Assistant Vice President - Account Manager

BNP Paribas   •  

Jersey City, NJ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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5 - 7 years

Posted 51 days ago

BNP Paribas Group

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 75 countries, with more than 189,000 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, 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 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.

About BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking Fully integrated in the BNP Paribas Group, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) is a leading provider of solutions to two client franchises: corporates and institutionals, and operates across EMEA (Europe Middle East Africa), APAC (Asia Pacific) and the Americas. The bank is a global leader in Debt Capital Markets and Derivatives. It is a top European house in Equity Capital Markets and it has leading franchises in Specialized Financing. In Securities Services, it is a top five House worldwide. BNP Paribas CIB strives to service the global economy by providing solutions to its clients in financing (ECM, DCM, specialized financing), flow banking (trade finance and cash management), financial advisory (M&A, project finance), global markets (interest rates, credit, foreign exchange, equity derivatives), risk management, and securities services.

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. Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a senior custody Account Manager in charge of US 40 Act funds
  • Act as an entry point of contact with the clients and act as subject matter expert on client servicing and related activity for Global Custody
  • Ensure accurate responses to client and Fund Admin requests and queries
  • Participate to clients conference calls and meetings
  • Adherence to all US regulations as related to the services offered, along with the adherence to internal bank and business line procedures and policies.
  • Adherence to internal controls to eliminate risk and operational losses
  • Deliver constant high quality of service
  • Provide clients with ad hoc reports as agreed in the SLA (client cash forecast, KPI …)
  • Ensure the coordination and the communication between the internal operations teams and the client
  • Prepare reporting requested by Fund auditors and/or Fund Board
  • Perform the account opening in the names of the funds at sub-custodians level
  • Support and complete projects and initiatives as assigned


Minimum required qualifications

  • Bachelor or higher degree
  • Proven track record in Client Service / Account Management role during a minimum of 5 to 10 years on US 40 Act Funds
  • Experience in large custody project migration with responsibility of the different related working groups
  • Strong knowledge of 40 Act Mutual Fund industry and its regulatory environment
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication across verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Positive, energetic, flexible and self-motivated team player with strong organizational skills
  • Analytical, rigorous, with attention to details
  • Facilitate and lead a collaborative environment, ensuring subject matter experts can work outside the box; engage people, helping them solve their own issues
  • Build and maintain transversal, non-hierarchical relationships with multiple stakeholders

Preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced degree considered as a plus

REF: SEC000665