Risk and Functions Technology AVP

New York, USA
May 07, 2021
May 28, 2021
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Risk and Functions Technology
New York

As a Barclays Risk and Technology team member, you will be working collaboratively with others across Barclays Internal Audit (BIA), while developing strong client relationships which are independent and be seen as a respected voice. You will be working with the team to support the delivery of BIA Audit Plan. BIA provides independent, reliable, and timely assurance to the Board and executive management over the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control over current and evolving risks.

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.

What will you be doing?
• Supporting, audit scoping and planning while identifying, assessing and documenting risks and controls and complete testing
• Evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of controls, updating audit team with progress and observations and performing issues validation test procedures
• Write high quality audit observations and support the audit lead in writing the report and providing suggestions to management for actions to address control issues identified
• Suggesting practical ways of improving the work they do and apply where appropriate and proactively take on additional tasks or projects

What we're looking for:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of services
• Great auditing experience or experience in relevant financial services businesses and products
• Strong written and verbal communication skills demonstrating a collaborative approach across a range of stakeholders and strong analytical skills with attention to detail
• Proven team player, supporting colleagues to achieve team objectives

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Relevant professional qualifications such as CPA, CFA, CISA
• Experience with or exposure to data analytics, coding such as Python, SQL and/or other data science/machine learning techniques
• Knowledge of new and emerging financial products and services and practical understanding of relevant regulatory environment
• Experience in risk-based technology auditing and development and execution of testing strategies to assess control environments as part of an internal or external audit

Where will you be working?
You will be working at our Americas Headquarters at 745 Seventh Avenue. This 37-story office tower is located in Times Square in the heart of Manhattan and features a cafeteria, fitness center and state-of-the-art LED signage on the facade of the building.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details.

About Barclays
Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays' key UK location from that advertised.

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