Operational Compliance Specialist

| Chicago
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.
JOB DESCRIPTION
As an Operational Compliance Specialist, you will be responsible for the oversight and testing of policies and procedures across the full customer lifecycle. The function serves as the “first line of defense” and through testing and analysis the Specialist ensures adherence to credit policies, servicing agreements, and general regulatory requirements. Among other responsibilities, the Operational Compliance Specialist will work closely with key business stakeholders to identify areas of risk and establish the proper testing controls and report findings, where applicable, to Senior Management.

What you do at Avant

  • Conduct targeted testing of credit applications, servicing policies, etc. to ensure all aspects of the customer lifecycle are in compliance with internal and external rules and regulations
  • Draft testing reports including recommendations to improve policies, procedures, efficiencies, and controls
  • Work collaboratively with other business groups within the company to evaluate potential issues, identify trends, and suggest process improvements

Why you are a fit for Avant

  • BA/BS 
  • Possess strong research and analytical skills to identify, document, and report findings
  • Demonstrate ability to solve problems and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Technically proficient; Knowledge of SQL preferred

Why Avant is a fit for you: At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:We value, support, and help each other growWe are committed to active inclusion and diversityWe are transparent and believe the best idea winsWe succeed when our customers succeedWe get sh!t done… responsiblyAnd 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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Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.
222 N. LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL 60601

What are Avant Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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