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Product Director - Transactional Ledger

Posted: 21 Jun 2022 Closes: 21 Jul 2022
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHE_f286ba05-a3a1-4a01-884a-decf6953eb4b

We're Checkout.com

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We're the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That's why we're number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor's list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we're just getting started. We're building diverse and inclusive teams around the world - because that's how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

Product Director: Transactional Ledger

is looking for an experienced product leader to help us build a scalable and reliable financial platform. This role will own the foundations of, and will be responsible to set a long term vision and strategy for the function. You'll provide cross functional leadership across product, engineering, and business teams, and build a skilled product team that enables a single, trusted source of truth for real-time financial events. You'll collaborate closely with partners to understand their pain points, drive prioritisation for product development and unlock new financial capabilities for our customers.

About you:
    • 7+ years of product management and leadership experience
    • Demonstrated ability in building sophisticated, real-time, highly scalable transactional ledgers that capture and track business events
    • In-depth knowledge of the translation of business events into financial events to create accurate and granular visibility of our financials across multiple products
    • End to end understanding of the transaction lifecycle from ingestion across multiple sources to reconciliation and traceability
    • Ability to convert business strategy into product vision and strategic priorities to drive product roadmap and execution
    • You think from the customer perspective and able to balance future opportunities with immediate needs
    • You are great at collaborating with stakeholders in product, engineering, treasury and finance with high EQ and influencing skills
    • Data driven, you clearly define success metrics and measure progress against them
    • Effective communicator: you can get others excited about a shared vision and can simplify complex concepts for a wide range of audiences
    • Experience in hiring, managing, coaching and building high performing product teams

Key Responsibilities:
    • Enable the business to unlock value by creating transparent, timely, traceable and accurate view of business and financial events
    • Develop product vision, strategy and data driven prioritisation to build a platform that unlocks value
    • Build strong partnerships with business, product and technology stakeholders and work with them their buy-in and collaboration and to generate momentum for your products
    • Lead a team of Product Managers and Engineers through all stages of the Product Life Cycle (Discovery, Delivery, Execution, Iteration)
    • Work with other product and engineering leaders to ensure alignment with their roadmaps and delivery
    • Gain a deep understanding of 's customers and business

What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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More about Checkout.com

Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.

Our clients come from all over the world - and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.

When you join our team, we'll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We'd love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.

We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We'll be happy to support you.

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