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Manager - Financial Systems

New York, New York

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Job Description

American Express invites you to share your resume so you can be considered for future Manager - Financial Systems opportunities in the New York based Credit and Fraud Risk Organization.

This position is part of a team that manages the data sourcing activities for the Regulatory Reporting Delivery program within the Strategic Enablement & Governance (SEG) group. The primary responsibility for this role is to provide data and analytics support across the team by creating robust data profiling, data extraction and data analysis processes. The person will be responsible for conducting data profiling, and identifying data patterns that provide more detailed scenarios for implementation data and reduce testing defects. They will be researching out of pattern items and data anomalies and working with functional resources on the team, upstream data providers and technologies to drive resolution of the anomalies. The incumbent will also manage a significant part of the team’s testing process by creating and managing test plans, creating testing procedures and test scripts, and executing testing to identify issues and driving resolution.


Responsibilities include:

  • Performing data profiling to evaluate and compare data from different sources to draw conclusions on data mappings, data value transformations and data issues
  • Working with team members in execution of regular profiling activities, and driving evaluation and research of anomalies
  • Creating test plans, test scripts, and executing testing to analyze data and transformation issues, and driving resolution working with technology teams 
  • Communicating with Sourcing Functional Leads and Technology teams regarding data requirements, data mappings and data transformation rules to enhance sourcing solutions
  • Working within an Agile setting


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, minor in Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred
  • 5-6 years of work experience in Banking, in the regulatory/ risk reporting, Finance or Treasury areas with exposure to Data Warehousing, Data Management, and other data related projects
  • Strong knowledge of relational database concepts and data management concepts; advanced knowledge of SQL
  • Basic understanding of Agile methodology and delivery concepts
  • Candidate must have strong analytical and problem solving skills as well as strong relationship skills
  • Demonstrated ability to promote and drive change to further improve processes to be more efficient and effective
  • Demonstrated process thinking and must be detail oriented
  • Proven collaboration/relationship skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to meet critical deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Reporting a plus
  • Personally ensures the delivery of high quality service and consistently exceeds customers’ expectations
  • Self-motivated and proactive

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: 18014800
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 21, 2018, 3:38:52 PM
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