GM IT Finance & Efficiency Manager
BNP Paribas
10d ago

Job description

In summary, this role is to perform the function to provide a cost effective stewardship with the CIO of the Global Markets IT assets and resources used in providing IT Services (incl.

Service Level Agreement management, Procurement and Sourcing control).

Finance & Efficiency

Key elements of the role :


  • Build strong partnerships with the GMIT Executive committee members and built trust over time
  • Be the pivotal Subject Matter Expert to be depended upon for advice and guidance
  • Develop Client understanding and expertise on the topic
  • Manage, inspire, appraise and develop the team to meet the objectives.
  • Manage the day to day operation to meet the objectives
  • Permanent Controls : The jobholder will be responsible for minimising operational failure, including but not exclusively, the risk of fraud, by helping to devise, and by implementing, sufficient regular controls.
  • Also ensure appropriate escalation to management and / or Permanent Control (or Compliance as appropriate) as soon as an issue is identified.


  • Ensure the governance system (ref Wholesale, CIB .) is in place and followed as planned.
  • Ensure financial policies are being followed including the capitalisation of expenditures
  • Direct and animate the budget process from a financial management perspective including the setting and attribution of targets.
  • Intellect & Analytics

  • Provide strong analytics / intellect on at least a monthly basis and give guidance to management on the next courses of action
  • Ensure strong referential(s) of figures are maintained and (re)certified on a monthly basis for example : People, Software, Services Bought / Sold, Sourcing, Telecomms, Market Data, Non BAU, Cost Centres, Assets and Depreciations etc.
  • Ensure Change Controls (e.g. budget TF’s) referentials are conducted safely
  • Innovate

  • Lead the development of innovative ways of working and reports to strengthen the capabilities to meet the objectives
  • Lead, Inspire and Evolve the Ecosystem’ of Finance and Efficiency
  • Profile

    The successful candidate requires a high level of dedication to each and every mission whether they are strategic or business as usual.

    He / she must naturally have a positive attitude, high levels of energy, be strong minded yet controlled, driven, self-starting with a strong focus on personal achievement.

    Essential Qualifications / Experience and Technical Skills

    The candidate will have experience managing a team in a Finance role within a large (1,000 plus staff) IT department of an investment bank.

    Proven experience in a Business Management role within an investment bank’s IT Department :

  • Experience managing the bank’s IT department budget and financial control framework
  • Strong experience in Programme Management and Project Governance
  • Demonstrable experience with industry-standard IT Governance practices and standards, including a good understanding of Prince2 and PMI principles)
  • Experience devising and delivering a management information reporting process
  • Overseeing procurement processes in an IT department
  • Managing service level agreements in a large enterprise
  • Clarity PPM
  • Able to articulate examples of identifying and implementing process automation and improvements
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft applications including SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • IT or Business degree, or equivalent
  • Team Management
  • Technical Business Knowledge and Mindset
  • Leadership and Management
  • Commitment
  • Analytical Skills
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Results Orientation
  • Effective Communication
  • Process Management
  • Self-Development
  • Change Management
  • Financial / analytical acumen
  • Necessary composure and gravitas to effectively withstand challenge and achieve the required outcomes
  • Delivery focused with an ability to prioritise workloads
  • Good presentation skills, accurate and aware of the big picture whilst paying attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively convey complex information with simple, high impact communication, at all levels of the organisation
  • Conduct :

  • Be a role model, supporting and fostering a culture of good conduct
  • Demonstrate proactivity, transparency and accountability for identifying and managing conduct risks
  • Consider the implications of your actions on colleagues, partners and clients before making decisions, and escalate issues to your manager when unsure.
  • For managers only Take responsibility for your team’s conduct and conduct risks.
  • Opening Date : 4 / 10 / 18

    Closing Date : 1 / 11 / 18

    Location : London

    Please note that all applicants must disclose whether that they possess the right to work in the U.K. as per the Immigration, Asylum, and Nationality Act of 2006.

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