Business Analyst - Prudential Regulatory Reporting

Posted Aug 16, 2023
Project ID: BCLYJP00036247
London, Greater London, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Business Analyst - Prudential Regulatory Reporting

Location: London, Hybrid Working

Length: 6 month initial contract

PAYE only 

Overall purpose of the role 

This role requires a skilled Business Analyst that is able to understand legislative requirements, analyse current reporting methods and practices against these requirements and be able to challenge any areas that need to be improved. The Analyst will work with the appropriate Technology representatives to achieve Technical acceptance of their requirements and functional designs through testing and defect resolution to contribute to future state operating models.

The successful Business Analyst will predominantly focus on the implementation of regulatory reforms developed by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) as well as the European & UK regulators, in terms of both reporting and disclosure within the firm, coupled with the on-going monitoring of regulatory developments that can also impact in this regard. The individual will work with various areas across the globe within the Prudential Regulatory Reporting CoE (Pru-Reg CoE) team.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Support Pru-Reg CoE - Projects Team in the understanding and interpretation of Finance, Risk and Treasury requirements

  • Create analysis and requirements artefacts alongside the Workstream lead

  • Agree and work to the priorities set by the Product Owner

  • Work with the appropriate Technology representatives to achieve Technical acceptance of their requirements and functional designs

  • Face off to one or many business areas/SMEs understanding high level requirements and challenging where necessary

  • Work independently to elicit, validate and document business requirements and provide input into solution design where necessary

  • Present findings, requirements and problem statements to relevant programme forum / Design Authority with supporting documentation

  • Agree how the analysis will be approached - in line with the strategic vision of the programme and the preferred methodology of the organisation

  • Support the Testing Strategy and input into the coverage of Test scenarios and conditions ensuring all requirements in scope are tested

  • Participate in the testing cycle and own the resolution of defects pertaining to requirement and design clarifications

  • Articulate and present commercial effectiveness of requirement proposals within a project or initiative

Key Skills: 

  • Strong analytical insight - understand current state and be able to challenge where required

  • Experience of preparing and issuing a range of key business analysis deliverables

  • Experience of communicating with a wide array of people and some experience of stakeholder management

  • Experience of some of the underpinning frameworks and tools for business analysis documentation

  • Adept at using Microsoft Office products with some experience using other software packages relevant to BA work

  • Experience and knowledge of Financial and Control/Governance frameworks and processes

  • Experience and knowledge of Financial and/or Regulatory Reporting environment(s)

  • Previous experience in use of workflow tools such as Jira is is desirable –but not essential

  • Familiarity with business process modelling, using tools such as IBM Blueworks (or similar) is desirable –but not essential

  • Any SQL knowledge is advantageous but not essential

About Barclays 

Barclays is a British universal bank. It is diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. Barclays businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by its service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group. 


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


Barclays aims 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 Barclays vision and goals. 


At Barclays, we offer a hybrid working experience that blends the positives of working alongside colleagues at our onsite locations, together with working from home.  We have a structured approach where colleagues work at an onsite location on fixed, ‘anchor’, days of the week, for a minimum of two days a week or more, as set by the business area (or nearest equivalent if working part-time hours). Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager. Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business.


Your Benefits 

As a contract employee of Randstad Sourceright, you’ll receive a wide range of financial and personal benefits. There’s enrolment in a pension plan (after 12 weeks on assignment) and holiday pay. You’ll also get 24/7 access to an Employee Assistance Programme, designed to help you deal with any problems that could be affecting your home or work life. Plus, there’s discounts at heaps of high street shops, restaurants and entertainment - from Asda to Zizzi Italian restaurants.

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