American Credit Acceptance

  • Strategy Analyst

    Job Location US-SC-Spartanburg
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/12/2019 11:18 AM)
  • Overview

    Strategy Analyst for Risk Department


    American Credit Acceptance is a rapidly-expanding company with extensive growth opportunities. We are proud to say, that we have experienced double digit growth for the last 10 years and currently have over $2,700,000,000 in assets. Our team members and corporate culture create a positive workplace that drives us to succeed, making American Credit Acceptance one of the top auto finance companies in the US for the emerging credit consumer. 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.


    We seek an individual contributor to identify business challenges and improvement opportunities. As a growing company, we seek an entrepreneurial individual with a knack for solving problems to leverage analysis to make strategic or tactical recommendations. The role involves problem frame-work, developing hypothesis, test and analysis, solutions development, scoping operational feasibility, leading implementation efforts and developing a monitoring plan.

    American 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
    • Ongoing business training and career development opportunities
    • Strong work-life balance with generous PTO
    • Competitive market-based salary
    • Excellent benefits package that includes 401(K) match, quarterly paid time-off for community volunteer activities, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical/dental/vision along with additional benefits that make us a great place to work




    • Analyze business problems
    • Analyze data to prove hypotheses
    • Make recommendations for improvement
    • Implement strategies, leveraging relationship within the organization
    • Communicate analysis insights through presentations
    • Regular updates on progress and implementation



    • Understanding financial/valuation models
    • Communicating clearly and concisely to individuals from various backgrounds
    • Influencing others in both verbal and written mediums
    • Entrepreneurial spirit
    • Hunger to learn and grow

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in any quantitative field (business, math, economics, finance, statistics, science, engineering, information technology)
    • Will also consider MBA's or Master's in analytical fields
    • Outstanding performance in college

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • At least one year of experience in a quantitative field
    • Experience with SQL, SAS and or R
    • One year of experience in Statistical model building, market research, SQL querying
    • Two years of experience in Risk analyst in a corporate setting
    • One year of experience in Consulting


    ACA’s Guiding Principles:

    To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the characteristics our Guiding Principles:


    Integrity- Conduct all business in an honest, forthright, and ethical manner.


    Partnership- Honor commitments and develop enduring relationships grounded in mutual trust, respect, service, and reliability. This applies to customers, teammates, investors, financial partners, vendors, and our communities.


    Humility- Recognize what we do not know, actively seek knowledge and guidance in our decision making, and acknowledge, learn and grown from our mistakes.


    Principled Entrepreneurship- Create long-term value by anticipating opportunities for profitable growth, satisfying the evolving needs of the customer, and embracing change while striving for continuous improvement. Exercise sound judgment and take calculated risks to deliver superior results.


    Initiative- Be decisive and passionately pursue opportunities with a sense of urgency while continuously adapting and refining strategies.


    Fulfillment- Reach our full potential by developing our talents, earning meaningful responsibility, and overcoming challenges as a team, and find purpose in the positive impact we have on our business, family, and community.


    American Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This position is required to lift at least 50 pounds and have the mobility to keep the storage areas orderly and floors cleaned of IT clutter.


    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position with a work schedule of Monday-Friday with some schedule variations as needed including on-call coverage rotation. Occasional night or weekend work for special projects.



    This position will require up to 5% local travel.


    EEO Statement

    ACA provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  ACA complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



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