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VP, Portfolio Credit - CoBrand

at Synchrony

Posted: 2/5/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1800004025

Job Description

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

Assume ownership of full life cycle credit risk management for multiple co-brand portfolios. Provide Credit Risk Management reporting and analysis for assigned portfolios with primary accountability for identifying and managing consumer credit and fraud risk, across all components of new and existing accounts through data gathering and analytics. Support and interact with client team(s), and with key contacts throughout Synchrony.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with partner clients to minimize both Synchrony’s and the partner’s risk, while continuing to grow the portfolio
  • Be a leader in identification, design and execution of enhanced strategies with COE teams, using champion/challenger leanings to manage credit and fraud risk
  • Prepare and present client facing and leadership team presentations to facilitate informed decisions
  • Work effectively cross-functionally (Marketing, Finance, Operations) to drive smart growth and client satisfaction delivering safety and soundness in the portfolio
  • Coordinate planning cycle with client teams to ensure consistency in business plans, and delivery of loss targets
  • Responsible for providing clear guidance to the organization on risk appetite, and assess any risk to it for timely communication to leadership
  • Provide analytics and input for deal and promotional pricing activities
  • Coordinate multisite/country resources to ensure delivery and accuracy of monthly MIS and reporting needs to meet internal and external requirements
  • Maintain effective and credible challenge of critical decisions and business processes
  • Perform other duties and/or special Credit projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree and 7+ years in consumer Credit/Risk, Finance, or Analytics role; or in lieu of a bachelor's degree, 11+ years in a consumer and/or commercial Credit/Risk, Finance or Analytics role.
  • 5+ years of general purpose card credit management experience
  • Proficient in SAS/SQL or other related analytic tools

Desired Characteristics:

  • Ability to accurately condense large amounts of information and present in a simple, cogent manner to senior level management and clients.
  • Proven expertise in managing credit and fraud strategy for bankcard product in verticals not limited to auto, airline, and/or general-purpose card.
  • Strong analytical skills, highly comfortable working in a quantitative environment.
  • Experience operating in fast-paced Innovation driven cross functional environment.
  • Use of advanced technical & analytical competencies in driving effective strategic goals.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with consumer lending products and practices.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • You must be willing to take a drug test, submit to a background investigation and submit fingerprints as part of the selection process
  • You must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
  • Effective 1-1-18, new hires (Level 4-7) must have 9 months of continuous service with the company before they are eligible to post on other roles.  Once this new hire time in position requirement is met, the associate will have a minimum 6 months’ time in position before they can post for future non-exempt roles.  Employees, level 8 or greater, must have at least 24 months’ time in position before they can post.  All internal employees must have at least a "consistently meets expectations" performance rating and have approval from your manager to post (or the approval of your manager and HR if you don’t meet the time in position or performance requirement).

Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.  We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. 

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Grade/Level: 12

Job Family Group:

Risk Management

With roots in consumer finance that trace back to 1932, Synchrony Financial is a leader in consumer credit and promotional financing, providing a range of products for a diverse group of national and regional retailers; including Main Street mainstays, local merchants, manufacturers, buying groups, industry associations and healthcare service providers. We are the largest provider of private label credit cards in the United States based on purchase volume and receivables and we provide co-branded dual card credit cards, promotional financing and installment lending, loyalty programs and FDIC-insured savings products through Synchrony Bank. Who do we serve? Hundreds of thousands of customers across the U.S. and Canada spanning the electronics and appliances, home furnishings, automotive, power products and sports, jewelry and luxury, retail and healthcare industries.

Our purpose is clear: we are committed to pioneering the future of financing, improving the success of every business we serve and the quality of each life we touch. This is fitting because when you join Synchrony Financial, you’re joining an organization that recognizes that our people are our greatest asset -every single one of them. That’s why we are deeply committed to investing in the growth of each member of our team. And with 80 years of experience, we know how to develop talent. At Synchrony Financial, we work hard to offer competitive rewards, compensation and benefits. When you join us, you become part of a stimulating work environment with vast opportunities to sharpen your skills and embrace new leadership challenges.

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