In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860.
Currently with over 18,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs.
It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 68 markets with more than 193,000 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.
Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.
BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients.
We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you’re valued as part of the team.
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APAC Finance Implementation Project team.
1. Deliver a high quality automated platform to Finance users for their daily BAU tasks in the context of ever changing business & reporting requirements.
2. Ensure consistency of Finance systems / reports across the APAC region, in adherence to the Group's standard.
3. Provide efficient support to Finance teams in daily production tasks.
4. Major projects involve :
Build or enhance accounting interface between operating systems and accounting core ledger systems
Support new business and new products initiatives
Support new regulatory requirements
System upgrades and migrations
Acting as a Business Analyst (70%)
Understand the project objective and ensure all user requirements are properly captured
Carry out feasibility study, assess potential impact and define target operating model
Explain the user requirements to IT for IT development
Define the appropriate testing strategy according to the nature of the project
Design test cases and ensure adequate testing is performed
Validate testing result by performing detailed checking in accounting entries and / or reports and provide UAT sign-off on behalf of finance users
Acting as a Project Manager (30%)
Drive and manage all stages in project life cycle, from project initialization to project closure
Develop project scope documentation, project plans and project schedules
Continuously coordinate with IT and other finance users
Undertake risk analysis and proactively identify mitigating solutions
Timely track the progress of projects against agreed timeline and budget
Arrange smooth go-live implementation and provide post go-live support
Present project status regularly to senior management
Build and maintain a trusted relationship with all project stakeholders across different functions (PMO, IT, finance users, operation teams)
Provide support in case of production incidents, including root cause identification and proposing solutions to resolve the issue in a timely manner
Identify area of improvement; streamline the existing processes for efficiency
Support team head to monitor the budget and progress reporting
Technical & Behavioral Competencies
Adequate knowledge on accounting treatment (especially on financial instruments) under IFRS
Knowledge on front-to-back operation and financial products would be an advantage
Proven ability in project delivery
Good command of written and spoken English and Mandarin
PC skill such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SQL
Excited about driving change
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in multicultural environment, as the role needs to deal with different stakeholders across APAC regions
Self-driven and able to work independently
Attention to detail
Able to work under stress
Strong problem solving and logical thinking skill
Ability to multi-task
Specific Qualifications (if required)
Accounting / Auditing related experience And / Or finance project experience in Financial Institution (5+ years)
CPA preferred, but not mandatory
Experience in project management and PMP qualification preferred, but not necessary