At BNP Paribas Canada, it is our employees which make the difference… Our 75 nationalities are part of our diversity!
Do you like challenges, a structured framework, the prospect of optimizing and innovating? You are known for your originality and want a certain freedom to think while sharing your knowledge and ideas?
… Come help us contribute to the growth of our Canadian platform!
You will benefit amongst other things from:
Access to social volunteer and recreational programs, via our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
Opportunities for career development through active internal mobility and our innovative training program: Canada Academy
A brand new workspace, flexible, comfortable and easily adaptable to your needs: remote work opportunities, standing desks, innovation lab., open meeting rooms and spaces
MISSION AND OBJECTIVES
To keep current on Trade Finance Guidelines and Regulatory/Legal requirements by reference to related publications if available, active participation in designated in house or external training, and by on the job training. Ensure compliance with same by thorough check of work assignments.
Wherever practicable, add value to the department by sharing your technical experience and knowledge with others.
Utilize the various tools at your disposal to ensure assigned work is processed and completed within approved timeframes. Ensure management is kept updated on any potential problems relating to meeting deadlines, issues and or concerns.
Provide quality customer support to the client base and or escalate any potential issues or complaints to management.
Be aware of, and adhere to, all internal / external deadlines paying particular attention to notifications required by internal clients.
Verification (checking) of documents presented under Documentary Letters of Credit (Import & Exports) and Standby Letters of Credits (Issued & Advised) according to the relevant ICC publications (UCP & ISP), International Standard Banking Practice and Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Reporting.
Prepare, input, validate and disseminate document discrepancy notifications reporting to the applicable counter parties (internal & external) as the means to facilitate the resolution of discrepancies using the various operating systems in accordance with defined counter party specifications and department guidelines.
Monitoring the receipt of all documents received for examination ensuring that the checking process adheres to the specified deadlines defined under UCP and/or ISP guidelines, Letter of Credit terms and conditions and department standards.
Responsible for providing quality customer service to clients (internal/external) within the established turnaround times, inclusive of responding to inquires relating to the document checking, in a timely and professional manner.
Prepare, input and validate the processing of Documentary Letters of Credit inclusive of payment processing, document disbursement and monitoring using the various operating systems in accordance with defined customer specifications and department guidelines as directed.
Prepare, input and validate the processing of Documentary Collections (Import & Exports) in accordance with ICC Uniform Rules for Collections (URC 522) and Anti-Money Laundering Regulatory Reporting. Includes payment processing, document disbursement and monitoring in accordance with defined customer specifications and department guidelines as directed.
Responsible for the review and processing of Bank-to-Bank Reimbursements, inclusive of responding to inquiries, in accordance with defined customer specifications and department guidelines as directed.
Be aware of and comply with all internal procedures and external regulatory/legal regulations or guidelines, Anti-Money laundering and boycott language for USA and Canada.
Proactively monitor and inform management and or LC technicians of an irregularities or inconsistencies pertaining to Letter of Credit terms and conditions that were observed during the checking process in order to facilitate cross training and consistency of quality throughout the department.
Perform ad-hoc tasks, inclusive of filing and scanning, as directed by team leaders/management
TRAINING AND OCCUPATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Experience in verification of documents (5-10 years) applying ICC rules such as Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits (UCP 600), International Standby Practices (ISP98), International Standard Banking Practice for the Examination of Documents under Documentary Credits and familiarity with Uniform Commercial Code Article 5 a plus.
Working knowledge of AML, OFAC Compliance regulations
Experience in processing Documentary Letters of Credits, as issuing and or advising bank is a plus
Bachelor’s Degree preferably with a Commerce stream
ESSENTIAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Familiarity with bank accounting systems a plus
Fluent in English language skills, French and Spanish language skills a plus
Microsoft Office with an emphasis on Word and Excel
Attention to Detail – quality and consistency
Customer Service oriented (internal and external)
SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS
Ability to maintain quality of service in a fast paced production flow (2-hour turnaround).
Negotiating ability (internal and external)
Problem solving/Analytical ability
Maintain consistency of performance and compliance to operational procedures and management reporting guidelines.
Ability to work flexible and or extended hours when necessary that includes weekends and bank holidays
About BNP Paribas
With more than 200,000 employees in 72 countries, the Group serves nearly 32 million individual customers and 850,000 professionals, entrepreneurs, SMEs and large companies. BNP Paribas is a leading bank in the euro zone and a leading international banking player.
Did you know? In 2019, BNP Paribas named World’s Best Bank for Corporate Responsibility 2019
About BNP Paribas in Canada
With more than 900 employees, BNP Paribas 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.
A recruitment policy that promotes equality and diversity:
BNP Paribas is an equal opportunity employer. BNP Paribas recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and other protected status (Employment Equity Act).
Part of BNP Paribas dedication to diversity, multiculturalism and inclusion is clearly reflected on how we believe and live diversity and inclusion all together. As such, one of BNP Paribas’ initiatives is hosting Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) which are focused on equality of gender, sexual orientation and learning from other cultures.
We can assist with access to job offers for people with disabilities who may be unable to use our career site – please contact us by email [email protected] or by phone on 514-285-6000
Want to know more about the BNP Paribas Group?
** Only selected applications that meet the requirements of the role will be contacted **
Primary Location: CA-QC-Montréal
Job Type: Standard / Permanent
Job: OPERATION PROCESSING
Education Level: Bachelor Degree or equivalent (>= 3 years)
Experience Level: At least 5 years
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