Treasury Bank Services - Senior Analyst

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Job Description-

Function Description:
Bank Services CoE is part of Global Treasury Operations and is responsible for end-to-end bank service lifecycle across the globe. The bank service lifecycle includes managing the process to open, close and maintain bank accounts, administering access to online bank portals and analyzing bank fees to ensure adherence to bank service agreements. The Bank Services CoE collaborates with bank account owners to rationalize or procure bank services.
Purpose of the Role:
• To effectively manage bank account infrastructure for one of the regions
• Collate and consolidate the bank fee in accordance of the bank service agreements and find opportunities to save at blue box level
• Own the entire end -to -end bank Portal Administration including monthly Certification file preparation and Quarterly Audit support
• Have a solution-centric mindset to advise internal teams on Transaction Banking capabiltites.
This position will be responsible primarily for:
• Execute bank account administration including opening, closing and adding required services to accounts.
• Execute bank system administration user access requests
• Maintain Global bank account database ensuring timely bank account updates are being performed in the region
• Maintain global static data in Treasury Management System - Maintain entity corporate banking documentation and partner with banking institutions to ensure AXP authorized signers up-to-date.
• Bank fee collation and analysis.
• Assist AXP business units with bank account related questions.
• Managing key stakeholders like Treasury, Business Units and Controllership.
• Maintaining healthy working relationships with various banks
• Identifying continuous improvement opportunities and implementing the best solution to reduce bank fees and towards process improvements.
• Managing Audit, SOX and PRSA requirements.
• Oversight and backup of other regions.
• Supporting Global projects related to bank services and Treasury.
• The candidate is required to be flexible and open to any shift however the majority of the shifts will be from 130pm to 930pm as Shift involves working with Latin America, US and Canada regions.

Minimum Qualifications

Critical Factors to Success:
Business Outcomes:
• Deliver key treasury operations goals such as rationalization of architecture, ensuring optimal pricing for banking infrastructure, drive compliant processes across Bank services COE
• Streamline processes and drive operational efficiencies
• Understand & leverage intelligent automation technologies to generate use cases within the team & create opportunities to support the automation team to get that implemented

Leadership Outcomes:
• 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
• Demonstrate learning agility, make decisions quickly and with the highest level of integrity
• Lead with a digital mindset and deliver the world’s best customer experiences every day

Past Experience:
• 2 years of past experience with:
• Treasury experience across banks, corporates or similar financial operations
• Preferred: Exposure to banking operations, Knowledge of card business model & economics

Academic Background:
• MBA (Finance)/ CA / CPA /PG in FInace/Economics with 2+ years of experience

Functional Skills/Capabilities:
• Understanding of Basel capital adequacy & ALM
• Understanding of operational , SOX & other related control framework compliance
• Transaction banking relationship management
• Banking infrastructure management
• Bank access administration and
• Bank's compensation (analysis, reporting and negotiation)
• Banking products subject matter expertise for setting up compliant, simple yet efficient collections and payments solutions across the globe for AXP customers
• Understanding of financial domain

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

• Bank Account management KYC documentation
• Analytical skills with the ability to undertake cause effect analysis
• Knowledge of financial systems Preferred.
• Basic understanding of automation capabilities
• Understanding of business products

• Treasury Management System (TMS) such as FIS Quantum, FX Trading terminals (Bloomberg, 360T, Reuters, etc), Bank Account Management (BAM),
• Advanced MS office suits such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint
• Preferred: Ability to use analytical, tools for financial systems such as Oracle, IRIS, OBIEE, Essbase, Hyperion, Financial Reporting (HFR), etc

Payment Systems:
• SWIFT Messaging MT101/103/940/942/202, Electronic Fund Transfer Modes (RTGS/WIRES/CHIPS/ACH/CHAPS/GIRO/BACS/SEPA/FAST)

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:
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: 20001115
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jan 21, 2020, 11:36:04 PM