Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
Let’s get to business. Avant is looking for a risk analytics professional to join the Collection Analytics team in Chicago. The individual will play a critical role in Avant’s Risk Team. This role will be working directly on developing new collection policies and maintaining exiting policies to minimize risk and optimize the customer experience for all of Avant’s direct lending products. We are looking for a hands on candidate who takes ownership and seeks opportunities.
What you do at Avant
- Build and optimize various collection related strategies for Customer Contacts, loss mitigation and recoveries
- Improve collections performance on all Avant portfolios.
- Designing tests and rollout strategies
- Devise and deploy improved vendor collections strategies.
- Oversee performance trends within the delinquent portfolio.
- Develop portfolio segmentation that enables targeted outreach strategies.
- Prepare and communicate performance narratives to senior leadership.
- Participate in process improvement projects
- Collaborate with cross-functional departments on new initiatives and projects
Why you are a fit for Avant
- BA/BS Degree with specialization in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or Economics. (Masters degree preferred)
- Hands-on experience with Python, R or SAS
- Working knowledge of SQL or other database tools
- Excellent overall business judgment and solid management skills
- Strong interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
Why Avant is a fit for you:
At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
We value, support, and help each other grow
We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
We succeed when our customers succeed
We get sh!t done… responsibly
And we keep it fun!
We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.
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