Manager-Controller (Incentive COE)

American Express
Jun 17, 2024
Jun 23, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
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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.

How will you make an impact in this role?

Card & Merchant Accounting and Control (CMAC) team manages the accounting for $1.2 Tn of Card spend, Remittances and Merchant payments along with accounting for Incentives COE amounting to $2B. which includes accounting for Corporate Client Incentives, GNS Royalties, Merchant Rebates etc. and provide governance and oversight to unclaimed funds (Abandoned Property).

The specific role is part of Incentives COE team within CMAC.

Role/ Responsibilities

The Incentives COE team is responsible for accounting and governance of GNS Partner terms, working closely with internal stakeholders in Finance, Controllership, Business Development, Marketing and Operations. You will be a member of a fast-paced, dynamic team with a growth mind-set and a global outlook. The role requires an individual who can bring together analytical and decision-making skills on a daily basis and be able to build strong working relationships.

Key Responsibilities
  • Lead GNS Partner operational team to ensure all applicable GNS pricing terms actioned in accordance with contract.
  • Responsible for reviewing and approving all manual pricing calculations, including complex Partner incentive terms
  • Identify and raise Risk Memos where appropriate and work with key stakeholders to drive closure in a timely manner
  • Support the Process Risk Self-Assessment testing

Minimum Qualifications
  • MBA/CA or equivalent with 6+ years of experience or Graduate/B.Com with 8+ years of experience with strong accounting skills
  • Knowledge of Operational Risk, SOX, Control & Compliance, Accounting, and Audit
  • Ability to work in a fast paced challenging environment supporting customer needs
  • People Leadership experience with ability to motivate the team

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of the GNS business
  • Ability to think strategically and define what winning looks like
  • Have relationship skills necessary to partner, influence and drive results with cross-functional teams like GNO, LFOs and Business Development across multiple time zones
  • Strong project management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines, deliver results and manage multiple tasks without compromising on quality
  • Self starter, proactive and a team player who can drive results efficiently alone as well as in a team setting and one who can prioritize effectively

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 working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need.

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.