We are here to help our candidates impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Learn moreJob Title – VP – Treasury Chief Controls Office (GfDf)
The Chief Operating Office (COO) operates across the bank to drive consistent, excellent performance against the Control agenda. The team is an integral part of Barclays’ increasing emphasis on maintaining and enhancing an effective control framework, to meet our business needs, meet regulatory requirements and also to deliver upon our core values and commitments to all of our stakeholders.
You will be part of the Group Finance Director functions (GFDf) CCO supporting the Treasury function in meeting Governance and Control requirements as prescribed in the Enterprise Risk Management Framework (ERMF), contributing to process improvements, and with particular emphasis on:
• Leading the co-ordination and delivery of Operational Risk activities, in particular the annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA).
• Oversight of the governance framework of the Treasury function, providing controls subject matter expertise.
• Supporting delivery of Group-wide CCO programmes such as enhancements to the governance framework around Information Risk, Conduct Risk and Management Reporting.
• Work in the Treasury CCO team to co-ordinate and support delivery of Operational Risk activities for the Treasury function. Key deliverables include:
o The annual Risk and Control Self-Assessment cycle (RCSA).
o Oversight of implementation of Group policy and control requirements within the Treasury function with particular focus on Treasury & Capital Risk and Conduct Risk. Monitoring of the Treasury function’s internal control environment as part of Operational Risk oversight, highlighting control issues with associated remediation plans.
• Act as a key contact across a wide range of stakeholders including legal entity Treasurers, Operational Risk, Compliance and Internal Audit, providing guidance on the internal control implications of key issues.
• Execution of controls initiatives, working with the business, to implement and assess adherence to Group-wide Policies.
• Apply knowledge of CCO practices, methodologies and the function’s technology environment as part of the role.
• Co-ordinate and support GFDf CCO delivery against defined Group CCO projects as well as Conduct and Financial Crime Risk Reporting
• Build strong partnerships across all key stakeholder areas including the CCO team, the Treasury teams and the wider Group Finance Director functions.
• Ensure pro-active and insightful contributions to CCO initiatives across a geographically and culturally diverse functional team.
• Take ownership and act as main point of contact to stakeholders for key areas assigned.
• Ideally hold an Accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
• Control experience in major business area or function. Ability to understand, implement and drive improvements to a risk & control framework
• Must have strong Excel skills including extensive experience in managing large quantities of data, pivots, formulas, Vlookups
• Personal and interpersonal skills:
o Manage conflicting demands and priorities through stakeholder engagement, effective planning and sound judgement
o Offer assistance without waiting to be asked, takes steps to keep stakeholders informed and delivers high quality support
o Take personal accountability for own activities and performance, ensuring the right people are involved to achieve a successful outcome
• Risk Management experience
• Communication skills:
o Excellent written and face-to-face communication skills
o Ability to communicate conceptually challenging messages in an effective manner
Barclays Scotland is a real Scottish success story. We’ve been in Scotland for 250 years, and our significance has never been as important as it is today. Glasgow is a recognised strategic hub within Barclays globally, and admired as a shining light in Scottish business. Due to the scale of work we do here, there are countless opportunities for our colleagues to develop and progress. We’re a place where talented people can build a satisfying and diverse career, within a community of talented and passionate people.
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