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Financial Analyst

New York, New York
Finance

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Job Description

 The Financial Analyst position is on the Global Commercial Services Investments Optimization team which will focus primarily on supporting the finance needs of the unit and leading the strategic analysis for a material portion of the investment budget. This role will interface closely with teams across Finance, Technology and the GCS Business. The role will be responsible for forecasting, reporting and analyzing the Investment budgets as well as partnering with various businesses across the organization. The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, be extremely detail-oriented, and have the ability to explain complex concepts in a concise manner.  The candidate should also have excellent communication skills and the ability to tailor messages to the appropriate level of detail, depending on the audience.

  • Manage, track, report and analyze various Investment programs
  • Prepare, support, and manage cost improvement and benefit realization plans
  • Quantify, manage, and report P&L risks and opportunities
  • Participate in regular project and program-level financial reviews
  • Prepare large and in-depth presentations for the reviews
  • Provide the financial inputs for the annual investment submission process
  • Perform analysis assessing the performance of strategic initiatives
  • Drive financial analysis aimed to improve overall investment pool allocation and ROI
  • Support the finance organization on ad-hoc projects as required

Qualifications

  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Bachelor's degree required (Finance, Business, or Engineering) with a strong academic record
  • Minimum of 1 – 2 years works experience
  • Outstanding communication (written & verbal) and strong interpersonal skills
  • Financial modeling, analysis and reporting skills, with ability to identify risks and opportunities
  • Strong desire to learn and have ownership over projects
  • 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.

 

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.

 

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: 19006798
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2019, 7:20:44 PM
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