Controller (1 – 3 years)

January 11, 2023
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Mission and Objectives

This role is in the Cost & Efficiency Team, part of Strategic Financial Management Team in the Madrid Financial Service Centre focused on the worldwide analysis and reporting. The primary responsibility is generating reports to provide comprehensive management accounting/reporting services for ITO (Global Markets (IT/OPS/Drive), Global Banking (IT/OPS), Client Management, CCCO, Production, SSC, BP2S, Management, Quality & Efficiency and ALMT) and Other Functions scope to the Territory/functional COO, as well as reviewing Local PMs closing and providing a global perspective to the analysis.  We support line Territory manager in providing any business partnering required to these remits and any ad hoc tasks. We also provide a quarterly analysis and reporting of the figures for the Group Integrated Functions Legal & Compliance for the worldwide view.

Main responsibilities

Management Accounting Functions

  • Perform high quality Management Accounting financial operational processes.
  • Produce monthly and quarterly closing reporting and analysis: collect needed information, control data, inputs in global systems, provide reports for CIB Function heads, CIB ITO COO and Head of Function N-1.
  • Perform controls related to data loaded in the different tools and propose enhancement if need be.
  • Participate in the definition of key analysis axis to enhance the quality and the relevancy on all produced reports.
  • Follow up a dedicated Business Stream (ITO COOs, Functions) at worldwide level thanks to Local PM Contribution and functional analysis.
  • Guarantee of the respect of the Group Management Norms: consistency with Group and CIB rules & principles, homogeneity through functions and business lines and regions, etc.
  • Gather, analyse and produce NBAU expenses file to be included in the monthly reporting.
  • Provide quarterly closing analysis and reporting for the Group Integrated Functions Legal & Compliance within CIB.
  • Lead the Budget Transfer process being the key worldwide contact for gathering all the requests. Analyse (integrity, consistency and validation) and process them into the tracking tool. Coordinate with other Global PMs for loading these requests.
  • Delivery of the reports to SPOCs and managers.
  • Contribution to adhoc requests.
  • Maintenance of Referential, Mapping and Procedures
  • Update referential and mappings.
  • Update monthly reporting builders/tools.
  • Update referential and mappings with the Global team leader requests.
  • Participate in Budget Process:
  • Preparation and follow up through Budget Transfer/changes in scope.
  • Provide the SPOCs with actual, budget and forecast commentaries.
  • Ad hoc assistance cross remit as required with the annual budget/forecast process.
  • Act as a key liaison between several key department stakeholders
  • Liaison with management / Local PM / ISPL offshore team to obtain and validate all monthly information. for the production of monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Assist SPOCs and related internal clients with their queries in a timely fashion.

Projects, Systems Support, Operational Process Improvements

  • In partnership with the Project team, contributes to the standardization/harmonization of best practices across systems and processes.
  • Participate in the upgrades/version releases of the reports, as well as system amendments/enhancements required to facilitate new/modified reporting requirements. In connection with this effort, assist in user acceptance testing and trouble-shooting after deployment.
  • Assist in identifying operational process improvements in production, control procedures, and workflow organization to increase the team’s efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participate in the development, testing, and implementation of systems to support the activities of the team, assisting in: definition of business requirements, user acceptance testing, user training, post deployment trouble-shooting.


Training and occupational experience

  • Accounting degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2-3 years of financial and/or management accounting experience, preferably within Financial Services Industries
  • Strong Corporate Banking product knowledge
  • Prior experience of cost accounting and preparation of management commentaries
  • English speaking is mandatory and French is a plus

Essential specific requirements

  • Working  knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles,   IFRS, French GAP as well as LRR, and regulatory and tax accounting rules and regulations
  • Strong Corporate Banking  product knowledge
  • Strong ability to interrogate, analyse and interpret data and produce variance analysis
  • Ability to learn new systems and products quickly
  • Excellent Excel skills (including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, SUMIF) and Access, macro level
  • Knowledge of General Ledger systems essential  (SAP), data management systems Hyperion Essbase/ Oracle Smartview experience
  • Ability to learn new systems and products quickly

Skills and behaviours

  • Effective analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter and team player, able to work independently and collaboratively with various teams in a deadline-focused environment
  • Ability to work with remote locations

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. Therefore, on equal terms of qualifications and competencies for the position, the candidate of the underrepresented sex at that level shall have access to the position. We strive to reflect the society we live in, while keeping with the image of our clients.