Product Strategy Analyst, Credit Card

| 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
In your role as an Analyst, you will be responsible for driving the execution and monitoring of new and existing servicing strategies by conducting actionable data analysis and creating insightful, regular reporting for senior management. You will also help monitor existing and new product KPIs and work closely with Engineering, Finance, Product, Legal and other teams across the company. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

What you do at Avant

  • Analysis and Reporting:
  • Maintain and automate weekly/monthly reporting on core servicing and platform KPI’s
  • Build and manage end-to-end servicing dashboards
  • Assist in the preparation of documentation required to meet any reporting requirements
  • Analyze strategies and identify servicing opportunities for improvement
  • Find and remediate data quality issues across internal and external data sources
  • Serve as the lead point of contact for servicing related internal inquiries and escalations
  • Strategy Implementation:
  • Document key servicing policies/procedures 
  • Implement scalable new product features to drive efficiencies across various channels
  • Effectively communicate analysis and improvement initiatives for internal partners
  • Identify opportunities for automation and system improvements
  • Improve internal and external processes

Why you are a fit for Avant

  • BA/BS in Math, Economics, or equivalent work
  • 2+ Years of Experience with management consulting, credit card industry experience, and/or analytics required
  • Experience with driving new projects, balancing business needs vs technical constraints, and coordinating across cross-functional teams
  • Ability to improve performance by analyzing and managing key performance indicators, developing a strategy based on observations and implementing the strategy
  • Ability to handle and execute on complex projects in a fast paced environment with minimum supervision and successfully meet established deadlines
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel and SQL preferred
  • Knowledge of Python or the desire to learn
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-confidence, good judgment and the ability to make sound decisions
  • An inquisitive mindset and an openness to do things differently and more efficiently

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

An Insider's view of Avant

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe is positive and encourages fun, but also strives for growth through hard work and innovation. I would also say Avant is a “come as you are” environment where people are able to bring their whole selves to work, which leads to diverse viewpoints and great ideas.

Liz

Software Engineer

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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