• American Express - Director - Accounting - Center of Excellence - India Jobs in Gurgaon,India - 23295585

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  • 8 - 12 Years
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About American Express

American Express is a global services company that provides consumers and businesses with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success

We make it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services through innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions

Working at American Express

What you choose to do for a living is one of the most meaningful decisions you can make At American Express, our job is to help you excel at yours We provide experiences to become a great leader, a world of opportunities to grow your career, and an inclusive culture to help you thrive Because the best way to back our customers is to back our people

Reasons to Believe

- An iconic global brand, where you can grow as a leader

- Meaningful and rewarding work that is performed with integrity

- A culture of learning in collaboration with great colleagues and leaders

- A unique career journey shaped by your talent and curiosity

- Support and trust to thrive in your career and life

The Director, Accounting Center of Excellence is a part of the broader Financial Accounting and Close team

- This position will be responsible for leading diverse global accounting processes across key P&L report lines including Net Card Fee, Cost of Card Member Services and Finance Charge Revenue

- The role involves in depth understanding of accounting policies and provide accounting guidance and will be the primary contact for any accounting changes in the report lines managed

- The incumbent will lead a 50+ member team focused on delivery and execution and also drive accounting transformation initiatives to strengthen our financial accounting and reporting control environment


- Driving and implementing end to end accounting and reporting in accordance with US GAAP

- Understanding GAAP changes as relevant and drive process changes to ensure compliance

- Lead delivery of transformation initiatives that drive process / technology transformation, improve control and compliance and optimize the use of technology

- Reviewing end to end accounting processes and implementing and adopting new technology and processes where appropriate

- Motivating and developing the team


- A minimum of 8+ years of accounting and finance experience

- Excellent business acumen, ability to think both in terms of business strategy and accounting compliance

- Solid understanding of financial statement relationships between balance sheet and income statements

- Strong financial control focus, requiring ability to proactively understand and identify risks from an end-to-end perspective

- Demonstrates Enterprise thinking, leading with Courage, has a Digital mindset and develops best team

- A visionary and ability to provide strategic thought leadership with ability to develop roadmap and translate ideas into well-defined strategy & solutions

- Strong executive presence and proven ability to communicate, collaborate and influence across multiple stakeholders and business partners

- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while adhering to time sensitive deadlines

- Demonstrated ability to lead change and deal with ambiguity; strong change management experience

- Strong people leader, self-motivated, driven and enthusiastic with a prior experience of leading large teams

- A proven strong leader who is adaptable and a team player with the ability to achieve results through empowering others, provide coaching through meaningful conversations

Job type- Permanent

Industry Type - Finance

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 01st Feb 2020

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