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Date live: Nov. 28, 2022

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Operations

Reference Code: 90355598

Contract: Permanent

Account Executive

As a Barclays Account Executive you will be responsible for associated Account Executive functions as well as actively supporting an assigned Relationship Manager. You will be operating as the liaison between the Relationship Manager and internal specialist product areas. You will have joint responsibility with Relationship Managers and internal colleagues for the end to end client experience, profitability and satisfaction.

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. 

Working Flexibly
We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognizes 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.
We are currently in the early stages of implementing a hybrid working environment, which means 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?
•    Being directly responsible for a portfolio of clients in respect to their day to day banking administration requirements, across a range of products and services
•    Building and monitoring relationships with the clients, working alongside the Relationship Manager to ensure a quality service is provided at all times
•    Undertaking pro-active client calls and ensuring that Relationship Managers follow up on all client leads
•    Handling incoming queries from clients and arranging client meetings as requested by the Relationship Manager, and ensuring that all actions are completed
•    Facilitating client meetings independently, where appropriate, and ensuring that Relationship Managers adhere to the relevant Client Due Diligence policy
•    Contributing towards the financial targets of the Relationship Managers
•    Ensuring that standards, both legal and regulatory, are adhered to, in order to avoid exposing the business to undue risk
•    Developing relationships with other parts of Barclays to ensure that clients have access to the best possible solution from Barclays

What we’re looking for:
•    Action oriented and organised with the ability to handle a number of tasks simultaneously and prioritise accordingly
•    Self-motivated, able to work on their own initiative and remain calm under pressure
•    Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills are essential to the role, as well as the ability to work as part of a team

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Logical and structured approach to achieving desired outcomes along with good written and oral communication required to communicate across all levels
•    High integrity and trust due to the sensitive nature of information handled

Where will you be working?
We have two offices in Guernsey situated in the heart of St Peter Port, the main town on this idyllic Island. The Barclays offices are surrounded by good quality shops and it’s only a 5 minute walk to the beautiful harbour with numerous sea view restaurants and bars. Barclays in Guernsey promotes its ‘Values’ and is at the forefront of everything we do with a business emphasis on our ‘Shared Growth’ agenda with colleagues volunteering to help others in the community they live. We are a dynamic, future focused organisation with employee opportunities for personal development and mobility across the Barclays Group.


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