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American Express Executive/Administrative Assistant in New York, New York


Kabbage, an American Express Company, is setting a new standard in big data and FinTech and we are looking for a Executive/Administrative Assistant to help us in our mission to help small businesses be mighty.

Acquired by American Express in 2020, Kabbage is a leading FinTech company changing the way small businesses manage their cash flow. Applying automation and real-time data, Kabbage provides small businesses a suite of integrated cash-flow technologies from flexible lines of credit, digital business checking accounts, fast payments and predictive business analytics. Now with the powerful backing of American Express, Kabbage can offer millions of small businesses the opportunity to access digital tools to help them grow bigger, lasting companies. While we've received numerous awards and recognition—such as Entrepreneur's Top Company Cultures, Inc Magazine's Top Private Companies, GlassDoor’s Best Places to Work, and Forbes FinTech 50—it is our people, our culture, and our leaders that make Kabbage such a great place to work.

At Kabbage, we strive to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and do their best work. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion is reflected in our people, our partners, and our customers. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other wonderful characteristics that make us different.

You Lead the Way. We’ve Got Your Back. At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible — and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way. When you join #TeamAmex, you become part of a diverse community of over 60,000 colleagues, all with a common goal to deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for administrative support for three Vice Presidents on the Kabbage Product Development & UX teams. It is a dynamic, high-paced environment and therefore the day-to-day responsibilities require seamless collaboration across a wide range of business partners both inside and outside of American Express. The ideal candidate must be seasoned and experienced in handling a wide range of administrative related tasks and be able to work independently and confidently under pressure. Building strong relationships, being resourceful and knowing how to navigate large organizations fluidly will also be critical to success in this position.

Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling meetings with senior executives internally and at our strategic partners

  • Preparing, reviewing, and processing expense reports, in line with company T&E policy

  • Assisting with timekeeping and payroll duties and organization charts

  • Supporting the scheduling and coordination of strategic partner events

  • Scheduling domestic and international travel as appropriate

  • Supporting team administration including on boarding for new hires, updating distribution lists, setting up group-wide team meetings, managing ticketing requests, coordinating team real estate

  • Support coordination of special projects


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude, solutions-oriented demeanor, and reliable

  • Exceptional organizational, administrative and interpersonal skills

  • Keen attention to detail and a sense of urgency in execution and follow-up

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and work autonomously with minimal guidance

  • Proven team player and collaborator

  • Strong integrity and ability to handle confidential / sensitive information with discretion

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Office, including Word, and Excel

  • Prior experience with American Express is preferred.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience supporting executives with complex calendars and travel

  • Bachelor’s degree a plus

We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That’s why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.

If the role you are applying for is designated as hybrid or onsite, you will be required to demonstrate that you have completed your primary COVID-19 vaccination series (i.e., 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer and 1 dose for J&J) in order to work in or visit any of our offices. This requirement is subject to legally required accommodations.

Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.

American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Administration

Primary Location: US-Georgia-Atlanta

Other Locations: US-New York-New York

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 22016589