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Date live: Jan. 26, 2023

Business Area: COO & Functions

Area of Expertise: Finance

Reference Code: 90344001

Contract: Permanent

IT Senior Financial Analyst
Whippany, NJ

As a Barclays IT Senior Financial Analyst this is an exciting opportunity where you will support the IT organization. You will handle multiple assignments in a rapidly changing, fast paced environment with frequent direct interaction with IT stakeholders and other corporate teams. As a Finance AVP you will analyze and review highly complex data in order to assist the IT organization with strategic decision making. 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We've helped millions of individuals and businesses thrive, creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted. An important and growing presence in the USA, we offer careers providing endless opportunity.

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 career, 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. We’re flexible on how this works and it may continue to change and evolve. Depending on your team, typically this means that colleagues spend a minimum of between 20% to 60% of their time in the office, which could be over a week, a month, or a quarter. However, some colleagues may choose to spend more time in the office over a typical period than their role type requires. We also have a flexible working process where, subject to business needs, all colleagues globally can request work patterns to reflect their personal circumstances. Please discuss the detail of the working pattern options for the role with the hiring manager.

What will you be doing?

•    Assisting with managing the budget and forecast process, including developing Financial Summaries
•    Assuming full accountability for all month end activities including accruals, reclasses, variance analysis and updating expense trackers
•    Serving as liaison for IT as subject-matter expert on Project Accounting, including interpretation of rules around capitalization
•    Improving financial governance through various means
•    Maintaining schedule of Risk/Opportunities enhance transparency to IT stakeholders
•    Performing quarterly Fixed Asset attestations and review/submit Developed SW to go live
•    Forging relationships with IT and Finance, understanding the needs of each

What we’re looking for:

•   Two to Three years experience with a undergraduate or equivalent degree 
•    Relationship building 
•    Pivot Tables, vlookups to navigate through data and strong analytical skills
•    Desire to be humble and an active listener

Skills that will help you in the role:

•    Smartview
•    Knowledge of banking industry
•    Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills
•    Effective in working both individually and in a team setting

Where will you be working?

At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you’ll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment. 

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