Finance Business Partner - TC01 Wholesale Onboarding and GFCO

Glasgow, United Kingdom
05 Aug 2022
04 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Finance Business Partner you will have an important role in supporting Barclays' businesses by providing high-quality reporting and accounting services whilst also supporting business planning and strategy. The solid control environment in which we operate is at the core of everything we do and this is reflected in the design of our operating model and functional lines. This is a new role created in our Glasgow strategic location within our growing Finance team.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity - helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Hybrid Working
We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning that many colleagues spend part of their working hours at home and part in the office, depending on the nature of the role they are in. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?
• Assisting the Senior Finance Business Partner by managing the end to end financials across a transaction cycle /function
• Providing finance business partnering to various areas of the business as required
• Delivering end-to-end Finance reporting that enables management to proactively shape strategy
• Providing full set of forward looking financial projections (MTP), outlook, transfers, scenario analytics & Strategic Investment portfolio affordability shape
• Offering strategic financial support to accountable executives including; quarterly & monthly business reviews, vendor support
• Assisting capacity creation, cost allocation understanding and risks & opportunities management
• Ensuring high quality, consistent and standardized offering with complete ownership of the "numbers"
• Supporting Service Management Reviews and engaging/coaching service owners to better understand and influence cost allocation drivers

What we're looking for:
• Professional accountancy qualification or equivalent relevant experience (ACA/CIMA/CFA)
• Significant experience in financial services; experience on an international scale preferred
• Experience in operating in a multi-geographic, matrix organisation a plus, with proven ability to balance commercial, client, and regulatory needs across businesses and geographies
• Evidence of career progression in prior roles; proven ability to maintain energy and resilience within an organisation throughout a period of change and/or against significant challenges

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Flexible usage of various software/ system packages
• Very good analytical skills, good understanding of the end-to-end processes
• Ability to take ownership and responsibility, identifying the key tasks that need to be completed and proactively working within the team
• Ability to balance multiple critical requests from various stakeholders with outstanding precision

Where will you be working?
Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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