Senior Manager, Financial Partnerships, USA

Checkout.com

  • Full Time

We’re Checkout.com

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting fintechs in the world. 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 Patreon, Dashlane, Udacity, Binance, Wise, Sony Electronics, 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.

We’re proud to be certified as a Great Place to Work in the USA, with 89% of colleagues agreeing that this is a great place to work. That’s 30% above average.

Senior Manager Financial Partnerships at Checkout.com

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

Your main responsibility will be to manage and develop strategic partnerships with acquiring and issuing banks, payment networks and payment providers.. You will contribute to the development and execution of our growth strategy in North America as a leading payment provider. 

Reporting to the Head of Financial Partnerships for the US, the successful candidate will be able to handle multiple areas of responsibilities autonomously, demonstrating excellent critical judgment 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 acquiring and issuing infrastructure  supporting the company’s rapid growth.

 

What you will be doing

 

  • Manage and develop acquiring and issuing bank partnerships and card network partnerships in order for us to develop and deliver payment solutions and services to our customers.
  • Ensure existing processes are followed and deliverables are met by both sides in a partnership.  Use payments knowledge and experience to design and develop new processes to scale those partnerships for growth, efficiency and performance improvement. 
  • Collaborate effectively with various teams in the partner organization such as relationship management, risk, compliance, product and operations across all levels.
  • Effective internal cross-functional collaboration with product, risk, compliance, legal, finance, operations and other teams.
  • Develop and execute a best-in-class partnership management model.  Be the single point of contact internally and externally for assigned partnerships.  
  • Use payments industry knowledge and experience to develop and execute acquiring and issuing strategies to support our growth with new products, services and market segments through partnerships.
  • Craft and implement win-win commercial agreements with payment partners.
  • Leverage knowledge about the payments industry and partners’ capabilities to act as local market subject matter experts for internal teams.
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    About You

     

  • Minimum 5  years experience in payments.  
  • Direct experience in acquiring or issuing or managing acquiring or issuing bank partnerships to achieve payment performance is a strong plus.
  • A mix of operations, project management, business development and relationship management skill set.  A strong sense of ownership to deliver business results with a focus on managing partner relationships.
  • Strong collaborator and communicator with the ability to influence stakeholders across organizations internally and externally.
  • Proficient in data analysis tools such as MS Excel or Google Sheets and presentation tools such as MS Powerpoint and Google Slides.  Comfortable working with large sets of data.  
  • Data-driven, analytical and strategic in problem solving issues and identifying opportunities to drive growth and efficiency.
  • Comfortable working across time zones and cultures in a globally distributed team.
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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.
     
    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.
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