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Head of Financial Operations

Lending & Finance

Menlo Park, CA



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.

The Head of 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. This person 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.


  • Manage the operations of Uplift’s various sources of capital, and interface with investors to ensure the availability of funds
  • Manage and optimize Uplift’s lending operations including money flows, fraud operations, loan delinquency and servicing, and financial integrations
  • Own and deliver on Uplift’s goal of 100% operational automation
  • Work with internal and external teams to identify and resolve integration and transactional operations issues
  • Work with Accounting, Product, Engineering, and Customer Service regarding P&L, Lending, Product Design, Product Implementation, and Customer and Partner support
  • Effectively build and manage a team in a rapidly scaling startup


  • Leadership experience in digital or alternative lending, investment banking, private equity, venture capital, or an analytical finance-related job
  • Demonstrated proficiency in complex financial analysis
  • Strong drive to solve problems and get to the bottom of things
  • Passionate about Finance & FinTech
  • Entrepreneurial, persistent, with the desire to go deep in details
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust
  • Desire to recruit, lead, and mentor a team of finance-related experts
  • Position can be based from Menlo Park or SF


  • 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.