Job Title: Assistant Manager
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 career, 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.
Derivative Post Trade Services is a cross-asset class function responsible for ensuring that all Interest Rate, Credit, Equity, Commodity and Foreign Exchange Derivatives are controlled and settled in an efficient and cost effective manner. The department supports a broad range of operational services across the OTC trade lifecycle including lifecycle management, affirmation, confirmation, nostro and brokerage reconciliation as well as strategic product support.
The department is proactive in implementing state of the art systems and procedures to support our OTC Derivative business in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. We are considered industry leaders and continually look for ways to implement efficiencies, reduce risk to the firm and enhance the experience of our clients.
. Affirmation of Derivative trades with internal and external counterparties
. Production of ISDA paper trade confirmations for all vanilla and some complex Derivative trades.
. Incoming validation and matching of paper and electronic trade confirmations, including DSMatch.
. Develop and manage operational relationships with our clients through pro-active affirmation and confirmation of Derivative trades.
What will you be doing
. To ensure accurate and timely resolution of FX trades
. Responsible for the day to day management, investigation and resolution of discrepancies in relation to a variety of FX trades
. Contribution to process improvement and understanding logic/completeness of controls is expected
. Aware of Escalation process and the risk involved
What we're looking for:
. Basic knowledge of FX Cash Products (FX)
. Strong analytical and numeracy skills with the ability to perform complex analyse on the volumes and process flow to identify the root cause
. Flexible and professional under pressure, the role holder will have strong interpersonal skills and good time management, with be committed and focused to succeed in a challenging environment
. Detail orientated with the ability to multi-task, prioritise work assignments and consistently deliver to a high standard (quantity and quality). The role holder will possess the confidence to communicate effectively with internal staff and clients
. Excellent command of the English language with strong written and verbal communication skills and evidence of proactive thinking and process development
Skills that will help you in the role:
. Experience of escalation processes both internally and externally
. The ability to contribute and challenge within a team to improve performance will be essential, along with the ability to communicate with peers and senior members of the team
. Prior experience of producing high-quality data in a variety of formats
. Proven ability to build relationships and to learn new processes and workflows quickly
Where will you be working
Be More at Barclays
At Barclays, each day is about being more - as a professional, and as a person. â€˜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 and Values
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.
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our flexible working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility, then please discuss this with us.