Intragroup Credit Analyst

June 26, 2024

Intragroup Credit Analyst


  • Permanent
  • PT-Lisbon
  • RISK
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Description – External

About the job

  • Within BNP Paribas CIB (Corporate & Institutional Banking), credit analysis plays a fundamental role in managing the risks taken when developing business with our clients. The FIC ICAT team is responsible for the credit process of all Institutional clients globally. We are organized by region: AMER, APAC and EMEA and by underlying type of clients: Funds, Insurance & Pensions, Banks & brokers along with Official Institutions and Intragroup entities. In EMEA, FIC ICAT is present in three locations, Lisbon, London and Paris
  • FIC ICAT Lisbon team is composed of 25 analysts among two teams, Funds and FIs. The Intragroup credit analyst will be part of the FI team, working very closely with the Paris Intragroup analyst and with RISK officers from the whole bank

Your Main Activities Are

  • The Intragroup credit analyst (CA) supports the credit process handled by risk teams on entities that are part the of BNP Paribas group. Depending on the perimeter, he/she can also be in charge to coordinate the credit committee whole process from inception, i.e., the need raised by front office (ALM, Trade, Global Market mostly) up to the credit decision taken by risk decision makers
  • To this regard, the CA analyzes the transaction and may draft a credit recommendation presented to the decision makers
  • The team also promotes a strong culture of risk management within the FI Coverage and all front office teams
  • You will be in charge to follow and reprocess credit decisions taken by RISK officers on a portfolio of Intragroup counterparties for which you will:
    • Be the system referent to provide the limits detail on any given counterparty
    • Interact daily with the risk teams of the whole BNP Paribas group
    • Participate to preparatory meetings and credit committees to have a clear understanding of the limits
    • Make sure you received all necessary information used in the credit decision
    • Reprocess in the system the credit decisions taken
  • On top of these responsibilities, your contribution to the teams project will be appreciated.
  • By facing various and complex situations, you will develop a great knowledge of the banking environment: capital markets products, legal documentation, regulatory framework
  • The credit analyst has a central role in the credit decision process giving her/ him a great visibility but also significant responsibility

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Masters Degree in Finance / Risk Management / Banking or related
  • Up to 2 years of experience in Credit Risk / Market Risk / Financial Analysis or Risk Management
  • Advanced level of English, both written and oral
  • Attention to detail / rigor
  • Ability to collaborate / teamwork
  • Ability to synthetise / simplify
  • Analytical ability
  • Communication skills, both written and oral


Why joining BNP Paribas?

· Leading banking institution

BNP Paribas is a leader in the Eurozone, and a prominent international banking institution with strong roots in Europe’s banking history. It has a presence in 65 countries, with around 190 000 Employees – including more than 145 000 in Europe.

· Our presence in Portugal

Since 1985, BNP Paribas was one of the first foreign banks to operate in the country. Today, the Group has around 7.100 employees across several entities operating directly in the territory, offering a wide range of integrated financial solutions to support its clients and their businesses.

· International reach

Thanks to its international presence and regular and close collaboration among its different entities, BNP Paribas has the resources to support all clients with financing, investment, savings and protection solutions that help make their projects a success. BNP Paribas holds key positions in its three core operating divisions:

·         Retail Banking, a division that brings together all of the Group’s retail activities and specialised business lines

·         Investment & Protection Services that include specialised businesses offering a wide range of savings, investment and protection services.

·         Corporate & Institutional Banking division that offers tailored financial solutions for corporate and institutional client.

· Diversity and Inclusion commitment

BNP Paribas 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.

· Commitment towards work/life balance

At BNP Paribas we care about our employees wellbeing and promote a culture of good integration between work and rest. We believe our employees have rich personal lives outside of work, being fundamental to be disconnected from work to recharge both physically and mentally. Only through this balance we may all be at our best while working.

· Remote Working Conditions

At BNP Paribas, we embrace a Smart Working framework based on trust, autonomy and collaboration. Within this framework, eligible employees can benefit from flexible remote working modalities adapted to our hybrid working environment. To guarantee a comfortable and efficient working set-up, eligible employees are provided with both the office and home equipment, are entitled to an equipment allowance and can benefit from exclusive partnerships to purchase additional equipment at reduced prices.

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* Please note that only applications submitted in English will be considered.

* In case you are selected for this role, further documentation will be requested to support your hiring process.

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