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Senior Financial Analyst - US Cobrands

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Job Description

The U.S. Consumer Finance team analyzes and provides decision support for new product launches, existing product management initiatives, Co-Brand partnerships and deal negotiations, product investments, and pricing. The Senior Financial Analyst of Co-Brand Product Finance is responsible for maintaining & renegotiating current partnerships as well as providing thought leadership and deep analytics to help craft the product line strategy and drive growth in our Co-Brand portfolios.

Specific activities include:

  • Providing thought leadership on product economics to provide actionable recommendations to influence business strategy
  • Partnering with the appropriate Controllership and Business teams to ensure that partner contracts / payments are executed efficiently and accurately
  • Supporting Senior Leadership on key strategic initiatives related to our Co-Brand partners and portfolios
  • Partnering with key stakeholders across Finance, Risk and the Business to evaluate deal scenarios and profitability impacts of product changes
  • Performing analyses on the competitive landscape of Co-Brand partnerships

The ideal candidate will have a hunger for learning, provide meaningful financial analysis, and present results to business partners in simple and concise terms. As such, excellent communication skills and a proactive working style are required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Detail oriented individual who can quickly comprehend, manipulate, and prepare complex spreadsheets and analyses

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively synthesize complex concepts into a message that can be communicated to senior leaders

  • Pro-active can-do attitude; a self-starter who is comfortable working independently and with a commitment to driving results

  • A minimum of 2+ years of relevant finance experience, including demonstrated problem solving/analytical skills and prior experience in a fast paced, results-driven organization

  • In-depth knowledge of card business model and economics preferred

  • Solid business acumen and strong project management, balancing long term/short term impacts, multiple priorities and customers

  • SQL experience preferred, but not required

Why American Express

Talk to our people and you’ll find out what we’re all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you’ll hear. It’s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.

Additional Details:

Ongoing Workplace Flexibility: Position will currently be work-from-home due to COVID-19.  American Express is committed to the well-being of its colleagues and to creating a safe work environment; colleagues will continue to work remotely until a return to the office can be safely accomplished.

Location(s): New York, NY

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.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


ReqID: 21008238
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 26, 2021, 11:54:42 AM