Manager, Modeling & Analytics

  • American Credit Acceptance
  • Charlotte, NC, United States
  • Dec 01, 2017
Full-time Business Analytics Data Analysis Data Modeling Data Science Decision Science Finance Predictive Analytics Price Analysis R SAS

Job Description

American Credit Acceptance, a $2.1 Billion financial services firm that specializes in auto lending seeks a Manager, Modeling & Analytics that is analytically-oriented, results-focused professional to achieve corporate goals for profitability and customer service through the use of analysis, modeling and testing.  This person will identify opportunities to achieve these goals, will influence others to pursue these opportunities, and execute them and other company initiatives effectively.  This person is responsible for growing a team, by developing individuals and adding talent, to deliver results.  Our Corporate Headquarters are located in Spartanburg, SC.

Essential Functions

  • Identify, quantify and sell improvement opportunities, especially leveraging mathematical models
  • Drive to delivering both short and long-term goals in an uncertain and fluid environment
  • Manage and develop a team of modelers, statistians and analysts
  • Work closely with colleagues in IT, Operations, Finance and Compliance
  • Strong written, oral and influential communications skills and the ability to drive to agreement with good negotiation skills

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in complex, data-driven problem solving using in-depth modeling development
  • 2+ years of experience in People management
  • Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional environment
  • Broad understanding of key modeling techniques and their strengths and weaknesses
  • Strong coding experience and knowledge
  • Background in analytics, statistics and strategy
  • Master's Degree or PhD in a mathematically-oriented field

Preferred Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in auto lending
  • 2+ years of R experience
  • Exceptional academic performance