American Express Careers

Senior Financial Analyst

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description

We are looking for a financial analyst to support the Global Network organization across the South East Asia and South Pacific markets. The analyst will work closely with key business and finance partners to drive forward the month close activities and provide strategic analysis on underlying business metrics, P&L drivers, and trends. This position will be based full-time out of our Singapore Marina Bay Financial Centre office.

Primary day-to-day responsibilities may include:
  • Participate in the preparation and presentation of KPI trends, financial results / insights, and analysis to American Express senior management
  • Support decision-making through a number of key business areas, particularly providing finance decision support in the bank partnership business models
  • Assist in providing financial assessment on market specific investments and projects
  • Serve as a primary point of contact with our UK-based headquarters with regards to local results, planning, and forecasting
  • Provide market-level insights on trends to help provide context and rationale for historical financial performance and future P&L forecasts
  • Continuously assess the macro-economy, industry, and competitive activities


  • Diploma or Degree in Accounting, Finance, or other technical field
  • 2-5 years work experience – preferably with a credit card or financial services firm
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen for decision support and investment analysis
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to distill a complex problem down to simple issues and address them with independent fact-based analysis
  • Proven capacity to drive tasks and resolve issues with minimal supervision
  • Well-developed relationship-building and influencing skills, carrying out duties with drive, passion, enthusiasm and tenacity
  • Well-developed presentation, communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment – internal matrices and with external partners
  • An energetic and enthusiastic team player
  • Knowledge of SQL, Macros and Tableau will be an advantage
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

American Express has been awarded Aon Hewitt Best Employer Singapore four consecutive times. Join us and you’ll soon see why.

ReqID: 18005579
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time