Associate - Group Controls Mumbai

  • Location: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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, centered 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 :

Controls team monitors the control environment surrounding the production of financial statements and of accounting figures by performing various Level 2 controls. The primary mission of the control team is to ensure that the entities under its purview comply with the Group and CIB Accounting Control Standards. Control examples include Revenue recognition, Cost of Risk provisioning, Nostro Reconciliation, Sensitive Account check, Account Justification, Internal Deals P&L.

Job Title:

Associate – Level 2 Accounting Controls and Monitoring


21st October, 2022


Finance Shared Services



Business Line / Function:

Finance Shared Services

Reports to:


Team Manager


(if applicable)


Number of Direct Reports:
• Directorship / Registration:



Contribute to the performance of the accounting control of BNP Paribas entities in America.

Drive the account owner sign-off and some first level accounting control

Perform and document accounting controls and analysis

Contribute to some 2nd level control review and prepare some key controls (manual entries, data integrity check)



Contribute to the performance of 2nd level accounting controls on a list of key areas defined by the BNP Paribas Standard Accounting Control Group Plan, including manual entries, dormant accounts, accounts with abnormal direction, etc.

Identify system / control deficiencies and propose solution to improve the accounting control environment

Monitor the Accounting Control Repository Database, including update any changes in accounts and ownership

Based on the Accounting Control Repository Database, monitor account justification collection and 1st level control sign-off and escalate problems identified.

Monitor Accounting Control outcomes through key performance and key risk indicators

Prepare key Group accounting control reporting and ad hoc control memo upon request when an issue is identified.

Ensure the good coordination with the North/Latin America team, in particular whenever an accounting issue needs to be addressed

Participate to Finance Projects linked to Accounting Controls

Contribute to BNP Paribas operational permanent control framework.


Chartered accountant or Accounting degree with relevant work experience – 1 or 2 years (mandatory)

Degree with a major in internal/external audit (optional)

Banking and/or IFRS knowledge (mandatory)

Strong PC skill: advance Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Knowledge of MS Access and data extraction (e.g. Business Objects)

Former audit experience or experiences on the accounting controls within a Finance function in Banking and Financial Services (mandatory)

Flexible working hours

English fluent

Portuguese linguistic skills (Optional)

Good communication skill

Strong analytical mind

Team spirit

Hard working

Manages pressure and priorities during the closing process

Curiosity and open to other cultures


CA/MBA Finance/Semi-qualified CA with 1-3 years’ experience in Banking

Skills Referential

Behavioural Skills: (Please select up to 4 skills)

Communication skills - oral & written

Critical thinking

Ability to collaborate / Teamwork

Client focused

Transversal Skills: (Please select up to 5 skills)

Ability to understand, explain and support change

Ability to develop and adapt a process

Ability to set up relevant performance indicators

Analytical Ability

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

Education Level:

Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Experience Level

At least 2 years

Other/Specific Qualifications (if required)

Commerce Graduate, MBA Finance, Semi-qualified CA or Accounting degree with relevant work experience (mandatory)

Associate - 1 to 2 years

Banking knowledge (mandatory)

Strong PC skill: advance Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Knowledge of MS Access and data extraction (e.g. Business Objects)




Standard / Permanent




Other Degrees / Certifications / Vocational, Technical or Professional Qualifications


At least 1 year






(REF: CIB007365

Company Name: BNP Paribas

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