careers at smarthop

DIRECTOR OF FINTECH

The MISSION

SmartHop is a platform that empowers truckers with the tools and recognition to attain  freedom and a prosperous business. Our “business in a box” model allows end-to-end company  management, improves load selection, and enables low-cost operational services, thereby allowing  small trucking companies to operate with better capabilities than the leading carriers. 

Uplifting truckers is what moves us, and in doing so, we will change the industry. Our service aims to  become the market standard, so that respect, recognition, and transparency become the norm for  every other business that serves truckers. We are building an organization that works together with  the shared passion of empowering truckers, the lifeblood of our economy. 


Position overview

SmartHop is investing to build SmartPay, a Fintech offering to our customers to improve their operation and create a whole payments ecosystem for them. SmartPay will be a full payment solution for our customers so they can get paid for their loads faster than ever and have access to multiple additional benefits. We are looking for a Fintech Business Strategy and Operations Director reporting directly to the General Manager. As Director of Fintech, you will help build our inhouse product from the ground up by developing a robust understanding of the Fintech ecosystem and engaging with internal and external stakeholders to ensure program success. Location: NYC preferred; plus options in Miami or Remote.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and help manage  Smartpay and payments go-to-market strategies
  • Scope resource needs including staffing,  and build the operational framework to operate Smartpay. 
  • Research industry trends and understand client needs to develop enhanced solutions
  • Develop the KPIs for measuring success of Smartpay
  • Build a framework for analyzing opportunities in the payments ecosystem
  • Coordinate activities between sales, customer success, product, technology, operations and marketing to coordinate and implement relevant solutions
  • Provide strategic thought leadership on how to evaluate and continually improve SmartPay
  • Drive a “customer centric” focus on our goals, strategy, evaluation of success, process design, and everyday habits.

SKILLS

  • BA/BS required
  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in companies that provide financial services through software, including factoring, mobile payment apps and managing funds.  
  • MBA preferred
  • Previous experience in investment banking or consulting preferred 
  • Analytical skills with the ability to summarize and find insights from data
  • Great communication and presentation skills, ability to develop and tell a story
  • Able to work independently, and with broad instructions
  • Adaptable to a variety of different work and projects

If you have the following character traits then this role is for you:

  • Resilience and ability to take initiative in our constantly changing work environment
  • Enjoy teamwork 
  • Curious: You are able to deep dive and zoom out in the business. 
  • Obsessed about growth and scale 
  • Customer centricity
  • Ownership mentality
  • Comfortable with change and ambiguity,
  • Experience working with tech and understanding the dynamics of product development. 
  • Hustler: Get stuff done.
  • Humility and hunger to learn 

Additional Details

Department:  Operations

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt

Location: NYC preferred; plus options in Miami or Remote.

Work Authorization: US required

Benefits:

- Dental Insurance

- Health Insurance

- Life Insurance

- Paid Time Off

- Referral Program

- Vision Insurance


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