Fresher Audit Assistant Jobs – Barclays Bank UK

Job Title:  Audit Assistant
Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:
Chief Internal Auditor
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 Audit Assistant’s primary role will be
the review of regulatory returns as required by the Financial Institutions Act
and Barclays Internal Audit (BIA) Vision through;
  • Assisting Barclays in becoming the Go To Bank, by facilitating the
    improvement of the Governance and Control Environment. We:
  • Attracting and retaining the most talented and diverse internal
    audit team (Colleagues).
  • Target excellence in our performance and continuously review our
    innovative yet simple audit processes to maximise BIA efficiencies
    (Company).
  • Using our integrity and judgement, we audit the right things in the
    right way at the right time (Conduct).
  • Partnering with clients to maximise the effectiveness of the
    Governance and Control Environment (Customer and Client).
  • Positively contribute to the Barclays Group Citizenship Plan
    (Citizenship).
  • BIA Overview:  BIA aims to
    provide independent, reliable, valued, insightful and timely assurance to
    the Board and Executive Management over the effectiveness of governance,
    risk management and control over current and evolving risks, in the
    context of the current and expected business environment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Colleague
  • Own and drive personal learning to support achievement of career
    aspirations.
  • Provide constructive feedback and evaluation to team members for
    assignments.
  • Share knowledge with BIA colleagues and peers in the business. Be
    open to learn from others through feedback given to you.
  • Treat all colleagues fairly, regardless of background or
    circumstance.
  • Be comfortable to challenge others; be prepared to be challenged.
Company: Review regulatory returns on a monthly basis
Conduct:
  • Take into account reputation of Barclays at all times, through
    positive interactions and following policy and process.
  • Sets an example and supports fair and ethical behaviour in all
    colleagues.
Customer/Client
  • Build strong relationships and mutual trust with all colleagues
    internal (AVPs/CIAs/VPs/Directors/Managing Directors) and external
    (Regulators).
  • Understand the needs of client/customer and make decisions using
    this knowledge.
  • Discuss and agree the factual accuracy of review observations with
    AVP/VP, as appropriate.
Citizenship
  • Support citizenship agenda across BIA to contribute positively to
    the communities we operate in.
  • Apply citizenship lens when making business critical decisions.
Self-development –
10%
  • Pursue self-development to increase personal effectiveness,
    acknowledging strengths and areas for development.
  • Share best practice with, and provide feedback to, the other members
    of collections Team, on all business and people related issues, climate
    and local development and initiatives.
Financial Management
Control and Analysis


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Barclays Bank Audit Assistant must hold a good track record of
    high performance in previous roles.
  • Desire to develop and progress career aspirations.
  • Experience of working at different levels in an organisation.
  • Experience of flexing and adapting style to meet the needs of
    others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Preferred experience: Financial services industry knowledge.
  • Proven track record of high performance in previous roles.
  • Desire to develop and progress career aspirations.
  • Experience of working at different levels in an organisation.
  • Experience of flexing and adapting style to meet the needs of
    others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Financial services industry knowledge.
You must be able to
demonstrate that you live the Barclays values and behaviours:
  • Respect – Respect and value those you work with and the contribution
    they make.
  • Integrity – Act fairly, ethically and openly in everything you do.
  • Service – Put clients and customers at the centre of everything you
    do.
  • Excellence – Use your energy, skills and resources to deliver the
    best sustainable results.
  • Stewardship – Be passionate about leaving things better than you
    found them.
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:
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