Financial Analyst

Job Description

The Financial Analyst enjoys a hybrid role delivering all external reporting returns to ANZ regulators and also interacts with a variety of groups across Finance & Controllership to improve processes through optimisation, incorporating various forms of automation and next-generation tools. The ideal candidate is expected to have combination of project management, finance and technical knowledge and a strong will to grow and learn.

Key Accountabilities
  • Prepare and deliver on time the monthly and quarterly financial reports to the regulators
  • Implement and maintain integrity of the financial reporting process and controls to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Assist in Economic & Financial Statistics (EFS) audit and review activities by external auditors
  • Evaluate in-depth manual processes, assess viability of automation, tools required and drive process optimization & improvement
  • Develop, implement and maintain process solutions & analytics by using advanced Excel functionality and related new age technologies
  • Create End to End development roadmaps, monitor and report progress.
  • Resolve issues and remove roadblocks, coordinate with SMEs and development team to perform comprehensive and robust testing including parallel runs and facilitate deployment via standard AET processes.
  • Prepare process owner support documentation
  • Generate MIS reporting using multiple data sources
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert in reporting and analytics capabilities & support market controllership teams in driving solutions
  • Participate in other projects as required


  • Demonstrated strategic thought leadership; superior problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience working with Technologies, SMEs and Systems to understand requirements, assess functional and system flows & linkages, and partnering with development resources to drive optimal POA design
  • Experience to the automation tools and programing languages like Python, SQL & VBA. Advanced Excel skills
  • Ability to learn new software and processes quickly. Ability to document and coordinate with SMEs and development resources during delivery life cycle
  • Team player who is flexible and maintains a positive attitude even during changing work priorities
  • Self-motivated with superior organizational/time management skills and a dynamic, positive and energetic attitude
  • Problem solving, planning and analytical skills to facilitate and focus on continuous improvement and innovation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to motivate and influence stakeholders
  • Ability to collaborate across geographies and flexible to work across multiple time zones
  • Experience on following systems highly desired – Oracle, Essbase, TM1, OBIEE, Tableau, Cornerstone
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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.

ReqID: 20000492
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 13, 2020, 11:17:01 PM