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American Express Manager-Risk Management Credit Risk Oversight in New York, New York


You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back.

With the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. When you join Team Amex, you become part of a global and diverse community of colleagues with an unwavering commitment to back our customers, communities, and each other. Here, you’ll learn and grow as we help you create a career journey that’s unique and meaningful to you with benefits, programs, and flexibility that support you personally and professionally.

At American Express, you’ll be recognized for your contributions, leadership, and impact—every colleague has the opportunity to share in the company’s success. Together, we’ll win as a team, striving to uphold our company values and powerful backing promise to provide the world’s best customer experience every day. And we’ll do it with the utmost integrity, and in an environment where everyone is seen, heard and feels like they belong.

Join #TeamAmex and let’s lead the way together.

How we serve our customers is constantly evolving and is a challenge we gladly accept. Whether you’re finding new ways to prevent identity fraud or enabling customers to start a new business, you can work with one of the most valuable data sets in the world to identify insights and actions that can have a meaningful impact on our customers and our business. And, with opportunities to learn from leaders who have defined the course of our industry, you can grow your career and define your own path. Find your place in risk and analytics on #TeamAmex.

The Global Risk & Compliance Organization (“GRC”) independently oversees the company’s risk-taking and risk management activities, including the comprehensive identification, management, and mitigation of risks within the Company’s risk appetite. GRC ensures the company operates in a safe, sound and fully compliant manner within all applicable regulatory expectations. We create and maintain the overall risk management framework and policies while ensuring legal and regulatory compliance.

We are passionate about our commitment to drive the company’s goals of growth and progress by creating a culture of awareness and proactivity around regulatory matters, and by partnering closely with business units across the enterprise to ensure we deliver maximum value to our shareholders and our customers efficiently and effectively.

How will you make an impact in this role?

Global Risk and Compliance is recruiting specialized talents in the following fields:

  • Credit Risk : Monitor credit portfolios and oversee enterprise-wise credit risk management decisions and process via quantitative analytics. The candidate will work closely with credit risk teams to effectively challenge processes, policies, strategies, frameworks, and governance procedures designed

  • Risk Management and Risk Oversight: Responsible for managing AXP’s enterprise risk pillars through continuous reviewing, monitoring and testing across processes, strengthening AXP’s risk management practices, and monitoring emerging risks across the industry.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (e.g., MS, PhD, MBA) in quantitative fields such as Economic, Statistics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering, Computer Science, or Information Technology.

  • Advanced degree is preferred but not required given a suitable combination of formal education and work experience

  • Ability to handle large datasets using SAS, SQL, R, Python or another similar programming language

  • Ability to organize, manage, analyze, and interpret large amounts of data to identify trends and themes

  • Proven ability to translate highly technical and complex information into easily understandable terms

  • Ability to think strategically and influence teammates on multiple, cross-functional teams

  • Positive, can-do attitude embracing Growth Mindset

  • Project management skills with the ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Demonstrated experience building, sustaining and leveraging relationships.

  • Strong work ethic, organizational skills and attention to detail with excellent follow-up skills

  • Demonstrated willingness to take initiative and act decisively

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • 0-3 years’ experience in Risk or related fields preferably with financial services

  • Understanding and knowledge of banking industry

  • Experience with data and quantitative analytics


Salary Range: $80,000.00 to $155,000.00 annually bonus benefits

The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.

We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive base salaries

  • Bonus incentives

  • 6% Company Match on retirement savings plan

  • Free financial coaching and financial well-being support

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits

  • Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need

  • 20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy

  • Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)

  • Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program

  • Career development and training opportunities

For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site .

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

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Job: Compliance

Primary Location: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 23010169