• American Express - Manager - Financial Analysis - CA/CPA Jobs in Gurgaon,India

  • American Express

Job Description:

Why American Express?

American Express is a global services company and the worlds 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 Indias 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 JD 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

Exp 4 - 8 yrs

Function Description

Finance is a collaborative team, playing a key role in advising all areas of the business We have a strategic seat at the table and our unique insights are valued in a highly competitive marketplace and increasingly complex global regulatory environment This team provides visibility into AXPs past and future financial performance & drives decisions that enable the company to achieve its stated financial objectives This team leads, coordinates & executes the key business planning processes and related analytics across American Express and focuses on process improvement through technology & best practices

Purpose of the Role

- Ensure the integrity of the P&L through effective close control activities to maintain high accuracy and productivity standards

- Perform root cause analysis on the type of queries received and respond appropriately

- Participate in standardization and continuous improvement initiatives as well as other business partner initiatives

- Ensure compliance with the prevailing policies and procedures

- Collaborate with multiple Finance partners to source information and deliver on customer expectations to business requirement


- Complete understanding & driving Management Reporting process at a Segment/Regional/Market/LOB level

- Understand business drivers & contribute to continuous improvement by expanding on our reporting capabilities through automation, consolidation of metrics / parameters, incorporating intuitive analysis and recommendation or by creating new intuitive technologies etc by leveraging information using different tools to create reporting solutions

- Support in-house projects with system knowledge to support in development of relevant reporting of Financial Statements with technological attributes/advancement

- Collaborate with multiple internal teams to drive optimal output and deliver efficient reporting capabilities through best in class Analytics and Reporting solutions

- Detailed review of the P&L along with variance analytics, trend analysis and commentary to cater to diverse customer requirements Perform root cause analysis on the type of queries received and respond appropriately

- Ensure that all deadlines are continually met and adequate controls are maintained over the processes to ensure integrity of the information

- Ensure controls & compliance with prevailing policies & procedures

- Stakeholder relationship management

- Ability to work across multiple time zones

- Participate and contribute to the planning & forecasting process as required


Critical Factors to Success

Business Outcomes

Leverage technical knowledge in areas (such as data science, python, business intelligence tools, etc) to develop end to end solutions in financial planning, investment management & decision support

- Accurately deliver on LOB/Segment P&L/statistical reporting & variance analysis

- Pro-actively develop meaningful data insights/trends to enable finance decision support to our customer- s/business partners/LFOs for more effective planning, forecasting & investment decisions activities

- Develop, implement & maintain intelligent automated solutions for forecasting through enterprise technologies such as TM1 - Leverage functional knowledge to identify the appropriate business drivers impacting the outcomes in Financial planning & Investment management including scenario & sensitivity capabilitie

Leadership outcome

Put enterprise thinking first, connect the roles 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 worlds best customer experiences every day

Past Experience

1-3 years of past experience with Prior experience of planning & forecasting

Preferred Knowledge of card business model & economics

Academic Background

MBA (Fin)/ CA / CPA with 1-3 years of experience

Functional Skills/Capabilities

Strong understanding of P&L - Strong understanding of LOB/Segment/P&L/ statistical reporting & variance analysis - Understanding of financial domain - Project management

Technical Skills/Capabilities

Strong analytical skills with the ability to undertake cause effect analysis ; Mandatory financial modeling capability ; Knowledge of Automation & Testing

Preferred - Understanding of business products

Knowledge of Platforms

Advanced MS office suits such as Excel, Word, Powerpoint

Preferred - Ability to use platforms & tools such as TM1, Oracle, OBIEE, Cornerstone (Big Data), Essbase, SQL, Tableau,

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

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 20th Feb 2020

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