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Transaction Monitoring Senior Analyst

Posted 13 Jul 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 Financial Crime Transaction Monitoring Product Owner, you will champion the Surveillance TM Program by providing SME specialist guidance and analytical support, working with Financial Crime colleagues to support the development, implementation and optimisation of automated Surveillance TM solutions. In this role, you will support and develop a team, augmenting individual capabilities to enhance all in scope Surveillance TM systems and ensure they are effectively delivered, managed and optimised.

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?

Supporting the development of the Model Risk Methodology framework to ensure that it fulfils the requirements of the Internal Model Validation team and the wider TM function

Working with colleagues to support the development, implementation and optimisation of Global TM solutions and capabilities

Supporting innovation within the field of TM, and data analytics, taking inspiration from pioneering teams within Barclays, leading peer institutions, to enhance TM capabilities

Engaging with product owners, compliance analytics and Quant analytics team to identify and explore modelling, Machine Learning etc. to enhance TM monitoring capability

Comprehending, impact assessing, and communicating the risk management priorities that have a dependency on TM FC controls and their effectiveness to the relevant stakeholders

Engaging with key Business, Operational, Technology and Financial Crime stakeholders across the lines of defence to understand key priorities for the bank

Working with colleagues to support the development, implementation and optimisation of Global Surveillance TM solutions and capabilities

Working closely with consumers of Financial Crime/Surveillance TM data to ensure capabilities and limitations are understood correctly

What we’re looking for:

Proven SME expert level record in implementing, optimising and tuning TM systems or similar financial crime controls

Experience of a Regulated Business Environment with exposure to governance, control and risk management - ensuring action and escalation governance procedures are adhered to

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a solid record of building relationships and engaging across a wide range of technical and non-technical stakeholders

Experience of leading a team of risk management minded SMEs with technical ability – motivating, coaching and developing team members to higher levels of performance

Skills that will help you in the role:

Experience in utilising analytical tools for data exploration, analysis and visualisation

Expert coding ability and experience (preferably several) of; SQL, Scala, Spark, Python etc

Some experience in development of data visualisations/dashboards (preferably Tableau)

Financial Crime, Market Surveillance, AML and TM/detection and the systems/processes, including an understanding of AML and terrorist financing trends and typologies

Where will you be working?

In the heart of Canary Wharf, our headquarters at Churchill Place boasts onsite amenities such as; a gym, staff restaurant and deli bar, and is easily accessible by tube and bus links. With a population of around 5000 staff the atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.


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

Finance & Banking
55,000 employees