Analyst-Product Development 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.

Risk Products and Data Strategy (RPDS) is part of the Credit and Fraud Risk organization and is charged with building best-in-class capabilities and analytically driven strategies with global information platforms, powered by our Big Data tools and cutting-edge machine learning algorithms. Our teams enable the next generation of commerce solutions, globalizing strategies & processes to increase our customer engagement.

This role of Analyst - Portfolio Management within RPDS will deliver on various financial and operational related responsibilities so that the organization functions most efficiently. These responsibilities would include providing financial planning and insightful analytics that help drive strategy for the organization, partnering with external vendor partners to prepare Statements of Work and tracking related spend, and managing resource budgets. This is a great opportunity for an individual to gain a deeper knowledge of the Risk business, as well as gain exposure to and insight from leadership.

  • Budgeting, forecasting and optimization of RPDS operating expense.
  • Support month-end close responsibilities including tracking, reporting, headcount, and expense management.
  • Preparation and communication of key month-end financial results to leadership.
  • Develop value-add decision and financial analysis supporting RPDS leadership, including Ad-hoc reporting.
  • Identify opportunities for streamlining processes.
  • Participate in development of short- and medium-term financial plans.
  • Partner with RPDS leadership to formulate and execute Resource Strategies and Contracts / SOWs (Statements of Work).
  • Bachelor's degree, preferred in Finance/business-related field.
  • Demonstrated experience managing OPEX including forecasting and reporting.
  • Excellent collaboration and relationship building skills.
  • Exemplary communication skills: concise, confident, and impactful with senior executives; able to maintain very high standards for written communications (emails, presentations).
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy and error-free materials.
  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize workload across multiple deliverables and drive results while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Results oriented and motivated self-starter with the ability to challenge the status quo.
  • Strong written/oral communication skills and proven ability to create clear and compelling documents.
  • Strong Excel and Power-point skills with experience presenting to individuals and small groups.
  • Goal-oriented, self-starter and proactive.

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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.

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. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

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.

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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 208 open jobs at American Express, click here.
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