Head of Operations

Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Banking & Financial Services
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH234752_1563176212

This innovative organisation provides payments, foreign exchange solutions and finance to commercial business and institutions. The key to their success is their market leading technology, unique product suite and entrepreneurial leadership team. 2019 has been a breakout year with significant growth, creating an opportunity for an experienced Head of Operations to join the team.

The role is split into the management of teams across two key areas - Risk (including credit, legal, governance and compliance) and Operations (product management and processing)

Your responsibilities will include:

Be responsible for the smooth running of middle office operations, including risk, compliance, legal, governance, processing and product

Lead the credit committee in underwriting new business

Work with the board to set DLA's

Drive a strategic approach to achieve product and revenue targets

Identify improvements in existing processes and policies and implement change

Oversee the various teams inc. 6/7 direct reports including staff appraisals and development

The ideal candidate:

A proven track record in trade/debtor finance, foreign exchange and/or payments.

Strong people management experience

A finance, accounting or risk background, or degree

A persuasive nature, strong communication skills and high attention to detail.