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Internship - Third-Party Administration Officer

Date:  30-Jan-2023

Brussels, BE, 1040

Our company is quite a fascinating environment to work in, especially if you want to move forward. In fact, there are plenty of opportunities to seize for those who challenge the obvious and who want to make a difference. Degroof Petercam is a unique blend in many ways: we have different métiers under one roof. We have Belgian roots and we operate internationally. We’re independent and we have decision power. On top of that, we’re continuously in motion to deliver our clients the best possible services. You’ll be part of a company of experts who aim for nothing less than excellence. Our expertise is based on highly skilled & talented people who are passionate about what they do. At Degroof Petercam, you can do what you love, put your skills into practice and develop your talent. We value proximity, which allows you to collaborate closely with your team and to reap the rewards of your work.


The Third-Party Administration team is offering a 4 to 6-month internship opportunity as a TPA Officer to a motivated student or recent graduate. Are you passionate about financial services and eager to learn how a Bank operates? Do you have good command of French, Dutch, and English? Interacting with clients is your strong suit? Check our offer below!

The Third-Party Administration (TPA) team is part of Bank Degroof Petercam’s (BDP) Corporate Banking Services (CBS) department. Its activities consist mainly of:

  • Being in charge of the administration of end clients in custody with BDP and managed by third-party managers (including entities from Degroof Petercam other than BDP).
  • Being responsible of client’s requests (telephone/e-mail contacts).
  • Acting as the contact person for third-party managers.


Your Position

As an TPA Officer, you will deal with:

  • Interfacing with other colleagues of TPA and back office to dispatch the requested tasks and liaising with other departments, among others Administration of Accounts, Tax administration, IT, different desks (orders), payments, corporate actions, credit, in order to handle the everyday requests of clients and third-party managers.
  • Coordination and follow-up on required actions and documentation with the aim of providing appropriate support to customers in a timely and orderly fashion.
  • Keeping all administrative folders up to date.
  • Account opening for new customers.
  • Periodic know-your-customer documentation.
  • Relationship management with third-party managers.
  •  Execute daily banking operations for end clients (order routing, payments, transfers in and out).

Your Profile

  • You have or are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Business Administration or equivalent.
  • You have a professional knowledge (written and spoken) of Dutch and French, as well as a good knowledge of English.
  • You feel comfortable when it comes to communication with internal and external client.
  • You have easy contacts with customers by telephone.
  • You are rigorous, have an eye for detail and have the ability to keep an overview of the different files and projects you are working on.
  • You like to work in a positive environment that gives you the opportunity to come up with constructive feedback and suggestions in order to help the Bank optimize the administrative support provided to its customers.
  • You are skilled at MS Excel and MS Word softwares (having a basic knowledge of SAP Business Objects is a plus).

Our offer

Degroof Petercam is big enough and small enough to matter since we are independent, operate internationally and have different métiers under one roof. 
Entrepreneurship is our DNA, expertise is our fuel. You will become part of a company with highly skilled, talented and passionate experts that aim for nothing less than excellence. 
The impact of our work goes beyond profit by looking at business from a broader perspective, challenging those who want to intellectually. 

Our company offers a stimulating environment for those who want to be challenged intellectually. You’ll be stretched, because we count on you to share our ambitions and to come up with solutions for complex matters. The impact of our work goes beyond profit. Looking at our business from a broader perspective, we influence our entrepreneurial networks to invest in the economy and, ultimately, in society as a whole. In other words, working at Degroof Petercam also means contributing to economic development, today and for generations to come.

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