Financial Crime Risk Management team is responsible for AML transaction monitoring, establishing principle of data ownership and leveraging analytics to drive future state financial crime risk management.
This role will be responsible to drive analytics for future state financial crime risk management, framing the end to end data strategy, ensuring proper data governance, establishing principle of data ownership and system of records.
This role will cover all international markets for American Express across Consumer and Commercial Portfolios. The role will require partnering with GFCC, FIU, RPDS and Technology teams to identify and remediate any gaps in AML requirements across International markets.
Responsibilities include :
Perform FCR (Financial Crime Risk) analytics to support both near term & medium term aspirations and business needs
Performing data analysis using Excel pivot tables, intermediate SQL queries, and / or statistical techniques (e.g. Exploratory Data Analysis using Python, SAS, or R)
Define and build a comprehensive and robust data driven framework for future state FCR management
Drive an end to end data strategy for Consumer and Commercial portfolios to drive data ownership, data integrity and activation
Partner with cross-functional teams including technologies, technology products, compliance, privacy, to successfully meet our FCR obligations
Master’s degree in management / statistics / economics / mathematics / engineering or related fields.
0-2 years of relevant or similar experience
Technical and Function Skills / Capabilities :
Proactive thinking and strong analytical skills
Strong ability to solve unstructured problems through data
Strong process mindset and ability to collaborate
Excellent critical thinking and attention to detail
Knowledge of credit risk strategy and / or the payments industry is a plus
Exceptional drive and commitment; ability to work and thrive in in fast changing, results driven environment; and proven ability in handling competing priorities
Proactive learner with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and techniques with minimal supervision
Solid experience with latest analytical tools is expected
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to translate between various technical and non-technical audiences
American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.
Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.