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Senior Financial Analyst

New York, New York

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Job Description

American Express Global Commercial Payments (GCP) offers a suite of payment and lending products to help businesses and organizations of all sizes gain financial savings, control and efficiency. The Finance team supports the business through analysis of existing and potential acquisition and marketing strategies.
The Senior Analyst is a key member of the GCP Finance team, and will work closely with partners across American Express to drive spend and deepen relationships with our Commercial customers. This role is a blend of strategy, decision support, and project delivery. It presents a unique opportunity to work with cross-functional teams, support marketing efforts, and shape the way that GCP Finance adds value to business partners.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Draw value-added insights from pulling large amounts of financial data that identifies trends in the portfolio which can be used to optimize Business decisions (primarily using SQL & SAS)
  • Develop and present key analyses from findings for new and existing projects and initiatives
  • Support an on-going effort to reshape how we optimize our investments and make smarter funding decisions
  • Establish frameworks for making funding decisions and highlighting the profitability of our investments pool
  • Support the development and delivery of strategies that enable customer engagement and revenue growth
Core Competencies:
  • Able to think strategically and have the relationship skills necessary to partner and drive results in a cross-functional team environment
  • Detail-oriented with a strong process mindset
  • Resilience and the ability to work in an unstructured environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to present on a regular basis to senior management
  • Problem solver with the strong ability to navigate complex processes and technologies
  • Relationship builder who can work across a large matrixed organization to build strong and effective internal business relationships
  • Highly effective communicator with strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills that allow for the clear articulation of strategy and ideas, in order to influence stakeholders
  • Desire to learn new skills


  • Bachelor's Degree (Quantitative / Finance degree preferred)
  • SQL, SAS Experience is desired
  • Experience working with Amex systems (i.e. TM1) is a plus
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

ReqID: 18011176
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
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