Uplift Brings Innovative Travel Payment Solution to Canada – Press Release

Director, Financial Operations

Finance & Operations

Menlo Park, CA

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Description

Uplift was founded by a passionate team of travel industry veterans to provide a better way to shop, book, pay and experience travel. Our mission is to make travel more accessible, affordable and rewarding for everyone. By offering simple, flexible payments, Uplift benefits consumers who are able to book now and pay over time. Uplift is a well financed Series C startup serving the $1.4 Trillion consumer travel segment.

Uplift Pay Monthly is used by top travel brands such as the vacations sites of United, American, Southwest, cruise lines such as Norwegian, theme parks such as Universal, and many more. Learn more at www.uplift.com.

The Director, Financial Operations is a high growth opportunity that will play an instrumental role in Uplift’s development and growth as a FinTech company focused on travel. As Director of Financial Operations, you will work closely with key leaders in the business and be a part of the team responsible for all aspects of capital and financial services at Uplift. This includes sourcing, closing and managing our financing relationships, servicing partner relationships, and managing all lending related money flows between customers, business partners, and investors.

Responsibilities

  • Forecast cash needs at each stage of the lending and payment process
  • Reconcile financial partner transactions        
  • Oversee cash movements        
  • Confirm accurate billing for all financial partner fees       
  • Own and deliver on Uplift’s goal of 100% operational automation goals related to financial operations      
  • Work with internal and external teams to identify and resolve integration and
  • Transactional operations issues      
  • Actively monitor cash utilization and continually optimize cash utilization efficiency

Requirements

  • Working knowledge of financial services related to digital and alternate lending, including commercial banking, payment processing, payment card issuing, ACH processing, and managing debt facilities       
  • Demonstrated proficiency in complex financial analysis        
  • Passionate about the developing category of Financial Technology   
  • Entrepreneurial and persistent with the desire to dig deep into the details        
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to demonstrate leadership and earn trust       
  • Desire to recruit, lead, and mentor a team of modern financial experts

Benefits

  • Company will provide either a MacBook or Windows laptop
  • Free daily catered lunches and fully stocked kitchen
  • 10 company paid holidays and unlimited PTO
  • Medical and dental insurance, vision reimbursement program
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401K Plan
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Easy commute: Menlo Park - across from Caltrain station, San Francisco - 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.

Note: Uplift does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Uplift is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
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