Senior Accounting Specialist – French Speaker

July 3, 2024

Senior Accounting Specialist – French Speaker


  • Permanent
  • PT-Lisbon
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About the job

  • As member of the Record to Report and Accounting Risk team, the main activities will be some of the following: performing Risk analysis regarding the balance sheet items in suspense and open items in the reconciliation tools as Concorde Ambre and Onyx, and perform analysis on the open items pending in the Vendors and Clients accounts

Your Main Activities Are

  • Report the Risk assessment internally in P&P and as well to Group Finance
  • Prepare and animate the Pre-Closing meetings with the all Entities in our scope of activities and as well with the main Business Lines of BNPP SA
  • Analyze and propose action to reconcile balance-sheet accounts
  • Understand and implement Group procedures
  • Monitor and report the evolution of all accounting suspense in the scope of Cost Accounting Operations

Profile and Skills to Success

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Management or other related field
  • At least 4 years of Experience as Accounting Officer or in a similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Pack and ERP system application (SAP/Oracle)
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines with flexible schedules and with international locations
  • Organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong team spirit
  • Communication skills (spoken & written), proactive attitude and problem solving skills


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.

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