Manager, Financial Partnerships

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com 

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We’re the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it’s not just what we build that makes us different. It’s how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That’s why we’re number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor’s list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we’re just getting started. We’re building diverse and inclusive teams around the world — because that’s how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

Manager, Financial Partnerships at Checkout.com

Checkout.com is seeking a dedicated Manager of Financial Partnerships to join the adventure and support the business’s rapid growth and expansion.

Your main responsibility will be to maintain key account alliances and relationship programs designed to create fruitful sales opportunities. Contribute to the development, management and overall strategy of retention and growth of our Card Schemes, various Partners, and Regulators across the EU.

In this new role, you’ll have the opportunity to interact at all levels externally (e.g. being the main business adviser for our partner) and internally (e.g. acting as an External Partnership Leader to make sure our acquiring function infrastructure is scaling as we grow quickly).

Reporting to our SVP Financial Partnership for governance matters and our Regional Manager locally, the successful candidate will be able to handle multiple areas of responsibilities autonomously, demonstrating excellent critical judgement with hands-on approach. This is a great opportunity to work on a broad range of projects and play a key role in building a world- class department supporting the company’s rapid growth.

 

What You’ll Be Doing

 

  • Support EU expansion plans through, creating new business opportunities and promoting the Checkout.com brand
  • Nurture and develop existing relationships with EU partners. Experienced negotiator able to deliver competitive commercial terms based on value, volume, and differentiation of services offered to merchants
  • Negotiate and prioritize with Product and Commercial Leads to formally identify minimum viable payment product in market (MVP) and accountable for Financial Partnership delivery of MVP offering in line with periodic product roadmap/planning exercises
  • Provide effective commercial procedures or initiating change to ensure key operational commercial and financial targets are delivered
  • Work closely with our acquiring partners on a day-to-day basis to resolve operational issues that affect our merchant base
  • Influences and liaises with commercial and product teams to drive payment growth in line with scheme /financial partner strategic agreements, incentives, and compliance parameters
  • Understand and contributes to the application of the Comprehensive Credit Risk Framework in region in collaboration with Risk and Scheme Compliance teams
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    About You

     

  • Minimum of 5 years of merchant service work experience related to merchant underwriting
  • Advanced knowledge of financial statement analysis
  • Experience in preparing and approving credit packages
  • A collaborator – someone who has previous experience liaising between various departments and persons
  • Strong critical skills – must have worked in an approver capacity, and be able to critically assess an underwriting package for quality
  • Passionate about continuous process improvement
  • A people person, the successful candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm towards upskilling colleagues and using findings as learning opportunities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, or equivalent work-based experience will be required
  • The successful candidate will also need to be available to travel from time to time
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    What we stand for
    At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.
     
    #Aspire
    We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.
     
    #Excel
    We don’t stop at ‘good’ here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.
     
    #Unite
    We’re proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.
     
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    More about Checkout.com
    Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we’ve raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.
     
    We believe in equal opportunities
    We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use. 
    Our clients come from all over the world — and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.
    When you join our team, we’ll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We’d love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us. 
    We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We’ll be happy to support you.