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Business Analyst Canada

Toronto, Canada
Digital Commerce Marketing

Job Description

American Express Global Commercial Payments (GCP) is the Global leader in the Corporate Payments Solutions space and subsequently continues to be an exciting and fast growing business. To maintain success, accelerating sales and driving profitable charge volume growth are essential for the organization. The Global Data Strategy and Insights (DS&I) team, within GCP Canada, is instrumental in ensuring achievement of these objectives.
The Analyst position within the Global Data Strategy and Insights (DS&I) organization offers the opportunity to be part of this dynamic organization. The incumbent reporting to the Manager of DS&I, will play a critical role in supporting the development of growth and analytic strategies to increase performance and drive execution while working alongside  leadership with GCP Canada.
The incumbent will support the manager to enhance business decision-making process by providing insightful and analytical recommendations across the Sales and AD org’n to drive growth, highlighting trends, risks and opportunities. The individual is also responsible for creating organization targets and accordingly will be responsible for leadership and development dimensions of the segment.


Required skills:
  • Strong financial and analytical skills set, with the ability to manage, manipulate and analyse large and complex datasets
  • Strong results focus
  • Proactive approach, willingness and ability to innovate to deliver new insights, new tools and process efficiencies
  • Ability to engage the business in a confident and collaborative manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Commercial awareness, with a good understanding of business needs, levers, concerns and trends
  • Advanced SAS/ Enterprise Guide programming skills set and Tableau
  • Exposure to American Express Big Data environment (Cornerstone)
  • Advanced MS Excel is essential
  • Complex problem-solving skills, with regards to identifying and diagnosing data issues when they arise
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, eye for detail
  • Willingness to challenge status quo and contribute to evolving team’s thinking on systems and reporting
  • Proactive and Self-driven.

ReqID: 18003204
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time