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Auto Finance-Buying Manager

Global Lending Services Tempe Full-Time
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Global Lending Services LLC (GLS) is an automotive subprime lending company that provides financing to both franchised and independent auto dealerships throughout the United States.

If you are looking for a challenging role with the ability to immediately impact a growing organization, GLS has the opportunity for you!


GLS Buying Manager : The Buying Manager is responsible for leading a profitable team of Buyers and an assigned Funding Coordinator. This position is also responsible for capturing deals that meet the Company’s risk and profitability guidelines within the market assigned. This a great opportunity for a talented leader to aid in the development of a Phoenix based Buying Center to serve the Subprime Auto Finance industry. The primary responsibility of the Buying Centers are to build and develop relationships with key automotive dealerships personnel and work with the F&I departments to structure and capture profitable contracts that meet the program guidelines of GLS.

Essential Functions:

  • Act in full buying capacity in the assigned market, including communicating credit decisions to the dealer customer within the timeline prescribed and working with the dealer representative to provide a deal structure that is acceptable to all parties
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, motivate, and lead a team - provide quality training, guidance, performance coaching, and feedback to assigned staff
  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships with dealers through daily conversations and solicitations; providing exceptional customer service, effective and timely communications and responsiveness to all credit processing questions and inquiries Assist Funding Coordinator with the resolution of documentation issues
  • Set departmental goals and develop and maintain a daily employee work schedule that effectively meets the needs of the business unit, company, and customer
  • Use daily reports to optimize workflow efficiency; ensure team meets service level expectations of internal and external customers’
  • Monitor performance of assigned staff against prescribed metrics using appropriate departmental reports
  • Maintain electronic records and files
  • Foster a collaborative culture that facilitates the achievement of business plan objectives by working closely with other associates and members of management
  • Perform additional assignments as required by the needs of the company or as directed by management


Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Mathematics or a related field required

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years management experience required
  • Prior auto finance operations and/​or auto industry experience required
  • Thorough knowledge of credit-related laws, consumer lending/underwriting concepts, practices and procedures
  • Must have professional and persuasive communication and negotiation skills with the ability to maintain composure in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent sales skills; ability to think quickly in a dynamic environment and successfully overcome resistance
  • Ability to solve problems under pressure and provide creative solutions when necessary
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and effectively manage and work within a team
  • Proficient computer skills with working knowledge of internet and standard business applications such as Microsoft Office; Ability to quickly learn new computer applications as required
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills: friendly and tactful with the ability to influence others, effectively manage conflict, exercise sound judgment, effectively manage highly sensitive and confidential information, interact at all levels within the organization, and build cross-functional partnerships across the business
  • Excellent organizational skills with high attention to detail and demonstrated ability to effectively set and manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Intrinsically motivated with demonstrated ability to take initiative, identify needs, make recommendations for improvement, see recommendations through implementation, and evaluate improvements for effectiveness

Employment Requirements:

Must be able to pass a criminal background check

Please visit our site at URL blocked - click to apply to learn about our great company and other great opportunities!


Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Prepare Budget
Provide Financial Support
Provide Consultative Advice
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Global Lending Services LLC (GLS) is an automotive subprime
lending company that provides financing to franchise auto dealerships
throughout the United States. GLS has three operation facilities; Greenville,
SC, Atlanta, GA and Tempe, AZ and for three years straight, been ranked as one
of the fastest growing private companies in America by Inc. 5000

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