Campus Graduate-Finance Summer Internship 2013-2014 Job
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Campus Graduate-Finance Summer Internship 2013-2014(Job Number: 13013994)

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American Express Campus Graduate - Finance Summer Internship 2013-14

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 analytical support and financial planning to all of our business units. Plus, you’ll help refine and evaluate the impact of pricing, programs and new customer offerings. Your opinion really counts.

Whether you’re working with a business unit focused on the individual consumer, a small business or a major corporation, you’ll have the latitude and resources available to make an impact. It sounds exciting – and it is. Explore a Finance summer internship at American Express and earn the trust and respect of our customers every day.

Global Pricing and Revenue Management plays a pivotal role in striking the appropriate balance between growing coverage, growing our premium and growing overall discount revenue. Our mission is to identify and guide improvements in value delivered to merchants and then to help the sales and account management teams price based on value delivered, thereby 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 Premium network, determining our global pricing strategy, leading competitive intelligence on association, issuer and acquirer/processor pricing as well as discount rate forecasts and financial analyses.

Our well-established Summer Intern Program will provide high-performing MBA students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in projects that have strategic, operational or financial significance to the company. Interns will meet line of business and Finance leaders from all levels and have a chance to learn about the culture and values of the organization as well as network across regions and functions.

What will you do #foraliving?

o Manage relationships in a complex global matrix organization

o Gather and analyze information from a wide array of sources; identify trends and articulate how those trends impact business models

o Proactively engage with business partners to provide analyses and data that facilitate business management and development

o Work closely with business unit leaders within a quick turn-around time frame to ensure timely and meaningful decisions

o Obtain a comprehensive understanding of the business and its needs

o Deepen executive presence skills

o Hone ability to succinctly present project results

Qualifications

Here are the skills and experiences we’re looking for. Do these describe you?

* Ability to initiate and drive change management processes
* Ability to build models that drive decision making
* Strong Analytical and Quantitative skills
* Understanding of the business and its key financial drivers
* Ability to communicate, build relationships and influence at all levels
* Prior financial services/bank card/business development/investment banking experience a plus
* Enrolled in full-time MBA program

About Us

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. A leader in global payments, we are the largest card issuer by purchase volume and operate a worldwide network that processes millions of merchant transactions daily. We offer one of the broadest arrays of payment, expense management and travel solutions for consumers, small businesses, midsize companies and large corporations. We have a rich 160+ year history of reinvention, and the company is in a transformative time right now. Long known as an innovator in the payments industry, we are at the forefront of efforts to broaden the use of cards and electronic payments to take the place of cash and checks. We are expanding into new categories of money exchange built around speed, security and personal expression. We’re accelerating our development of alternative payments, mobile capabilities and partnerships, and new fee services – adapting our products and services for a fast-evolving digital marketplace.

American Express offers talented individuals challenging work with purpose by embracing both innovation and tradition. As our company has grown and evolved, sometimes reinventing our business outright, we have never strayed from the customer-service ethos and values on which the company was built –trust, security, integrity, quality, good citizenship, respect and customer commitment.

Depending on factors such as business unit requirements, the nature of the position, cost and applicable laws, American Express may provide visa sponsorship for certain positions.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer.
Job: Finance
Primary Location: United States
Education Level Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)
Schedule: Full-time

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