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American Express Manager - Finance, Corporate Planning in Phoenix, Arizona


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 Team Amex and let's lead the way together.

Our industry is rapidly evolving, and we need courageous, quick thinkers who can shape the strategic decisions that lead our business forward. Whether it’s negotiating with some of our largest global partners or creating next year’s financial plan, you can influence both our day-to-day P&L and the future direction of the company. As part of the team, you can have the opportunity to learn and use the latest data tools and technologies and explore a range of roles to grow your career. Find your place in finance on #TeamAmex.

Finance Manager – Enterprise Services, Technology Operations

American Express Technology is a critical Enterprise function, serving as the backbone of all we do from providing the underlying infrastructure of the company to building core products and services we deliver to our customers. The Technology organization has dramatically changed over the years, moving from a waterfall operation to an agile model of working. As Technology evolves its operating model, Finance will also adapt accordingly to best position the organization in supporting American Express businesses.

The role will be key in providing financial decision support, key analytics, strategic oversight, and reporting for a multitude of critical priorities while building a strong partnership across Technology Operations’ largest group, Global Infrastructure (GI).

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate in Annual Plan / Long Range Plan and Monthly forecasting cycles, providing relevant financial analytics and commentary to business partners to ensure achievement of financial targets

  • Perform strategic ad-hoc analyses and research to turn data into insightful information driving business decisions

  • Work across a matrix of stakeholders – Technology, Finance, product teams, etc. to ensure proper change management and financial alignment

  • Provide additional support for various strategic initiatives across the larger GI space (e.g. Data Center strategy, Tech Operations Tower / Metrics)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of Finance or equivalent experience

  • Strong financial, analytical, and problem-solving skills

  • Passion for developing and driving partnerships across multiple functions across the Enterprise

  • Excellent communication skills: ability to distill financial data into clear and concise insights

  • Robust technical skills to synthesize large amounts of complex data with the ability to draw key conclusions

  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities effectively and drive results while meeting critical deadlines

  • Proficient in Microsoft suite required (Advanced Excel skills preferred); IBM Cognos TM1 and Power BI preferred

  • Understanding of P&Ls, financial metrics, cost drivers, forecast methodologies, and cost allocation/expense recovery concepts Self-starter with a high degree of intellectual curiosity

  • MBA / CPA preferred

Non-considerations for sponsorship:

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.


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: Finance

Primary Location: US-Arizona-Phoenix

Other Locations: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 24005268