Financial Analyst I

Employer
American Express
Location
India
Posted
Mar 30, 2024
Closes
Apr 11, 2024
Ref
4587326095
Level
Staff
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
You Lead the Way. We've Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities and each other. Here, you'll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that's unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you'll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact-every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company's success. Together, we'll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world's best customer experience every day. And we'll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

Functional 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 AXP's past and future financial performance & drives decisions that enable the company to achieve its stated financial objectives.

Purpose of the role:

Financial Analyst in this role will be a part of the Enterprise Financial Planning & Analysis team within Corporate Planning & Analysis and has primary responsibility of maintaining integrity of AXP Management results and delivery of other Management reporting needs of the Organization.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure integrity of the AXP/ Segment P&L through effective close control activities to maintain high accuracy standards.
  • Detailed review of the P&L along with variance analysis, trend analysis.
  • Review & research Management Allocations to understand issues, queries and be able to address them through appropriate modifications in the allocation infrastructure.
  • Actively support the Annual Restatements process to create reliable Managed results.
  • Participate in standardization and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Active participation in multiple Projects (internal, Finance, cross-functional etc) with SME knowledge, offer consultation and support implementation.
  • Participate and contribute to the planning & forecasting process as required.

Critical factors to success:

Business Outcomes:
  • Accurately deliver on LOB/Segment P&L/statistical reporting & variance analysis
  • Leverage functional & process knowledge to transform key processes
  • Develop, implement & maintain efficient financial processes with focus on Control & Compliance
  • Pro-actively develop meaningful data insights/trends to enable finance decision support to our customer's/business partners/LFO's for more effective planning, forecasting activities.

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:

In Financial Planning and Analytical space with good understanding of AXP/Segment Financials.

Academic Background: Chartered Accountant / MBA from reputed institute with minimum 2-3 years of experience.

Functional skills:
  • Strong understanding of AXP/ Segment P&L, key drivers and Management allocations.
  • Knowledge of management reporting ecosystem including financial reporting and planning platforms (e.g. Oracle, OBI, TM1) is preferable
  • Customer focused, with strong ability to resolve operational issues and effectively address service situations
  • Good collaboration and co-ordination abilities

Be flexible to operate in different time zones to troubleshoot user queries and issues

Technical skills/Knowledge of platforms:
  • Ability to use platforms & tools such as TM1, Oracle, OBIEE, Cornerstone Essbase

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:
  • Competitive base salaries
  • Bonus incentives
  • Support for financial-well-being and retirement
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits (depending on location)
  • Flexible work arrangements and schedules with hybrid and virtual options with Amex Flex
  • Generous paid parental leave policies (depending on your location)
  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
  • Career development and training opportunities

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.