Barclays Bank UK Entry Level Jobs – Payments Reconciler

Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Barclays UK:
Barclays is
a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in
London. It is a universal bank with operations in retail, wholesale and
investment banking, as well as wealth management, mortgage lending and
credit cards. It has operations in over 50 countries and territories and
has around 48 million customers. As of 31 December 2011, Barclays had total
assets of US$2.42 trillion, the seventh-largest of any bank worldwide.
Job Summary: The Payments
Reconciler will be a member of the Payment Operations Clearing team which is
tasked with reconciliation of clearing accounts.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities: 
1.
Reconciliation/control – 75%-85%
  • Daily review and reconciliation of all
    allocated Payments accounts/ GLs and demonstrated control of these
    accounts.
  • Submission of daily MI for all reconciled
    accounts to the team leader, manager and HOO.
  • Expeditiously follow-up for all outstanding
    items on GLs. The outstanding items should comply with business rules.
  • Rectify all errors identified.
  • Circulate daily log (error log) for all
    exceptions identified.
  • Make reversals of all previous day outstanding
    entries and all actioned by end of day.
  • Print and ensure all extracts are reviewed and
    signed by Team leader and filed on a daily.
  • Prepare and hand in end of month extracts by
    the 1st day of every month.
  • Attend to all customer complaints and queries
    within 24 hours of receipt of complaint and log all complaints for
    tracking to resolution.
  • Have broad understanding of Bank procedures,
    policy and controls requirements and put them to practice.
  • Have good understanding of the various payments
    processes.
  • Deliver high reconciliations  accuracy levels that conform to business
    policy and controls  framework
  • Work in liaison with colleagues and proactively
    respond to and seek to exceed the expectations of customers.
  • Attend departmental meetings and hurdles.
  • Carry out allocated snap checks and RCAs within
    set timelines and ensure no repeat findings amongst issues raised for your
    area.
  • All soft copy registers / logs are password
    protected and backed up on the shared folder on a weekly basis.
  • All work is accurately processed as per the set
    SLA.
  • Proactively take on any other duties assigned.
2.
Team Working – 10%-15%
  • Develop and maintain a close working
    relationship with the entire team.
  • Maintain acceptable control on the SLAs and
    maintain effective communication all the time.
  • Actively support Management in delivering
    effective coaching of colleagues on best practice.
  • Follow up on exception items and liaise with
    business units to resolve outstanding items
3.
Staff Management-20%
  • Agree resource plans with the Programme Manager
    (programme) or Senior Project Manager and manage the recruitment of staff,
    contractors and external consultants, as appropriate.
  • Manage and lead project team, provide
    assistance to less experienced staff by giving guidance and supporting on
    the job training, as appropriate.
  • Acts as task manager for Implementation
    Managers in country as appropriate.
  • Regular review of individual and team
    performance targets.
  • Delegates effectively, allowing team members to
    take responsibility for performance.
  • Proactively and creatively develops team’s
    skills encouraging learning and knowledge transfer and recognising
    achievements.
  • Identify any training needed to support project
    implementation planning delivery of training within project timescales.
  • Significantly contribute to the performance
    assessment of staff undertaking sub-project work.
4.
Relationship Management – 20%
  • Agree the Corporate Retail needs in terms of
    their running and upcoming initiatives
  • Manage and lead the corporate Retail project
    teams, provide assistance to less experienced staff by giving guidance and
    supporting on the job training, as appropriate.
  • Serves as Lead manager for the Corporate Retail
    Projects Managers in country as appropriate.
  • Regular review of individual and team
    performance targets.
  • Delegates effectively, allowing team members to
    take responsibility for performance.
  • Proactively and creatively develops team’s
    skills encouraging learning and knowledge transfer and recognizing
    achievements.
  • Identify any training needed to support project
    implementation planning delivery of training within project timescales.
  • Actively contribute to the performance
    assessment of staff undertaking sub-project work.
Qualifications, Skills
and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Barclays Bank Payment
    Reconciler Job should hold a University Degree or its equivalent
  • Two or more years business experience or
    experience leading a team is preferred
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Skills in bank accounting & reconciliations
  • Working knowledge of the various payment
    processes
  • Knowledge of internal accounts reconciliation
    process
  • Good working knowledge of manual and automatic
    reconciliation process
  • Keyboard skills
  • People Development
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Drive for results
  • Performance Development
  • Knowledge of Flex cube system and processes
  • Skills in Bank Reconciliation
  • Skills in Payments processing (RTGS, EFTs,
    SWIFT, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Bank products
  • Internal & Office accounts
  • Flex cube reports
  • Call over process
  • Good knowledge and understanding of bank
    procedures and policy
How to Apply:
If
you feel challenged by any of the above positions, and believe you can deliver
on key deliverables as outlined above, upload your application letter, current
curriculum vitae and photocopies of academic certificate to our recruitment
website detail below:
Barclays
is an equal opportunity employer that recruits, develops and promotes people on
merit, and rewards outstanding performance, regardless of background and
gender.
For
queries contact us on 0417122453 or email: barclays.uganda@barclays.com
Deadline:  3rd February,
2015

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