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Strategy and Operations Analyst

Lending & Finance

Menlo Park, CA

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Description

Uplift operates at the intersection of travel, technology and digital lending. Founded by luminaries from the travel industry, Uplift is a well-financed Series B startup that provides point-of-sale financing for consumer travel. The consumer travel segment is a $1 Trillion global market that is under-financed relative to other key consumer verticals.

As Uplift continues its rapid growth, Uplift requires a focused view on expansion, including new products, customers, and markets. The Lending Team is responsible for the lending P&L, credit, data science and analytics, and new financial products / markets and are looking to add a strong team member who can help drive operational and strategic growth.

As Strategy and Operations Analyst, you will be helping to drive the future direction of company growth by assessing new opportunities and turning them into reality. You will be a data-driven influencer as we manage growth and explore new financial products, travel markets, and customer bases.

Responsibilities

  • Perform market research to assess company opportunities
  • Define and analyze TAMs and SAMs to evaluate new opportunities
  • Assess regulatory policy, build action plans, and provide recommendations on next steps
  • Evaluate financial economics for new product offerings
  • Help structure innovative fintech products for new product releases
  • Work cross-functionally across teams to determine feasibility of new product launches (e.g. Product Development, Engineering, Financial Operations, Sales)
  • Become a key influencer in a fast-growing, ever expanding team

Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in investment banking, private equity, venture capital, consulting, or an analytical role
  • Strong analytical and strategic skills including the ability to extrapolate future trends from current information and being able to understand multiple market segments/product offerings
  • Demonstrated ability in converting problems/data into actionable insights and strategic plans
  • Strong attention to detail and drive for results
  • Knowledge of regulatory policy a plus
  • Passionate about fintech & travel
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust
  • Position can be based from Menlo Park or SF

Benefits

  • Generous laptop budget, choose your own!
  • Free daily catered lunches
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401(K) plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Easy commutes – Menlo Park, across from the Caltrain station. SF, two blocks from BART
Uplift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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