16/05 Varsha Kashyap
Talent Acquisition at American Express

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American Express - Support I - Finance - Balance Sheet Reconciliations (1-2 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Haryana Job Code: 698433

Job Description

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:

Monthly Reconciliation Preparation, consolidation, reporting and presentation of reconciliation status as per AEFP 7

Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for AXP Balance sheet Reconciliation Process, sustain Balance Sheet account health while remaining focused on efficiency and sustaining financial integrity for the company by ensuring timely and accurate reconciliation of accounts assigned.


- Primarily accountable for the AXP Balance sheet account Reconciliation Reporting

- Provide strong reporting and analytical information support to the leadership team with accuracy

- Designs develop and deploys complex reporting solution to support business intelligence initiatives

- Prepare and present analytical data initiatives and deliverables to various stakeholder with an ability to present and explain analytic output

- Overall governance of the Balance Sheet accounts including supporting set up of new accounts on reconciliation platform

- Analyze available data repository to identify process improvements for increasing efficiency and effectiveness

- Quickly gain an understanding of inputs, processes, controls, flows, metrics, risks, SLA and outputs of the process area and provide suggestion

- Participate in cross-functional meetings to resolve recurring customer issues

- Continuously challenge the Status Quo and seek opportunity for process redesign

- Ensure Compliance with the prevailing Policies and Procedures


Critical Factors to Success:

- Oracle GL & SL

- Front end system - Globe star, etc.

- Advanced MS Office

- FIS Intellimatch - Reconciliation

- OBIEE, Essbase

- DataWatch

Past Experience:

- 1-2 Years of experience in supporting, reporting and analytics

- Sound knowledge of creating Macros and MS Access

- Must have a background in Finance/Accounts

Academic Background:

- Graduate/Post Graduate (Finance) with minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience

Functional Skills/Capabilities:

- Strong understanding of accounting & reconciliation

- Strong understanding of MIS/ Analytics

- Basic understanding of reporting

- Project management

- Control & Compliance mindset

- Excellent communication & presentation skills

Technical Skills/Capabilities:

- Basic understanding & appreciation of automation capabilities

- Understanding of business products

- Digital mindset and understanding of systems and automation tools like Machine Learning, AI, etc.

- Accounting Knowledge

- Strong understanding of accounting & reconciliation

Knowledge of Platforms:

- Oracle General Ledger

- MS Office

- Data Visualization tools like Tableau

- Intellisuite

Behavioral Skills/Capabilities:

- Enterprise Leadership Behaviors

- 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

Job type- Permanent

Industry Type - Finance

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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