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American Express Company

Manager - Finance, Rewards Corporate Controllership

American Express Company - Phoenix, AZ

Manager - Finance, Rewards Corporate Controllership','18002038','!*!This position provides control and financial statement

oversight for the US Rewards programs, representing a balance sheet liability

of ~$7B and annual expense of ~$4B. The successful candidate will serve as an

advisor to business partners across multiple business units, consulting on

finance, accounting and control practices for key business-driven initiatives.

Additionally, this position will work closely within the

wider team to drive specific Rewards-related projects and automations. This

position serves as a key member of the Global Rewards Center of Excellence

(COE), reporting to the Director, Controller. The successful candidate should

have knowledge of card economics and an understanding of how loyalty programs

drive those economics. Additionally, familiarity with American Express

financial systems, operational and technical accounting, internal controls and

overall business acumen will be key success factors along with very strong

interpersonal skills.

Primary Responsibilities:Advisory to business partners to ensure the

control and integrity of Rewards-related initiativesEnsure Rewards projects are completed with

appropriate control and finance requirementsWork closely with all areas of the Company

involved in the Rewards process to drive automation and efficiencySupport in preparation of monthly

Rewards-related management reporting, constantly driving innovation and changeInterface with key reporting systems and

interaction with technologies groupsPartial ownership of key technology systems and

relationshipsOversight and testing of a robust control

environment for E2E RewardsIdentify accounting and reporting issues and

support root cause investigation and resolutionSupport Global Rewards Policy complianceDrive team protocol compliance

','!*!Degree required, Accounting or Finance discipline preferred; CPA and/or MBA a plus5 years of work experience in Controllership, Accounting or FinanceProven analytical skills; knowledge of Rewards or the loyalty industry is a plusStrong process improvement and project implementation experienceExceptional commitment and proven adherence to quality and accuracyProven self-leadership supporting critical processes with tight deadlines and high visibility to senior managementProficient knowledge of AXP Finance and Tech systems and processesAbility to process information quickly, identify issues and areas for follow-upStrong communication and relationship skills; effectively navigates through a matrixed organizationStrong understanding of SOX, Operational Risk and/or AuditEmployment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.   ','Finance','US-Arizona-Phoenix','','Full-time','Feb 14, 2018','Feb 28, 2018','','','Manager - Finance, Rewards Corporate Controllership

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American Express Company

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Location: Phoenix, AZ

Company Profile:
Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do more and achieve more.