Barclays Careers – Business Analyst

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Settlement Business Analyst


As a Barclays Settlement Business Analyst you will be joining Markets Post Trade team within Markets Post Trade Paper Boy Business area. You will be instrumental in implementing the Paperboy Programme aims to deliver a large scale technology transformation for the Operations and Technology services delivering Securities Settlement and Asset Servicing. This has involved a material outsourcing to the Accenture Post Trade Processing utility over a number of years.

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.

We are currently operating in a hybrid working environment, meaning 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?

  • Requiring to work with Utility Operations team and their vendor partners to understand the end-to-end solution and / or workarounds, to deliver the required business outcomes
  • Focusing on all Gloss changes impacting the Bank or Bank changes impacting Gloss
  • Facilitating and / or participating in working groups with business stakeholders, IT teams and the Utility Vendor, to agree the technical solutions between the Bank and the Utility
  • Working with the Business Analysts to understand the use cases and ensure that the E2E solution delivers on them
  • Ensuring solutions are being delivered in line with the Bank’s target state architecture
  • Working with the integration team to ensure full E2E test coverage
  • Working with the Bank-side teams to agree the Bank’s post implementation operating model and validate this during testing
  • Assisting with platform overviews and production readiness in terms of E2E overviews / demos

What We’re Looking For

  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Ability to interpret business requirements into a tangible plan and spot inconsistencies
  • Excellent leadership skills with highly developed problem management skills
  • Confidence and ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels

Skills That Will Help You In The Role

  • Broad ridge Gloss for Fixed Income and Equities Settlement
  • Strong knowledge of Securities Settlement and Asset Servicing
  • Partnering with vendors and management of third party resources
  • Large scale multi-year system transformation programme experience

Where will you be working?

Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one – by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.

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