Financial Analyst- Compliance

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Job Description

Why American Express
American Express is a global services company and the world’s largest card issuer. Our direct relationships with many millions of consumers, businesses and merchants worldwide - combined with our leading edge marketing, information management and rewards capabilities - enable us to offer an array of valuable services that enrich lives, build business success, encourage financial responsibility and create communities of people with common interests.

American Express for 9th consecutive year has been voted among India’s top 10 workplaces by the Great Place to Work institute. In recognition of our consistent performance, we were nominated to the Great Place to Work “Hall of Fame”.

At American Express, we serve customers, not transactions. We’re widely known for providing superior customer service and have been recognized for a number of achievements including being ranked highest in customer satisfaction within the credit card industry by J.D. Power for seven consecutive years.

A career at American Express is rich in experience and offers opportunities to build lasting relationships with our customers.

Come join us and realize your potential.

• Function Description:
Global Supply Management - Third Party Lifecycle Management Center of Expertise (TLM COE)
• Purpose of the Role:
• This role is responsible for Governance, Risk, Oversight, Regulatory and Compliance management across Third Party Lifecycle Management Center of Expertise (TLM COE)
• Promote strong understanding of risk & regulatory requirements relative to vendor risk management
• Support the execution of TLM COE Regulatory Business Self Testing (RBST) program
• Support the overall implementation and governance of Global Supply Management PRSA framework
• Support periodic PRSA risk assessments using the company’s standard methodologies
• Mitigate identified control weaknesses through the creation of appropriate action plans. Timely follow-up, escalation and sustained resolution of identified control issues, deficiencies, risk events.
• Support the design, implementation and execution of the TLM COE Contract Bypass program.
• Support the current Contract Bypass process to ensure effective controls are in place to detect circumvention of the GSM/TLM risk assessment process. Measure and report bypass on monthly basis. Utilize data for communication and management of bypass cases.
• Support development of people, processes, systems and reporting related to required Purchase Obligations disclosures. Act as key liaison to Controllership organization and SME for annual purchase obligation reporting.
• Support Annual TLM/GSM Audit - Direct interface with the Internal Audit Group, attend ongoing meetings, assist with fieldwork & data collection - Support Regulatory Reviews (FRB, OCC, FDIC, CFPB) e.g., data collection & submission and partner with second line to ensure risk, regulatory, compliance and corporate obligations are met.

Minimum Qualifications

Critical Factors to Success:
• Past experience in risk, audit or compliance testing function
• Understanding of compliance, risk management and internal control frameworks
• Understanding of regulations related to vendor risk management
• Strong excel/access skills e.g. Macros, V Lookup etc. to help streamline reporting to leadership - Strong Power-point skills to create presentations for reporting purpose.
Past Experience:
• Minimum work experience of 3 years.
• 2 years’ experience in risk, audit or compliance testing function is preferred
• Academic Background:
• MBA Finance/CA is preferred
• Bachelor’s degree is a must
• Functional Skills/Capabilities:
• Ability to multi-task, work in a constantly changing and deadline-driven environment, and challenge the status quo/think outside the box
• Individual must be flexible and possess strong relationship, influencing and collaboration skills
• Exceptional ability to engage, educate, influence, and collaborate across the enterprise
• Strong interpersonal, leadership and change management skills, as well as solid presentation and communication skills.
• Ability to think conceptually and translate concepts into practical goals.
• Ability to scope and execute process improvements
• Ability to set priorities, resolve issues, provide guidance and secure engagement & commitment from the team, which is distributed across multiple locations.
• Strong sense of individual ownership, personal accountability and drive for results.
Technical Skills/Capabilities:
• Experience in risk, audit or compliance testing function
• Understanding of internal control framework
• Understanding of regulations related to vendor risk management
Knowledge of Platforms:
• Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Access)
• Archer, Oracle, iVu, ARIBA
• Process Unity, Smart Buy will be a plus
• 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: 20003493
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Mar 23, 2020, 5:04:49 AM