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BNP Paribas Reviews

Updated July 21, 2017
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BNP Paribas CEO and Director Jean-Laurent Bonnafé
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  • Work life balance could be better (in 39 reviews)

  • Senior management from France rotated every 3 years (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good people and interesting work

    Cons

    Management was particularly clueless. Working in an environment with a constant cloud of layoffs was particularly challenging

    Advice to Management

    Cross train your people


  2. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good culture ,work life balance

    Cons

    very inefficient policies.Pay scales are really low

    Advice to Management

    Salary helps in motivation

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good but limited opportunities for advancement"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time

    Pros

    Good vacation, benefits, very nice people

    Cons

    Bureaucratic management, bureaucratic promotion track that does not reward high achievers


  4. "My review"

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    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at BNP Paribas as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good people to work with

    Cons

    Not very organized process. Lack if comunication between managment and employees.


  5. "Commodity Markets Operations Analyst"

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    Current Contractor - Commodity Markets Operations Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Contractor - Commodity Markets Operations Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - You will be surrounded by people who have a strong work ethic
    - Usually you will work with teams of 4+ people
    - Work / life balance

    Cons

    - As a contractor you most likely won't have paid sick days or vacation
    - No room for professional development / no evaluations from managers

    Advice to Management

    Work to improve the departments culture so that contractors feel just as valued as employees because they work just as hard.


  6. "hedge fund analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Washington, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Washington, PA

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good Relationship, everone is open-mind,

    Cons

    Nothing to say about that


  7. "App support"

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    Former Employee - App Support in New York, NY
    Former Employee - App Support in New York, NY

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Professional environment
    Flexible working hours and remote working
    Dynamic teams and projects

    Cons

    Shortage of support
    Rapid solutions required to production related issues

  8. "Strong balance sheet"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great vacation plan which is very generous

    Cons

    Annual comp structure not too transparent

    Advice to Management

    Provide more clear view of the company's strategy and align employee requirements to be in line with that view


  9. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Solid, strong balance sheet and focused strategy

    Cons

    compensation not always in line with performance


  10. "Good place"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Get exposure to sr mgmt. Vacation package is great. Flexible work life.

    Cons

    Don't speak French you don't move up.

    Advice to Management

    If you are doing business in America try installing more locals to md and director spots.


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