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Business Analyst - Global Partner Network

Sunrise, Florida; Phoenix, Arizona
Finance

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Job Description

At American Express, service has been at the core of our company for more than 160 years. In taking care of our prospects and customers, Global Servicing Network employees view each interaction as an opportunity to deepen a relationship. The Global Partner Network is an organization within the Global Servicing Network.  Our team manages a complex, global network of 3rd party servicing partners who provide AXP with servicing flexibility and quality experiences for American Express card members and prospects. 

 

Global Partner Network is seeking an exceptional candidate for the role of Analyst who will report to the Manager of Partner Compensation.  The role purpose of this role is to drive process improvement and will entail significant relationship management across the Global Partner Network team and with key business partners at all levels of the organization.  Critical to the role is intellectual curiosity, a proactive nature, attention to detail, comfort with data & financials, and strong work ethic. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Spearhead report automation projects which would capture operational metrics and key performance indicators
  • Provide insights on metrics and partner payment terms 
  • Report on operational efficiencies and vendor contractual terms
  • Support the Manager of Partner Compensation with day-to-day activities related to business updates and executive reporting
  • Identify and monitor progress against key priorities and initiatives
  • Lead and/or participate in ad-hoc projects to support efficiency, effectiveness, and growth objectives for the organization that contribute to GSN’s overall business results
  • Participate in other GSLN / GSN Governance & Control activities to support the overall success of the global GSN organization

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of reporting experience
  • Proven ability to analyze data, identify and interpret trends to evaluate potential
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, specifically MS Excel and PowerPoint required
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau required
  • Experience in call center management - systems, methods, reporting (Highly Preferred)
  • Understanding of general accounting principles and a strong financial acumen
  • Motivated self-starter with the proven ability to resolve complex problems and open-ended business challenges independently and work through ambiguity to prioritize work to meet all timelines
  • Strong thought leadership including capacity to quickly understand critical linkages and business requirements; define problem areas, communicate & achieve resolution.
  • Strong relationship building skills including the ability to gain alignment among key stakeholders with demonstrated experience in influencing without authority
  • Proven ability to maintain an organized approach to work with a strong focus on managing multiple projects / deadlines simultaneously
  • Ability to remain composed while driving results in stressful situations and escalate when necessary
  • Knowledgeable / Experience in 3rd Party Management a plus.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

 

Why American Express?
There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.
 
American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.
 
We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.
 
Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.
 
The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.


ReqID: 18015594
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 8, 2018, 3:37:14 PM
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