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Date live: Sep. 23, 2022

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Internal Audit

Reference Code: 90343802

Contract: Permanent

Internal Auditor Assistant Vice President (AVP)- Cards & Payments Technology

As a Barclays Internal Auditor-AVP, you will work with audit colleagues to contribute to Barclays Internal Audit's vision to provide independent, reliable, valued, and insightful assurance to the board and executive management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management, and control over current and evolving risks, with the international standards definition of internal auditing. You will also work collaboratively with others to develop solid client relationships and support delivery of BIA Audit Plan.

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?
•    Helping the Director and Vice President in scoping the audit where necessary and identifying, assessing, and documenting risks and controls, and completing testing
•    Completing testing related to technology and security controls
•    Evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls & document this understanding in the BIA audit toolkit
•    Updating the Vice President and audit team with progress and observations
•    Writing high quality audit observations and aid the Audit Lead in writing the report
•    Providing suggestions to management for actions to address control issues identified
•    Proactively take on additional tasks as requested by Vice Presidents/Directors/Managing Directors
•    Suggesting practical ways of improving the work they do and apply where appropriate

What we’re looking for:
•    Educated to Bachelor’s Degree or Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. CISA, CPA/CIA, technical qualification)
•    Experience of auditing a relevant system controls environment and  knowledge of relevant regulatory environment
•    Experience of development and execution of testing strategies to assess control environments as part of an internal or external audit role/function
•    Experience in risk-based Technology auditing in one or more of the following areas technology and information risk, applications, security, resilience, data management etc

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Experience with data analytics and/or exposure to data science/machine learning techniques
•    Credit Card issuing and Acquiring processing knowledge and Practical knowledge of relevant regulatory environment
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills
•    Knowledge about new and emerging financial products and services

Where will you be working?
Northampton was the birthplace of Barclaycard in 1966 and we've been based in Pavilion Drive since the building opened in 1997. 
We purchased the building from the landlord in early 2018 as a sign of our commitment to investment in Northampton. Plans to further develop this Campus-style location are under way to allow for a real collaborative work environment. Based just off the A45 it is easily accessible by both car and bus routes.



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