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Avant is dedicated to building premier digital banking solutions for the middle class through a combination of technology, analytics and superior customer service. Since 2012, Avant has connected over one million customers to $6.5 billion in loans and to 200,000 credit cards. A high growth financial technology company, Avant has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, TechCrunch, Fortune, Bloomberg, and has raised over $600 million of equity capital. Visit www.avant.com for more information.
What a Credit Risk Project Associate does at Avant:
Avant is looking for an intellectually curious and highly motivated Risk Project Associate who thrives in a fast-paced startup environment to join our team. The associate is responsible for collaborating with both internal and external stakeholders to plan, organize, and deliver projects for our Credit Risk Function and oversee the monitoring of all credit related projects and proposals.
What you will own as a Risk Project Associate:
You lead cross-functional project planning among Risk, Product, and Tech teams -to ensure - that proposals and projects that impact Avant’s Credit policies are properly presented to management, executed, and monitored post implementation
You collaborate with external stakeholders to ensure that Avant is able to continue to execute its business strategy
You identify opportunities to drive improved and enhanced processes related to Avant’s Risk Governance regime and management of Avant’s vital external stakeholder relationship
You contribute to projects and analysis outside of core responsibilities through working with other Risk and cross-functional teams
You manage JIRA program
Why you are a fit for the Risk Project Associate:
You have a BA/BS Degree with specialization in Business, Finance, Accounting, or Economics
You have 3+ years of project management experience
You have 3+ years of risk and controls experience
You ideally have 2+ years of experience in a financial institution with exposure to Credit Card or Personal Loans
You have experience with various project management tools, JIRA preferred
You have experience managing large scale projects with various stakeholders
You have 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.
Avant is an equal opportunity employer and individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation or gender identity), age, disability or genetic information or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.
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