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Portfolio Manager, NextGear Capital, Atlanta North

Cox Automotive, Atlanta, GA 30301

Work at Cox Automotive

Duration: Full-Time


Primary Location: Atlanta GA, Atlanta, GA, USA

Division: Cox Automotive

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 225759

At Cox, we’re forward-thinking innovators who put people first. Our award-winning workplace culture is centered on inclusion and kindness, and we’re looking for people to join our mission to be a force for good in the world. Come build a better future with us across automotive, communications, the environment and more.

We want to do everything we can to keep our employees safe and healthy. Therefore, where permitted by applicable law, you will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S.-based job. Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will of course be considered.

Keep reading to learn more about this opportunity to join the Cox family of businesses.

The Portfolio Manager is responsible for managing and growing our $50k to $2.99MM within the assigned geographic territory. The primary responsibilities include building and maintaining relationships with clients, optimizing the portfolio through the clients use of the line of credit, identifying and mitigating pre-default account risk and supporting post default collections on defaulted accounts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Optimize each clients use of the line of credit within an assigned portfolio whose lines of credit range from $50k to $2.99MM by acting as a floor plan subject matter expert to their portfolio of clients.
  • Achieve goals and performance targets as set by the company by regularly engaging with clients in person or virtually and by collaborating with internal partners to drive revenue and maximize profitability through prudent account management, controlled growth and risk mitigation.
  • Educate clients on desired performance behaviors, self-service options, and best practices and coach them to ensure compliance with company policies and expectations.
  • Collect and analyze client financial information and various internal reports and dashboards to assess add monitor dealer performance and address with the dealer as appropriate to drive growth and manage risk.
  • Support the Risk and Recovery department with pre-default risk mitigation and post default collection efforts on defaulted accounts.
  • Serve as a fiduciary for the company including identifying and reporting to the company any material client or internal non-compliance with company policies, attempted or actual fraud upon the company or any other circumstance that may require identification and reporting to protect the company.
  • Support the Risk and Recovery department with pre-default risk mitigation and post default collection efforts on defaulted accounts.
  • Document in Salesforce all activities and client interactions as required by the company.
  • Cultivate Cox Automotive cross business unit relationships and opportunities.
  • Participate and support other projects and initiatives as required.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications - Internal
  • Knowledge of the automotive industry (various sectors).
  • Knowledge of the finance industry (various sectors).
  • Strong financial acumen with working knowledge of key financial tools and terminology.
  • Strong presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with clients, collaborate with internal team members. and external partners at various levels within the organization.
  • Strong time management skills with ability to manage deadlines.
  • Strong negotiation and collection skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a remote environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of safety awareness and take necessary safety precautions.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams and Salesforce.

Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS in related field and 5 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
  2. 2+ years related experience in finance, sales, account management and/ or collections required.
  3. Automotive and/or floorplan industry back-ground preferred.
  4. Physical Demands:
  5. Travel: Greater than 25% with some overnight travel required.
  6. Ability to travel, fly, drive.
  7. Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time.
  8. Valid drivers license required for this position.

Who We Are

About Cox Automotive

Theres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com, Manheim and vAuto.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.

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About Cox Automotive

About Cox Automotive

There’s nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling, owning and using cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic and groundbreaking consumer brands like Autotrader ® and Kelley Blue Book®, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like Dealer.com ®, Manheim ®, NextGear Capital ®, vAuto ® and Xtime®.

Cox Automotive is part of Cox Enterprises, a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. 

Come join a global, family business that treats team members and clients like they’re just that – family. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.

Cox Automotive is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Vision:

We are software engineers, marketers, sales leaders and trailblazers transforming the way the world buys, sells, owns and uses cars.

Cox Automotive