Secondary Valuation Analyst Trainee

June 14, 2024

Secondary Valuation Analyst Trainee


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About Global Markets
  • Global Markets is BNP Paribas’ capital markets business within Corporate & Institutional Banking (CIB), delivering solutions across asset classes, and industry-leading services for clients including Institutional, corporate, private banks and retail distribution networks. Our Portugal Platform (Porto and Lisbon) is a major HUB in Europe and certainly unique in the country by its size and its scope of activity, with all Front Office roles present (Trading, Sales, Research, Structuring, Quant & Engineering, Business Dev and Support, Marketing & Client Support, Risk Management, Data Analytics and Machine Learning). We are growing fast with the ambition to become even more relevant for the worldwide activity, which presents many short and long-term opportunities
About the Team
  • Within de GECD (Global Equities & Commodity Derivatives) department, SCOPE Trading (Secondary Client Offer & Post tradE) is a global team in charge of providing a market on secondary trades on exotic products and facilitating various aspects of BNP Paribas’s secondary market, in particular providing our clients with the most accurate daily valuations on the entire range of products (flow and exotics) traded with them, as well as supporting them with performance explanations on their trades
  • SCOPE occupies a unique and strategic position dealing with the entire gamut of products BNPP’s EQD department has to offer, with constant interactions with Sales and Traders
About the Job
  • The Valuation Analyst position in Lisbon focuses on dealing with daily valuations which are not only a crucial element for our clients (from NAV calculation for Asset Managers to decision-making for fast money) and for the bank’s risk management (via collateral) but are also the basis for prices on secondary trades
  • Although the Valuation Analyst role isn’t about pricing clients’ requests for quote (RFQ), it involves a type of ad-hoc decision-making that directly impacts BNPP’s PNL; at the same the role demands synthesis and optimization capabilities
Role Responsabilities
  • They provide clients with high quality, accurate valuations
  • They take ownership of the valuation chain including its impact on secondary trades
  • They address requests pertaining to valuations, from client service, sales or collateral management
  • They are able to take deep-dives into specific valuations to provide performance analysis
  • They actively participates to the development and scalability of the platform in order to improve client satisfaction by enhancing the quality, speed and accuracy of valuations
Profile and Skills to Success
  • Master’s degree in Finance or similar
  • Knowledge in Python
  • Advanced English level
  • Advanced knowledge in Excel
  • Knowledge of products in remit
  • Skills
    • Client-focus
    • Ability to deliver on projects
    • Decision-Making
    • Risk Control Mindset

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.

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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.