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Investment Accountant

Employer
Barclays
Location
Glasgow City (GB)
Closing date
3 May 2024

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As a Barclays Pensions Investment Account, you will be part of a small team of financial accountants for the Barclays Bank UK Retirement Fund (UKRF) pension fund. It has c. 220,000 members and c. £27bn of assets. You will be accountable for providing financial accounting and administrative help to the UKRF and Barclays Pensions and Benefits cost centres, including maintenance and production of the monthly and year-end statutory pension fund investment accounting schedules, as well as producing the annual budget for the pension scheme.

 

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, established in 1690, with a legacy of success, quality, and innovation. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

 

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.
 

 

What will you be doing?


•    Assisting with the production of the scheme’s annual report and financial statements including liaising with the external auditor and other stakeholders


•    Assisting with collating information for the quarterly VAT returns 


•    Ensuring the completion of investment tax forms, regulatory submissions (ONS) and IAS 19 reporting in accordance with relevant accounting and regulatory standards


•    Managing the production of the annual report and financial statements for investment related entities


•    Undertaking supplier management activities for investment suppliers and building a relationship with the suppliers


•    Drafting papers for governance committees reporting on financial and tax activity
 

 

What we’re looking for:


•    Knowledge of investment asset classes and investment valuation methodologies


•    Analytical skills to deal with a variety and large quantity of financial data from various sources


•    Experienced with Microsoft Office applications especially a proficiency in Excel to handle complex data and automate financial reporting


•    Experience of accounting, financial management and control in a highly regulated environment including use of accounting software 

 


Skills that will help you in the role:


•    Attention to detail, speed with accuracy and commitment to delivering high quality outputs which are right first time


•    Communicate effectively using both written and verbal communication skills


•    Ability to build and maintain stakeholder relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers and wider team members 

 


Where will you be working?


Our new state-of-the-art Campus, right in the heart of Glasgow is a hub of creative collaboration. A place where everyone can bring their true selves to work and reach their full potential. Home to 5,000 of our colleagues, our Tradeston campus will support the community in more ways than one - by creating thousands of new career opportunities and celebrating local artists. A short walk from Central Station on the south of the Clyde, it will be a key location for the Barclays business that will deepen our ties with the city and its communities.


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Company

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive, and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

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Telephone
+44 (0) 38622362
Location
1 Churchill Place
London
Greater London
E14 5HP
GB

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