Lead BA & Data Analyst â€" Finance & Risk

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London, United Kingdom
14 May 2023
29 May 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Title:

Lead BA & Data Analyst - Finance & Risk

Corporate Grade:


Reports to (Line Manager's Job Title):

Lead Business & Data Analyst

Direct Reports (if applicable):


Business Area:

COO Risk, Finance and Treasury

Department/Function Level 1:

COO & Functions

Department/Function Level 2:


Primary Location:


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About Barclays

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

Working Flexibly

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, and your request will be reviewed subject to business needs.

Hybrid Working

We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means 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. We're flexible on how this works and it may continue to change and evolve. Depending on your team, typically this means that colleagues spend a minimum of between 20% to 60% of their time in the office, which could be over a week, a month or a quarter. However, some colleagues may choose to spend more time in the office over a typical period than their role type requires. We also have a flexible working process where, subject to business needs, all colleagues globally are able to request work patterns to reflect their personal circumstances
Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

Risk, Finance & Treasury COO

Risk, Finance & Treasury (RFT) COO are responsible for delivering a simplified and standardised architecture across RFT utilising existing 'best in class' technology components to support the delivery of a robust end-to-end control environment, reduce operating costs and support capital efficiency to meet known regulatory requirements and prepare for future change

We will standardise processes with consistent data requirements and improve end-to-end controls across RFT. We will also rationalise the IT architecture and reduce technical debt through the decommissioning of legacy applications and application consolidation.

Overall purpose of role

The role is the Lead Business and Data Analyst for the Cross- Finance & Risk Streams of programs, such as FRTB IMA and Trading Wind Down. It is also the lead Data Analyst role for key Data Centric Finance programs such as the various Sub-Ledger migrations to the Strategic Sub-Leger & P&L tool, and sourcing data strategically into this platform. This role is focused on materially improving Risk and Finance Data and Processes within the Investment Bank and regulatory commitments.

Key Accountabilities

• Work closely with the stream Business Analysts and technology stakeholders to understand business requirements and how they translate into system, data and process change. With particular emphasis around the Data components. Identify points of overlap and contention across the various streams and use this to formulate a sensible sequencing of change.

• Manage the BAs within the function to ensure they deliver high quality requirements within optimal timelines and which result in the Business's targeted outcomes - partnering closely with the Finance Business. Strong content knowledge across all areas of Group Finance required to ensure requirements are of good quality.

• Partner with CIOs and Architects to design solutions that meet business requirements.

• Understand the roadmap to strategically source data and perform comparisons between Legacy and Target data sources to ensure they reconcile or differences are understood and substantiated or remediated.

• Drive the comparison of Risk-Theoretical-P&L with Hypothetical P&L, as required for FRTB IMA, best ensuring we are able to pass the PLAT tests. This includes defining and implementing a cross Finance-Risk process and related controls.

• Driving Sub-Ledger migrations to our Strategic Sub-Ledger, Motif.

• Leading Data Analysis on the Regulatory Trading Wind Down program.

• Other prioritised Data focuses such as focusing on Data Quality, Data Controls, Data Lineage and sourcing from designated Authoritative Sources.

• The candidate will become part of a team of SMEs who will be the 'go to' experts for key data related focuses both front-to-back, and across product.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

• Multiple year experience (>10 years) successfully managing Change within Risk, Finance or Treasury within an Investment Bank with strong business knowledge of Investment Banking Products as well as front-to-back flows.

• Experience at managing a diverse set of Business Analysts.

• Experience at managing multiple diverse and senior stakeholders, including MD level.

• Very knowledgeable about either Product Control/Product Accounting and/or Market Risk Processes and methodology and/or end-of-day Risk processes.

• The role holder will be a strong communicator with experience of running meetings involving a diverse set of stakeholders

• Strong experience of working with Data relating to Investment Bank Products, ideally with experience at constructing SQL-type queries to review and compare data sets.

• Exceptional stakeholder management skills, with the ability to inform business decisions.

• Strong analytical/problem solving mind set but with the ability and willingness to get into the details to find solutions.

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

• Qualified Accounting or similar

• Programme Management/Business Change experience in cross functional teams

• Experience of best practice project management methodologies and tools, combined with the ability to influence the business, operations, functions to adhere to best practice.

• Experience working on financial regulatory programs

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.

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.