CA required at Barclays

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  1. Bhuvi Gupta
    Bhuvi Gupta on Jun 4, 2016
    Finance Governance and Controls Manager-90082851

    Primary Location

    IN-Tamil Nadu-Chennai

    Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. Please visit our website here for more information.
    Finance Governance and Controls
    Finance Governance and Controls is a global function with inclusion of activities like – SOx testing, Conformance Testing, Conformance Reviews and preparation of MI’s for the Senior Management in the Finance function.

    Governance, Assurance and Reporting
    Conformance Reviews are performed by the Assurance team to discharge the Financial Reporting Key Risk Officer (FRKRO) of his responsibility to assess Financial Reporting Key Risk (FRKR) control environments in relevant Business Units and Functions, as prescribed by Barclays’ Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF).
    Governance supports compliance to the Financial Reporting Key Risk framework by way of designing innovative governance solutions, Control testing, and MI Reporting. Professionals in this function assist in developing strategy and drive implementation across Barclays Finance in relation to the complex policy, various operational risk workstreams, methodology or framework, with focus on improving efficiency and effectiveness of compliance.
    Reporting team partner with business to provide management reports to assure senior stakeholders on the integrity of the financial information confirming CVAP.
    Overall purpose of role:
    • Co-ordinate and deliver on Assurance for Finance across Barclays Group that includes conformance review activities directed by the Group Key Risk Officer (GKRO).
    • Set standards, approach and methodology for Finance across Barclays.
    • Perform control issue/observation remediation.
    • Promote adherence to policies for Financial Reporting, providing assurance and oversight.
    • Provide support and guidance to aid the resolution of business strategic and control issues.
    • Track and monitor control issues.
    • Assist in developing strategy and drive implementation across Barclays in relation to the complex policy, methodology or framework, with focus on improving efficiency and effectiveness of compliance
    • Involved in development of generic process, procedure and risk & control assessment in relation to complex policies, methodologies and framework
    • Assist in supporting governance function and or governance providers on complex policies, methodologies and frameworks
    • Effectively manage all stakeholders including:

    Key Accountabilities and Skills required:
    This section should include:

    Key specific accountabilities.

    • Check conformance with the Group Policies across the Functions/Processes to identify the key business process risks, determine the effectiveness of operational controls and drive out remedial actions for improving the business control framework.
    • Ensure adherence to Assurance framework/methodology and operationally efficient and effective, considering risk appetite extensive knowledge that the role holder must hold.
    • Working to ensure consistent approach to assurance across Business.
    • Take accountability for promoting standardisation across Business with regards to compliance to Group Policy and Methodology.
    • Capability to operate across a spectrum of Businesses applying risk skills and expertise to different Business processes.
    • Develop, maintain and support the overall Finance System Governance and Reference Data Governance Framework & Financial Reporting Key Risk Framework for ensuring alignment to Barclays framework, policies and standards.
    • Support in various governance projects/streams such as Operational Risk Management Framework, Consistent Control projects, etc.
    • Provides assurance to the FD/CEO (Group Key Risk Officer) re confidence in the control framework in place.
    • Has a deep understanding of the end to end process and financial control and associated framework

    Stakeholder management and leadership.
    • The role will require a strong stakeholder management, including oral and written communication with the Business Heads, and where required the FG&C Head. This would also require excellent relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills.
    Decision making and problem solving.
    • Challenges rationale with clarity and intuition and brings creativity and innovation to alternative solutions.
    • Can clearly articulate impacts of scenario analysis and put forward solutions/ recommendations for consideration.
    • Deliver relevant and reliable management information to stakeholders through control committee updates, monthly business review updates, principle risk reporting etc.

    Risk and Control
    • All Barclays colleagues have to 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

    Your Skills and Qualifications will include
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
    • Strong project and change management skills
    • Influencing Skills / Negotiation skills
    • Solution oriented approach
    • Technical Skills and Knowledge
    • Drive for Results
    • Highly motivated, business-focussed and forward-thinking
    • Comprehensive understanding of governance and control frameworks and processes, and all aspects of operational risk management
    • Ability to communicate internal control concepts clearly, in a business context
    • Experience of designing, communicating & implementing internal control policies
    • Proficient in use of MS Office packages (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

    Regulated Role:
    This role is deemed as a Certified role under the PRA & FCA - Individual Accountabilities Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.*

    The Benefits
    Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our employees. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits that include a competitive salary and all the tools, technology and support you need to succeed.

    Our Culture

    Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. The values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our employees. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
    Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

    Barclays is an equal opportunity employer and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

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