Finance Business Manager

Posted Mar 27, 2024
Project ID: BCLYJP00043672
Glasgow, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Location: Glasgow

Length: 6 months 

PAYE only 

Overall purpose of the role 

This is a BAU role, working on both the day to day running of financial and headcount for the function, as well as working on a specific project.  You will be primarily focused on oversight of the Compliance cost base.  The role ensures Compliance manages its financial controls and commitments, including adherence to Budget and regular reporting to stakeholders, both inside and outside the function.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Manage and oversee the Compliance cost base, including regular reporting to stakeholders, forward projections and management of regular third party payments.

  • Production of regular financial Management Information (MI) for stakeholders. 

  • Act as the key point of contact with our Finance Business Partners, working with them on activities Including:

    • Cost allocations to the Business, analysis on our spend against budget.

    • Manage the Annual Budgeting cycle and regular re-forecast of the Compliance total cost base.

    • Manage and capture operational data from across Compliance, In order to assess current and future demand and capacity.

Key Skills: 

  • Strong analytical skills, financial analysis 

  • Part qualified accountant / Accounting experience (CIMA, ACCA or equivalent etc.) would be ideal  

  • You must be able to demonstrate you have done similar activities of managing headcount and managing the budget

  • Also manage data that supports the strategy

  • Highly proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint; very strong Excel skills including xlookups, vlookups, sumifs

  • Effective presentation skills to both a junior and senior audience.

  • Good time management skills. 

  • Excellent teamwork skills.

  • Ability to work in a virtual team across multiple locations.

  • Strong stakeholder management experience in multicultural professional environment.

  • Analysis, problem solving and decision making skills.

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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