• American Express - Manager - Financial Analysis - CA/CPA Jobs in Gurgaon,India - 23838859

  • American Express

Job Description:

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

Experiences That Back You

- 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

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 collaborates globally to deliver expert accounting, reporting & advisory services, and financial risk control &

governance, while supporting business growth & protecting shareholder value

Overview of Business

- American Express Technology Controllership provides business advisory, reporting and accounting guidance to the Technology organizations This team is a primary point of contact for the Technology business partners and LFO teams on a wide variety of accounting and reporting treatment The Technology controllership teams are responsible for approximately $ 3 Billion in annual expenses


- Support business growth through activities such as reviewing business contracts and transactions related to technology teams including hardware & software purchases and support services The team advises the business and LFOs on accounting treatment related to Technologies contracts as per accounting policies and guidance

- Review and ensure timely and accurate end to end accounting of Technology contracts

- Understand accounting standard updates / changes in US GAAP, able to assess its impact on Technology processes with stakeholders and drive / implement the change to ensure compliance

- Work closely with business partners and able to build consensus to drive / implement appropriate accounting concepts

- Perform reviews, analysis and accruals for major AET vendors Do detailed validation of expenses and general ledger reviews during close to ensure all accruals are captured accurately in the ledger

- MIS/reporting on accounting transactions, trend analysis for stakeholders

- Build strong relationships with key Business and Finance partners, as well as counterparts within broader Controllership organization

- Identify, Initiate, drive and support processes redesign / improvement for best in class processes

- Reviews technology business financials, create roll forward analysis, establish variance commentary and finalize technology balances sheet review package

- Work with business partners in identifying risks and opportunities and support finalizing partners management reporting

Critical Factors to Success

- Own & maintain financial/data integrity while managing end-to-end global accounting processes

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

- Understand & leverage intelligent automation technologies to generate use cases within the team & create opportunities to support the automation team to get that implemented


Past Experience

Preferred Knowledge of Oracle/ERP

Academic Background

- CA / CPA with 1-3 years of experience, Post Graduate in Commerce with 1-3 years of experience Graduate with 2-4 years of experience

Functional Skills/Capabilities

- Knowledge of US GAAP and accounting standards

- Strong understanding of financial statement & balance sheet reporting & analysis

Technical Skills/Capabilities

- Strong analytical skills with the ability to undertake cause and effect analysis

- Knowledge of financial systems

Knowledge of Platforms

- 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)

Shift Timings 1130AM - 730PM (may be rotational)

Job type- Permanent

Industry Type - Finance

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Salary : Not Mentioned
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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