June 11, 2021

Global Financial Integrity & Initiatives team represents AXP Finance on various enterprise initiatives upholding the company's commitment on regulatory compliance and financial integrity via AEMP16. By leveraging its unique view that spans across the Blue Box, GFII supports innovation and transformation by working with Business and Technology teams to move the Finance agenda forward. The position requires representing AXP Finance in business facing investment initiatives such as Enterprise wide platform modernization, revenue enhancements, new product launch, controls and compliance etc.
  • Lead a team of project professionals to deliver on finance requirements through the Agile lifecycle
  • Responsible for consultancy and business advisory to Finance and LOBs where GFII skills are needed and capacity is allocated
  • Lead a strong team with diverse skills sets and experiences, creating an inclusive culture and providing the development to ensure team members are successful
  • Drive AEMP16 through consistent application and communication within work efforts / Projects Develop and maintain strong relationships across Finance and Line of Business Product Owner teams to drive positive outcomes for finance and early engagement in work efforts
  • Partner within Controllership and Other Finance teams to identify opportunities for transformation and for driving the acceptance of Finance User stories that create change
  • Proactively identify project and operational risks and escalate to leadership and key stakeholders to remediate
  • Deliver regular project status and leadership updates
  • Ensure team documents outcomes of project and solicit feedback from customers, business partners, and other key stakeholders engaged in project life cycle

Critical Factors to Success :
Business Outcomes:
  • Excellent Communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to build a strong and inclusive team
  • Project Management and portfolio management
  • Relationship Building incl. Stakeholder Management
  • Design thinking approach for transformational outcomes
  • Influencing & decision making

Leadership Outcomes:
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and results driven approach with an ability to convert strategic vision into clear project outcomes including skills to analyze highly complex processes, data volume and translate into actionable items

Skills & Qualifications
  • Understanding of US GAAP requirements and financial control principles and practices
  • Experience in defining system development requirements and managing agile development work efforts, preferred
  • Knowledge of testing approaches and application of controls in a technology environment, preferred
  • Lead with a digital mindset and deliver the world’s best customer experiences every day

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