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Mgr/Sgr Mgr-Risk Management

New York, New York
Operations Risk Management

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Job Description

This position is in Global Commercial Credit Risk Management focused on Commercial B2B Payments. This is an exciting new area for American Express to expand into commercial space by targeting large market clients for their B2B spending needs. This is a very high visibility role in a team with start-up like environment reporting directly to senior management.

Key responsibilities will include:        

  • Creation of risk policies, procedures and strategic initiatives: Define risk policies for underwriting, pricing, deal structuring and implementing risk strategies for commercial B2B space for large market clients
  • Driving profitable growth: Work with our partners in Sales, Account Development, Product development on broad and client-specific opportunities to grow the business profitably with a balance of risk controls
  • Portfolio management: Assume ownership for Commercial B2B and drive risk management decision making and portfolio growth. This role entails significant interface with internal stakeholders and clients


  • Strong understanding of institutional credit and financial statements,background/experience in commercial credit analysis or commercial underwriting strongly preferred
  • Strategic thinking, ability to work independently and prioritize in real-time
  • MBA, or Masters in a quantitative field is preferred
  • Positive energy and excellent communication skills are a must
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to influence senior leaders, drive change and manage expectations with business partners

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions. 

ReqID: 18009864
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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