Financial Risk and Planning Modelling

by Barclays

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31st December 2021
Internship (1-4 Months)

Financial Risk and Planning Modelling

Tackle fascinatingly complex projects and sharpen your technical skills with our Financial Risk and Planning Modelling team. As an integral part of our Quantitative Analytics group, you’ll help this highly specialised team deliver model development, analytics and expert advice to multiple business areas across Barclays.

What to expect

Our Financial Risk and Planning Modelling team is an integral part of Barclays’ Quantitative Analytics team – responsible for providing model development, analytics and expert advice across many business areas at Barclays.

You’ll help deliver solutions to develop, test, implement, and support all statistical models for the estimation of default probabilities, recovery rates and exposures at default, forecasting models for net revenue and balance sheet projections, scenario generation, operational risk, climate change, economic capital models and machine learning models for fraud detection, all while using the latest model development approaches and advancements in technology.

Following initial training, you’ll join our specialist team, helping deliver intricate solutions across a wide range of projects.

Your work will be highly technical, and could see you tackling challenges such as applying quantitative techniques to solve real world business problems, researching, developing and implementing new models and solutions, and improving our computing or data infrastructure.

How you’ll develop

You’ll be surprised by what you can achieve. From beginning to end, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you get the very most from your internship. We’ll surround you with challenging projects and opportunities to grow and learn. We’ll keep you motivated with encouragement, feedback and support as you build your leadership skills, technical know-how and business acumen. We’ll help you connect with mentors, and network with colleagues and senior leaders alike. You’ll get the chance to give back to the community through volunteer events. Solid performance during your internship will provide you with the skills and expertise to begin an incredible career.

Who thrives here

You will have completed or be in your final year of a postgraduate qualification, of a Masters or higher, in a technical discipline such as Quantitative Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, or other STEM subject. Logical thinking, problem solving, mathematical and programming skills (in Python) are all essential. You’ll be great at communicating and collaborating – motivated by pace and pressure and driven to achieve and search for the best solution. You’ll also be ready to develop a deep understanding of what we do, why we do it, and how your role impacts on our business outcomes. These are qualities that people at Barclays have in abundance, and we’ll help you develop and strengthen them from the day you arrive.

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank, diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography. With over 325 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 40 countries and employs approximately 83,500 people.

Our summer and off-cycle internships are a great opportunity to experience the world of finance. We’ll immerse you in our culture, involve you in real projects and give you a thorough overview of our business.

How to apply

To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button.

Our roles are likely to stay open until approximately 31/12/2021, however please note applications are considered on a rolling basis so they could close much earlier. Therefore, please apply earlier to avoid disappointment.

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