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Risk Analyst II - Portfolio Analytics

at GM Financial

Posted: 11/15/2018
Job Reference #: 33958

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-TX-Fort Worth
    Requisition ID
    Employee Type
    Full Time-Regular
    Risk Management / Insurance
  • Overview

    Do you have experience using Excel for data presentation and analysis? Do you have business acumen that lets you “tell the story” rather than just deliver the data? Are you ready to take a challenging role with a company that embraces a culture of respect, integrity, innovation, and personal development? We may be looking for you!

    GM Financial’s North American division, based at our corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, TX, is experiencing tremendous growth, and to support this growth our Risk Management team is ready to hire a key individual with the following attributes:

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Querying (coding) experience in a complex data warehouse environment
    • Experience building and maintaining complex Excel-based models
    • Data delivery and presentation experience with Excel and PowerPoint
    • Acute attention to detail
    • Can-do attitude

    About the Risk Management Portfolio Analytics Team

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    The Risk Management Portfolio Analytics team creates and maintains a robust suite of reporting and analytical tools to assist with interpreting and communicating portfolio performance both internally and externally. The extreme growth GM Financial is experiencing to become the captive finance arm of General Motors has greatly increased the need for innovative portfolio performance monitoring techniques. The areas of the business we support include Corporate Finance, Pricing & Profitability, Servicing, Accounting, and the Executive Team.

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    Basic Function ?

    The Risk Analyst II - Portfolio Analytics will be a key member of the team responsible for analytics and reporting on GM Financial's portfolio performance.


    Job Duties

    • Contribute to the portfolio performance reporting efforts on an auto finance portfolio
    • Utilize data mining and advanced spreadsheet skills to monitor portfolio performance
    • Employ best practices of data analysis and validation to ensure data results are accurate
    • Promote innovative ways to visualize and digest complex data
    • Create and maintain organized, efficient, and repeatable processes for monitoring portfolio performance
    • Proactively monitor and report relevant changes in portfolio performance to management
    • Conduct ad hoc research projects incorporating project design, data collection and analysis, summarization of findings, and presentation of results
    • Summarize findings, develop recommendations and present analyses to management in a clear, concise, convincing, and actionable format
    • Work directly with internal customers (management) to create/adjust reports to effectively communicate portfolio performance



    • Good knowledge of SAS, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
    • Knowledge of quantitative, analytical and data mining
    • Understanding of the metrics utilized in monitoring a consumer lending portfolio is a plus


    • Ability to coordinate and balance numerous tasks under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Ability to design and implement model documentation
    • Ability to identify and understand business issues and map these issues into quantitative questions
    • Ability to interact collaboratively with internal customers
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Capable of managing multiple and varied projects
    • Data analysis, good spreadsheet modeling, and credit risk techniques skills
    • Effective written and verbal presentation skills with an ability to communicate well with management


    • Bachelor’s Degree ?Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Business, MIS, or other quantitative field required
    • Master’s Degree ??Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Business, MIS, or other quantitative field preferred


    • 2+ years experience querying large multi-table datasets and data analysis/presentation required

    Work Conditions

    • Normal office environment
    • Fast-paced office environment
    • Strong focus on providing quality service to internal and external customers
    • Flexible schedule with possibility of working long hours
    • Must be able to deal with stressful office conditions while troubleshooting problems
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