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Controls Analyst

Posted 22 May 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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As a Barclays Junior Control Analyst, you will assist the wider SOx Governance team to help the controls testing execution across Group Functions and Enterprise Data Technology (GFED) CIO Technology teams, acting and leading as a key liaison point, navigating the end to end SOx control framework and SOx audit requirements. This is an opportunity to assist the GFED, which is a global team.
Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. 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.

At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home. We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.

What will you be doing?

Tracking, monitoring and producing monthly reporting for Automated Business Controls testing in line with quality and timeline expectations, escalating as required

Designing, developing and maintaining a best in class SOx Governance Confluence site that supports our Technology colleagues and drives a self-serve environment

Tracking, monitoring and producing monthly reporting in relation to the Escalation and Inefficiency process to ensure adherence to process

Educating and providing guidance on the related SOx audit processes

Creating educational materials that will be used to build knowledge within CIO Technology teams on the SOx methodology and testing practises

Providing guidance and assistance to stakeholders & Engineering teams on adherence to standards in relation to the creation of new controls and amendment of existing controls

Supporting activities related to the uplift and refresh of the SOx documentation requirements

What we’re looking for:

Good analytical abilities, with a methodical approach, sound judgement and close attention to detail

Problem solving skills – ability to think unconventionally and find solutions to unstructured problems

Good social skills with an ability to communicate difficult or complex ideas clearly and constructively

Ability to bring multiple stakeholder groups together and work to achieve a common goal; with good level of influence and negotiation when dealing with stakeholders

Skills that will help you in the role:

Knowledge of business or technology risk and control including relevant tools and techniques

Proven experience of working within the finance industry /business or technology control frameworks and approaches within Audit or Governance

Experienced with MS office toolkit (Word, PPT, Excel, Access Database etc)

Experience designing, developing, maintaining a Confluence site

Where will you be working?
The Barclays Technology Campus, just outside Manchester, is our transatlantic tech command centre for information security in the UK. It’s the vital strategic powerhouse behind our global operations. Radbroke is a place where big ideas become realities. Where the talent in the world can build careers full of scope, variety and reward, by creating the technical solutions that meet today’s demands, answer tomorrow’s questions and redefine the future of finance.


Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

Finance & Banking
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