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Finance Analyst - Explorer Summer Intern Programme - 2022

Northampton, England

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Internships at Barclays

Our internships are the perfect introduction to the world of financial services. You’ll be immersed in your chosen business area, learning from our people and taking on real business challenges.

Wherever you join us, you’ll discover a platform to help you absorb the essential skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress on your journey at Barclays. You’ll receive genuine support and encouragement, with both senior and junior mentors to guide you; and you’ll have the opportunity to take part in networking and social events. We want you to feel part of our community from the very start.

Key information

Date live Sep. 21, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Campus - Summer Intern

Contract Summer Internship

Reference Code 00276313

Job description

The core of our business

Barclays’ financial health is of the utmost importance - not only to our clients, shareholders and employees but to a wide array of stakeholders, too. Our Finance function is essential to our success and includes our Business Performance and Analytics, Product Control, Financial Control, Cost Management, Tax and Treasury teams. Want to learn how financial concepts are applied in a global financial institution like Barclays? Join us as a summer analyst.

Real responsibility, right away

As a summer analyst, you’ll spend the summer working on real-world projects. Completing rotations on two teams, you’ll develop a solid foundation in financial analysis and strengthen your analytical and business skills. You may:  

  • perform daily profit and loss analysis for business units, identifying and researching performance impacts
  • compile regular reports and scorecards for senior managers
  • analyse data for trends and insights
  • write presentations based on your analyses for senior managers
  • assist in calls and meetings with fiscal stakeholders.

A place where you can thrive

At Barclays, you’ll be surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike. During the programme, you’ll also:

  • benefit from both formal and informal training
  • connect with junior and senior mentors
  • participate in dedicated networking/programme events
  • receive detailed performance feedback throughout the programme
  • give back to the community through volunteer events.

And if you really impress us, this could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing, eligible summer analysts to join us as full-time Finance analysts after graduation.

To be considered for this programme, you must:

  • currently be pursuing an undergraduate degree with anticipated graduation year 2023.

Ideally, you would also have:

  • basic knowledge of the role of finance and financial markets
  • enjoys working in a fast paced environment, who’s client-focused and team-orientated

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

What you get in return

However high you rise at Barclays, we believe all our employees should receive a competitive package of core benefits flexible to you and your family’s needs. At Barclays, you’ll support our customers and clients, and we’ll support you with rewards that will genuinely make a difference. See some of the benefits* you could receive when joining us full-time.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

*This is an example of benefits offered to full-time employees. Specific benefits may vary based on the type of role, programme and location.

What makes a successful Intern at Barclays?

These key qualities will help you lay a solid foundation for success on our programmes. From day one, we’ll help you further develop and strengthen them. We’re ready to help you achieve your aspirations and make the most of everything we have to offer.

Qualities we look for: Resilient, adaptable, confident, driven, empathetic, curious

Why Barclays?

There’s no other business quite like Barclays. There are no other careers quite like ours. We’re here to champion your development, and we truly want you to enjoy your career journey. We’ll give you all the support and encouragement you need to make the most of this experience. And you’ll have the chance to make a genuine contribution to our inclusive culture and support our purpose as we serve our customers, clients, communities and colleagues.

Becoming friends with an amazing group of people has definitely been a highlight of my journey so far.

Rachel

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Your opinion is valued, no matter your level.

Marquise

Human Resources Graduate Analyst

I am able to feel that Barclays are invested in my development, and will support and guide me along the way.

Tiffany

Credit Research Analyst

The best part of my job really is my team. I’m working with bright, passionate people.

Imran

Wealth Management and Investments Graduate

The diversity of day-to-day tasks is really incredible and two projects are never the same.

Sara

Investment Banking Analyst

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