Lewis M. Howard
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : +61 123456566View All My Jobs
VP Merchant Analytics
This company has developed a highly scalable loan origination and
servicing platform and unique loan origination tools to deliver a differentiated
level of service to its multiple stakeholders, including bank partners, merchant
and retailer channel partners, consumers and borrowers. Leveraging proprietary
mobile technology, the Company is currently experiencing exceptional growth in
both accounts and profitability.
Job Duties: The Vice President of Merchant Risk Strategy & Analytics is responsible for
protecting the organization, along with its customers, merchants, and bank
partners from merchant risk exposure.
This VP Merchant Analytics is responsible for analyzing, designing and managing merchant risk mitigation strategies and policies including merchant underwriting and portfolio management.
The VP Merchant Analytics works closely with the operations teams to execute
merchant risk policies and develop processes and tools to support merchant risk
tactics. The VP Merchant Analytics collaborates across functions such as Sales,
Operations, Product and Technology.
Merchant Risk Management – The VP Merchant Analytics is responsible
for designing and evolving a risk framework to effectively manage
merchant risk, including advancing the merchant risk function by
streamlining and scaling risk assessment and monitoring. This is
achieved through a combination of automated models and manual
reviews to predict and monitor merchant performance.
Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills – Analyze and synthesize multiple
data points in order to assess merchant profitability and mitigate
emerging concerning trends in a timely manner. Demonstrated ability
to work independently and make complex investigation decisions with
little to no guidance.
Team – The VP Merchant Analytics is responsible for building and
inspiring a world class risk management team. This individual is
responsible for recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent to make
his/her vision a reality.
Motivation & Goal Setting- The VP Merchant Analytics is responsible for
driving results and achieving portfolio loss objectives as established by
Action Orientation– Attention to detail, excellent follow through and
leveraging both data and risk management experience and intuition to
develop a well-informed view sufficient to confidently shut down a
merchant is the bell-weather of a successful Risk Management leader.
The VP Merchant Analytics must have proven prior experience in
developing and managing quantitative risk policy and portfolio
management to ensure long-term protection of stakeholder assets.
Demonstrated track record of leveraging data and tools to assess
business risk such as financial statement analysis, business bureaus,
predictive models, etc.
Designing risk management framework and architecture including, but
not limited to: driving data and capabilities initiatives to achieve
tactical and strategic objectives of assessing and monitoring merchant
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills that are used to develop
strategy, monitor performance, and report results with an ability to
communicate complex risk management issues clearly to members of
Action oriented. While we seek an outstanding leader, we desire a
candidate that can also roll-up his/her sleeves and execute at the tactical
level as required.
Flexibility and adaptability to work within tight deadlines and changing
priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Undergraduate degree in statistics, economics, finance, or other
quantitative field with a distinguished academic record required.