Jean-Baptiste Bres

BNP Paribas - Paris (France)

Business analyst at BNP Paribas BFI between July 2004 and December 2006
January 2005 to December 2006: Business analyst for the worldwide trade finance system (iVision)

Consultant for Sedona

About BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a European-based bank and financial services company, the world’s third-largest bank by total assets. BNP Paribas provides its clients access to the world through one of the largest international banking networks, and delivers specialist solutions.

Responsibilities & Achievements

Projects coordination
Monitoring and project management for operationnal Back-Offices.
In particular, definition and implementation of an accounting standard for European Trade Finance operations, and implementation on the pilot locations, Amsterdam and Brussels:
Planning definition, accounting adaptation to local regulatory constraints, system setting, coordination with Paris technical teams and local functional teams, User tests following, training and functional support.

Functionnal support re-organization
In charge of procedures definition and implementation for the wordwilde functionnal support and for coordination with technical teams in order to monitor corrections.
Definition of procedures for monitoring and incidents following. Main interlocutor (English, French, Spanish) for Level 2 support for BNP Paribas Amsterdam, Madrid and Brussels.
Business requirements analysis
Research and analysis of new business needs related to the Trade Finance. Documentation and functional needs detailed requirements writting. Monitoring production and catalogue - Trade Finance system iVision, front-end interface Connexis Trade...

Test plan definition and following
Test plan definition for the new version of BO Trade Finance system (iVision). Implementation and results tracking.

Support automation softwares development
Software development in Java for better support automation:
- Database trans-codification software for automatic migration to accounting standard
- Automatic results validation software for test plans
- Database access software for better analysis and modularity for support teams.

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