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Date live: Apr. 01, 2024

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90385278

Contract: Permanent

Job Title: KYC & AML Control & Design - BA4
Location: Chennai

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.

Risk and Control Objective
Take ownership for managing risk and strengthening controls in relation to the work you do.

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

Structured hybrid role:    
At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


This role is for a Analyst to be the client maintenance process control lead within Chennai/India KYC AML Design & Control team. You will be based in Chennai, responsible for delivering on control initiatives to strengthen maintenance of Markets accounts globally, which will in turn reduce risk of regulatory non-compliance, reduce maintenance costs, and optimize resources for our top 250 clients. The role has exposure to senior stakeholders in UK, EMEA, and Americas. 
You will be closely aligned to Mumbai/India KYC AML Design & Control team

What will you be doing?

•    Client maintenance process lead for Markets, delivering on control initiatives to strengthen maintenance of Markets accounts globally in partnership with key stakeholders
•    Establish/strengthen robust control and governance framework covering refresh and offboarding
•    Develop improved future state end-to-end that is strategic in nature and aligns with firmwide programme deliveries such as Trading Controls
•    Establish tactical solutions to address control risks until strategic solution in place
•    Partner with Global Markets businesses to ensure issues remediated in a timely manner and support the business in forum discussions 
•    Assist in top-down risk analysis and undertake root cause detection and escalation, to subsequently feed into solutions design and remediation initiatives. 
•    Ensure that controls are properly designed and operating effectively, and promotes proactive risk management culture with sound change management protocols.
•    Produce Management Information (including submissions to key control committees and developing adhoc reports)
•    Monitor and develop key indictors and provide insights to leadership to oversee their risk profile.  This includes analytics covering root cause analysis of issues and thematic trends, supporting the function to predict areas of risk exposure.

What we’re looking for:

•    Post-Graduate from reputed institution (MBA/CA/ME)
•    Overall 4-6 years of Work Experience and 2 years of relevant experience in KYC/AML control function
•    Proven expertise in implementing robust end to end Control and Governance frameworks.
•    Strong change/project management skills. 
•    Ability to plan timelines, direct resources (including technology), communicate various deliverables to multiple stakeholders and effectively manage stakeholders’ expectations 
•    Excellent relationship management skills are an essential part of this role, including interaction with senior stakeholders.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence business leaders in a meaningful and actionable manner.
•    Self-starter, self-motivated, strong organisational skills. Able to work at pace with accuracy and deliver high quality work to tight deadlines and in demanding/fast-paced environments.  
•    Team player with capacity for building strong collaborative and trusted relationships.
•    Autonomous and ability to influence and deliver across stakeholder groups

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Experience in Investment Banking / Global Markets / Business Control Management 
•    Operates primarily with a risk and control focus but possesses the ability to apply a commercial / pragmatic lens with respect to strategic business benefits realisation.
•    Good understanding of AML/regulatory frameworks and experience of their practical application would be desirable.
•    Excellent data management skills of large sets of data and excellent data analysis skills
•    Excellent Excel and Powerpoint presentation skills
•    Experience in developing automated reports through VBA, Python, Tableau

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.
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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.

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