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Analyst, Predictive Analytics in Southfield, MI at Credit Acceptance

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Analyst, Predictive Analytics


Why Work For Credit Acceptance?

Credit Acceptance is a rapidly-expanding company with extensive growth opportunities. We are proud to say, for the 5th year in a row, we have been named one of Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our team members and culture create a positive workplace that drives us to succeed, making Credit Acceptance one of the largest used car finance companies nationally. 


We offer a great work environment, awesome team members, competitive benefits, progressive career opportunities, a casual dress code and we work hard to ensure every team member is empowered to work to their fullest potential. 

Credit Acceptance offers team members:

  • Extensive growth opportunities as demonstrated by our track record of promoting internally.  
  • An atmosphere that is collaborative, challenging, and filled with forward thinking team members.
  • Strong work-life balance with generous PTO beginning on day 1.
  • Competitive market-based salary with quarterly profit sharing and annual merit bonuses.
  • Excellent benefits package that includes 401(K) match, adoption assistance, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical/dental/vision along with additional benefits that make us a great place to work.

We are hiring a Predictive Analytics Expert within our Analytics Department

  • Analyze data to drive better business decisions, examples:
    • Pricing and credit risk
    • Loan servicing strategies
    • Business policies, processes, and performance
    • Champion/challenger tests
  • Test and implement models and data infrastructure used to execute strategy
  • Actively monitor the performance of models in production
  • Develop complex programming to extract and manipulate data

Responsibilities in your area will include:

  • Models and strategies: Develop, monitor, and maintain complex statistical models with the goal of optimizing high volume decisions to add intrinsic value to Credit Acceptance.
  • Reporting: Develop and produce reports to measure the performance of processes, models, and strategies.
  • Ad hoc analysis:  Perform analysis to solve business problems and drive better decisions.
  • Translate business requirements:  Translate high level business goals into the tasks and technical specifications needed to accomplish the goal.

Position Requirements:

  • Apply analytical skills to solve problems creatively
  • Extract and manipulate large data sets
  • Communicate complex information to others in a way they can understand
  • Self-motivated and able to perform with minimal supervision
  • Remain compliant with our policies, processes and legal guidelines
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • SAS Programming Experience (or similar software)
  • Experience in an Associate Analyst role:
    • 1+ years’ experience with SAS and SQL
  • Experience in an Analyst role:
    • 3+ years’ experience with SAS and SQL
  • Experience in an Senior Analyst role:
    • 5+ years’ experience with SAS and SQL

Preferred:

  • Recent small company experience
  • Experience developing credit scorecards or collection scores
  • Experience in an Associate Analyst role:
    • 1+ years’ experience in financial services analytics, or a combination of higher education and experience
  • Experience in an Analyst role:
    • 3+ years’ experience in financial services analytics, or a combination of higher education and experience
  • Experience in an Senior Analyst role:
    • 5+ years’ experience in financial services analytics, or a combination of higher education and experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Have knowledge of the auto lending industry and related analytical tools
  • Apply analytical skills to solve problems creatively
  • Act promptly and effectively when assigned tasks
  • Communicate complex information to others in a way they can understand
  • Work well with others in a team environment
  • Be proactive and make recommendations as opportunities arise
  • Be self-motivated and able to perform with minimal supervision

Company Values: 

To be successful in this role, Team Members need to demonstrate the characteristics of PRIDE in their work:

  • Positive : Maintain a positive attitude by focusing on solutions and promoting a collaborative and enjoyable environment.
  • Respectful : Value teamwork, share successes, appreciates others and communicates in a way that promotes trust.
  • Insightful : Make timely well-considered decisions, create innovative solutions and continuously learn.
  • Direct : Communicate clearly and objectively; don’t be afraid of difficult conversations. Raise concerns through the proper channels.
  • Earnest : Be honest, sincere and consistent. Work hard and pursue our goals together relentlessly.

Required degrees must have been earned at institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent.

Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.

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