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Portfolio Analyst - Business and Vendor Management

American Express
Phoenix, AZ 85067
Why American Express? Theres a difference between having a job and making a difference. American Express has been making a difference in peoples lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards. Weve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when theyre ready to take on a new career path, were right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision. Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people. The powerful backing of American Express. Dont make a difference without it. Dont live life without it. You would be a key member of the Service Charge Management team (SCM) within the Technology Global Infrastructure Business and Vendor Management unit (BVM). BVM runs a complex cross-Business Unit portfolio providing financial, governance, compliance assurance, and performance management for the larger IT Labor services, Outsourced IT services and Telecom Vendors. You would be providing financial support primarily for the Outsourced Mainframe and Midrange functions which involves validating vendor billing and invoicing, collaborating with the vendor(s) to resolve issues, generating reports, presenting to leadership, and reviewing and submitting cost recovery of consumption to the AXP Technology Application Teams. We are also on an automation, data analytics and predictive analysis groundbreaking journey and you will have the opportunity to explore these spaces. We engage with end users, product owners, data architects, data scientists, and data engineers. *Improve our technology portfolio and your personal portfolio starting from a business management view.* The choices of systems and solutions are virtually limitless, but so are the opportunities at American Express. Here are some other activities that you may be doing: * Support the SCM managers and analysts on ad hoc requests. * Respond to inquiries from various Technology internal customers on their charges. * Help generate the annual plan for variable charges. * Assist Global Supply Management and Global Infrastructure Product Owners with contract renewals and strategies. * Present vendor volume consumption and spend trending to Product Owners. *Are you up for the challenge?* We are looking for a forward-thinking individual with a Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Finance, or related Field * 3 years of financial experience or training in a dynamic environment. * Demonstrate thought leadership to overcome challenges and motivate change. * Enthusiastic ability to influence across the organization. * Possess good interpersonal skills across collaboration channels such as email, decks, group discussions, Slack, Skype, Standups, etc. * Independent self-starter to make things happen and prioritize your own work load. * Focus your advanced skills in Excel (pivot tables, functions, complex equations, model building) and Access (build and link tables, download/upload files, craft & modify queries, data mining) to sift through large quantities of data to identify key drivers, summarize, and present findings to leadership. * Applied knowledge of SQL is a plus. Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions. ** **Job** *Technology* **Title:** *Portfolio Analyst - Business and Vendor Management* **Location:** *Arizona-Phoenix* **Requisition ID:** *19014375*

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Posted: 2019-08-05 Expires: 2019-09-04

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American Express
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