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Internal Audit Analyst - Explorer Graduate Programme - 2022

Northampton, England

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Graduate Programmes at Barclays

Our Graduate programmes deliver immersive experiences, transformative development and incredible support – giving each graduate the best possible start to their career. You’ll learn continually. From bespoke training to courses on our e-learning platform, you’ll become more capable and better-equipped every day.

Whichever programme you choose, you’ll do meaningful work, discover resources to help you build a long-term career and develop your skillset with the guidance of a hand-picked line manager and a dedicated talent coach.

Key information

Date live Sep. 21, 2021

Business Area COO & Functions

Area of Expertise Campus - Graduate

Contract Graduate Full Time

Reference Code 00276417

Job description

The team that protects our business

At Barclays, our reputation means everything. Internal Audit assists the Board and Executive Management to protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of Barclays. Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) aims to provide independent, reliable, valued, insightful and timely assurance to the Board and Executive Management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control over current and evolving risks, in the context of the current and expected business environment and in accordance with the International Standards definition of internal auditing.Sound like the place for you? Join us as an analyst to find out.

The chance to make an impact

You’ll start out with several weeks of intense training, covering product and business knowledge as well as essential skills you’ll need for a successful start with BIA. Then you’ll begin the first of two 12-month rotations spending time with different audit teams covering a variety of business and functional areas. Along the way you’ll build excellent foundational knowledge while getting to know our business and our people. You will be responsible for:

  • planning audits, including documenting the scope, process understanding, risk and control identification and testing strategies
  • completing audit fieldwork by testing key controls and drawing conclusions about their design and effectiveness
  • discussing and agreeing the factual accuracy of audit issues with the audit team
  • writing high quality issues and recording management’s action plans
  • testing to ensure corrective steps have been taken by auditees
  • keeping up-to-date with risks, issues and changes across relevant business units
  • challenging others, including auditees, where appropriate to make sure the right conclusion is reached
  • ensuring all work is carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements and Barclays’ policies and procedures
  • contributing to risk assessment activity.

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, peers and clients alike. What’s more, dedicated programme managers will support and advocate for you throughout the first two years of your career at Barclays.

During the analyst programme, you’ll also:

  • learn about Data Analytics and apply to your audit work
  • participate in formal and informal training designed to give you the knowledge you need when you need it
  • receive detailed performance coaching and feedback
  • have opportunities to expand your network and develop leadership skills
  • take part in citizenship activities, contributing positively to our communities.

As your official programme comes to a close, you’ll have a number of career options open to you, including placement into an exciting role right here at Barclays.

To be considered for this programme, you must:

  • be motivated with a strong degree or expected degree – in any area.

Ideally, you would also have:

  • A view on topics and express them through the research and knowledge you’ll gain
  • An analytical mind
  • The ability to build relationships and be able to understand and communicate the story behind the numbers
  • An eagerness to learn and willingness to take on new challenges
  • An ability to manage your time and resources efficiently, as if you were running your own business

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.

Paid holiday and vacation

Competitive pay

Private medical care

Disability assurance

Flexible working

Life assurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement planning

What makes a successful Graduate 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.

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.

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