EMEA Financial Analyst

Job Description

What do you seek in a job? Is it a challenge, opportunities for growth, a pleasant working atmosphere? American Express Brussels offers it all!

American Express is one of the largest players in the field of payment cards worldwide. Our cardholders not only have a unique card, they can also enjoy attractive benefits and travel services. Our office is located in Brussels South-East (Watermael-Boitsfort area) and consists of more than 150 employees. It is a fantastic place to build a career. Through on the job training you can learn a lot here at a rapid pace. You also get to know very interesting products and customers. Moreover, the size of the organization is perfect for building close relationships with colleagues.


About American Express

American Express was founded in 1850 and is one of the world's most recognizable brands. With 55,000 people working in 44 countries, we are a global service company that connects millions of consumers and businesses around the world. Because our goal is to become the world's most respected service brand, we constantly strive to offer our customers the best possible service.

We have an open, creative, and collaborative culture which is why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. So if you’re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career at American Express.


About the role


This position is responsible for supporting the rating and underwriting of Corporations. In this position, you will periodically review international and domestic corporate customers who require special attention due to their risk profile. You will be a valuable support in managing risk and minimizing credit loss through systematic risk procedures and policies. You will also propose and implement remediation for customers identified as high risk profiles to bring the risk back to a level acceptable by the risk framework.


Furthermore, when analysing clients, part of your responsibilities is to obtain necessary information in order to make sound underwriting decisions.


Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Who are we looking for

To be successful in this position, you would need to be fluent in written and spoken Flemish, French and English. Work experience within the banking or financial industry, particularly in the area of Risk and/or Lending is a great advantage. In depth knowledge and experience of client review and underwriting is also valued. Furthermore we are looking for someone who is decisive, diplomatic, flexible and self-reliant. He/she would also be able to listen, identify and respond to Senior Management’s concerns relative to potential high-risk exposure.

What does American Express offer you?

  • An attractive salary;
  • 12 months of work, 13 months of payment;
  • Holiday pay in May;
  • 100% public transport reimbursement;
  • Meal vouchers;
  • Sport & culture vouchers, eco checks, end-of-year checks;
  • With full time employment you can get up to 27.5 vacation days
  • Close guidance to help your development;
  • Excellent pension program;
  • American Express Green or Gold card;
  • Respect and value for your diversity, integrity, and teamwork.

Do you want to become part of our great organization? Then respond immediately!

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

Amex have 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: 19018308
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Oct 21, 2019, 10:26:36 AM