Senior Data Quality Analyst

BNP Paribas (Asia)
21 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
BNP Paribas

The BNP Paribas Group is a leader in banking and financial services, employing over 185,000 people across 75 countries and 5 continents. At BNP Paribas, we work continuously on behalf of our clients, helping them to realise their projects around the world. You can be an important part of this, helping us to serve our clients both in mature and emerging markets, providing them with financial solutions across a diverse range of expertise, products and services. Our origins lie in Europe but nearly a quarter of our employees now work in our multi-award-winning Asian offices and we are a committed player in all APAC markets.

In Asia Pacific, BNP Paribas has been present in the region for over 150 years and plans to grow its business from €2bl EUR to €3bl EUR by the end of 2016. With 9,000 employees in the region and a presence in 14 markets (with 3 main centres in Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo), BNP Paribas offers you the chance to grow with us in Asia Pacific.

Position Purpose

The team governs and maintains the client referential data for the Corporate and Institution Banking (CIB) business. The core activities of the team are to:
  • Ensuring the static data of the clients are accurate and updated in a timely manner throughout the chain of information systems (including creation, amendment and closure of client accounts)
  • Act as the control tower to reconcile data among multiple information systems in co-ordination with multiple regional and global teams and ensuring that breaks are resolved in a timely manner
  • Continuously apply and review the standard operating procedures to propose areas of improvement in the data quality, controls and procedures

Direct Responsibilities
  • Ensure the client referential data are entered in the information system by adhering strictly to the existing operating procedures
  • Act as the control tower to analyze reconciliation breaks and co-ordinate with various teams to ensure that the breaks are resolved in a timely manner
  • Where system enhancements are required to improve the quality of the data in the information flow among multiple systems, submit requests to the IT development team and follow-up progress until delivery of enhancements
  • Support the business in day to day enquiries by providing expert advice and quality data on the client referential perimeter
  • Support the extension of the team in smaller sites in the region by providing clear procedures on the maintenance of client referential data to achieve high data quality
  • Ensure the team's procedures and controls are consistently adhered to within the team via periodic review
  • Participate in and lead regional and global projects/initiatives and ensuring that the local requirements are taken into account
  • Escalate to the team's manager whenever appropriate to seek for advice and solutions
Contributing Responsibilities
  • Continuously propose areas of improvement in the data quality and oversee their implementation in all the regional sites
  • Assist the regional sites to provide guidance on processes and controls on data quality management
  • Ensure open communication among all the sites by enabling frequent bilateral flow of information
  • Influence and implement best practices in line with the department's and BNPP Group's objectives
  • Act as subject matter expert and coach more junior team members

Technical & Behavioral Competencies
  • Bachelors level degree or above
  • Sound understanding of Client Referential data in relation to corporate and institutional clients
  • Expert in management of client data quality and designing controls
  • Strong skills in data analysis and reconciliation
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication to different levels in the organization
  • Ability to work under tight deadline to produce accurate and quality work is required
  • 5 years or more of relevant working experience
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written) is a must.
  • Excellent in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Candidates with good potential but less than 5 years relevant work experience may also be considered