About BNP Paribas:

About BNP Paribas:

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 192,000 employees, including more than 146,000 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, corporate and institutional clients) to realize 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.

 

Business Overview:

The Hispanic Latin America region is a key market for BNP Paribas. While Brazil remains the largest economy in Latin America, other major countries in the region are also significant contributors for the business and for long standing relations with clients. For example, BNP Paribas has been uninterruptedly present in Colombia for more than 40 years.

BNP Paribas has a historical footprint in the Hispanic Latin America. The Bank has been in the region since 1914 and is now present in 5 countries with nearly 2000 employees between Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) and International Financial Services.

CIB in Hispanic Latin America has world-class teams of roughly 200 professionals spread among Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Peru and Argentina, thus ensuring an overall coverage of BNP Paribas’ client franchise in the region. All BNP Paribas’ business lines have operations in Hispanic Latin America and are structured in such a way as to provide their clients with the best combination of specialists according to sector, product or geographic region. In the context of growing globalization, they are able to accommodate their clients thanks to their powerful regional platforms:

  • In North America (essentially New York but also other hubs such as Houston and San Francisco) and Brazil (Sao Paulo) with a number of professionals covering Latin America.
  • In the whole of Europe with major hubs such as Paris, London, Frankfurt, Madrid, etc.
  • In Asia with a broad coverage of all major economies in the region.

In Colombia, BNP Paribas has presence through 5 entities representing the Group: the Rep. Office, the Corporación Financiera and a Trust company for the Corporate and Institutional Banking pole. As for International Financing Services, an insurance company (Cardif) and a Rep Office for Asset Management Services.  BNP Paribas is the European bank with the longest uninterrupted presence in the country. 

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Business Overview:

The objective of the Coverage Relationship Manager is to develop Coverage’s commercial strategy with Financial Institutions in Colombia & Peru through the execution of transactions and by originating deals together with the different business lines of the Bank. In addition, he must ensure an excellent relationship with clients by understanding their needs to achieve BNP Paribas’ goals in the region.

Responsibilities:

·       Execute Coverage’s business plan by originating and boosting the relationship with new and existing clients in Colombia & Peru through recurrent meetings with them, always making sure these clients fit within the requirements of the different business lines.

·       Creating strong and long-term relationships with key decision makers at all levels including the C- suite (i.e. high customer management) to improve the visibility, image and competitive position of BNP Paribas with the client

·       Understanding the impact of key financial sector strategic objectives, policies and regulations (including in the banking system) and coordinating, where appropriate, the involvement of other bankers, GBLs and functions.

·       Contribute to defining the BNP Paribas regional strategy for the FIC customer segment, in collaboration with the FIC regional team and business lines.

·       Coordinating business-line marketing initiatives to FIC customers, ensuring alignment of priorities, and marketing plans

·       Organize events with clients to promote the BNP Paribas franchise in Colombia & Peru and to strengthen the relationship with clients.

·       Ensure proper follow up of opportunities and keep record of history with clients.

·       Follow the Bank’s KYC and Compliance policies set by the Bank’s Compliance Department to prevent the Bank from taking any risks (including but not limited to operational and reputational risks).

·       Proactively identify and create sales solutions for financial operations 

·       Management and improvement of the electronic banking platform

·       Identify the parameters of potential transactions and propose acceptable structures.

·       Negotiate terms with the clients and document the final terms.

·       Assist managers in relation to masters and documentation.

·       Work side by side with the Legal department for Documentation. 

·       Coordinate with the administrative and middle office to ensure proper handling of transactions.

·       Comply with all applicable regulations (local or those defined by Group) and BNPP internal policies, this includes but is not limited to Financial Security, Know Your Client/Costumer/Supplier, Due Diligence, Client Interest Protection, Market Integrity, Professional Ethics and Respect for colleagues.

·       Strict compliance with the BNP Paribas Code of Conduct, by displaying an exemplary behavior aligned with the Mission, Values and Rules of Conduct covering all 7 angles: customers’ interests, financial security, market integrity, professional ethics, respect for colleagues, group protection and involvement with society.

Qualifications:

·       intended for clients across multiple industries with international activity.

·       Self-starter, highly sales oriented and entrepreneurial.

·       Resilient and committed – able to deliver within tight deadlines and under pressure, flexible over working hours and prepared to travel.

·       Team player.

·       Good Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills.

Minimum required qualifications:

·       Fluent in Spanish and English

·   Bachelor’s degree or foreign education equivalent required in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Affairs, or similar field. MBA preferred

·       Minimum of +15 years of experience in banking or financial services required.

·     Good internal and external client service skills, including strong written and interpersonal communications skills.

·       Understanding of the US, Europe and Latam market.

·       Strong technical skills in financial risk analysis: good credit judgement.

·       Knowledge of investment and corporate banking products: at least of Project Finance, Export Finance, Corporate Finance, Debt Capital Market, Fixed Income, Global Equity & Commodities, Global Trade Solutions.

FINRA Registrations Required:

 None

Job Purpose:

·       Asegurar el cumplimiento de los regímenes informativos regulatorios contables y extracontables aplicables a la entidad, con la oportunidad, periodicidad, calidad de la información y especificaciones técnicas determinados por los reguladores.

·       Proveer al negocio reportes periódicos sobre el desempeño de los indicadores prudenciales aplicables a las actividades desarrolladas por la entidad con la finalidad de monitorear el cumplimiento de la regulación financiera aplicable.

·       Controlar los procesos contables administrativos de las entidades de CIB y oficinas de Representación, asegurando en ellos la observancia de las IFRS.

·       Monitoreo de la producción de reportes regulatorios validando el debido cumplimiento de acuerdo a las normas establecidas por los entes de vigilancia y control.

·       Revisor de segundo nivel de reportes regulatorios contables y algunos extracontables con destino a los reguladores locales y a las áreas internas de BNPP.

·       Asegurar el control de cuentas contables de la función administrativa de la entidad y supervisar la gestión de cuentas por pagar de las entidades de CIB bajo la responsabilidad.

·       Garantizar la creación de las cuentas contables generales que se requiera para los nuevos productos de BNPP para su debido desarrollo.

Duties and Responsibilities

Controlar, en segundo nivel, la integridad, exactitud y correspondencia de la información contable y extracontable que conforma los reportes regulatorios con destino a los reguladores y a algunas áreas internas de la Corporación Financiera.

Asegurar la elaboración y presentación frente a los reguladores la información financiera contable administrativa estándar según los regímenes informativos aplicables a la entidad y bajo la responsabilidad de Finance, enmarcado en un ambiente de control riguroso que permita la generación de información con la oportunidad y calidad requeridas por las normas.

Analizar la información a ser reportada a los reguladores y mantener la trazabilidad de los indicadores, contribuyendo las explicaciones que fundamentan las principales variaciones de los indicadores prudenciales de la entidad.

Proveer informes periódicos al CFO y las áreas usuarias de la información sobre el cumplimiento de los límites prudenciales aplicables a la entidad.

Envío periódico al Front Office y Áreas de Riesgos de reportes para el monitoreo del cumplimiento de la regulación prudencial aplicable a la entidad.                                                                                                  

Participar en las pruebas de continuidad de negocio para los procesos críticos del Área de Finance & Tax, asegurando la disponibilidad y adecuada prueba a las aplicaciones definidas como sensibles en los procesos de reportaría regulatoria y pago de impuestos.

Mantener actualizados los manuales de procedimiento relacionados con reportes regulatorios, tanto en el diseño de los procedimientos como en la actualización de la regulación que rige técnicamente para la elaboración de los reportes regulatorios.

Efectuar las pruebas de aceptación de usuario y dar el sign-off de primer nivel sobre los cambios a sistemas de reportes y estructuras de información relacionada con regímenes informativos regulatorios locales.

Mantener un control de actualización normativa recurrente en los temas bajo su responsabilidad y comunicar a todas las sub-áreas de Finance & Tax tales actualizaciones. Asegurar la actualización de los procesos operativos e informáticos conforme a la evolución de las normas que los rigen. 

Hacer adecuado análisis de la regulación aplicable a BNPP evaluando su impacto comunicando al área y debida actualización al comité regulatorio.

Elaboración diaria de las conciliaciones de cuentas nostro de BNP Paribas Corporación Financiera y conciliación de primer nivel mensual de las mismas cuentas.

Coordinar y verificar el reporte financiero de las oficinas de representación BNP Paribas y ORAM previo al envío para París y México respectivamente.

Preparar y asegurar la adecuada liberación del pago a proveedores.

Validación y aprobación de los comprobantes manuales preparados por el área de Finance.

Qualifications

Profesional en ciencias administrativas (contador, administrador de empresas, etc..). Con experiencia en políticas contables, legislación tributaria y/o similares (leyes colombianas). Conocimiento profundo de los productos operados por las entidades y de las funciones administrativas (compras, cuentas por pagar). Con experiencia y conocimiento de la legislación aplicable a las entidades financieras (CE 100 de 1995, decreto 2555 de 2010), con conocimiento y experiencia en Documentos Técnicos para la elaboración y presentación de reportes regulatorios a los distintos entes de vigilancia y control.

Alto dominio de herramientas de software (Excel, especialmente)

Skills or competencies

o   Behavioral Competencies

§  Ability to Collaborate / Team Work

§  Communication Skills – oral & written

§  Active listening

§  Organizational Skills Adaptability

§  Attention to detail / rigor

§  Ability to deliver / Results Driven

o   Transversal Competencies

§  Ability to Understand, explain and support change

§  Analytical Ability

Direct Reports

Financial Regulatory and Statutory Reporting Analyst

Financial Accounting & Reporting Analyst

Interactions

Interna

Líneas de negocio en Colombia

Back Office, Front Office, Risk

Áreas administrativas

Áreas operativas

Externa

Superintendencia Financiera de Colombia

Auditores externos (Revisoría Fiscal)

Fogafín.

Banco de la República.

Training

Políticas de Compliance

Arquitectura de sistemas

Sistemas Finance (LAP, Beacon, A2, BI, Apoteosys )

Accounting Control Plan Estándar

Actividades desarrolladas por la entidad

Políticas de documentación de procedimientos