Fresher Treasury Middle Office Analyst Jobs – Barclays Bank

Job Title:       Treasury Middle Office Analyst
Organisation: Barclays
Bank UK
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to:
Head of Product Control
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 Treasury Middle Office Analyst will support
the Head Of Product Control and Governance (PCG), Markets, Finance and Treasury
teams in meeting key business objectives by reporting on risk and results with
regard to positions, instruments, products, activities, systems and procedures
as well as reconciliation of numbers.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Risk, governance
and control: 70 %
  • P&L/Open Position reconciliation;
  • Perform daily open position and P&L  reconciliation and ensure that Treasury
    and Markets performance is tracked and reported accurately.
  • Regulatory Reporting
  • Prepare Central bank Reports relating to liquidity, maturity
    profiling, FX positions and Transactions
  • Risk Management:
  • Assist in documentation, monitoring controls in line with policies
    and verification of all approved pricing models.
Liquidity Risk
Assist in the
preparation of liquidity risk management reports.
  • Keep abreast of local market developments which could have direct
    bearing on change to Procedures/reporting requirements.
  • Ensure compliance with Market Operations Manual (MOM) standards and
    audit requirements.
  • Ensure critical controls relating 
    to Product Control and risk management is being observed and assist
    in raising
  • Appropriate awareness in Treasury Front and Back-Office.
  • Develop/maintain good relationships with Treasury Front and
    Back-Office, Financial/Management Reporting staff and other members to
    ensure achievement of business goals.
Systems maintenance
and development: 20 %
  • Participate in any systems implementation in the Middle-Office.
  • Participate in training initiatives to ensure
    Front-Office/Middle-Office/Back-Office staff receive
  • Adequate training on Treasury risk systems.
  • Assist in development/design of reports to provide appropriate
    information which identifies the risk
  • Positions and profit and loss profile of Treasury.
Support: 10%
  • Maintenance of records/documentation of Treasury Middle Office
  • Responsible for flex cube 
    posting and reconciliation of Front Arena files
  • Assist in providing required documentation for audits.
  • Assist in providing necessary documentation for implementation of
    new systems.
  • Ensure maintenance of the filing system of Treasury and Sales and
    Trading Procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Barclays Bank Treasury Middle Office
    Analyst job should hold a university degree
  • Treasury banking qualification
  • Exposure to Treasury Middle-Office and Finance
  • ACI and accounting 
    accreditation  is desirable
  • Sound knowledge of Product Control methodologies & tools
  • Regulatory and Head Office reporting requirements
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarization with Front-Office dealing strategies/activities.
  • Basic understanding of DVAR (Daily Value at Risk) and/or any other
    market risk measurement
  • Basic understanding of the principles of prudent liquidity
    management and reporting
  • Basic understanding of procedures for the whole product cycle from
    deal initiation to settlement.
  • Specialist knowledge and expertise required to undertake the role.
    May include knowledge of the Bank’s products, services and policies
  • Drive for results
  • Basic technical knowledge of risk management and risk systems
  • Quality – high standards and controls
  • Problem solving
  • Planning and organising
  • Team player/flexibility
  • Business awareness
  • Analytical/risk assessment, assimilation and appraisal of
  • Ability to prepare and explain reconciliation reports.
  • Decent accounting skills.
  • Good Analytical skills.
  • Self-driven
  • Good Excel skills
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.
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