Manager, Statistician

  • Job Reference: 462855972-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Hyundai Capital America
  • Location: Newport Beach, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Who We Are:

Through our service brands Hyundai Motor Finance, Genesis Finance*, and Kia Motors Finance, we provide financial products tailored to meet the needs of Hyundai, Genesis, and Kia dealerships nationwide, including dealer inventory and facility financing. And, through these dealerships, we provide indirect vehicle financing and leasing solutions to over 1.7 million retail customers.

Employee Value Prop and Culture: Our employees contribute every day to a culture that is fast-paced, dynamic, energized, agile, and collaborative.

From our various engagement programs to the unique design of our offices, we strive to foster a connected, fun, positive and rewarding company culture where employees feel appreciated for their contributions, proud of their company, and thrive to be passionately invested in HCA's success.

Global One Company:

Many countries. One identity. Hyundai Capital has offices across the world, including China, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Brazil and Korea. Our work environments are designed with specific themes in mind to achieve a consistent global identity that reflects our values: light, collaboration, elements of nature and symmetry.

Your Role:

This position provides an excellent growth opportunity for a risk modeler with financial experience and business acumen. The Predictive Modeling team plays a critical role in the company by supporting data driven decision strategies and automation. You will join a team of experienced modelers and work on a variety of predictive models in collaboration with business units both locally and internationally. You will work in a cloud environment and utilize advanced machine learning algorithms. The position offers competitive compensation, company matched 401K retirement accounts, paid vacation and holidays, health insurance and other benefit programs, monthly allowance and discounts for the purchase or lease of brand vehicles.

General Summary:

The Manager, Statistician, is responsible for developing predictive models and providing analytic support for the purpose of risk management. This position delivers technical expertise for the application of advanced analytic methods and techniques in the business environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop predictive models and other analytic solutions to support risk management and other business functions
  • Support model implementation and monitoring
  • Maintain model production processes and perform additional analysis as needed to support business units
  • Work with internal and external auditors, model validation, legal and compliance, accounting, and other stakeholders to ensure regulatory compliance and adherence to internal policies
  • Work with IT, data engineering and EDW teams to validate and improve data quality
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Understanding of statistical and data science techniques, such as regression modeling, survival analysis, sampling design, hypothesis testing, stochastic simulation, extreme gradient boosting, neural nets, decision trees
  • Financial and auto industry knowledge, including credit risk, credit bureau data, regulatory requirements, market trends
  • Ability to apply statistical concepts and analysis to address business needs
  • Proficiency in statistical programming utilizing SAS, Python, R or other statistical software
  • Python proficiency and familiarity with AWS and packages numpy, pandas, xgboost, sklearn is a plus
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Attention to detail and timelines


  • Advanced degree in a qualitative field such as Statistics, Data Science, Economics, Econometrics, Mathematics (Ph.D. preferred; Bachelor's degree with relevant experience considered)
  • Five (5)+ years predictive modeling experience
  • Two (2)+ years financial industry experience
Physical Requirements and Working Condition:

Employees in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing and walking, vision to monitor and moderate noise levels. Work is performed in an office environment.

Hyundai Capital America is committed to the health and safety of our workplace. If hired, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19.