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AMEX Finance Internship - Summer 2017 (Graduate)

American Express

AMEX Finance Internship - Summer 2017 (Graduate)
New York, NY Internship Paid

Compensation

Competitive

Description

Finance is at the center of all key business decisions, providing decision support, risk control, funding, reporting and transaction services that help grow our business and uphold our reputation as one of the premier finance organizations in the world.

Join our team, and you’ll be providing decision support and financial planning to one of our business units. Plus, you’ll help refine and evaluate the impact of pricing, programs and new customer offerings.

Whether you’re working with a business unit focused on the consumers, small businesses or major corporations, you’ll have the opportunity and resources available to make an impact. It sounds exciting because it is.

Explore a Finance summer internship at American Express and earn the trust and respect of our customers and colleagues every day.

Global Pricing and Revenue Management plays a pivotal role in striking the appropriate balance between growing coverage and growing overall discount revenue.

Our mission is to identify and guide enhancements to the value we deliver to merchants and help the sales and account management teams price based value delivered, optimizing coverage, net merchant revenue and competitive revenue premium.

Roles within our Global Pricing & Revenue Management teams include managing (setting, supporting and forecasting) all value-driven merchant revenue streams to maximize the strategic value of the Amex network; determining our global pricing strategy; leading competitive intelligence on association, issuer and acquirer/processor pricing; discount rate forecasts; and financial analyses.

Where are these roles located within American Express?

  • Global Decision Support
  • Corporate Planning
  • Global Treasury

What type of work can you expect to do in Finance at American Express?

  • Provide best-in-class analysis and decision support to the Finance organization

  • Influence business partners with sound logic and comprehensive analyses

  • Build and maintain relationships with key business partners and finance colleagues to deliver on results

  • Learn how to articulate decisions clearly and gain buy-in from stakeholders across the business

  • Gather and analyze information from a wide array of sources; identify trends and articulate how those trends impact our businesses

  • Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the business and its needs

  • Hone analytical acumen, communication skills and the ability to tailor complex messages to the appropriate audience

Qualifications

Here are the skills and experience we are looking for. Do these describe you?

  • Ability to initiate and drive change management processes

  • Strategic thought leadership skills and creativity

  • Solid financial and analytical skills with an eye towards developing recommendations to drive growth for our businesses

  • Capacity to synthesize financial data from multiple sources and draw meaningful conclusions

  • A strong work-ethic and robust interpersonal skills, showcasing the ability to build trust-based relationships within finance team and with business partners across locations / geographies

  • Aptitude with manipulating data and structuring analyses

  • Ability to learn our business model and its key financial drivers

  • Prior financial services/bank card/business development experience a plus

Educational Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a full-time MBA program

  • Students must have a graduation date between December 2017 and June 2018

About Us

American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, American Express makes it easier, safer and more rewarding for consumers and businesses to purchase the things they need and for merchants to sell their goods and services. An engine of commerce, American Express provides innovative payment, travel and expense management solutions for individuals and businesses of all sizes. Most of all, we help our customers realize their dreams and aspirations through industry-leading benefits, access to unique experiences, business-building insights, and global customer care. We enable our customers to do and achieve more.

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