AVP Pricing Operations

US-TX-Fort Worth
Requisition ID
2017-29607
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Category
Pricing / Product Development

Overview

The AVP, Pricing, is responsible for complex data management, analysis, and reporting on both loan/lease subvention and dealer incentive programs. This position will manage an experienced team of analysts and work closely with other groups within the Pricing Analytics & Product Development department to manage current programs in addition to developing and executing new programs. Data, reports, and deliverables produced by this team member have a significant financial impact on company operating results and must be accurately executed and distributed to other areas within GM and GM Financial (e.g. Accounting, Risk, and Finance).

Responsibilities

JOB DUTIES

  • Manage complex data, reporting, and program payment responsibilities for U.S. dealer incentive programs (e.g. Dealer Dividends, ACFastlane)
  • Manage subvention invoicing processes and deliverables for U.S. lease and loan originations
  • Gather requirements for new programs and program changes
  • Ensure requirements are accurately translated into SAS based processes
  • Establish and execute validation processes to ensure accuracy of data, SAS coding and final deliverables
  • Ensure all processes are updated as needed and clearly documented
  • Establish strong change control processes to document all process updates and approvals
  • Identify potential failure points in existing processes and recommend enhancements
  • Recommend process enhancements to improve accuracy and efficiency
  • Recommend reporting and summary data to improve management visibility of program performance
  • Work with other departments in the interest of achieving company objectives
  • Participate in system testing to ensure accuracy of data and reports
  • Conduct ad hoc analysis as required

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

Reports to: VP Pricing, Direct Reports: Analyst I, Analyst II, Sr. Analyst, and Manager roles

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge

  • Advanced experience using SAS (primarily proc SQL & data steps), SQL (Oracle), and MS Excel applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the consumer finance loan and lease origination process (credit, funding, origination systems); auto-finance preferred
  • Intermediate understanding of both star schema and relational database models
  • Intermediate understanding of project/program management techniques

Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to execute complex data and reporting requirements for consumer finance-based programs
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute validation processes for complex programs (vast number of data sources, complex logic/filtering applied, changes required with limited time to test, workarounds required for missing/inaccurate data, workarounds required for special exceptions)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and train team members, and build strong relationships across multiple departments
  • Effective written and verbal presentation skills; ability to communicate complex issues to Senior Management
  • Detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks/deadlines
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible, proactive working style
  • Adaptive to a team environment

Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required (preferably in a quantitative field)
  • 5+ years previous experience consumer finance, data management, and reporting
  • 2+ years previous experience managing experienced analyst team
     

WORK CONDITION:

  • Fast-paced office environment; subject to regular deadlines and some stressful situations. Occasional long hours may be required in order to meet project and/or departmental goals.

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