Senior Treasury Analyst - FX

American Express
Burgess Hill
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.

Each day, we make 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, enabling them to do and achieve more.

We're committed to becoming the world's most respected service brand and daily deliver extraordinary service to our customers, constantly reinventing our ways of working to ensure we offer rich rewards that redefine expectations for our clients and ourselves.

The Global Treasury Operations Department is looking to recruit a self-motivated Senior Analyst to work in the Global Foreign Exchange team based in Burgess Hill.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recommendation for buying and selling FX foreign currencies
  • Analysis of worldwide balance sheet and net investment exposure values and identification of amounts to be hedged.
  • Creation of deal sheets from worldwide instructions
  • Daily management of FX forward book portfolio maturities.
  • Execution of FX trades using 360T and Thomson Reuters FXT trading platforms.
  • Bank counterparty relationship management and exposure reporting.
  • Perform daily and monthly non card related global FX rate setting processes
  • Support to Analyst population and review & approval of their work.
  • Support projects - strategic, regulatory and treasury systems
  • SOX testing
  • Support to FX Manager & FX Director. Note: Due to operational constraints, working on UK Bank Holidays may be required.

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.


Required skills:

  • Degree and a Treasury or Accounting qualification (complete or in progress).
  • Finance experience including experience in Treasury operations. FX operational experience is an advantage.
  • Proven Financial and accounting experience.
  • A strong team player, ability to work under your own initiative and be self motivated.
  • Individual must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong relationship and collaboration skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and high level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and able to work to tight deadlines.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel including macros is essential.

We place great importance on doing what is right, what is best and what is innovative. And we continue seeking people to champion these values and beliefs as we grow. The world's a big place, filled with big ideas and amazing people. And we want the best of them here at American Express. We're interested in where you came from, but we're even more excited about where you will go with American Express.

To complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you require any assistance with the completion of this process - or need any reasonable adjustments to be made - then please contact the Recruitment Team on or (for Russia based candidates ).