Prime Brokerage Asset Services Officer

May 13, 2024

Prime Brokerage Asset Services Officer

Reference2404CIBO18086

  • Standard / Permanent
  • PT-11-Lisbon
  • OPERATION PROCESSING
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About the job

  • The Asset Services Officer is in charge of tracking and following-up corporate actions, incomes, and related taxes purposes on behalf of clients (hedge funds). Aimed to capture events, setup related tracking files, coordinate impacts across the different recipients and products affected, and to ensure reconciliations across key dates until payments reconciled for accounting purpose

Your Main Activities Are

  • Follow-up and capture events announcements across all markets. Analyze terms prior to transmit notifications to clients and guarantee client events notifications and terms of the offer
  • Collect clients’ elections, or lenders for voluntary corporate actions, and ensure the transmission of voluntary elections and options choices to custodians, respecting any timeline and/or deadline cut-offs
  • Ensure accuracy of treatment and bookings for events’ operations within the booking and accounting systems
  • Process incomes and stocks payments as well claim for receivables, toward any external parties in alignment with group guidelines policies for any wire forms
  • Ensure the right fiscal model is applied along the different records, as per documentations in place, and in close collaboration with internal teams and custodians/agents
  • Keep on documenting all procedures in place to stick regulations, markets updates, and process evolutions. Control books and records at the different events lifecycle stages and until its pay date
  • Follow and resolve any outstanding items in a timely manner with relevant escalation procedure applicable and compliance duties. Contribute in all control plan protocols according to the local operational risk policies
  • Deep understanding of UK client asset protection (CASS) and AMF custody rules (derived from MiFID)

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor’s (3 – 5 years) in Economics, Finance, Accounting
  • Advanced (B1-B2)
  • Attention to detail / rigor
  • Communication skills – oral & written
  • Ability to collaborate / Teamwork
  • Client focused
  • Organisational skills
  • Analytical Ability
  • Expertise in Event management tools (Picasso, Calypso, BPS, PB Portal)
  • Proficiency in MS Office Pack (Excel)

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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 clients.

· 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.

To find out more on why you should join BNP Paribas visit https://bnpp.lk/why-BNP-Paribas-Portugal

* 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.