American Express Careers

Compliance Analyst

Sydney, Australia

Job Description

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.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Pro-actively provide effective & timely Compliance advice to all lines of business by analysing legislative & regulatory compliance requirements and translating those requirements into efficient operational processes, policies & procedures. 
  • Review & provide Compliance sign-off on advertising & marketing material, business proposals, policies & procedures, and other related documents 
  • Participate in Compliance monitoring programs to ensure compliance with legislative & regulatory requirements, as well as with internal American Express policies & procedures 
  • Conduct ongoing Compliance training 
  • Management & resolution of compliance gaps 
  • Co-ordinate, compile & maintain Compliance reports, compliance risk assessments, inventories of obligations and records of Compliance activities 
  • Develop & maintain a working knowledge of relevant laws & regulations affecting the Australian & NZ markets
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


  • Experience within Compliance or related functions preferred– e.g. legal, internal audit, risk management 
  • Knowledge of financial services/products and related compliance requirements 
  • Knowledge of legislative & regulatory requirements in Australia & New Zealand preferred, including knowledge of Consumer Credit laws, Competition and Consumer law and Privacy law 
  • Aptitude for analysis, investigation & problem solving, including devising commercially-oriented compliance solutions 
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills 
  • Ability to partner with business units & influence key stakeholders 

ReqID: 18020174
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Dec 18, 2018, 6:55:26 PM