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Date live: Jun. 22, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Finance

Reference Code: 90334226

Contract: Permanent

Finance Business Partner
Knutsford

As a Barclays Finance Business Partner at Barclays, the purpose of your role is to support the Senior Finance Business Partner in delivering end to end financials across a Transaction Cycles and Functions, working closely with Business Managers. You will also provide full sets of forward looking Financial projections, analytics and portfolio management as well as supporting capacity creation and understanding cost allocation.

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.

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?
•    Delivering the end to end financials across a Transaction Cycle/Function
•    Providing analysis to support business decisions and financial strategy, ensuring delivery is to plan and budget whilst supporting the bank’s overall business strategy and cost base objectives
•    Supporting the creation of the annual plan and be responsible for making updates during the regular RAF cycles
•    Working with the Centres of Excellence to ensure full alignment to BX operating models
•    Providing support to Senior Finance Business Partners to ensure adherence of day to day agenda, strategic and adhoc assignments for Transaction Cycle AE’s and their Leadership Teams
•    Aligning the activity that ensures the Transaction Cycle or Functions are compliant and aligned to the group wide governance and control framework

What we’re looking for:
•    Be commercially minded with proven skills and experience in Planning and Analytics gained in an Investment Bank, Consulting / Big 4 Corporate Finance or Planning & Analytics functions
•    Professional accountancy qualification or equivalent relevant experience (ACA / CIMA / CFA)
•    Ability to process implementation and experience of improvement and major structural change
•    Strong modelling skills and experience with MS Excel (advanced skills required), Databases, SAP, etc

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Be pro-active and able to operate effectively with ambiguity
•    Communication, influencing and negotiating skills
•    Self-motivation and the ability to work without further supervision
•    Proficiency with MS PowerPoint with the ability to communicate the story and provide executive reporting

Where will you be working?
You will be based in Radbroke, Knutsford. The Barclays Technology Campus just outside Manchester is our tech command centre and a vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. The campus is set in a 64 acre self-contained site, in a beautiful green environment and it offers unrivalled facilities for work and for play. We have an onsite gym, as well as outdoor tennis, football and cricket areas, as well as onsite restaurant and coffee shops.


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