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Automotive Finance Corporation Inventory Audit Manager in Mesa, Arizona

This job was posted by http://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: http://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/3963497

Please note: this position will support the Pacific Time Zone. Although this is a remote position, presence in our Mesa, AZ office will be required as needed.


What we do:


We fuel the entrepreneurial dream in our community through our people, products, and our four values that drive every business decision and customer interaction:


Elevating relationships? |? Vision-driven? |? Powered by passion? |? Dedicated to you


For more than 30 years, we?ve been committed to making dreams come true for independent dealers. AFC?s finance solutions provide liquidity to more than 13,000 independent dealers across North America freeing up cash flow to give them more time to focus on building their business. Our solutions amplify dealers purchasing power so they can stock their lot with the vehicles their customers demand.


Who we are:


With our people-first culture, AFC believes in creating an environment where employees look forward to work each day. Plus, AFC?s committed to helping each employee develop their own career dream. With cross-team and cross-KAR company development opportunities, employees are able to pursue any position of interest.


We?re looking for:


AFC is seeking an enthusiastic, hard-working, analytical, outstanding people developer, who embraces change and elevates relationships to assist the AFC Branch locations deliver our financial services to our customers (dealers).? This individual will lead and develop members of the Inventory Audit Team, which utilizes the dealer floorplan audit process to identify and manage AFC customer risk issues and performance trends.? During this process, the Inventory Audit Manager will oversee audit reviews for risk-based disposition and be the primary point of contact for audit escalation issues.? This person oversees team communication of audit findings and performance to AFC Risk Management and Field teams while assisting in developing action plans to rehabilitate unsatisfactory performance where necessary.? They will utilize their strong understanding of AFC operations related to process improvement and best practices to related audit processes. Primary contact with AFC sub-contractors who perform the inventory auditing in the US and Canada for scheduling and performance issues.


Your impact:


As the Inventory Audit Team Manager you?ll:


+ Use leadership and management skills to develop and train members of the Corporate Inventory Audit Team to improve inventory reconciliation performance with a focus on prompt, accurate, and courteous service to both internal and external customers.? The right team Manager will be dedicated to both their employees and AFC customers.


+ Execute the company vision to effectively oversee the Dealer Inventory Audit process for identifying, managing and making recommendations on AFC customer risk issues and performance trends to Corporate Risk staff and Field Teams.? Help drive adoption and socialization of company risk mitigation initiatives.


+ Develop a thorough understanding of AFC policies and procedures relative to the Dealer Floorplan Inventory Audit process, staff development and other AFC operational policies.? Assist in the training of new and existing Field staff on AFC audit policy and procedures


+ Effectively utilize and train your team to review AFC dealer reporting tools (i.e. Tableau, PAW, RADAR) during the inventory audit reconciliation process to identify and report risk issue indicators to Corporate staff and Field Teams.


+ Coordinate inventory audits scheduling based on AFC strategy and goals with respective sub-contractors that complete inventory auditing in the US and Canada.? Primar contact to communicate and address issues with sub-contractors who perform the inventory auditing.


+ Drive process improvement and best practices relating to the AFC inventory audit processes and policy.? Coordinate, analyze and communicate inventory audit feedback and expectations to internal and external customers to improve performance and compliance with AFC policies.


+ Work across major functional areas such as Collections, Credit, Training and other company teams to help drive company business performance of the strategic goals. This person will be passionate about working with others in the company and with our sister companies.


+ Serve as the primary team liaison for corporate departments, such as Compliance, Operations, Training, Finance, etc., to ensure timely responses are provided to complete initiatives and requests for information.


+ Use spreadsheets and other automated or manual processes to prepare required documentation and reports.


+ Travel and other duties as needed and/or assigned.


Educational qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree in Business, Operations, or Finance preferred. Four (4) or more years of experience in automotive, financial services or related industry required.? Two (2) years of prior leadership experience is required.? The qualified candidate will have a basic understanding of financial statements as well as a passion to lead people, projects, and budgets. May be required to manage

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