Governance Specialist

Job Description

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.

•Responsible for monitoring of any new Regulatory Requirements in Mexico - Monitor and assess changes to regulatory reportings, submissions and/or financial presentation on a monthly basis e.g. National Banking Commission (CNBV), Central Bank (Banco de Mexico), IPAB and other regulators.

•Support the Manager Governance to evaluate and appropriately incorporate into their internal controls, with respect to improving their effectiveness and efficiency, recommendations from Internal Audit, External auditors, and Regulators.

•Responsible for monitoring, review and assessment of new and or revised Local and Global Policies and its implications on the Bank’s financial and other Mexico’s legal entities.  

•Responsible for the follow up on external audit requirements (Bank and non Banking Entities).

•Responsible for the preparation of Financial Statement disclosure (Local GAAP)

Responsible for performing/overseeing testing and monitoring of spreadsheet controls policy within the market; Quarterly certification process and annual testing of  the effectiveness of High Risk Spreadsheet controls.


This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

Months in their actual position:
For level 25 to 30: 12 months.
For level 30 to 35: 18 months.
For level 40 to 45: 24 months.

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

Leader of team engaging in processing of financial transactions. Manages workflows and resources to ensure that daily, weekly and monthly targets are achieved, ensuring that customer service level agreements are met; planning, organizing and prioritizing



•Bachelor degree on Public accountant. Bank Accounting knowledge is a plus

•Knowledge of USGAAP and local GAAPs, IFRS accounting standard is a plus.

•Advanced management on Excel, among Microsoft Office programs.

•Proactive and oriented towards immediate results.

•Process improvement ability.

•Teamwork skills.

•Must be able to work under pressure and take decisions.

•English skills in written and conversed.


This role may be subject to additional background verification checks.

ReqID: 19020005
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 8, 2019, 4:42:22 PM