AVP Senior Fund Accountant

Company: BNP Paribas Investment Partners USA Holdings, Inc.
Job type: Full-time

About BNP Paribas:
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach.
It has a presence in 72 countries, with more than 202,600 employees,
of which almost 155,000 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, corporates 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 European
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:
BNP Paribas Securities Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP
Paribas Group, is a leading global custodian and securities services
provider backed by the strength of an integrated bank. It provides
multi asset post trade and asset servicing solutions for institutional
participants in the investment cycle, from the buy-side and sell-side
to corporates and issuers. Covering over 100 markets, offices in 34
countries and over 8,800 employees, the BNP Paribas network is one of
the most extensive in the industry. We bring together local insight
and a global network to enable clients to maximize their market and
investment opportunities worldwide.
Candidate Success Factors:
Candidates will be measured on the following four performance drivers
which will dictate how individual impact is considered on the Americas
platform:
* Results and Impact
* Leadership and Collaboration
* Client, Customer and Stakeholder Focus
* Compliance Culture and Conduct
Responsibilities:
Responsible for performing all aspects of accounting and recordkeeping
for the most complex mutual fund or other investment account(s).
Analyzes data and researches and resolves problems that may be complex
in nature, ensuring all discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner.
Controls and balances accounts and output, posts accounting entries to
ledger, and verifies investment data in a timely and accurate manner.
Supports and reviews the work produced by lower level staff.
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Performs calculations for assigned group of funds/accounts, which
includes cash projections, reconciliation of trade activity and
corporate actions, reconciliation of holdings, and review/analysis
of income and expenses.
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Analyzes fund/account data to identify potential problems and
develops appropriate solutions.
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Alerts management, as required, of any problems that exist on
statements, including duplicate trades, incorrect trades, and
discrepancies in amounts associated with accounting activity.
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Verifies work performed by staff level accountants as needed.
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Preparation of reports provided to internal and external
customers, including maintenance of supporting documentation.
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Ensures that required records are maintained and stored according
to appropriate retention policy in a timely and accurate manner.
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Assists in development of policies and procedures for work
performed.
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Assists in development of staff and provides performance feedback
to supervisor.
OTHER FUNCTIONS: Assumes additional duties as requested or assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications
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Two years mutual fund and/or accounting experience required
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Bachelor s Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent required
Preferred Qualifications:
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Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
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Intermediate knowledge of the mutual funds industry
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Strong attention to detail and accuracy
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Ability to work and make decisions independently
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Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Word, Excel, fund
accounting systems
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Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
multiple projects
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Strong analytical and problem solving skills
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Strong verbal and written communication skills
FINRA Registrations Required:
Not applicable
BNP Paribas is committed to providing a work environment that fosters
diversity, inclusion, and equal employment opportunity without regard
to race, color, gender, age, creed, sex, religion, national origin,
disability (physical or mental), marital status, citizenship,
ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression,
or any other legally protected status.

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