Conformance Manager

Barclays Corporate
London (East)
10 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Conformance Manager

As a Barclays Conformance manager, within the Wealth Conformance team, you will have a rigorous approach to risk assessment and control testing within the first line of defence, as expected by the Group Enterprise Risk Management Framework. As a Conformance Manager you will take both a strategic view of the function whilst continuing to deliver the operational goals of the function.

About us:
As a leading Global Wealth and Investment manager, Barclays provides international and private banking, Wealth planning, trust and fiduciary services, investment management, brokerage services and research to private and intermediary clients across the world. Additionally our clients benefit from access to the breadth of personal, corporate and investment banking expertise across Barclays, one of the largest financial services groups in the world.

As a Conformance Manager your main responsibilities will involve:
-Gaining a detailed understanding of the processes under review and working with other team members to identify the material risks against the controls under testing.
-Supporting the Senior Conformance Manager in collating the final report by drafting high quality issues with action plans that management has agreed.
-Ensuring all queries and challenges from the stakeholders have been resolved by the time issues are included in the formal report, which may require influencing skills.
-Supporting the annual risk assessment across all Wealth business areas in the first line of defence as part of developing and refreshing the annual coverage plan of testing
-Supporting colleagues within Conformance team through sharing knowledge, information, best practice and test findings across the team

As a Conformance Manager your skills and qualifications will include:
-Experience in the development and understanding of financial risk frameworks
-Experience in building working relationships with senior Wealth management to ensure they understand their risks and have controls and processes in place to manage those risks
-Strong communication and leadership skills will be required to lead activity with various senior stakeholders
-Demonstrating a high level of analytic skills, consulting, influencing and presentation skills and an ability to communicate with ease risk and control gaps and credibility with senior leaders.

The Benefits:
Our customers deserve the best. The same goes for our people. That's why at Barclays you'll receive a range of benefits including a competitive salary, flexible hours and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be.

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

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

At Barclays, we recruit based on merit and are committed to promoting diversity throughout our organisation.

We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible in the recruitment period. Barclays recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert during the recruitment process.