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Manager - Corporate Planning & Analysis

New York, New York

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Job Description

Finance Decision Science (FDS) team leverages data and new technology 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. 

  • Manage and support multiple financial processes spanning across multiple Business Units including one or more elements of Reporting, Planning & Forecasting, Long Range Plan etc. by leveraging IBM Cognos TM1 platform and capabilities. 
  • Independently handle customers and their expectations around multiple aspects including on-going support, technical queries, enhancement, training needs on new solutions. 

  • Lead and support testing of processes and solutions build leveraging TM1.

  • Collaborate across various teams to clarify requirements and perform detailed impact assessment. 

  • Take lead in end to end designing, building and implementation of new financial processes / enrichment or customization of existing processes by offering optimum solutions leveraging IBM Cognos TM1 platform and capabilities. 

  • End to end designing, building and implementation of cross functional projects of strategic importance. 

  • Consistently improve current financial processes vide automation, enhanced controls etc. by adopting best practices and new capabilities.

  • Contribute to the assessment and improvement of impact of all processes to the platform / server.

  • Consistently look for opportunities to drive value to customers by leveraging existing and new capabilities.

  • Proven ability to manage a team of professionals including engagement, career pathing, goals, development plans, performance conversations.

  • Training & Troubleshooting for both team members and business partners. 



  • Project experience of designing, building, managing technology solutions for finance processes with emphasis on problem solving, data integrity and automation.
  • Preferably having strong understanding of TM1 and Oracle
  • Experience and understanding of Financial Reporting, Planning & Forecasting
  • Strong understanding of American Express business processes and financial systems
  • Exhibits ability to think short and long term to identify and manage processes and resources
  • Exhibits ability at problem solving and has an eye to identify opportunities
  • Strong People management skills including the ability to guide and motivate
  • Strong communication skills  

    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: 19016830
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Sep 12, 2019, 8:01:25 AM
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