Risk Analyst Graduate Programme

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About the Job

In our business, successfully managing risk is more than strategically important – it’s essential. As an integral part of our success, Barclays’ Risk team helps determine the level of risk considered appropriate for our client, group of clients or other legal entity. Think you have what it takes to succeed here? Join us as an analyst.

Real responsibility, right away

You’ll start out with four weeks of intense training, covering various topics, including accounting, finance, stock and bond analysis, and an overview of all major instruments and businesses.Then you’ll begin the first of three, eight-month long rotations in our offices – with a potential opportunity to work in London for part of the time – exposing you to a variety of areas across Risk. During this programme, you’ll be placed in one of the key areas in Risk, including Credit, Operational, Treasury and Model. Along the way you’ll build excellent foundational knowledge while getting to know our business and our people. As a Risk analyst you may:

research and analyse financial statements and industry peer groups to assess creditworthiness
prepare and maintain industry and counterparty credit reviews and ratings
monitor and report on a product’s risk profile
on-board new clients and ensure counterparty data is complete and accurate
assist in handling trade requests, including analysing transaction specific risks.
A place where you can thrive

At Barclays, you’ll be part of the Risk function of a trans-Atlantic bulge bracket bank, surrounded by people who will help you achieve your ambitions. Our collaborative, supportive environment gives you the chance to build solid relationships with senior leaders and peers alike. During the programme, you’ll also:

participate in formal and informal training
connect with junior and senior mentors
attend dedicated networking sessions and other programme events
receive detailed performance feedback
give back to the community through volunteer events.
This could be the beginning of an incredible career. We invite top-performing analysts to remain within Risk and will be automatically promoted to Assistant Vice President (subject to open positions being available).  

To be considered for this programme, you must:

be motivated with a strong degree or expected degree – in any area.
Ideally, you would also have:

Problem-solving skills
Analytical thinking
An interest to understand how a global bank adapts in a constantly evolving regulatory environment, then you’ll flourish with us 
An interest in how our bank responds to external market influences and find the support to build a successful career within Risk

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