Qualifications & Responsibilities
Leads the team in developing statistically sound, robust models for both client prospects and existing clients designed to create unique value that generates a desired return for Alliance Data while meeting the needs of the client and remaining competitive in the marketplace. Additionally acts as a key liaison between the PAP group and Client Sales, Strategic Markets, FP&A, Business Insights, Retail Sales and others as required to evaluate the P&L impact of disparate activities.
Essential Job Functions:
Active participant in senior level discussions and able to clearly articulate and support both the financial model analysis as well as holistic solutions
Responsible for business development analysis and creating credit card program deal structures. Build business case with understanding of macro-economic indicators, creating financial statements.
Provides pre-sales guidance and direction to team members. Provides proficient problem solving and data analysis based on modeling and client contract experience, as well as increasingly broad based business experience.
Able to lead discussions with all levels of management and across different functional teams to identify opportunities and create innovative solutions. Provides status updates to all levels of management and escalates items as needed.
Ability to work with a cross-functional team to produce business proposals, review contracts and drive financial thought leadership.
Determine financial health of a company by analyzing its financial statements.
Bachelor Degree, Finance or similar
6 – 8 years
Credit experience in Financial Services field, ideally private label and/or bankcard credit
Other Skills, Knowledge or Abilities:
Ability to think logically and make decisions using critical/strategic thinking skills
Ability to teach team members critical skills and thought processes
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Ability to effectively build and maintain relationships across functional groups
Ability to interact diplomatically with individuals at all levels
Ability to prioritize work and workload for self and others based on business/team needs
Strong knowledge in MS Office tools
Understanding of financial statements and key ratios