Financial Risk Controller BNP Paribas

July 10, 2024

Financial Risk Controller BNP Paribas


  • Permanent
  • ES-Madrid-Madrid
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BNP Paribas Group is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. It has close to 185,000 employees in 65 countries. In Spain we are more than 5,100 employees within 13 business lines.
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BNP Paribas EMEA Finance employs 500 employees, of which more than 325 are based in Madrid. We manage more than 250 BNP Paribas entities from all over Europe, covering +60% of Group’s balance sheet and all group’s banking activities (Corporate & Investment Banking, Retail Banking, Personal Finance and other financial services activities…).
Our mission is to measure, control and explain all the financial indicators required to monitor accounting, tax, regulatory, liquidity, credit risk reporting and management result activities.
LOD2 Controls ensure the consistent and documented approach in term of Risk Based definition and Independent check and challenge methodology within the scope covered.

It provides guidance and leadership on key financial risk and associated control framework to Finance management.

It identifies risk areas and provide proactive measures to respond to the risks and implements the EMEA Finance strategy expanding Madrid regional platform capabilities and developing a new Control methodology.

It develops a governance structure adapted to the new organization.

LOD2 Controls provides short-term and medium-term Control 2nd LoD roadmaps in synchronization with Group internal plans, with Industry best practices and regulations.


LOD2 Analyst develops and sustains the Control 2nd LoD framework by:

Performing the independent challenge of the identification and assessment of the accounting and financial information risks and of the mitigation framework of the LoD 1 (including Finance own LoD 1 process)

• Independent challenge of controls,

• Assessment of 1st line of defense control set up quality

• Supervision of the elementary certification from SMS

• Check of the application of Accounting Controls Group procedure

• Closure of External Auditors recommendations based on their Check Challenge

 Reporting and participating to the decision-making process through:

• Reporting and quarterly synthesis to the related perimeters and to the Group Finance Management (FORCC Committee notably)

• Provide to entity’s CFO/CFO Office a synthesis of the risk assessment through certification process (all phases)

• Review of entities main certificates

• Controls and independent reviews if and where necessary,

• Participation to the accounting projects

 Steer or participate to remediation programs. To rely on specific control expertise and transversal view, LoD2 can exceptionally take part to the steering of remediation program as observer or as an actor when residual risk us deemed severe. This participation will be framed by specific request/validation to the regional CFO.

  • Studies

Master degree in Business Administration or Audit

  • Experience

2-4 years experiences 

Banking experiences not mandatory

  • Languages



  • Technical

Microsoft Office 

  • Transversal & Behavioral

Organizational skills

Analytical skills

Critical thinking  

• Training programs, career plans and internal mobility opportunities, national and international thanks to our presence in different countries.
• Diversity and Inclusion Committee that ensures an inclusive work environment. In recent years, several employee communities have been created to organize diversity and inclusion awareness actions (PRIDE, We Generations and MixCity).
• Corporate volunteering program (1 Million Hours 2 Help) in which employees can dedicate time out of their working hours to volunteer activities.
• Flexible compensation plan. 
• Hybrid telecommuting model (50%).
• 31 vacation days.
Diversity and inclusion commitment
BNP Paribas Group in Spain is an equal opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. We are actively committed to ensuring that no individual is discriminated against on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Equity and diversity are at the core of our recruitment policy because we believe that they foster creativity and efficiency, which in turn increase performance and productivity. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.

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