In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 17,000 employees* and a presence in 13 markets, BNP Paribas provides corporates, institutional and private investors with product and service solutions tailored to their specific needs. It offers a wide range of financial services covering corporate & institutional banking, wealth management, asset management, insurance, as well as retail banking and consumer financing through strategic partnerships.
Worldwide, BNP Paribas has a presence in 73 markets with more than 196,000 employees. It 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. Asia Pacific is a key strategic region for BNP Paribas and it continues to develop its franchise in the region.
BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career in an international business environment that is fast-paced, diverse and focuses on creating high-value relationships with our clients. We offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as a working environment where you're valued as part of the team.
* excluding partnerships
Position Purpose Be a domain Subject Matter Expert and build the team's technical and functional competency in Cash Management domain. To deliver viable solutions that evolves the Bank's Cash Management platforms in order to accompany business growth and meet the objectives in the APAC region.
Assist the Team Lead or Lead Business Analyst as a Functional Analyst
Perform business and functional analysis (end to end) for Cash Management services and products for Asia Pacific countries;
Provide viable solutions that improve operational efficiency, user experience, and delivers business initiatives that is inline with Solution
Strong verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, strong work ethic, team spirit, exceptional customer serving attitude. Operations experience will be added advantage
Produce requirements in the form of Users Story to vendors and review vendor FS (where applicable), review and sign-off the artefacts and solutions produced by the vendor (where applicable). Drive User Story grooming with vendor and closes all doubts from vendor.
To identify and map information requirement between BNPP internal systems and external parties i.e. Clearing House, Partner Banks, Local Service Providers or Outsourced Service Providers. Continuous update of the Application Interface Specification
Escalate issues in an effective manner and resolve these in conjunction with the rest of the team and/or the vendor
Review designs from Technical Teams/Vendor (where applicable)
Review solutions from Technical Teams/Vendors (from functional view point that it fulfils the requirements objectively)
To review SIT cases, analyse defect(s) raised by Test team; Liaise with internal Product Owner and/or vendor on fixes delivery date
To define UAT cases/plan and be a liaison between project stakeholders and testing team during Testing Phase. Ensure defects reported are tracked, follow-up and closed timely. Establish and maintain close communication with Business and Operation to support day-to-day operation
Provide support on clarification during SIT/UAT, Regression testing and Rehearsal testing
To working independently to resolve issues and/or identify solutions and escalate in timely manner.
To supports and plan for users' participation in Deployments and Implementation Users Sanity and/or Penny Testing (PVT) Contributing Responsibilities
Develop new products jointly with other application/project teams
Contribute towards the end-to-end solutioning for these new products
Contribute towards defect leakage and quality improvement initiatives
To share support and expertise by providing training and knowledge sharing sessions
Competencies (Technical / Behavioural)
8-10 years minimally of IT experience in banking software development
Strong analytical skills and attention to details
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
Able to work independently or in a team to resolve issues and/or identify solutions in a timely manner Good experience in Payments, Cash Management, and Transaction Banking projects
Extremely familiar with Payments (TT, RTGS, LVP (Payroll), Direct Debit, Cheques), and Receivables (Collections) processing across the APAC region
Sound domain knowledge in Corporate Banking Management
Sound functional analysis and project management skills with proven project/deliverables in working experiences
Hands-on experience with data/interface mapping and troubleshooting
Practice of SDLC and/or Agile Scrum
Technical skills would be a plus.
Good knowledge on:
ISO20022 payment standard and SWIFT messages
Straight-thru processing (STP) and operational efficiency
e-Banking end-to-end client experience
Java/J2EE platform, IBM WAS, Oracle Db (would be a plus)