Nordic Banking
London, UK
10d ago


Barclays Overview Barclays is a transatlantic consumer, corporate and investment bank offering products and services across personal, corporate and investment banking, credit cards and wealth management, with a strong presence in our two home markets of the UK and the US.

Our goal is to become the bank of choice by providing superior services to customers and clients and supporting our stakeholders via a commercially successful business that generates long-

term sustainable returns. Our two clearly defined divisions, Barclays UK and Barclays International, provide diversification by business line, geography and customer, enhancing financial resilience and helping to contribute to the delivery of consistent returns through the business cycle.

We have a strong core business with exciting prospects, well positioned to deliver long-term value for our shareholders.

Consistent with the objective of delivering long-term sustainable value for all our stakeholders, we have developed our Shared Growth Ambition our approach to citizenship and the sustainability of the business model we operate.

The aim is to make decisions and do business that provides our clients and customers, and the communities which we serve, with access to a prosperous future.

The delivery of our strategy is underpinned by the energy, commitment and passion of our people, and we are clear on our common purpose : to help people achieve their ambitions, in the right way.

About Nordic Banking Barclays Nordic Banking team is a corporate finance team involved in the origination and execution of transactions with corporates and financial sponsors in the Nordic region.

As primary relationship holders, the team have dialogue with clients across the full range of products offered by Barclays (including M&A, DCM, ECM, Risk Management and Credit Ratings).

The team is currently made up of 10 people (co-located across London and Stockholm) and is looking to further invest to both help to execute the existing pipeline of transactions and assist in expanding the origination efforts.

Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we are opposed to discrimination on any grounds. Overall purpose of role

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting senior team members with the origination and execution of advisory and financing transactions for Nordic clients across all industry sectors and the full investment bank product suite (M&A, DCM, ECM, Risk Management and Ratings).
  • The candidate will be expected to build relationships with external clients and relevant internal sector and product groups.

    Key Accountabilities

  • Involvement in the origination and execution of advisory and financing mandates for Nordic clients
  • Assist senior team members and coordinate the preparation of origination materials, including company and industry research, financial analysis, benchmarking, etc.
  • Support senior team members in execution of advisory mandates comprising, inter alia, preparation of marketing materials, financial modelling, due diligence, process documents, etc.
  • Prepare internal approval processes for both advisory and financing related transactions
  • Undertake research and monitor developments and trends in the market
  • Provide day-to-day project management support to senior team members and product partners
  • Provide guidance and assist the development of the more junior members of the team Stakeholder Management and Leadership
  • Work collegiately with colleagues inside and outside of the immediate team, in particular with sector and product teams in Banking, demonstrating effective teamwork
  • Sufficient knowledge of compliance, Barclays business principles and corporate values as well as key applicable laws, rules and regulations
  • Ability to support senior team members with origination and execution of transactions as well as provide guidance to the more junior team members
  • Decision-making and Problem Solving

  • Demonstrate extensive analytical skills and ability to apply technical and modelling skills
  • Demonstrate developed problem solving skills
  • Ability to grasp, retain and share technical concepts
  • Ability to perform under pressure whilst maintaining a high attention to detail Risk and Control Objective
  • Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards
  • Person Specification

  • Strong academic background (a minimum of Bachelor degree)
  • Ability to communicate effectively in one or more Nordic languages
  • At least 3-4 years of relevant investment banking (corporate finance / M&A) experience or equivalent
  • Knowledge of accounting and financial concepts as well as the ability to analyse and value businesses
  • Strong analytical and modelling skills
  • Strong interest in the Nordic corporate and financial sponsor landscape
  • Positive attitude and a high level of motivation to learn and develop
  • Best in class professional integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethics and demonstrated commitment to excellence
  • Commitment to delivery of highest quality work product; strong attention to detail Proactive, self motivated and goal oriented
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and handle multiple tasks under tight deadlines
  • Strong team player able to work effectively in a team environment and gain the confidence and trust of colleagues and clients
  • Regulated Role This role is deemed as a Certified role under the PRA & UK Financial Conduct Authority - Individual Accountabilities Regulations and may require the role holder to hold mandatory regulatory qualifications or the minimum qualifications to meet internal company benchmarks.

    Purpose and Values Barclays has a single cross-business Purpose for Barclays and five core Values which underpin it. Our Purpose is helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way.

    Put simply this is the answer to the question What is Barclays for?’ and it should guide our every action as employees. Respect We respect and value those we work with, and the contribution that they make.

    IntegrityWe act fairly, ethically and openly in all we do. Service We put our clients and customers at the centre of what we do.

    Excellence We use our energy, skills and resources to deliver the best, sustainable results. Stewardship We are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

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