Assistant Manager - Treasury Liquidity Forecasting & Monitoring

BNP Paribas offers you an exciting career opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you’re valued as part of our team!

About BNP Paribas in Asia Pacific ( www.apac.bnpparibas )

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas is one of the best-positioned international financial institutions with an uninterrupted presence since 1860. Currently with over 15,000 employees* and a presence in 14 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 74 countries with more than 190,000 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 opportunity in an international, challenging business environment characterized by high pace and diversity with focus on creating valuable relations with our customers. We offer a competitive salary & benefits package and also an excellent work environment where you're valued as part of our team!

* excluding partnerships

Position Purpose

• The position performs daily activities on Treasury Forecasting and Liquidity Monitoring
• Treasury Liquidity Forecasting and Monitoring Team works closely with operations departments and counterpart correspondent banks to ensure the prompt and accurate information regarding RTGS and Nostro position are provided to ALM Treasury properly and promptly.

Responsibilities

Direct Responsibilities

RTGS Position Monitoring

• Provide ALMT dealers with timely and accurate up-to-date position and investigate with operations on the query from ALMT.
• Clarify and follow up on query on forecast position with operations departments.
• Ensure the liquidity facilities are utilized as per instruction by ALMT and fulfil the HKMA throughput ratio guideline.
• Monitor RTGS account position to ensure fulfil of time specific obligation, i.e. Bulk Clearing.
• Monitor intraday payments status by performing queue management on RTGS payment queue.
• Perform swap payments with counter banks to facilitate the payment flow.
• Handle urgent payments request from operations departments.
• Compare RTGS projected balance and in-house forecasted position to finalize EOD position to ALMT.
• Handle after cut off reporting from operations departments.
• Handle ad-hoc query on liquidity status and forecasted position from ALMT when the market in stress condition.
• Arrange fund transfer between main nostro account and RTGS account as per instruction from ALMT and/or day end balance.

Currencies Nostro Position

• Provide ALMT dealers with timely and accurate up-to-date position and investigate with operations departments on the query from ALMT.
• Reconcile ledger opening balance against with statement balance and identify if adjustment is required to report to ALMT.
• Check and follow up the identified breaks that impact forecasted position by according to report from ISPL nostro reconciliation team.
• Handle after cut off reporting from operations departments.
• Perform EOD position control to ensure the position has been squared properly by ALMT.
• Arrange nostro levelling between nostro accounts under same currency to ensure sufficient balance maintained in each nostro account.

Brokerage

• Perform monthly brokerage reconciliation, draft of payments, reports and accounting entries.
• Perform quarterly check on rate schedule between brokerage web and IBIS system.

Reporting

• Prepare daily reports to ALMT and/or relevant stakeholders.

General

• Assist in team management & planning for team member development
• Prepare daily accounting entries posting.
• Participate in UAT on system implementation/enhancement project.
• Support other duties as assigned.
• Shift of work and overtime may require.

Contributing Responsibilities

• Contribute to process improvements while abiding to control guidelines on day-to-day process.
• Minimizing operational failure, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by helping to devise, and by implementing, sufficient regular controls.
• Ensuring appropriate escalation to management and/or Permanent Control (or Compliance as appropriate) as soon as an issue is identified.
• Contribute to the implementation of operational permanent control policies and procedures in day-to-day business activities, such as Control Plan.
• Comply with regulatory requirements and internal guidelines.
• Direct contribution to BNPP operational permanent control framework.

Technical & Behavioral Competencies

- Team player, independent, hardworking, eager to learn and attention to details
- Strong numeric sense
- High adaptability to changing environment
- Able to work under pressure
- Strong analytical and strong risk sense
- Strong Client Focus
- Sense of escalation & reporting
- Able to work for early/late shift and overtime

Specific Qualifications (if required)

- Relevant working experience in Treasury Operations will be an advantage
- Strong Preference to have Bachelor or Master degree on Banking, Finance, Economics or Mathematics
- Strong Treasury (FXMM/ Rate / Bonds) products & operations process knowledge.
- Excellent MS skills, especially in Excel will be an advantage.
- Experience in projects driving will be an advantage.

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