Manager, Finance

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Job Description

The Credit & Fraud Risk Finance team is responsible for the planning, forecasting, and analysis of worldwide Loss Provision and Credit Reserves. Risk Finance provides credit-related decision support to Risk Management, regional Finance teams, and the business teams on underwriting, customer management, and credit and collections activities.


This is Manager position with high visibility and exposure to Senior Leadership supporting Global Fraud, Worldwide Provision and Reserves reporting and analysis, and monthly Credit Reserve Committee presentations.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Provide decision support, planning and analysis to Global Fraud leadership

  • Strategic analysis of AXP credit metrics, credit provision and reserve levels for AXP for senior management in Risk and Finance

  • Provide decision-support with a strong emphasis on developing analytics that identify trends in the portfolio which can be used to optimize Business and Risk decisions

  • Build core competency in analyzing data at the customer level (primarily via SQL)

  • Build and maintain relationships across Risk Finance portfolio teams and with partners in Risk, Global Fraud, Controllership, etc.

  • Develop and present key analyses and recommendations to Senior Management

  • Provide strategic ad-hoc projects and analysis, in support of current Risk initiatives

  • Lead a team of one Senior Financial Analyst

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of relevant finance / business work experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required 

  • Solid financial and analytical skills; ability to work with large sets of data and draw meaningful conclusions, which empower our business partners to make smart, information-based decisions.

  • Must be results-driven and proactive with the ability to manage multiple projects and work within tight timelines

  • Desire to work on ambiguous projects, creating clarity while driving successful and meaningful outcomes

  • A strong work-ethic and robust interpersonal skills, showcasing the ability to build relationships, develop others and demonstrate leadership both within finance team as well as with business partners

  • Superior attention to detail, along with exemplary organizational and problem solving skills

  • Experience working with an advanced level of Excel (including financial modeling) and PowerPoint required 

  • Experience working with any of the following is a plus: SQL/Cornerstone/Hive, Python/R, Tableau, VBA, TM1 

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


ReqID: 19016471
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2019, 12:28:11 PM