Financial Analysis Manager

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Job Description

About American Express
American Express is a global services company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.
We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions.

Working at American Express

Experiences That Back You
What you choose to do for a living is one of the most meaningful decisions you can make. At American Express, our job is to help you excel at yours. We provide experiences to become a great leader, a world of opportunities to grow your career, and an inclusive culture to help you thrive. Because the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

Reasons to Believe
• An iconic global brand, where you can grow as a leader
• Meaningful and rewarding work that is performed with integrity
• A culture of learning in collaboration with great colleagues and leaders
• A unique career journey shaped by your talent and curiosity
• Support and trust to thrive in your career and life

Function Description:
This Financial Analysis Manager position in the Credit & Fraud Risk Controllership (C&FRC) organization will play a key role in achieving our goal to protect and assure the integrity of the AXP financial statements and proactively mitigate controllable financial risk.

Purpose of the Role:
• As part of a world-class Controllership group, the C&FRC organization is responsible for managing end to end credit and fraud process from reserve adequacy assessment through to the external and regulatory reporting.
• Additionally the C&FRC prcesses will undergo a significant change with the implementation of CECL (New US GAAP) effective January 2020. The incumbent will also contribute and support the team goal of CECL implementation through effective change management and project & process governance
• This position will also work closely with the C&FRC Business Advisory and Financial instrument projects groups in the US for day to day deliverables

• Project manage and drive CECL implementation from overall governance & controls standpoint. Capable of extensive coordination with multiple stakeholders as part of CECL governance framework
• Play a key role in ensuring credit reserves are adequately, accurately and timely booked
• Responsible for Credit metrics reporting & regulatory reporting
• Prepare monthly internal provision and reserve reporting and MIS in support of RIB Finance and communicating to business partners
• Support internal and external audit reviews and controls including SOX PRSA Management

Critical Factors to Success:
• Stay relevant & agile to business/ functional requirements.
• Lead with a digital mindset - understand, leverage & implement technogical changes
• Put enterprise thinking first, connect the role’s agenda to enterprise priorities and balance the needs of customers, partners, colleagues & shareholders
• Lead with an external perspective, challenge status quo and bring continuous innovation to our existing offerings


Past Experience:
• Experience in areas like project management, process governance & control & compliance is required
• In addition to above, experience with credit reserves and portfolio analysis, financial modeling and accounting
• Experience with financial reporting requirements and processes

Academic Background
• CA / CPA / MBA with 1-3 years of experience
• Post Graduate in Commerce with 4-5 years of experience
• Graduate with 6-8 years of experience

Functional Skills/Capabilities:
• Strong process orientation and analytical problem solving skills, demonstrated process improvement
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, strong collaboration and relationship skills

Technical Skills/Capabilities:
Awareness of relevant US GAAP/Local GAAP/IFRS (Accounting knowledge)
Analytical skills with the ability to undertake cause effect analysis
Knowledge of financial systems

Knowledge of Platforms:
• Strong knowledge of Amex systems (Triumph, Globestar, Oracle, Tableau)
• Advanced MS office suits such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:
• Results driven, self-starter, able to lead and influence without direct authority
• Ability to be flexible, prioritize multiple demands, and effectively manage in a matrix organization

Shift Timings: 11:30AM – 7:30PM

Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
• Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
• Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
• Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage

ReqID: 19018296
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2019, 2:40:23 AM