markets through 9,500 employees worldwide across 34 countries.
Global Securities Operations
One of the three international operations centres, BNP Paribas Global Securities Operations (GSO) provides services to global clients in the Asian region and some follow-
the-sun activities for European clients. Wholly owned by BNP Paribas Securities Services, the GSO centre offers a wide range of services which include custody operations, fund accounting, middle-
office operations, static data management, clearing and settlement operations and other transversal services.
Roles & Responsibilities
Working as a member of the Trade Processing team including trade capture and settlement
Process Global Security transactions on the Global trade processing platforms within given deadlines
Interact with both internal and external parties to resolve trade confirmation and settlement queries
Participate and help management in the Audit, Projects
Capture and confirm Equity and Fixed Income trades from the client in a timely and accurate manner thus ensuring timely settlement and accounting
Ensure that all trades are matched within market / client deadlines
Ensure client positions are correct and all transactions are processed
Query resolution in accordance with time frames set out in Client SLA’s
Work with the Custodians and brokers to capture failed trades
Resolve failed trade queries proactively
Ensure all errors / break down of procedure are documented as per BNP Paribas policy
Active involvement in Projects
Extensive communication with Internal & External parties.
Knowledge and skills required
Strong analytical skills, detail orientation, service commitment, and solid organizational and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment, prioritizes multiple tasks, and meets strict deadlines.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and strong MS-Word & Excel skills required.
To be based in Chennai and prepared to travel as required.
Must be prepared to work in any shift supporting Asia / Americas / European business hours.
Capacity to deal with high volumes of activity
Prioritization and notion of risk
Knowledge of activities in other departments
Team Spirit Should be a good team player
Capacity to handle issues during crisis and otherwise
Should handle pressurized situations
Educational qualification : Graduation / Post Graduation with specialization in Commerce or Finance