Manager Data Steward
BNP Paribas Real Estate
Montréal, QC, CA
4d ago

Manager Data Steward(

Job Number : FIN-060122-EML-001)


In a changing world, unprecedented challenges require unmatched talent. Join one of Montreal's Top Employers in 2022. We are a dynamic and growing organization, located in downtown Montreal and part of a leading international banking institution fully committed to building a more sustainable future.

The position at a glance

Manager of the Finance Data Team in Montreal within the Finance COO Transformation Office.

The manager will report to the Finance Data Steward, and will be responsible for Finance and Tax projects relating to data quality, data controls and data management.

In detail

The Finance COO Transformation team ensures that appropriate solutions are put in place for the Finance (accounting) and Tax organization to meet their business objectives.

The team acts as the bridge for the Finance and Tax organization to various departments within the BNP Paribas group, mainly the Business, PMO and Technology organizations in New York, New Jersey, California, Montreal, Mumbai, London and Paris.

FCOO team works simultaneously on a wide range of projects arising from business and regulatory changes and strategic initiatives.

The team is also responsible for the reengineering of existing applications to improve functionality, efficiency and data quality / control.

The Finance Data Team focuses on the data management aspects of these projects ensuring data quality through appropriate sourcing and remediation initiatives, ensuring appropriate controls are put in place to facilitate on-going monitoring of data quality by finance production teams and to ensure appropriate documentation with respect to data linage and ownership of data deemed critical.

The hire will work as the manager of a team responsible for Finance projects, focused on data quality, data control and data management. This includes :

  • Conduct / facilitate working group meetings; prepare agendas, document-meeting outcomes and communicate to stakeholders.
  • Elicit, analyse, and document business user requirements and processes.
  • Documentation of existing and proposed data and process workflows, including the identification of gaps, weaknesses and areas of efficiencies and improvements
  • Develop appropriate training plans and initiatives for newly implemented systems and processes
  • Support ongoing enhancement efforts of the overall control environment, including upstream processes and controls.
  • Remediate issues and escalate effectively.
  • Ensure on-time quality delivery of projects and activities assigned.
  • Coordinate with other groups within the organization (business groups, IT and PMO organizations) in New York, New Jersey, California, Montreal, Mumbai, London and Paris.
  • The strengths and skills that will help you succeed

  • 7-10 years of work experience in the field of accounting, audit and / or Information management and implementation in the financial services industry.
  • 3-5 years of work experience in managing a team of business analysts
  • Strong self-direction and initiative; willingness to take complete ownership over projects and tasks.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, including business process and data analytics.
  • Accounting and basic general ledger structure knowledge required.
  • Experience must include business analysis, data sourcing and management, business / functional specification, and application testing.
  • Ability to understand financial products and system architectures, accounting business processes including financial and management reporting (e.
  • g. IFRS and US GAAP), month-end closing process, regulatory reporting, entity consolidations and multi-currency accounting.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to multi-task and explain complex issues clearly and concisely to audiences of varying technical or accounting levels.
  • Ability to work effectively in geographically dispersed cross-functional teams.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, Project).
  • Knowledge of project management skills, JIRA, SharePoint.
  • Preferred Qualifications :

  • University Degree in Finance or Accounting related subject preferred.
  • Regulatory Reporting knowledge preferred.
  • What’s in it for you

    In addition to competitive compensation, we offer flexible benefits including a family and spouse insurance program, a defined contribution pension plan and paid days for volunteering.

    Hybrid work arrangements, such as remote working up to 50% and flexible working hours are available for most positions. BNP Paribas provides excellent training and personal development programs, as well as opportunities for career development within the company and internationally.

    To find out more about our range of benefits,

    What you need to know

  • We will review candidates as they apply, so don’t wait to submit your application;
  • If you are selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform Human Resources of any accommodations you may require.
  • BNP Paribas will work with you to ensure that you are able to participate fully in the process;
  • You must be legally eligible to work in the Greater Montreal area and, if applicable, hold a valid work or study permit.
  • Physical presence in BNP Paribas’ office(s) is an essential function of this position;
  • All BNP Paribas Canada employees must be adequately vaccinated against COVID-19 on the date of hire, unless exempt for a reason protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) at the heart of our commitments

    At BNP Paribas all employees are on an equal footing allowing us to create a work environment that values and respects people for their talents, skills and competences.

    BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act and Canadian Human Right Act).

    To learn more about our DE&I commitments,

    About us

    BNP Paribas is the top bank in the European Union and a major international banking establishment. Present in 65 countries, with more than 190,000 employees, the bank holds key positions in several areas of banking and financial services.

    BNP Paribas’ mission is to contribute to a responsible and sustainable economy by financing and advising its clients according to the highest ethical standards, while striving to respond to essential concerns in terms of the environment, regional development and social inclusion.

    Since 1961, BNP Paribas has supported large Canadian companies and institutions in their business development by offering a full range of specialized financial services and investment products.

    With over 1,200 employees, BNP Paribas in Canada continues to attract experts from diverse fields as well as ambitious young talent from around the world.

    We are proud to offer our employees a rewarding and international workplace where they can build their professional careers by honing their skills, meeting challenges and enriching their knowledge of the financial industry.

    Our certifications and partnerships

  • Montreal Top Employer 2022
  • Women in Governance Parity certified - Silver certification
  • CCDI Consulting Inc. (Canadian Center for Diversity and Inclusion)
  • Pride at Work Canada
  • Rainbow Accreditation issued by Canada’s LGBT+ Chamber of Commerce (CGLCC)
  • ROSEPH Grouping of specialized organizations for the employment of persons with disabilities
  • IndigenousWorks
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