DriveTime Automotive Group, Inc.

Pricing Analyst

Career Site Title
Pricing Analyst
Job ID
2017-20940
Category
Analytics
Type
Regular Full-Time
Business Unit
Corporate
1720 W. Rio Salado Pkwy
Tempe
AZ
85281
US

Overview

With over 150 dealerships across the country, and dedicated to continual growth, DriveTime is the nation’s largest integrated provider of quality pre-owned cars. 

DriveTime takes pride in offering fair financing options for anyone with tricky credit issues; and, our company provides potential buyers the opportunity to choose from thousands of vehicles.  Every customer can find—and fund—the car of their dreams!

 

Our Culture

DriveTime’s exceptional company culture is fueled by autonomy, collaboration, empowerment and transparency. We encourage innovation, continuous learning and personalized career development plans.

Our employees are DriveTime’s most valuable asset!  Our focus on rapid growth and company culture equips us with a great platform to mentor, coach and lead our future architects.

 

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Responsibilities

The Pricing Analyst’s primary responsibility is to optimize company pricing strategy. This includes identifying pricing initiatives, performing analysis, and preparing reporting that will maximize company profit. The Pricing Analyst must work very closely with the IT department to implement pricing changes, and will often collaborate with the various database and development teams. The Pricing Analyst is primarily focused on projects that provide immediate value, improve operational efficiency and increase overall profitability. A successful Pricing Analyst utilizes a tool set that consists of: logic, problem solving, mathematics, finance, statistics and programming. Projects may include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessing the effectiveness of loan structures and adjusting to balance the number of sales with the profit per sale in order to maximize profitability
  • Managing pilot programs to test new strategies as well as analyzing the results of these tests and developing new strategies based upon the results
  • Monitoring the performance of our portfolio, determining and implementing strategies that will help lower default rates
  • Using various datasets to analyze the value of a vehicle and implementing pricing strategies that make sticker prices competitive within the market
  • Analyzing profitability in various segments of the business to determine opportunities for new initiatives

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work within a dynamic, fast paced team to analyze all aspects of the business
  • Identify areas for analysis and monitor these areas for trends, shocks and general impacts
  • Design strategies that increase profitability
  • Conduct pilot programs to assess the impact of a new strategy
  • Work closely with IT to implement and test new programs

Qualifications

The Pricing Analyst focuses on identifying and implementing initiatives that help achieve company goals. Our ideal candidate has:

  • A true passion for applying problem solving, finance, and logic to a wide array of problems
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or a related field
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to effectively collaborate across the organization 

We are additionally looking for candidates with a background or interest in learning the following:

  • Financial theory
  • Databases and query based languages (i.e. SQL)
  • Excel and VBA
  • Statistical programming languages (i.e. R, Matlab) not required but would be a plus

And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Along the way, we provide plenty of opportunity to be creative and grow professionally in a fun, high-energy environment.

Hiring is contingent upon successful completion of our background and drug screening process. DriveTime is a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 

 

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