Articulate, possessing strong influencing and negotiating skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple business manner
Excellent command of verbal and written English language
Ability to work under pressure and to tight timetables.
Strong planning & organisational skills
Strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
High level of proficiency in SAP knowledge (preferred)
Responsible for managing the Barclays Wealth Finance Chennai team on a daily basis ensuring sufficient cover in place to carry out procedures as required.
Engage fully with both the Chennai and UK based Performance Planning & Analytics team to deliver common benefits and leverage best practice, ensuring a continuous improvement in the co-ordination between onshore and offshore teams/colleagues
Run Month-end close including Flash consolidation and reporting
Produce monthly standard actual reporting/analysis including commentary
Contribute HL/UL outlook including one-offs
Produce Front Office STP/MTP/RAF as required
Support Front Office FBPs, BP&A Team and Central cost Team with ad hoc data, analysis, reporting and planning
Ensuring accurate and timely delivery of the required regular processes and procedures as documented and agreed with the Barclays Wealth Director of BP&A
Maintenance and adherence to the monthly controls & checks to ensure timely, accurate and efficient business delivery
To proactively identify and guide the team towards quality initiatives that lead to a culture of continuous improved performance for both the onshore and offshore teams
To identify, pick up and implement ad hoc initiatives as they arise.
Automate manual BAU processes to improve productivity where possible.
Perform quality checks and supervise the processes & ensure procedure notes are updated.
Proactively introduce best practice processes and outputs to the Barclays Wealth Finance team
Monitor operational performance of the models and react quickly and efficiently to errors and service problems to limit downtime
Maintain an action list in respect of development activity and ad-hoc requests with appropriate prioritisation in place
Perform financial data modelling and consolidation and analysis of financial statements for the process/site.
Drive customer interactions and resolve customer issues.