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Quantitative Markets Senior Manager - Affirm

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Job Title
Quantitative Markets Senior Manager
Job Location
Remote US
Job Description

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest. Affirm proudly includes Returnly. 

Affirm’s Quantitative Markets team is looking for a thought leader with strong expertise in macroeconomics, and consumer credit portfolio management and analytics. You’ll be responsible for performing all aspects of the global loan portfolio analytics and collaborating closely with Credit, Merchant Pricing, Machine Learning, Treasury, and Capital Markets to develop frameworks on managing consumer loan portfolio and optimizing portfolio economics. 

What you'll do

  • Analyze macroeconomics outlook and trend, and provide approach for incorporating observations into loan performance expectations at Affirm, for example, as it is related to developing stress multiple analysis
  • Monitor global portfolio performance to ensure it is within Affirm’s credit risk appetite
  • Continuously evaluate credit performance data from a funding deal perspective to collaborate with Credit and other teams on optimization
  • Provide cross-functional partners with key considerations such as transfer pricing to manage portfolio economics 
  • Collaborate with Capital Markets and Treasury functions to evaluate trade-offs between loan product expansion and funding capacity needs
  • Communicate complicated analytical results to cross-functional and senior management stakeholders
  • Share insights and recommendations to management around portfolio quality

What we look for

  • 7-10 years of experience in credit analytics, structured finance, and/or economic research 
  • Deep understanding of macroeconomics and its impact on consumer credit and portfolio management
  • Strong proficiency in hands-on data analysis like SQL; Python skill a plus; experience developing and implementing analytical methods is a plus
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence decision making across different parts of an organization, as well as across all levels of seniority
  • Integrity, empathy, and self-awareness. Hubris is the fastest way to blow up a business!
  • Curiosity and passion for driving honest finance
  • Standout colleague and leader - you go out of your way to support teammates; you win when the team wins
  • Growth mindset: high energy, low maintenance, adaptable self-starter that is comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Location - Remote U.S.

Grade - 31


Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and can be located anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of the U.S. Territories, Quebec, Yukon, Nunavut, and the Northwest Territories) unless the job indicates a different global location. We are currently building operations in Spain, Poland, and Australia.  Employees in remote roles have the option of working remotely or from an Affirm office in their country of hire, and may occasionally travel to an Affirm office or elsewhere for required meetings or team-building events. Our offices in Chicago, New York, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, San Francisco and Toronto will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis, subject to local COVID-19 guidelines.

All full-time jobs at Affirm (excluding interns and apprentices) are tied to a transparent grade-based pay range taking location into account. 

[Colorado Candidates] In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the grade for this position in Colorado is listed above. You can find the Colorado base pay range and benefits here.

If you got this far, we hope you're feeling excited about this role. Even if you don't feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people who believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways—not just candidates who check all the boxes.

At Affirm, People Come First is one of our core values, and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2021 DEI Report.

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Affirm Headquarters Location

San Francisco, CA

Affirm Company Size

Between 2,000 - 5,000 employees

Affirm Founded Year


Affirm Funding Rounds

  • Series G

    $500,000,000 USD

  • Series F

    $300,000,000 USD

  • Series E

    $200,000,000 USD

  • Debt Financing

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series D

    $100,000,000 USD

  • Series B

    $275,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $45,000,000 USD