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Finance Analytics Manager

New York, New York
Digital Commerce Marketing

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Job Description

Finance Decision Science (FDS) team leverages data and analytics to innovate around the way we forecast key measures to add stability and predictability to the AXP P&L. FDS team’s goal is to help the organization make fact-based and scientifically developed decisions around risk and opportunities.
Finance Decision Scientists work closely with other teams in Finance, Business and Risk to define new methods of prediction and align them with business strategy. This position will be part of a highly talented team with strong intellectual curiosity and business acumen.
  • Develop predictive modeling that incorporates behaviors and increased level of data granularity
  • Use quantitative techniques to improve forecasts and produce business insights; leverage visualization and reporting tools
  • Partner across Finance, Risk and Business to derive strategic insights, provide thought leadership into key findings and actionable recommendations to influence business strategy
  • Understand and adopt emerging technology that can affect the application of the quantitative analytical approaches and technique


  • Hands-on experience managing / leading projects using large amounts of data
  • Experience in predictive modeling and/or business analytics, and experience with machine learning is a plus
  • Proficiency in SQL, SAS, or Python
  • Tableau or other visualization tools experience is preferred
  • MBA or advanced degree in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Economics, and Finance
  • More than three years of work experience in the financial industry or business analytics
  • Highly motivated individual with desire to work on ambiguous projects, with the ability to break down and execute on complex ideas
  • Be data-driven, outcome-focused and fast learner
  • Strong analytical, organizational, creative, and problem-solving skills with good attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships with cross-functional teams by influencing with sound logic
  • Ability to solve ad-hoc business problems independently and projects while adhering to deadlines
  • Knowledge of Card Economics, Payment industry, and P/L planning and forecast is preferred

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions. 

ReqID: 19008849
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 9, 2019, 10:02:19 AM
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