American Express Manager - Data Governance Project Manager - Controllership in New York, New York

This position is on the Finance Data Governance team within the Finance Data Governance Office organization and will be responsible for project management. The manager will partner closely with the Finance Data Governance team, Data Stewards, Data Custodians, and the Enterprise Data Governance Office (EDGO) to define the project management strategy of a large-scale data governance implementation. * Defining and socializing an engagement / operating model for accountability of data governance * Defining and implementing a project management strategy to track status of data governance milestones across the program * Managing an executive-level Finance Data Governance Council and facilitating decision-making as appropriate * Developing executive-level materials to communicate data governance concepts, strategies, and plans * Defining and implementing a training program to train individuals with critical data governance accountability across the Finance Data Governance program * Integrating the Finance DG program with enterprise tools and functionality for data governance * Collaborating with the Enterprise Data Governance Office to ensure that the data governance solutions fits the policies and guidelines of the organization * Incorporating regulatory requirements into the data governance program * Assist in the remediation of Audit and Regulatory feedback on the data governance program * Participating in the budget planning for the Finance DG program

  • 3-4 years of work experience, of which at least 2 years in data governance, project management, or data strategy; Financial Industry preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities and deliverables
  • Experience managing medium to large scale programs or projects
  • Understanding of best-in-class industry practices for data governance is a plus
  • Prior experience in defining and implementing a data governance program is a plus
  • Candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving, and relationship skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collect business requirements and use them to guide implementation of a technical solution
  • Proven collaboration/relationship skills
  • Experience using the data governance Collibra tool is a plus
  • Knowledge of Basel, CCAR, or other regulatory reports is a plus
  • Experience managing cross-functional reporting requirements for a large scale program is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to meet critical deadlines and manage
  • Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for this positions

Job Finance

Title: Manager - Data Governance Project Manager - Controllership

Location: New York-New York

Other Locations: US-Connecticut-Stamford

Requisition ID: 17010999