GMAC RFC Job Title: Strategic Analyst Location: Texas Reference: 103050 Role of Position: As a Strategic Business Analyst, you will combine quantitative analysis and business knowledge to present forecasts and business trends recommendations of asset performance and operational data to optimize Servicing strategies. This is accomplished through partnering with various operational, financial, and risk analysts within Servicing and the overall company. This role includes applying the knowledge of Servicing strategies, metrics, models, and operations to forecast performance trends. Principal Accountabilities: Provide the analytics necessary to implement, measure, and optimize asset performance and productivity. Reconcile asset performance to loss expectation models and a number of internal and external parties. Partner with operational analysts to analyze performance and implement execution models. Team with other Analytical team members to create and enhance reporting and data integrity. Partner with other departments to develop, enhance, and implement operational loss and execution models. Regularly communicate results in both verbal and written formats within the company, investors and rating agencies. Navigate data warehouse to fulfill routine as well as ad hoc analytical requests. Dept Specific Accountabilities: Relocation assistance is available for the qualified candidate. Education & Experience Reqmts: Bachelors degree with a major field of study in Finance, Operations Research, Math, or related degree, Graduate level degree or coursework preferred or commensurate work experience Experience with database tools (Access, TOAD etc.) and Excel Minimum 3-5 years prior analytical experience preferably working with credit/asset performance analysis in the mortgage industry. Strong mathematical aptitude with problem solving skills Excellent data skills, be able to recognize trends, and be able to apply business knowledge to analysis to review results for reasonableness. Work well in a team environment with strong written and verbal communication skills Proven work ethic and a proactive mindset. This position requires a self-starter, and regularly requires thinking outside of the box to solve problems.