Mgr-Finance at American Express (Phoenix, AZ)

| Phoenix – Mesa – Scottsdale, AZ
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At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we're supporting our customers' financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what's possible - and we're proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture.

American Express Technology is a critical Enterprise function, serving as the backbone of all we do, from providing the underlying infrastructure of the company to building core products and services we deliver to our customers. Amex Technology has changed dramatically over the last few years, and as Technology continues to evolve its operating model, the Finance organization needs to evolve with it. The Technology HQ Finance Team partners closely with Technology LFO organization to provide enterprise value through advanced reporting and analytics. We partner closely with Tech Finance Leadership on monthly results and planning cycles including LRP and Annual plan for the entire Technology organization.

This Finance Manager role will work closely with the Tech HQ Finance Director and Tech Finance Leadership to provide detailed monthly and quarterly results analysis to our FP&A business partners as well as ongoing outlook, forecasting analysis and communication.

Job Responsiblities

  • Provide critical information to the business and Finance leadership in a standardized and intuitive manner
  • Partner with Financial Colleagues around the globe on results analysis and forecasting.
  • Collaborate with mutliple Business Units and help them understand Technology cost
  • Partner with Collegaues to develop a set of metrics to proactively and more effectively manage Tech expenses.
  • Perform strategic ad-hoc analyses and research to turn data into more insightful information driving business decisions.
  • Provide thought leadership on opportunities for team improvements and process changes
  • Support Director in providing Legal Entity and Managed results analysis and commentary

  • 5+ years of relevant Finance / Business work experience.
  • Strong financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate through ambiguity.
  • Solid understanding of P&Ls, financial metrics, cost drivers, forecast methodologies, and cost allocation/expense recovery concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience synthesizing large amounts of complex data with the ability to draw key conclusions.
  • Must be attentive to detail and adept at navigating non-unified structures from various data sources.
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize workload across multiple projects/issues and drive results while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Flexibility to quickly pivot around shifting priorities, competing demands, and rapid change.
  • Ability to influence without authority.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Suite skillset, Power BI, TM1 (IBM Planning Analytics), Oracle Smartview skillset. Understanding of relational database and SQL coding preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree (Finance / Accounting / Economics / Data Analytics) preferred

Currently, the Company requires that colleagues be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work in or visit any of our US and Canada offices, subject to legally required accommodations. If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to visit our offices.

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

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations
More Information on American Express
American Express operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in New York, NY and New York, NY. American Express was founded in 2022. It has 73317 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 205 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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