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Manager, Finance

New York, New York

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Job Description

Global Merchant Services is the merchant acquirer, processor and marketing partner for the millions of merchants around the world who accept American Express Cards.
The Manager of Global Merchant and Network Services Planning and Analysis is responsible for providing and enabling centralized financial business analysis, decision support and strategic analysis for the Global Merchant, Network and Loyalty business.  The role interfaces with the GMNS Executive Leadership Team, GMNS CFO, Reporting, Controllership, and other GMNS Finance teams as well as Finance HQ teams.
This is an excellent opportunity for an individual to be an integral part of a strong global team and develop deep knowledge of the Merchant business, as well as exposure to and insight from senior leadership.  The Manager should be a self-starter who can work closely with senior leaders, deliver superior analytics, and own complex deliverables in a global organization.
This position has a direct report.
Key responsibilities will include
  • Analyze month-end results and drivers, and present key findings to leadership
  • Manage and prepare monthly R&O deliverables to the GMNS President’s Office and Corporate Planning
  • Drive and support the Annual Plan and LRP process for GMNS
Lead and develop an analyst


  • A self-starter with the ability to drive results, work with ambiguity, and create insights to explain results variances
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills; Intellectual curiosity to analyze financial data and draw strategic conclusions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working in a team environment
  • Robust communication skills, written and verbal
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint required as well as familiarity with TM1 and Finance Forward tools preferred
  • 5 to 6 years of relevant work experience

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: 19013024
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2019, 12:05:56 AM
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