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Compliance Data Analyst

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US, 29306

Company: Purpose Financial

Address : 135 N Church Street , Spartanburg , South Carolina , United States - 29306   


Purpose Financial, Inc. is an innovative consumer financial services company that offers a diverse suite of credit products, promoting financial inclusion and meeting consumers wherever they are. Through its brands, the company is committed to helping customers achieve their version of financial stability in the moment and in the future.  Since 1997, Purpose Financial has been a pioneer in the consumer credit and financial services market offering money solutions in over 1,500 storefronts locations and online lending.  Providing services in over 27 states, Purpose Financial employs over 3,700 team members.

At Purpose Financial we are always on the lookout for motivated individuals who share in our values of mutual respect to join our team of outstanding professionals.

We offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Life/Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Vacation/Holidays
  • Employee Discounts
  • Work-life Balance
  • Business Casual Environment
  • Paid Volunteer time off
  • Rewards and Recognition Program
  • EAP

To learn more about Purpose Financial visit Purpose Financial Website 


Position Summary

This position reports to the Manager Compliance Data Analytics and, is responsible to partner with business users and corporate IT to provide expertise to acquire, manage, analyze data, and report results including daily operations related tasks, data capture tasks, sourcing data from point-of-sale systems and associated databases/data marts as needed for Regulatory pre-examination and Compliance Testing. This will include items such as ensuring data quality, identifying, and resolving issues with data of a logical or mathematical nature, identification of trends in large datasets, development of data repositories to share information with users, generate reports an as well as develop automation and self-service capabilities and other duties as assigned.  This position requires adaptability and willingness to complete tasks to benefit the department and company.

Job Responsibility


  • Act as subject matter expert in developing reporting using SQL, SAS, ACL, Tableau etc. to support continuous monitoring and testing efforts and assist with special projects
  • Provide recommendations/conclusions based on data reports/analysis to assist Analysts in their completion of testing assignments


  • Identify potential opportunity areas and develop recurring reports for Compliance Testing department to monitor Key Performance Indicators to drive recommendations for business units.
  • Develop and provide reports based on reporting needs on Corporate data (including Information Technology Warehouse data, Operational data, Compliance or Other Data).
  • Ensure data integrity and identify issues/concerns by working with IT management personnel, including Data Warehouse personnel, Database Analysts, Programmers, and BI personnel,
  • Determine scope of the reporting request and establish and document the script as assigned.
  • Prepare functional documentation based on the results from report data and provide to requesting personnel including report descriptions and other information, as deemed necessary to explain the work performed.


  • Develop and complete projects/ tests in a timely manner and high-quality fashion by providing accurate and consistent data reports.
  • Provide support to Compliance Testing in meeting schedule.  
  • Display a willingness to take on new and different projects and provide recommendations.

Job Responsibilities Cont.

Manage or Direct

  • Contribute to the initiative to develop unique reporting framework by combining data from large datasets from multiple sources to support the needs of Compliance Testing Department personnel.
  • Validate accuracy of queries through investigation of individual items, comparisons of data and reconciliations to system data and communications/ other interactions with Analyst on a timely basis.
  • Clearly communicate report results with charts/presentations and provide Analyst with timely responses to any questions/ notations/ observations on the data provided.
  • Work closely with the Data Warehouse team to resolve any data quality issues and follow up to ensure data consistency.
  • Create technical documentation of reports and maintain a report repository containing information of the queries/reports developed.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and take initiative to manage priorities and meet deadlines. 
  • Manage time effectively to complete projects as scheduled. 



  • Maintain strong relationship with clients and other departmental contacts,
  • Stay knowledgeable on current company policies and procedures and regulatory compliance as well as testing guidelines and procedures,
  • Adhere to all points of the creed.



  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce all corporate policies including, but not limited to, Advance America’s Creed, Code of Ethics and Information Security Policies.

Education Required

Bachelor’s Degree in information systems, Computer Science, Mathematics, or any other relevant field.

Experience Required

Experience with relational databases, data warehouses, 2-5 years of experience using TABLEAU, SAS and/or other packages.  Experience with ETL tools like Matillion for Snowflake. Experience in data mining techniques.

Knowledge Required

Excellent written and verbal communications skills as would be needed to communicate in person, by phone, and through email; adaptability and flexibility to changing environment; and comfortable working in a dynamic, high volume, fast-paced environment.  Ability to read, write, evaluate, and apply information.  Ability to interact professionally and exhibit appropriate social skills.  Ability to understand and ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and laws governing our industry/business and products.  Ability to develop and maintain business relationships. The ability to communicate with people across a wide range of technical and financial knowledge. Technical expertise regarding data models and database design development.

Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time; standing occasionally; walking; bending; squatting; kneeling; pushing/pulling; reaching; twisting; frequent lifting of less than 10 lbs., occasional lifting of up to 20 lbs.; driving and having access during the workday to an insured and reliable transportation; typing; data entry; grasping; transferring items between hands and/or to another person or receptacle; use of office equipment to include computers; ability to travel to, be physically present at, and complete the physical requirements of the position at any assigned location.


Critical Thinking
Customer Centricity
Interpersonal Skills
Working with Diverse Populations


0 – 10% of travel


Business Casual


Must be eligible to work in the USA and able to pass a background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 14723



Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina