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Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 5 months ago(5/5/2022 2:02 PM)
We are recruiting a recent graduate to join our Process Improvement Engineering Team.  As a Process Improvement Engineer you will be responsible to document and map current state business processes at ACA and help document the future state processes that improve efficiencies, reduce waste in the system and improve utilization of our agents. The Process Improvement Engineer will work with all functional groups across ACA, ensuring process documentation is built with consistent templates and methodology across ACA and proper documentation controls are put into place. This role will include industrial and process engineering duties to evaluate systems, procedures, and best practices.   Responsibilities - Ensure existing current state documentation for all servicing related processes is complete. - Consolidate all process related documents from various functions including Training, Ops, Compliance etc. - Capture pain points related to efficiencies and errors etc. with current state processes - Participate in brainstorming sessions around process improvement on current state processes - Evaluate SHAW provided benchmark processes or other documentation for fit within ACA - Make recommendations towards future state processes engaging with various business functions to verify new process will solve current state pain points - Document future state processes for all servicing related processes - Create workflows and worklists in SPECTRUM - Support Servicing Strategy group on project execution (e.g. reports) - Capture any business requirements for items that SHAW will not be providing (e.g. interfaces, letter templates) on defined methodologies, processes, procedures and best practices Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree – (Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Systems Engineering, Business, Math, Economics, Finance, Statistics, Information Technology), - MBA, Masters in Industrial Engineering or Business Analytics is a Plus - Experience in Auto-Finance preferred, or Financial Services is desirable - Ability to map existing processes and identify opportunities for improvement - Ability to document in detail and accurately business processes - Experience with creating documentation related to processes, including flow charts, swimlane diagrams, procedural and policy documents - Demonstrated excellence in working effectively as an individual and as part of a team - Ability to multi-task and work in a deadline driven environment - Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills   Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions 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. 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. Travel This position will require up to 10% 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-AB1
ID
2022-3546
Job Locations US-Spartanburg
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/29/2022 11:52 AM)
Summary American Credit Acceptance is looking for an experienced senior leader with a proven track record of success. As the VP, Originations you will partner with senior leaders across sales, funding, and underwriting to maximize loan performance through effective execution/management of the credit decisioning and funding functions.  What You’ll Do   - Support the development and deployment of Strategic Initiatives across the Department. - Set performance plans to achieve monthly and annual goals. - Identify and lead cross-functional continuous improvement initiatives. - Provide leadership, guidance, and support to Originations leaders. - Play a key role in budgeting, forecasting, business development and project management. - Share responsibility for the formulation and achievement of specific collection objectives. - Partner with leaders across functional areas to work on highly visible projects with a large business impact. - Foster culture through the creation of a positive working environment to achieve productivity and performance standards. - Develop the skills of your team through goal setting, delegation, training, coaching, and performance management. Who You Are You are an experienced leader who knows how to make those around you better. You are a persistent advocate for people and have a knack for identifying skills and talent gaps across a large team. You inspire others to care deeply about the work they do and their teammates. You are a great collaborator and communicator and understands the path to operational excellence through great partnerships with cross-functional teams.  Specific Experience Should Also Include: - College degree or equivalent - 5+ years of credit decision and loan funding experience, preferably in the auto industry - 10+ years of management/supervisor experience with proven success in driving results and exceeding goals - Advanced understanding of auto loan contracts and supporting documentation    On-Site Office The person in this role will be required to work from our corporate headquarters in Spartanburg, South Carolina.   Travel This position will require up to 25% 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 all 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-BS2
ID
2022-3447
Job Locations US-Spartanburg
Posted Date 6 months ago(4/7/2022 4:33 PM)
Summary/Objective   The Manager, Business Analytics will drive business strategy and success. This individual will use their analytical mindset, business knowledge, and inter-personal skills to aggressively develop insights and tests that enable ACA to smartly growth the business. This role has a broad range of responsibilities including marketing, pricing and risk and includes a team of analysts to help pursue those goals.        Essential Functions  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   - Lead analytical projects  - Manage and develop a team of analysts  - Drive strategic insights  · Oversight of strategy implementation     Qualifications  · Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Field (Economics, Engineering, Statistics, Math)  · 2-3 Years’ experience in People management  · 4-5 Years’ experience in complex, data-driven problem solving  · Demonstrated experience working in a cross-functional environment     Preferred qualifications  · MBA or MS in quantitative field  · 2+ years of experience in auto lending     Supervisory Responsibility  This position will supervise a team of 1-5 Analysts.     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.     Position Type/Expected Hours of Work  This is a full-time position. Days of work are Monday through Friday. The daily schedule may vary from 8 am to 5 pm or 9 am to 6 pm. Hours may vary or exceed 40 in any given week depending on the needs of the business.     Travel  No travel is expected for this position.     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. 
ID
2022-3425
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/10/2022 8:00 AM)
Summary/Objective  Are you keen to develop the future of automation? Interested in process optimization, implementing new technologies and building RPA bots for business transformation? An experienced / novice RPA developer? We are looking for a Business Systems Analyst who has a powerful technical aptitude, excellent communication skills and enjoys achieving results in a fast paced, dynamic environment. The right candidate will be able to build scalable, high quality and high performing RPA bots. RPA (Bot and/or Macro) experience a plus but not required Job Location: Spartanburg, SC (Onsite only) Essential Functions - Design technical solutions to automate business processes and build automations using UiPath, BluePrism, AutomationAnywhere or other possible solutions for implementation. - Support the launch and implementation of existing RPA solutions. - Work directly with stakeholders to capture business requirements and translate them into technical approaches and designs that can be implemented. - Adhere to best practices and participate in team meetings to further mature standards and practices of the development team - Ability to understand business processes, build process flow diagrams and follow the development lifecycle. - Contribute end to end with a Dev/Ops approach to RPA and help in configuration and ongoing administration and support - Knowledge of the financial services industry, with experience in an Originations, Servicing, Compliance or Risk function is a plus Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree required. - Degree in IT, computer science or engineering is absolutely considered. - Certifications related to Automation technologies is a plus. - 1+ years of experience preferred in building Automation Solutions for clients across any industries. - Professional experience through internships, part-time or full-time work, and/or extra-curricular activities - Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills - Demonstrated ability to learn new things with initiative and courage - Demonstrated excellence in working effectively as an individual and as part of a team - The ability to quickly assess problems and find workable solutions - The skills to synthesize information, distill relevant facts and reach logical conclusions - Ability to multi-task, work in a deadline driven environment, and a desire to deliver exceptional customer service 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. Travel 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-AB1  
ID
2022-3398
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/8/2022 12:47 PM)
Summary/Objective The SQL Server Database Administrator I will be responsible for administering SQL Server Databases and working collaboratively within a team of SQL DBAs. He or she will work closely with the other members of the IT and business team to ensure that the databases are stable, reliable and available. Primary focus will be on supporting Microsoft SQL Server in a production environment to ensure maximum uptime.    Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Uses tools to monitor system performance and resource utilization of installed systems, and project impact of future system - Uses system-monitoring tools to optimize system performance and perform degradation analysis - Provides on-call support for supported systems in a rotational basis - Troubleshoots advanced problems with applications by analyzing the underlying databases - Troubleshoot query runtimes by analyzing potential indexes, maintaining database statistics, and databse maintenance - Code promotion to Production after thorough analysis of rollback strategies - Partenership with developers to maintain reliable code - Conducts database related root cause defect analysis in business applications - Contributes to ensure a stable, reliable, available and secure SQL Server database environment - Contribute to development and maintenance of data warehouse, vendor-driven application databases, and other in-house databases - Work with a team of analysts to promote best practices related to SQL Server in the organization - Database server builds,  implementation and upgrades - Communicate project status with management - Other tasks as assigned Qualifications - Strong skills in SQL 2008-2019, backup and recovery, replication, T-SQL, and working with virtual servers - Exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills - Ability to self-manage assigned tasks - Strong interpersonal skills and enjoys being a team player - Experience with a change management process - Project Management (Microsoft Project a plus) - Active Directory and Permissions - Application Integration - Bachelor Degree in IT, MIS or equivalent - 2+ years of experience in a similar role - Data file formats and transmission protocols - Fluent in Microsoft Office applications (Access, Word, Excel) - Lending Experience is a plus Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   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.   Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position working in a hybrid working environment.  Days of work are Monday through Friday.  The daily schedule may vary from 8 am to 5 pm or 9 am to 6 pm.  Hours may vary or exceed 40 in any given week depending on the needs of the business.   Travel No travel is expected for this position.   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. #LI-KM1
ID
2022-3378
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2022 11:09 AM)
Summary/Objective American Credit Acceptance (ACA) has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Manager, IT Audit to join our dynamic Internal Audit team. The Sr. Manager, IT Audit shall oversee, perform and execute the annual internal audit plan of Information Technology (IT) and Information Security (InfoSec) audits to ensure the reliability and integrity of information, compliance with policies and regulations, the safeguarding of assets, and the economical and efficient use of resources and established operational objectives of American Credit Acceptance.  This responsibility includes assessing risk, developing audit scopes, performing audit procedures, and preparing internal audit reports reflecting the results of the work performed and reviewing the work of audit staff. The Sr. Manager, IT Audit will interact heavily with the IT/InfoSec Leadership and must be able to clearly articulate related risks and audit results to technical and non-technical members of executive management.   Essential Functions - Assists in developing and maintaining the Internal Audit IT/InfoSec Risk Assessment. - Primary function will be to plan and perform risk based/security audits in areas including, but not limited to, applications (internal & external facing), databases, operating systems, network, sensitive data, patch management, change management, BCP/DR, third party, cloud, etc. - Oversees the development of IT Audit staff and ensure the execution of the annual audit plan. - Performs regulatory or compliance audits as required. - Interacts with external audit firms and provide guidance and support for audit engagements. - Effectively analyzes and assesses risk to develop audit procedures, execute test procedures, and conclude on the operating effectiveness of relevant controls through the development of formal reports. - Leverages appropriate resources for planning the audit engagement, and effectively leads interviews/meetings to ensure relevant information is obtained for analysis. - Performs an appropriate level of testing based on the scope and risk, without over- or under-auditing. - Produces work paper documentation that is clear and concise, provides adequate detail of work performed and conclusions reached, meets department and professional standards, and is sufficient to receive a satisfactory rating from reviewers. - Communicates obstacles or problems as they are encountered throughout the audit. - Identifies control issues and findings timely, and ensures findings are based on relevant facts and are accurately characterized (based on risk). - Clearly communicates control findings to Internal Audit Management as they are identified. - Shares Internal Audit processes and business area knowledge with team members. - Maintaining appropriate industry associations to keep up to date with emerging technologies/IT risks and identify/leverage audit best practices. - Ensures the Internal Audit team is advised of key developments in all areas of responsibility. - Working with ACA’s external auditors to coordinate IT coverage across areas of responsibility and ensure that audit work is comprehensive and sufficient to allow the external auditors to rely on the work. - Challenges the ‘status-quo’ and brings original ideas to the team. - Fosters a team environment, is inclusive and works well with others. - Prepares monthly reporting for Executive team summarizing activities and key performance indicators. - Other tasks as assigned.   Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree in related field required (e.g., Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Accounting) - CISA, CISSP, CISM, or other relevant certification is required. - 7+ years of internal and/or external IT audit experience required. - Mix of operational and IT audit experience desired. - Experience as project lead including: - Risk Assessment - Planning - Audit execution - Issue/report writing - Business risk awareness and appropriate judgment to use a risk-based approach while executing the audits. - High level of tact and ability to communicate complex and potentially sensitive issues to various levels of management – both within ACA’s IT functions and outside to key non-technical business personnel. - Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities. - Must possess excellent communications skills (written and oral). - Excellent presentation, relationship building and interaction skills. - Must possess strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point). - Must be able to think analytically, independently and objectively. - Ability to work with all levels of staff and management (including C-level executives). - Must have working knowledge of tools & technical processes including: identity & access management, database management; software development and quality assurance methodologies, change management, vulnerability management, penetration testing, data loss prevention, batch processing, business continuity/disaster recovery planning; enterprise architecture, telecommunications, data center operations etc. - Must have working knowledge of and associated risk with Applications (internal & external facing), Storage Systems (SAN, NAS, and Data Warehouse), Database (SQL), OS (Windows/Linux), Client-Server Systems, LAN/WAN, Wireless Networks, Cloud Computing Systems, Microsoft Azure, AWS Active Directory, Microsoft Office 365, Virtualization, etc. - Understanding of IT control frameworks (COBIT, ISO 27002, NIST, ITIL, etc.) is required. - Knowledge of SOX 302/404, SSAE 16/SOC1/2/3, PCI and/or GLBA is a plus.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Supervisory Responsibility This position has supervisory responsibilities and will be responsible for day-to-day management of IT Audit staff and their development of subject matter expertise.   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.   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.   Travel Up to 10% travel is expected for this position.   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.   #LI-MB1
ID
2022-3356
Job Locations US-GA-Forest Park
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/20/2022 3:35 PM)
American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is looking for an administrative assistant for our Forest Park, GA office. The Administrative Assistant will provide support for the office in a variety of different ways from supporting executives and staff, to overseeing vendors while they are onsite. You'll also greet visitors to the office and assist the marketing team by supporting events held at the office.   Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions listed below. - Serves as the primary administrative support personnel to executives, staff and/or departments located at their respective building - Maintains neat appearance of reception, office, meeting and breakroom areas, ordering office and breakroom supplies from vendors as requested - Welcomes guests meeting visitors and vendors, following ACA’s Physical Security Policies. Takes visitors to the respective departments for meeting and appointments - Arranges and coordinates meetings in conference rooms located at their respective building, including maintaining the meeting calendars, ensuring that all materials necessary for the meeting are available - Manages and maintains schedules, appointments and travel arrangements for executives and staff, as requested - Arranges catering orders for department meals/meetings/events - Prepares and edits drafts of correspondence, communications, presentations and other documents in advance of meetings, disseminating, as requested - Develops and maintains filing systems, as needed - Oversee cleaning crew/ individual and serve as liaison with security detail for the office (includes scheduling and payment) - Oversee various vendors while onsite, reviewing work performed and submitting invoices - Serve as the designated Emergency Response Team member for the Atlanta office - Contributes to company programs and initiatives - Other tasks as assigned   Qualifications - 3+ years of experience in an administrative assistant role - High School diploma - Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products, specifically with Excel, Word, and Outlook - Positive attitude; high energy; assertive - Must possess a strong ability to prioritize - Outstanding organizational and planning skills - Exceptional verbal and written communication skills - Excellent customer service skills - Be a self-starter, able to work independently utilizing good judgment and decision-making skills - Good problem-solving skills - Ability to work under and maintain confidentiality - Attentive to detail and accuracy - Flexibility - Proficient computer skills and strong willingness to learn relevant software   Supervisory Responsibility This position has no supervisory responsibilities.   Work Environment and Physical Demands This job operates in a professional office environment. Attire is business or business casual. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.   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.   Travel No travel is expected for this position.   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.
ID
2022-3334
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 9 months ago(1/12/2022 5:10 PM)
ID
2022-3330
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 6 months ago(3/30/2022 1:17 PM)
The Data Analyst will provide critical data processing, reporting, and analytics capabilities. This role would analyze complex data structures to generate useful business insights and develop reporting to monitor business critical results. Supports leadership team with data consultation, data gathering, and data analysis.   Essential Functions - Quantitative and qualitative analysis; communicate with business customers to establish data requirements - Data preparation tasks, including acquisition, cleaning, storage, and quality assurance - Create tools or queries to obtain data from central data repository for the purposes of reporting, analysis, and process improvement - Present final analysis to customers - Participate on project teams Qualifications - Bachelor’s degree - Experience with SQL or similar data querying language - Experience with programming language Preferred Qualifications - Degree from an analytical field - 1+ years experience with SQL - 2+ years experience in programming 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.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   #LI-MB1
ID
2021-3294
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2022 11:17 AM)
Cloud Application Architect The Application Architect at ACA occupies a unique position that is part developer, advocate, visionary and prophet using their background and experience in a creative way to solve for broad challenges presented by business partners. By capturing and defining knowledge and sharing it in a persuasive and engaging manner. With focus on the application, its integrations and use cases while not losing sight of the broader technology goals of the organization or individual efforts of the team. The candidate must have - 5+ years of experience in enterprise application development with demonstrable advanced programming ability; specifically, experience designing and building RESTful webservices, single-page apps and supporting technology - 1-3 years of experience in application architecture with portfolio examples demonstrating primary responsibility for design, build, test and deploy as an individual contributor - 1-3 years of experience in AWS Cloud architecture designing, deploying and managing cloud native applications for scalable, highly available, secure, and fault tolerant systems The candidate must also - Hold at least one AWS Certification (Cloud Practitioner, Solutions Architect, etc.) - Be an excellent communicator, able to engage business and technical users with efficient, clear and meaningful written and verbal communication; specifically, positive and immersive experience in training and mentoring technical staff and generating documentation using tools such as Visio and Confluence - Be creative and expressive, able to problem-solve complex issues quickly in an open discussion and with clear focus on exploring innovative options that use the broad gamut of available tools - Be a strong collaborator with the proven ability to positively influence technology decisions by recommending new solutions and techniques The preferred candidate will - Have experience migrating workloads from on-premises to AWS - Have obtained AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate credential - Have experience in the financial services industry - Be able to tell a good joke American Credit Acceptance is dedicated to empowering the emerging credit consumer to purchase reliable and affordable transportation. With more than 1,000 employees, we are well positioned to execute that vision. Also, as a part of the Johnson Group of companies, we have the leadership and financial strength to continue to grow.   American Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.     #LI-MB1
ID
2021-3242
Job Locations US-ID-Boise
Posted Date 6 months ago(3/30/2022 3:16 PM)
Summary/Objective The ­­­­­Sales Support Specialist will help maintain lending relationships with auto dealerships by assisting the assigned market rep. This will require the candidate to have a thorough knowledge of our products and dealerships located in the applicable market, as well as the ability to meet strict sales and market growth goals.   Responsibilities - Participate in daily DOT call with assigned Sales Reps - Assist assigned outside market managers with funding follow ups - Assist contacting stores with returning deals - Manage existing company relationships - Identify areas of growth opportunities within a defined market - Define and manage the process for receiving/collecting auto loan application information from dealer customers - Maintain and present a professional image via telephone or in person - Identify trends or potential problems within markets - Stay abreast of competitor’s programs (including strengths/weaknesses, product effectiveness” and how to sell against - Perform other tasks as assigned Qualifications   - Must have the ability to handle multiple tasks at once and possess strong customer interaction skills - Must have the ability to solve problems, digest and apply information, learn new skills, and think critically - Highly proficient computer skills; specifically in Microsoft applications & preferably in Dynamics CRM - Excellent written and spoken communication skills as well as presentation skills - Able to work in fast-paced, self-directed entrepreneurial environment - Excellent time management skills, highly energetic, and self-motivated 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-AI1
ID
2021-3146
Job Locations US-ID-Boise
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/3/2021 1:14 PM)
Are you passionate about technology and business, and ready to learn what it takes to help a private, fast-growing company innovate and execute in the fintech space?  Join our team as an Experienced .NET Developer.  Will also need Front-end experience with Angular or React.   We are looking for an API Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.   Responsibilities - Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic - Building reusable code and libraries for future use - Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability - Implementation of security and data protection - Design and implementation of data storage solutions - Work on a scrum team to deliver software solutions by providing the essential benefit to the customers by delivering the simplest solution to the functional requirement. - Work cross-functionally with other team members: other engineers, testers, product owners, designers, Ops, customer support - Mentor junior engineers, new team members, and apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems - Use disparate pieces of information to drive investigation and problem solving - Demonstrate an understanding of current trends in information technology best practices and standards and how to apply this understanding to work projects and processes. - Make recommendations for improvements to the technology from the assigned information technology platform - Join agile Product Teams practicing rapid software development and delivery - Work directly with business leaders and subject matter experts on the most important things that drive value to the business Qualifications - Proficient knowledge of C# (minimum of 3 years) - Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git - Proficient with SQL - Front-end experience with UI/UX, Angular preferred - Experience in a Cloud environment, preferably AWS/serverless including AWS certifications - Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 - Understanding accessibility and security compliance - User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments - Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system - Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes - Data migration, transformation, and scripting - Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform - Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes - Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests - Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles - Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment - Familiarity with XML markup as well as JSON data formats - Basic understanding of the HTTP/S protocol - Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, in Computer Science strongly preferred or a related discipline with at least 3 years of experience. - Preferred skills to include Python and AWS. American Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-MB1
ID
2021-3123
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 1 year ago(8/18/2021 4:54 PM)
About American Credit Acceptance: - $4.8 Billion rapidly growing auto finance company with annual growth between 20-50%. - Located in beautiful Spartanburg, SC, which provides a multitude of activities and events while also being a short drive to Charlotte, Greenville, Asheville and Charleston. - Privately owned organization which allows for quick and fluid responses to market changes. - Provides opportunity for the right candidate to drive innovation, change and growth. Responsibilities   Seeking successful Leaders, with a proven track record, of developing talented individuals and teams, to support a $4B and growing organization.   Multiple opportunities for leaders with experience in any of the following areas: - Application Development - Emerging technologies Leaders should be able to: - Be an innovator/thought leader and pursue knowledge and practical use case application for emerging technologies - Provide stable solutions and support that stand the test of time and accommodate rapid growth and expansion. - Maximizes productivity while shaping and encouraging a positive culture. - Take the initiative to execute new methods without being afraid of failure Qualifications   5+ years in an IT leadership position Strong command of one (or several) of the areas listed above Demonstrated ability to lead and develop IT associates, manage multiple projects and teams and develop companywide relationships with business leaders to provide technological solutions. Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the field of computer science, information systems, engineering or related fields.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.     #LI-MB1
ID
2021-3122
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 1 year ago(7/30/2021 9:52 AM)
Are you passionate about technology and business, and ready to learn what it takes to help a private, fast-growing company innovate and execute in the fintech space?  Join our team as an Experienced .NET Developer.  Will also need Front-end experience with Angular or React.   We are looking for an API Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.   Responsibilities - Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic - Building reusable code and libraries for future use - Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability - Implementation of security and data protection - Design and implementation of data storage solutions - Work on a scrum team to deliver software solutions by providing the essential benefit to the customers by delivering the simplest solution to the functional requirement. - Work cross-functionally with other team members: other engineers, testers, product owners, designers, Ops, customer support - Mentor junior engineers, new team members, and apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems - Use disparate pieces of information to drive investigation and problem solving - Demonstrate an understanding of current trends in information technology best practices and standards and how to apply this understanding to work projects and processes. - Make recommendations for improvements to the technology from the assigned information technology platform - Join agile Product Teams practicing rapid software development and delivery - Work directly with business leaders and subject matter experts on the most important things that drive value to the business Qualifications - Proficient knowledge of C# (5+ years) - Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git - Proficient with SQL - Front-end experience with UI/UX, Angular preferred - Experience in a Cloud environment, preferably AWS/serverless including AWS certifications - Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 - Understanding accessibility and security compliance - User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments - Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system - Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes - Data migration, transformation, and scripting - Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform - Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes - Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests - Proficient understanding of OWASP security principles - Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment - Familiarity with XML markup as well as JSON data formats - Basic understanding of the HTTP/S protocol - Prefer a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, in Computer Science strongly preferred or a related discipline with 5+ years of experience. - Preferred skills to include Python and AWS. American Credit Acceptance is an equal opportunity employer.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.
ID
2021-3121
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 1 year ago(7/7/2021 2:40 PM)
Are you passionate about technology and business, and ready to learn what it takes to help a private, fast-growing company innovate and execute in the fintech space?  American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is looking for talented technologists to join our IT team, and develop digital products.   Summary The Director, Digital Product Management will be responsible for strategy, planning, implementation, and full lifecycle management of IT Product teams with 5-10 team members. The Manager has responsibility for optimizing the quality and performance of assigned product teams. The successful candidate will uncover key insights and develop objective driven product strategies to enhance the value provided to internal, B2B and end customer relationships.  The person in this role will work closely with executive leadership and product team members to:  - Develop overall goals and lead/lag indicators for assigned product teams  - Develop strategic roadmap for assigned product teams  - Prioritize new products, projects, and features based on ROI analysis, customer feedback/data and strategic need  - Create a high performing team and identify/implement improvements to output and team culture  - Work with and influence dependent product teams to ensure timelines and dependencies are satisfied  - Instill a culture of agility. Implement Agile and Scrum principles and processes to accomplish the goals of assigned product teams  - Leverage AWS to improve team output and automate infrastructure, development, and QA processes  - Determine when the team should prioritize production stability and scalability work vs. new development work  - Create a DevOps team culture that values frequent deployments, product stability (compliance, security, and production uptime), and increased innovation output  - The ideal candidate can quickly learn the business, determine improvement opportunities, perform research to identify the best technology solution, and deploy the solution to production  - Can distinguish between opportunities that should be rapidly deployed in a POC model to test hypothesis/assumption vs. determining criteria and approach to deploy an MVP to production    Qualifications  - 8+ years experience working with IT products in product management  - Preferred experience delivering solutions with: eCommerce, digital customer engagement, data science, custom applications, and/or COTS products  - Demonstrated ability to bring POCs/MVPs to market in 2-8 weeks from idea to initial deployment  - Demonstrated ability to scale products to an expanded user base and support new business growth  - Deep experience managing the performance and professional development of a high-functioning team  - Has good judgment to navigate product team decisions  - Is relentlessly focused on business value and is a thought leader within a business area or customer experience  - Strong understanding of and experience with wireframes and other user experience tools/methodologies, clickable prototypes, analytics, a/b testing, websites, mobile  - Track record of building strong relationships with business and technology partners and uses influence to achieve outcomes  - Experience instilling a culture of innovation, execution, collaboration, and accountability.  This position has supervisory responsibilities.  This is a Full-Time position. Days and hours of work are primarily Monday through Friday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Occasional weekends may be required.  Onsite in Spartanburg, SC This position will require up to 20% 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-MB1
ID
2021-3083
Job Locations US-Spartanburg
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/15/2022 2:24 PM)
About ACA: - We are a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company that has delivered excellent profitability, regulatory rigor and over 20% annualized growth since our inception in 2007   - Spartanburg, between (and within an hour of) Charlotte and Greenville - We believe the key to our continued success and growth is our ability to hire, onboard, and develop highly talented people   About this role: - We believe a central key to our success is using analytics to evaluate current directions and investigate new directions - We are relentless in our pursuit to get better every day and view this role as being key to that mentality - We have several Director openings, including the following: - Leading a team to helping us optimize our pricing/revenue management decisions on $1B to $3B of annual loan originations, - Leading efforts to help us improve our use of advanced statistical methods to drive tangible business value across our $4.5B portfolio, and - Leading a team to help us use analytics to drive improved outcomes from our 1500-person operation - We also have Manager and non-management roles in the above areas - We have about 50 people dedicated to analytics. Director roles typically lead 5 to 10 person groups, dependent on the exact area and needs at that time. - This role will work closely with our Sales and Underwriting Teams to come up with combined solutions to business problems.     We seek a Director, Data Science who will shape our future and our people. American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is looking for a results-oriented professional to direct business strategy by leveraging their managerial skills, business knowledge, entrepreneurial mindset, and advanced knowledge of statistical and machine learning techniques to uncover insights, build solutions, and deliver recommendations to the business.    - Identify key business drivers and improvement opportunities autonomously  - Lead a team of data scientists (and others) to identify and develop solutions to improve business performance based on meaningful patterns and trends with the data - Develop team members effectively and recruit new individuals - Lead teams to analyze large amounts of structured and unstructured data using scientific methods and machine learning algorithms to uncover knowledge and insights for high impact areas including pricing modeling, financial returns, web analytics, speech analytics, fraud, forecasting, and auction analysis. - Understand the mathematical theory, as well as practical benefits and pitfalls, of various predictive modeling techniques including (but not limited to) boosting, bagging, regression, Support Vector Machine (SVM), survival methods, deep learning, artificial intelligence and experimental design. - Leverage R,Python, SQL, Tableau, and other quantitative analytical platforms to extract and manipulate large datasets, as well as to develop, analyze, validate and deploy predictive models. - Engage across functional areas, including Operations, Legal, Compliance, Informational Technology, Vendor Management, and Finance to develop an understanding of fields to which statistical techniques can be applied effectively. - Leverage statistical models and collaborate closely with technology and business groups to analyze operational feasibility, implementation, and production integration; monitor performance and determine when it is appropriate/necessary to update/refresh - Formulate hypotheses and develop statistically derived tests to grow and measure business knowledge - Remain current with industry trends and technical research  ****Must be able to relocate to Spartanburg, SC****   Ideal candidate qualifications: - Elite ability and passion to use math and logic to solve problems - Strong desire to drive business change and decisions that are implemented fast - Someone who can contribute and create a “think tank” culture where the team openly debates new ideas and embraces experimentation to discover the best direction - Someone who gets fulfillment out of the journey of continuous improvement (inclusive of having the humility to recognize and learn from his or her own mistakes) - Someone who naturally puts the team first and gets true fulfillment from being a part of the team - Someone who has a coach mentality and enjoys the process of providing actionable feedback to teammates (not just to direct reports but also to peers and senior execs) to help individuals and the team maximize its potential   Required qualifications: - Bachelor’s or higher degree (or its equivalent) in Mathematics, Statistics, or a related analytical field with exceptional academic performance (3.4 or higher GPA) - Exceptional written and verbal communication with the specific ability to convey technical results to non-technical audiencesThe ability to quickly assess business problems and find workable data science solutions - The ability to quickly assess business problems and find workable data science solutions - 8+ years of relevant work experience including 4+ years spent leading teams - Demonstrated results orientation and passion for continuous learning   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- 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.     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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-MP1 
ID
2021-3072
Job Locations US-SC-Spartanburg
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/14/2022 11:13 AM)
American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is one of the nation’s leading indirect auto finance companies; With $5 Billiosn in assets, we partner with dealerships across the 50 states to empower the emerging credit consumer to purchase reliable and affordable transportation. The foundation of ACA is our Guiding Principles (integrity, partnership, humility, principled entrepreneurship, initiative and fulfillment), which provide the framework for how we make decisions and execute strategies. We create value for our team members, partners, customers, and communities by acting in accordance with our Guiding Principles, which ultimately leads to a stronger company culture and better business performance. As the number of consumers we serve continues to grow, so does the Company’s need for diversified and cost efficient financing sources, which is directly connected with the mission of the Capital Markets (CM) team.  CM is part of ACA’s Finance division and we are responsible for managing the Company’s funding platforms and relationships with lending partners and investors in order to secure the necessary financial resources to support the Company’s operations. Our funding platform consists of ~$7.5+BN in financing instruments comprised of securitizations (i.e. bonds sold to institutional investors), bank credit facilities and shareholder capital. The CM Financial Analyst will collaborate internally with other team members and associates throughout the organization, as well as with external partners such as banks and rating agencies to facilitate efficient funding of the business. Essential Functions - Complete operational process for engaging different parties for capital raising transactions and organize key deal documentation - Assist in the coordination of due diligence meetings and preparation of presentations for investors, rating agencies and banking partners - Maintain databases, models and projections regarding asset performance, Company, market and industry metrics used for internal and external reports and decision making - Perform industry research, gather and analyze market trends - Seek process improvement opportunities to enhance reporting and analytics - Partner with other Finance teams to maintain and improve efficacy of meeting daily funding needs of the business and coordinate operational aspects of transaction execution - Other tasks as assigned - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a relevant discipline - Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced, dynamic and collaborative environment where every day presents unique opportunities and challenges - Ability to appreciate and thrive in an environment where self-direction, motivation, proactiveness, and problem-solving are required - Strong verbal and written communication, time management, attention to detail, and organizational skills - Experience with Microsoft Excel is a necessity; ability within Workday, SQL, R, SAS, DataGrip and/or Tableau is a plus - 1-2+ years of financial institution/finance company experience within Accounting or Finance is a plus Travel Limited (<10%) travel may be needed in this role. 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. #LI-MB1
ID
2020-2923
Job Locations US-Spartanburg
Posted Date 7 months ago(3/15/2022 2:12 PM)
Director, Strategy & Analytics Why Work for American Credit Acceptance?   At American Credit Acceptance, we are building a company that will stand the test of time. We are a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company that has delivered excellent profitability, regulatory rigor and over 20% annualized growth since our inception in 2007. We seek to fulfill our mission “to enable the emerging credit consumer to purchase affordable and reliable transportation” through integrity, partnership, humility and initiative. Our work environment is collaborative and challenging, enabling our associates to grow rapidly in their professional and personal development.   We seek a Director, Strategy and Analytics who will shape our future and our people. American Credit Acceptance (ACA) is looking for a results-oriented professional to direct business strategy and success through the use of statistical analysis and modeling.  This individual will combine their knowledge of statistics with finance and business to aggressively develop insights and tests that enables ACA to smartly grow the business.  This leadership role will consistently meet with the CEO, CRO and LOB Presidents to set strategy and develop policies to drive profitability for the organization.    Job Description - Essential Functions - Identify the appropriate goals for profitability and/or customer satisfaction - Develop and sell strategies to drive profit and/or customer satisfaction - Deliver both short and long-term goals in a fluid environment - Refine and improves processes with appropriate controls so they are robust and well documented - Develop and retain talented associates - Identify team needs, talent and tools, and secure the resources needed - Influence and work with colleagues in IT, Operations, Finance and others to improve organizational performance - Excellent written, oral and influential communications skills and the ability to drive to agreement with good negotiation skills ****Must be able to relocate to Spartanburg, SC****   Basic Qualifications - 5+ years of experience in complex, data-driven problem solving - 3+ years of experience in People management - Proven and progressive development and strategy experience in a major corporation or top-tier strategy consulting firm or equivalent - Bachelor’s Degree required - MBA or MS in quantitative field preferred Preferred qualifications: - 2+ years of experience in Risk management and/or Financial Services - Auto finance experience   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 - 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.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   You are not officially considered an applicant unless you have completed an employment application in ACA’s online applicant tracking system, iCIMS.   #LI-MP1
ID
2020-2733