Finance Operations
Description

LendKey is solving a complex challenge – to improve lives with lending made simple – by helping financial institutions compete in the digital age through efficient and transparent access to quality loan production. LendKey works with hundreds of credit unions and banks and has conducted over $4.5BN in loan sales and originations across its platform.  


Part of LendKey’s business and service provided to clients (financial institutions) is that LendKey handles the Financial Operations of the entire lifecycle of a loan that’s originated on the LendKey platform. That includes everything from pulling funds from lenders to disbursement of funds to schools and executing borrower payments & refunds, as well as managing other steps in the FinOps process.  


We are looking for a FinOps Associate to join our Finance team and be a part of this integral piece of our business. 


What you’ll be doing:

· Be responsible for the day-to-day interactions and support with schools, lenders, escrow agents and private equity firms

· Reconcile daily ACH and check payment applications

· Lead financial operations functions including settlements, lockbox, exception item processing and reconciliation of check, ACH and wire related transactions 

· Assist with the moving of funds on our customers’/consumers’ behalf for purposes including, loan funding, loan disbursements & lender payment remittances

· Maintain, track and post various financial information related to our borrowers for different financial products, including borrower payments and refunds on their behalf

· Ensure prompt completion of loan processing, including the processing of school certifications

· Work closely with internal & external stakeholders to mitigate operational risks and drive operational process improvements

· Participate in department and companywide projects as a payment processing SME

· Take ownership of internal and external inquires to provide accurate and timely resolutions.

Requirements

What we’re looking for:

Strong desire to work for a mission-based organization that emphasizes the importance of providing exceptional customer service and aligned with our core values: Truthful at all times; Helpful to teammates, clients, and customers; Present, committed & engaged to their teams and work; Driven to be courageous to make an impact; and Diligent & conscientious in executing every element of work. 


· Experience in financial services

· Bachelor’s Degree preferred, high school diploma required 

· Comfortable with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel; comfortable with numbers and an analytical mindset

· Task oriented with strong attention to detail

· Proven strong verbal and written communication skills

· Proven ability to multi-task and lead through fast-paced, high growth environments

· Detail oriented and excellent time management skills

· Proven strong creativity and problem-solving skills  


Why work for us? 

· We have a lot to offer those that are looking to take the next step in their career, including:

· Opportunity to join a growing fintech

· Creative and transparent company culture

· Growth potential

· Competitive salary and bonuses 

· Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits 

· Generous vacation and holidays 

· Company stock options for eligible employees 

· Flexible/remote work arrangements  


LendKey is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law. LendKey offers reasonable accommodations to candidates with physical or mental disabilities. If you need accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process due to a disability, please let us know at HR@lendkey.com.  


If you are a Colorado state resident, please email HR@lendkey.com to receive compensation information for this role. Please be sure to include this posting’s job title in the subject line of the email to help ensure a timely response. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This information is provided in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Act. It is specific to Colorado and may not be applicable to other locations.