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Job Description

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

Function Description

As part of Financial Planning & Analysis team, we create planning, forecasting & reporting solutions for the organization. Our core solutions are implemented on Planning Analytics, Cognos BI, OBIEE & Tableau. We offer solutions to wide range of customers such as corporate planning, investment optimization, risk finance teams. 

Purpose of the Role

Develop & maintain solutions on IBM Planning Analytics toolset – TM1.

Responsibilities

Manage multiple financial processes including one or more elements of Reporting, Planning Forecasting, Long Range Plan, Investment Optimization etc by leveraging IBM Cognos Planning Analytics platform and capabilities.

 Assist in Designing, building and implementation of new financial processes / enrichment or customization of existing processes by offering optimum solutions leveraging IBM Planning Analytics platform and capabilities.

Consistently improve current financial processes vide automation, enhanced controls etc by adopting best practices and new capabilities.

Contribute to the assessment and improvement of impact of all processes to the platform / server.

Consistently look for opportunities to drive value to customers by leveraging existing and new capabilities.

Independently handle customers and their expectations around multiple aspects including on-going support, enhancement, new solutions.

Training & Troubleshooting for both team members and business partners

Flexibility to work during 1:30 to 9:30 pm shift.

Critical Factors to Success

Business Outcomes:

• Manage multiple financial processes spanning across multiple Business Units including one or more elements of Reporting, Planning & Forecasting, Long Range

•  Plan, Investment Optimisation etc by leveraging IBM Planning Analytics platform and capabilities.

In capacity of an expert with proven credentials over a period of time, assist in End to end designing, building and implementation of new financial processes / enrichment or customisation of existing processes by offering optimum solutions leveraging IBM Cognos TM1 platform and capabilities.

End to end designing, building and implementation of cross functional projects of strategic importance.

Consistently improve current financial processes vide automation, enhanced controls etc by adopting best practices and new capabilities.

Contribute to the assessment and improvement of impact of all processes to the platform / server.

Consistently look for opportunities to drive value to customers by leveraging existing and new capabilities.

Manage a team of professionals including engagement, career pathing, goals, development plans, performance conversations.

Independently handle customers and their expectations around multiple aspects including on-going support, enhancement, new solutions.

Training & Troubleshooting for both team members and business partners

Leadership Outcomes:

Put enterprise thinking first, connect the role’s agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders.

Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings

Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity

Lead with a digital mindset and deliver the world’s best customer experiences every day

Must be an independent self-starter who is able to perform at a high level under pressure, lead/coordinate activities of cross-organizational teams

Past Experience

1-3 years of development experience on IBM Planning Analytics – TM1 .

Minimum Qualifications

Academic Background

BE/BTech

Functional Skills

Finance knowledge preferred

Technical Skills

Project experience, of designing, building, managing technology solutions on IBM Planning Analytics tools with emphasis on problem solving, data integrity and automation.

Strong hands on experience working on TI processes, rules & websheets.

Experience creating user interfaces on IBM Planning Analytics workspace. PAX working experience is good to have.

Experience and understanding of Financial Reporting, Planning & Forecasting is nice to have

Exhibits ability to think short and long term to identify and manage processes and resources

Exhibits ability at problem solving and has an eye to identify opportunities

Knowledge of Platforms

IBM Planning Analytics, IBM Planning Analytics Workspace (PAW), Planning Analytics for excel (PAX)

Behavioural areas

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead withan External Perspective

Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential

Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly &Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

 


ReqID: 21007152
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 8, 2021, 5:23:08 AM