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Senior Financial Analyst, US Consumer Acquisition

New York, New York

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Job Description

The US Consumer Marketing Acquisition Finance team provides decision support to the USCS Marketing team through evaluation and prioritization of prospect, customer and digital investments. This team works closely across Finance, Marketing and Enterprise Digital & Analytics (EDA)/Amex Digital Labs to develop and access the impact of key marketing strategies of the Business Unit’s largest investment pool. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to gain deep knowledge of the USCS business model and the card member acquisition process.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Help provide insight into investments optimization and decisioning, including driving investment efficiencies
  • Analysis will include business cases, past portfolio performance, assessing channel profitability, as well as various other ad hoc decision support projects
  • Leverage CMV models to evaluate investments  
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Finance on investment management ranging from day-to-day campaign management/ funding and related partner negotiations to monthly/ quarterly budget allocations, and managing the P&L risks and opportunities
  • Collaborate with EDA/Amex Digital Labs to analyze and communicate monthly performance review, reporting and analytics
  • Liaise and collaborate with Global and HQ Investments team to understand overall P&L impacts as well as help support official Forecasting processes


  • Demonstrated excellent strategic thought leadership skills and creativity, as well as strong financial and analytical skills.
  • Solid understanding of financial statements, discounted equity cash flow valuation and card economics.
  • Ability to create and maintain financial and economic models.
  • Highly motivated individual with desire to work on ambiguous projects and the ability to break down complex ideas into understandable and actionable messages.
  • Ability to build relationships with business partners by influencing decisions with sound logic and analytics
  • Ease with complex data sets, including advanced excel; programming knowledge a plus (i.e. SAS and/or SQL)

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

ReqID: 18002886
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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