Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


SOx| Chief Controls Office | GFDf BUK - 90205322
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:9 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title:         AVP-Sox Compliance Chief Controls Office  
Location:         London
The BUK Chief Controls Office (CCO) is a new team within the Chief Operating Office (COO) that operates across the bank to drive consistent, excellent performance against the Control agenda.
The team is an integral part of Barclays’ increasing emphasis on maintaining and enhancing an effective control framework, to meet our business needs, meet regulatory requirements and also to deliver upon our core values and commitments to all of our stakeholders.
Are you a newly qualified or recently qualified external auditor from practice interested in joining a major international bank? We would like to talk to you!!
What will you be doing?
The Role is to support the Barclays Bank UK’s annual SOx process on an ongoing basis, and contribute to process improvements, with particular emphasis on:
Review and assess adequacy of process documentation, perform design effectiveness and operating effectiveness testing and report control issues
Drive improvements across the SOx team and the wider control environment across the Bank
Support the Head of SOx, CCO, BUK with ad hoc tasks
Conduct SOx Design Effectiveness Assessment (DEA)
Conduct SOx Operating Effectiveness Testing (OET)
Be trusted advisor on all Sarbanes Oxley matters
Ability to analyse problems using multiple information sources to identify core issues and develop mutually satisfactory solutions.
Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
What we’re looking for:
Significant track record in External Audit preferably in Financial Services
Experienced in identifying, documenting and testing controls for Sarbanes Oxley Regulatory Reporting purposes
Good understanding of the COSO framework and its application to internal controls over financial reporting
Ability to understand, implement and drive improvements to a risk & control framework
Skills that will help you in the role:
Excellent written and face-to-face communication skills
Ability to communicate conceptually challenging massages in an effective manner.
Manage conflicting demands and priorities through stakeholder engagement, effective planning and sound judgement 
Ability to work on a number of deliverables at the same time
Where will you be working?
1CP, Canary Wharf, the office is based in the heart of financial district in London and walking distance to public transport links.

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

 Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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