Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.
Risk and Control Objective
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.
If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
The core responsibility of the role holder is to manage BAU operations, with greater emphasis on a smooth operation of the BAU. Additional responsibilities will include contributing to the team to form data quality & number validation layer so that the team is equipped to proactively help in number validation and also act as the connect between business and support team. This involves delivering smooth operations, supporting in managing key customers, supporting achieving targeted business metrics and ensuring compliance within the defined SLAs. The role holder will be additionally responsible for supporting maintaining the governance and control framework surrounding RFT Data Operations tools and identifying and driving process improvements.
What will you be doing?
o Ensures adherence to SLAs (Service Level Agreements)
o Works closely with the team to achieve quantitative and qualitative targets specified by the client
o Support the team in working closely with the technology and with the business to ensure timely and non-disruptive implementation of the agreed system changes while strictly adhering to the change windows.
o Ensures compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and audit.
o Point of contact with business for live system support for business.
o Cluster Finance and Risk teams responsible for data input and query resolution.
o Ensures audit and operational risks are covered.
o Liaise with Group Functions (Risk/Finance/Treasury) and business clusters.
o Support in managing technical systems relating to finance and accounting
o Understands the relationships between data inputs and reporting data models.
o Work with the team to understand the impact of changes and the other artefacts in the system set up and is able to guide the technology team as well as the business for the pre-emptive remediation of the possible data/functionality loss
o Support the team for close engagement with technology teams to understand any changes and provide operational impact assessment.
o Ensure client expectations of operational performance and efficiency are met.
o Work with the team leader to act as an interface with the client and to be responsible for completely managing the day-to-day operational functions for the team
o Identify process gaps and collaborate with the client to formulate solutions
o Work with the team to resolve issues/disagreements, if any, with the client
What we’re looking for:
o Graduate degree (Bachelors’ in Commerce or equivalent)
o Minimum 3 years of experience after graduation degree
o Knowledge of Financial Services in banking environment
o Excellent team player with the ability to also work independently when required.
o Proven ability to adapt to an evolving operating model and to actively participate in its development
o Should be able to handle multiple stakeholders effectively
o Proven ability to work under pressure and balance priorities to meet tight deadlines.
o Good Analytical and problem solving skills
o Intermediate level knowledge of any Hyperion tool
o Hands on experience of Hyperion Consolidation Consultancy
Skills that will help you in the role:
o Knowledge of accounting principles
o Hyperion Consolidation Engine support role/ experience
o Understanding of organization hierarchical structure in SAP/Hyperion (Profit Centre, Cost Centre, SU, MU etc.)
o Understanding of Hyperion Actuals, Essbase and associated applications
o Should have excellent inter-personal and communication skills: strong verbal and written communication skills, able to clearly articulate complicated issues to management and other stakeholders.
o Additional desired skills are:
Understanding of Barclays’ products and businesses.
Understanding of Risk, Finance or Treasury processes.
Where will you be working?
Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more – as a professional, and as a person. ‘Be More @ Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees. It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience. We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances. Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance. Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.
Purpose, Values and Mindset
We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.
Our values underpin everything we do: Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.
We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone’s contribution.
We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.
We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.
We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.
We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.
Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do; our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.
Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.
Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve. Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.
Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.