Why American Express?

American Express is a global services company and the world’s largest card issuer. Our direct relationships with many millions of consumers, businesses and merchants worldwide—combined with our leading edge marketing, information management and rewards capabilities—enable us to offer an array of valuable services that enrich lives, build business success, encourage financial responsibility and create communities of people with common interests.

American Express for 9th consecutive year has been voted among India’s top 10 workplaces by the Great Place to Work institute. In recognition of our consistent performance, we were nominated to the Great Place to Work “Hall of Fame”.

At American Express, we serve customers, not transactions. We’re widely known for providing superior customer service and have been recognized for a number of achievements including being ranked highest in customer satisfaction within the credit card industry by J.D. Power for seven consecutive years.

A career at American Express is rich in experience and offers opportunities to build lasting relationships with our customers.

Come join us and realize your potential.

Job Description:
Function Description:
Finance is a collaborative team, playing a key role in advising all areas of the business. We have a strategic seat at the table and our unique insights are valued in a highly competitive marketplace and increasingly complex global regulatory environment.
This team collaborates globally to deliver expert accounting, reporting & advisory services, and financial risk control & governance, while supporting business growth & protecting shareholder value
Purpose of the Role:
Responsible for managing monthly accounting for legal entities
  • Managing end to end responsibility of one of the non banking legal entities
  • Quarterly update to Board members and ensuring all regulatory compliances.
  • Analysis of Legal Entity Results, identification of anomalies during close
  • Support / participate in standardization, automation and continuous improvement initiatives as well as other business partner initiatives
  • Maintain close contact with customer / business partners and other interface groups to ensure a smooth service delivery
  • Compliance with prevailing policies & procedures etc.
  • Ensure that all deadlines are continually met and adequate controls are maintained over the processes to ensure integrity of the information
Provide end to end support for the legal entity statutory / internal / other audits including discussion with auditors and drive closure of Internal and External Audit of Local as well as US GAAP ledgers
Coordinate with GBS functions to provide external audit support; including GAR, Accounting and Payment Operations, plus World Services Cashiers as appropriate


Critical Factors to Success:
  • Optimizing overall cost of funds for markets
  • Minimizing idle cash needs for operating business
  • Keeping FX exposures hedged at all points of time
Past Experience:
  • 2 years of relevant work experience in a Treasury environment or similar functional in a bank or corporate
Academic Background:
  • Graduate degree in Finance/Economics or accounting; MBA preferred.
Functional Skills/Capabilities:
  • Understanding of Treasury domain and role it plays in overall Finance organization
Technical Skills/Capabilities:
  • Knowledge of different funding solutions like Bank borrowings, overdrafts etc. and bank account structures like physical and notional pools
  • Experience with automation tools and advances excel skills would be desirable
Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:
Enterprise Leadership Behaviors
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, motivated and independent
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate highly technical matters in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to perform in a high-pressure environment, meet tight deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Set The Agenda: Define What Winning Looks Like, Put Enterprise Thinking First, Lead with an External Perspective
  • Bring Others With You: Build the Best Team, Seek & Provide Coaching Feedback, Make Collaboration Essential
  • Do It The Right Way: Communicate Frequently, Candidly & Clearly, Make Decisions Quickly & Effectively, Live the Blue Box Values, Great Leadership Demands Courage

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