Financial Operations Manager - Pricing, Interchange and Card Scheme Specialist

  • Ixaris Technologies Limited
  • Remote (Europe)
  • Jun 11, 2021
Full time Finance

Job Description

Ixaris is experiencing an exciting growth and is currently recruiting a Financial Operations Manager.

We are on a mission to make payments smarter, because we know payments can be a driver for innovation and growth across every business and industry. Our challenges are unique, so we need as many different voices as possible to join us in solving them. Voices like yours.

FinOps Manager

Ixaris is seeking a resourceful FinOps Manager with a focus on Scheme Pricing and Interchange. The ideal candidate will provide a deep analytical expertise on Card Scheme (Visa/Mastercard/Discover) related charges including interchange and scheme fees.

You will act as an important bridge between Finance Operations and Product to understand desired outcomes, elicit requirements and then translate them into coherent functionalities that can be easily implemented. You will also collaborate cross-functionally with multiple teams including Commercial and Product on interchange and scheme fees related developments, analyses and reporting. 

You will also support the roll-out of a variety of initiatives related to Card Scheme projects

What you'll do

  • Be the subject matter expert for both internal and external stakeholders on Card Payment Networks fees
  • Be responsible for all aspects of interchange and scheme fees mapping including business case, impact analysis and development for new fees and existing fees updates
  • Assess Card Schemes invoices to ensure accuracy and engage relevant teams for investigation
  • Assist the FinOps team with reconciling scheme related charges
  • Assist in card scheme projects across their entire lifecycle
  • Liaise with the card schemes on various business initiatives
  • Monitor scheme mandates and the impact on the business

Who you are

  • 2+ years of hands-on Finance/Business Analyst experience
  • Deep understanding of card schemes
  • Industry Expertise within a card issuing business (or card acquirer) and has a deep understanding of scheme fees, interchange and related charges
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and database (MySQL) skills
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in a quantitative discipline such as Accounting or Finance
  • Strong research, critical thinking, problem-solving skills and analytical skills
  • Experience working with B2C technology, fintech, and/or payment services business is considered advantageous

Who we are

From launching Europe’s first virtual cards to shaping the future of payments, innovation is in our DNA. Ixaris is a Principal Issuing Member of Visa and Mastercard. We help customers in more than 50 countries make smarter payment choices, processing. 

Perks of the job

  • Assistance relocating to Malta
  • Full health insurance coverage
  • Annual wellness stipend for sports equipment or gym memberships
  • Free-flowing, healthy snacks at our Malta office location
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave