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American Express Financial Analyst I in Des Moines, Iowa



  • Support simultaneous administration of several Technology portfolios

  • Managing internal expense positions and associated month end close activities

  • Participate in Annual Plan/Monthly forecasting cycles

  • Develop and refine results reporting packages and data awareness tools

  • Provide relevant financial analytics and commentary to business partners to ensure achievement of financial targets

  • Evaluate current processes and innovate

  • Recommending enhancements that increase value and drive efficiencies

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and support as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • 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 sources

  • Proven ability to manage and prioritize workload across multiple projects/issues and drive results while meeting critical deadlines

  • Flexible to quickly adjust around shifting priorities, multiple demands, ambiguity, and rapid change

  • Advanced Excel skillset, Power BI, understanding of relational database and SQL coding preferred, TM1 (IBM Planning Analytics) or Oracle knowledge a plus

  • Bachelor’s degree (Finance / Accounting / Economics / Mathmatics / Data Analytics); CFA/CPA/MBA or technical certification is a plus

  • 2 years of relevant Finance / Business work experience

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.

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

Job: Finance

Primary Location: United States

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21016132