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Finance and Insurance Manager

Job Title: Finance & Insurance Manager
SUMMARY
Produces additional revenue for the dealership by selling finance and insurance programs and other appropriate after-sale items to new- and used-vehicle customers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Sells financing and credit life, accident, and health insurance to customers.
Provides customers with thorough explanation of aftermarket products and extended warranties.
Converts cash deals to finance.
Establishes and maintains good working relationships with several finance sources, including the manufacturer.
Processes finance and lease deals accurately and fairly through financial sources to secure approval.
Conducts business in an ethical and professional manner.
Processes all federal, state, and dealer paperwork related to vehicle transaction.
Understands and complies with federal, state, and local regulations that affect the new- and used-vehicle and finance departments.
Completes paperwork necessary for vehicle sales and leases in a timely and efficient manner.
Checks all paperwork for correct title, lien information, taxes, etc., before forwarding to accounting.
Seeks new lending institutions to secure competitive interest rates and finance programs continually.
Sets up and maintains a program which will ensure 100 percent turnover to the F&I department.
Provides sales force and sales managers with current information about finance and lease programs continually.
Trains the sales staff regarding the benefits of financing, insurance and extended service programs.
Works with sales managers to secure a reasonable profit from every sale.
Coordinates finance forecasting with sales department forecasting to achieve desired levels of penetration and income.
Ensures collection of all finance and insurance fees.
Prepares reports on finance penetration.
Works closely with general sales manager to establish sales department goals and objectives and ensures that they are achieved.
Attends managers meetings.
Handles all rate quotations.
Develops and monitors guidelines for working with customers to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
Supervises and trains designated backup to ensure continued efficiency and profitability in the F&I manager's absence.
Maintains an adequate and current supply of all required contracts and paperwork needed for completion and finalization of car deals.
Maintains a professional appearance.
Maintains a clean and professional work environment.
MARGINAL DUTIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
F&I experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Manufacturer Training
Valid Driver's License
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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