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Sr. Analyst, Loan Product



IT, Product
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

As a Sr. Analyst for Avant’s Loan business, you will leverage analytics and technical skills to solve major business challenges. You will team with enthusiastic colleagues across different functions to develop and test strategies that ultimately impact the bottom line. You will provide management insights that will influence critical business decisions.

What you do

  • Build and manage relationships with affiliate partners under the direction of the manager

  • Uses a data-driven approach to assess channel performance, develops measurement framework & tracks KPIs, and optimizes future campaign tactics

  • Leverages key tools and business knowledge to conduct various analyses and identifies patterns in the data; uses data mining, model building, and other analytical techniques to develop and maintain data visualizations

  • Turns data and analysis into actionable insights and communicates findings for better understanding and buy-in

  • Independently work on analytical projects involving large amounts of data

  • Perform and communicate analyses to stakeholders to guide decision-making

  • Coordinate and assist in the analysis design, and optimize existing analytical process to improve efficiency and effectiveness

  • Work across an interdisciplinary team to prioritize and coordinate tasks, monitor progress and issues, and facilitate team meetings

  • Translate and summarize technical and analytical information for business audiences and develop stories that help address business problems

  • Creates and maintains recurring marketing reports as well as ad hoc analysis

Why you're a fit

  • Minimum 2 - 4 years of experience in business analytics, operations, or related role; prior experience within life science or technology industries is a plus but not required

  • The minimum education level required is a Bachelor's degree. Master's degree preferred.

  • Acceptable fields of study: Economics, Business Administration, Statistics, Data Science, Computer Science, Marketing, Management Information Systems, Operations Research, Mathematics or related fields

  • Familiarity with analytics concepts such as databases, programming, statistical modeling, machine learning, and data visualization

  • Advanced skills in MS Office, specifically PowerPoint, Excel and Word as well as the Google Productivity Suite (Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Docs)

  • Experience with SQL or Python. Experience with data visualization tool such as Looker

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to handle and execute complex projects in a fast-paced environment with minimum supervision and successfully meet established deadlines

  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • A self-starter who is result-focused and driven

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We believe that a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences helps us create the most innovative solutions for our customers. We invite you to apply to our positions even if you do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed in the description. If you’re passionate about our mission and aligned to our values, we hope you’ll come contribute to our awesome culture.

Why Avant is the place for you:

At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:

Authenticity. We show up to work as our whole selves and make sure others can too.

Collaboration. We can only succeed when we do so as a team.

Problem-Solving. The harder the problem, the more satisfying the solution.

Customer. We are all owners of the customer experience.

Initiative. Plan. Adapt. Get Sh!t Done.

We believe that great ideas come from anyone and anywhere, that everyone is an owner who drives change, and that we have more fun when we work together. We're problem solvers who love collaborating with intelligent and highly-motivated people to reshape the face of digital banking. Avant offers terrific perks and benefits, fun social events with employees who actually like hanging out together, and a flexible growth environment where trying your hand at new projects and being the active owner of your career path is encouraged and supported.

Some of our benefits include:

  • Choice of great Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plan options

  • 401(k) Match

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

  • Flexible Work Environment

  • Generous Paid Parental Leave

  • Lunch Allowance (Fooda) and In-office Snacks

  • WFH Stipends for our Remote Employees

  • Access to LinkedIn Learning for Professional Development

  • No Meeting Wednesdays - (a.k.a. planned time to Get Sh!t Done)

  • Summer Fridays

  • Fun In-Office and Virtual Social Events

  • And who doesn’t love the swag

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you’re fully vaccinated upon your start date or before working in or visiting our Chicago office. You’re considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination. Subject to applicable law and requests for accommodation.