American Express Careers

Managers, Risk Management

New York, New York
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

American Express Company seeks Managers, Risk Management to develop business strategies and risk management solutions, leveraging commercial or consumer bureau data.  Analyze structured and unstructured data and translate data using statistical, financial, machine learning, or business intelligence techniques.  Collaborate with technology and other groups on integration and implementation of risk management policies and business strategies.  Identify and evaluate new data sources (regulated and non-regulated) that could add incremental profitability to American Express’s products/services.  Utilize industry and internal best practices and incorporate regulatory feedback as needed to drive continuous improvement in risk management methodologies and frameworks.


Position requires a Master’s degree in Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Econometrics, Operations Research, Engineering, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field, and 1 year of experience with risk analysis.  Experience must include a minimum of: 1 year of experience with risk management; 1 year of experience with financial modeling and statistical modeling techniques, including A/B testing, econometrics, regression, cluster analysis, segmentation, data and text mining; 1 year of experience with conducting financial analysis and developing financial models on operational and transactional statistics and return on investments; 1 year of experience with translating complex analyses for technical and non-technical audiences; 1 year of experience with working with technical, analytical, business, and non-technical teams; and 1 year of experience with using MS Excel for financial reporting and modeling; and 6 months of experience with driving transformational projects.
JOB LOCATION: New York, New York

ReqID: 18000507
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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