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
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.
Primary Location: United States
Req ID: 21016132
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