Senior Financial Analyst

The Boston Consulting Group - Atlanta, GA (30+ days ago)4.2


This position supports the NAMR Shared Services team to maintain processes and controls to ensure accurate processing of airfares booked through American Express Business Travel Account (BTA) cards. Through a detailed understanding of the factors and metrics that drive the new BTA airfare process, the BTA auditor is able to continuously drive the process efficiently and accurately.

As a member of the NAMR Finance Shared Services team, you will work closely with Expense Auditors and Finance teams in BCG offices across the US and Canada, participating in the delivery of reliable auditing services to support local business needs.
Develop and maintain an effective audit process to monitor airfare expense processed via American Express business travel accounts (BTA) on a regular basis, including but not limited to the below items:
Obtain the centralized data from AMEX consistently and completely
Audit the airfare by using a risk-based approach
Ensure the project codes are charged correctly
Track and validate credits due to cancellation in an organized way
Effectively monitor and manage exchange fees between projects
Capture all in-lieu of travel expenses to ensure proper travel types are used
Effectively communicate findings to team and regional management
Delinquency and card usage monitoring
Account maintenance (open, setup, close)
Work exceptions through to resolution
Identify opportunities to improve audit process on a continuous basis
Provide analytical report(s) to local finance teams on a regular basis
Propose effective action plans based off of observation during analysis to local finance teams to make sure travelers comply with BCG travel policies
Provide assistance to the Expense Audit team as needed to meet team goals / initiatives
Deliver audit results within a committed time frame
Close exceptions within a committed time frame
Provide data analysis for high risk processes / individuals
Other data requests related to airfare

Basic Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree
2-4 years of experience managing an American Express corporate credit card program strongly preferred
Strong understanding of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Experience with an internal audit function desirable and airfare audit experience a plus.
Business Objects or similar data query tool experience preferred

Key Competencies

Dynamic, self-motivated finance professional, and dependable and cooperative team player
High level of initiative and resourcefulness – results oriented, self-motivated, dependable
Ability to communicate well with all levels of staff
Displays customer service oriented behavior
Attention to detail, well organized and able to set priorities
Solid analytical ability and able to work with many different sets of data
Ability to work effectively under narrow time limitation to produce accurate result
Ability to analyze and present data in a meaningful wayAbility to respect all BCG information as personal and confidential

Company Information

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 90 cities in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com.

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