Loan Servicing Analyst

Posted May 8, 2024
Project ID: BCLYJP00042953
Manchester, Hybrid
35 hrs/week
6 months
Payrate range

Loan Servicing Analyst

Location: Manchester

Hybrid: 2 days pw in the office 

Length: 6 months

PAYE only

Overall purpose of the role:

Barclays has a leading franchise in the provision of loan origination, syndication and execution financing and services as well as providing important liquidity and market making to the secondary market through its global loan trading business. The loan businesses have grown significantly over the last few years and are continuing to invest in building a world-class platform and infrastructure to support further growth going forward. 

Wholesale Lending Operations services all operational aspects of several billion pounds worth of commercial loans denominated in a variety of different currencies.  Loans are an essential part of corporate financing.  Corporate loans can range from acquisition/ trade financing to revolving facilities which aid short/ medium term cash flows as well as unsecured term loans and asset based financing.  Wholesale Lending is growing significantly in two critical strategic markets; Administrative Agency and Commercial Loan Syndications, and Commercial Loan Trading.  This growth is adding to the complexity and risk management demands on control, reconciliation, and balance sheet review and affirmation requirements.

The Loan Servicing Analyst role is critical to supporting the business growth, managing the risk and the control environment, developing the operating model, and facilitating change to build an effective and scalable platform to support the businesses. Supervise and build processes and controls that manage reconciliation and balance sheet control risk instituting the right practices and process to ensure accurate reporting and corrective actions specific to the accounting and regulatory requirements across all Regions. Support the design of an operating model that will provide both a scalable and well managed support structure for anticipated volume and complexity growth, and working closely with key Stakeholders as requirements change.

Previous Loan IQ knowledge and experience is essential. The team is currently undergoing migration activities from one platform to another. By supporting within this team you will be aiding them to get ahead of the migrations.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Support a set of control processes for reconciliations and KPIs.  Deliver appropriate reporting and oversight to include variance analysis and corrective actions.

  • Provide support for internal oversight groups that report and attest on reconciliations and controls.  Create strong partnerships and support internal audits and external regulatory deliverables.

  • Work with Line Operations partners for analysis and resolution of transactions that create control gaps and reconciliation breaks.  Partner to institute sustainable practices for continuous improvement.

  • Work towards using technology and changing practices to proactively avoid control and reconciliation issues and be able to quickly identify cause of variance and critical areas of risk.

  • Work within a broad set of control and recon tasks, working directly with internal stakeholders independently representing the team and its responsibilities.

  • Utilise key risk indicators rigour to ensure function is driving excellence in its risk management performance, including but not limited to commentary in line with group standards with root causes understood and associated change management led to remediate.

Key Skills: 

  • Lending and Loans 

  • Loan IQ experience is required 

  • Proven Loan Servicing / Wholesale Loans / Wholesale Agency Lending / Wholesale Lending experience

  • Experienced in Agency Servicing or Participant or Bilateral Loans

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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