Prime EMEA - Strategic Structuring

London, United Kingdom
May 15, 2022
May 29, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
As a Barclays Prime Strategic Structurer you will facilitate client activity by optimizing both revenue and after-tax returns from financing and trading activity across Prime Equities. You will be joining the team who are responsible for developing financing and collateral solutions for the bank and its clients, including in relation to equity finance, delta-1 and equity-linked products. You will be delivering efficiencies by optimising existing activity, facilitating bespoke client transactions, and ensuring new business growth areas are structured to maximize returns from top line revenue growth.
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.
What will you be doing?
• Developing and implementing strategic and structured solutions and transactions
• Leading and implementing transactions, collaborating with team members and stakeholders to deliver a high quality end product within tight deadlines
• Investigating and analysing the consequences of proposed solutions across a range of disciplines, agreeing the treatment and risks with the relevant control function
• Liaising with Prime Equities trading desks to develop, execute and manage the implementation of transactions and associated hedging arrangements
• Taking proposed transactions through internal approvals/governance, including drafting papers and briefing stakeholders
• Reviewing and negotiating transaction/legal documentation
• Monitoring non-trading risks, both financial and non-financial, and appropriately calibrating risk appetite
• Reviewing legal, tax, regulatory and accounting rules to understand potential application to the business, identifying risks / opportunities, and liaising with internal and external advisers
• Conducting financial modelling and data analysis in Microsoft Excel

What we're looking for:
• Qualified accountant or lawyer, ideally specialising in UK tax, or equivalent relevant experience working in a structuring team in an Investment Bank
• Experience in financial services and general knowledge of investment banking and financial markets along with basic quantitative skills i.e. financial modelling in Excel
• Inquisitiveness and desire to develop structuring skillset with application to Prime/Equities business

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience/understanding of the components, economics and application of financial instruments
• Understanding of accounting, regulatory, legal and tax concepts and application to Prime / Equities business
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, with a focus upon the use of Excel to complete data analysis

Where will you be working?
5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.

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