What will you bedoing?
The role offers the opportunity to play a critical finance role forour Portuguese Branch based in Lisbon. The focus is on our local regulatoryreporting deliverables together with preparation and review of our entitygeneral ledgers, associated processes and branch returns.
The candidate must have a strong accounting and reporting background,ability to self motivate to ensure delivery, hold strong communications and be capableof interpreting regulatory (Bank of Portugal), financial (IFRS) and local tax requirementsto fulfil the role successfully.
We expect a high level of accountability and ownership within thefollowing task to be fulfilled :
Responsible forproducing and filing accurate financial information to our regulator, BarclaysGroup and other authorities
Manage the generalledgers including executing controls, adjustments, reconciliation and review toensure integrity across all associated reporting therefrom
Coordinateintercompany and accounts payable activities for the branch
Receive and respondto queries from the regulator, tax authorities and Barclays Group
Respond to changes inregulations and laws, assess against our current reporting and support buildinga response to ensure compliance
Engagement with Projectwork and continual process optimisation
What we’re lookingfor :
Portuguese certifiedaccountant required to support branch submissions
Bachelor ofScience / Business Administration degree in Economics, Finance or Accounting
5+ years’ experienceworking in Banking / Finance industry or top tier consulting firm
Fluency in both Portugueseand English languages
Excellentorganisational skills and a flexible and proactive work style with provenability to meet tight timelines consistently
Stronganalytical / problem solving mindset with focus on controls. You will becomfortable performing analysis at a granular level of detail to ensure ourdeliverables are high quality, accurate and on time
Strong communication,interpersonal and stakeholder management skills. You will be comfortableworking with and creating robust relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
Skills that willhelp you in the role :
Previous experiencein a Financial Control or Regulatory Reporting function at a top tierorganisation
Excellent knowledgeof Portuguese and IFRS accounting standards together with regulatory and tax rules
Experience inpreparing, reviewing and submitting EMF, FinRep, EIS and tax compliance returns
Experience infinancial and regulatory systems architecture together with familiar tools usedSAP, Excel
Flexible usage ofvarious software / system packages SAP and Excel knowledge
Risk andControl Objective
As all Barclayscolleagues, the candidate has to ensure that all activities and duties arecarried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise WideRisk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.
Where will you be working?
Barclays' Lisbon office is located in the heart of Lisbon financedistrict with easy access through public transport.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays / who-we-are / for more details.
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect,Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform thefoundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they alsoshape 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.
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgroundsfeel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and theirtalents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision andgoals.
It is the policy of Barclays toensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on thebasis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenshipstatus, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital ordomestic / civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, geneticinformation, or any other basis protected by law.
Dynamic working giveseveryone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personallives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with thehiring manager.
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That'swhy at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague tochoose the best options for their personal circumstances.
These include acompetitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology andsupport to help you become the very best you can be.
We are proud of ourdynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility,then please discuss this with us.
Role Profile Attestation
Name of reviewer : ShaunOld / Orla Mitton (for Financial Control)
Role of reviewer : Headof Financial Control Portugal / Europe
Date of review : 11.11.2020