Project Controller

Posted Jul 5, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00013977
London , Greater London
6 months
(Aug 9, 2021 - Feb 8, 2022)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range

About Barclays

Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management

About Product Control

Product Control is primarily responsible for understanding, substantiating and controlling the daily trading balance sheet and income statement for Barclays Investment Bank. This includes the production of a comprehensive daily trading P & L and balance sheets.

Overall purpose of the role

The Fixed Income Credit Product Control Group, within the Global Finance Department, is about to embark on the analysis and implementation of a new Strategic Loans settlement and subledger system Loan IQ.

The core responsibilities of the PC Project Controller will help the PC team in analyzing the accounting, core bookings and valuations within Loan IQ.

Key Accountabilities

  • Facilitate the implementation of the strategic project of the Loan IQ implementation 
  • Utilize knowledge of system infrastructure and control framework to recognize and challenge potential infrastructure efficiencies and control gaps
  • Strong stakeholder engagement; be able to work with key stakeholders in regards to pre-implementation accordingly within the Loan IQ system
  • Be able to utilize product knowledge and strong controls of Loans to improve challenge potential infrastructure efficiencies

Risk and Control Objective

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.

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in numerate subject 
  • Prior experience in a product control role in the implementation of Loan IQ or a good working and understanding of Loan IQ
  • Strong accounting and technical knowledge of secondary traded loans 

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. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.

Dynamic working

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  

If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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