Director of Strategy & Implementation
Fully Remote Fresno, CA Treasury Management
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Who We Are

FFB, a dynamic and acclaimed single-branch bank born in the heart of Fresno, CA in 2005, is on a mission to redefine the banking experience. Our commitment to delivering top-notch banking services has propelled us to the forefront of the industry, earning us accolades and recognition. At FFB, we recognize the uniqueness of each individual who walks through our doors, and our dedicated team strives to craft personalized banking solutions that cater to their distinct needs.

What sets FFB apart is not just our Fresno roots but the diverse talents that make up our team, hailing from every corner of the country. We firmly believe that our people are our greatest strength, and we're constantly on the lookout for ambitious and passionate individuals who align with FFB's vision, regardless of their location.

If you're ready to be part of a winning team and contribute to our ongoing success story, we invite you to apply and join the FFB family!

Recent Achievements Speak Louder Than Words:

  •  2023 - American Banker - "Top 5" Community Bank in the Country #4 
  •  2023 - OTCQX - Best 50 Companies #3 
  •  2023 - 5-star Rating Bauer Financial 

What You Should Expect While Working at FFB:

  • Company ownership through our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • A friendly, close-Knit work culture that encourages growth 
  • Opportunities to Participate in Community Networking Events 
  • Benefits Package

o Medical/Dental/Vision

o Life Insurance

o Paid Vacation

o 401(k) Retirement Plan

o Training & Development

o Tuition Reimbursement

o Employee Assistance Program

o Internal Job Posting & Referral Program

Ideal Candidate: 

FFB prides itself on its core values of Teamwork, Relationship, Authenticity, and Commitment (TRAC). We expect that our team members will reflect these values in the workplace in various ways: 

  • Teamwork – We collaborate, hold each other accountable, and win together. 
  • Relationship – We are trustworthy, transparent, and respectful. 
  • Authentic – We are humble, vulnerable, and we speak up. 
  • Commitment – We are owners...Be hungry, responsive, and have a sense of urgency.

About the Position:  

The Director of Strategy & Implementation will play a critical role in shaping our company’s success by driving strategic initiatives, overseeing Treasury Management product implementation, and ensuring revenue growth. You’ll collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product development, sales, marketing, and finance. Your ability to think strategically, execute effectively, and manage complex projects will be essential.

Essential Duties:

Strategy Execution:

  • Project Management: Drive the execution of strategic initiatives, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with business objectives.
  • Risk Assessment: Identify potential risks and develop mitigation plans.
  • Performance Metrics: Define KPIs and track performance against goals.

Product Ownership:

  • Define Product Vision: Work closely with product managers and stakeholders to define the long-term vision for our Treasury Management products.
  • Product Prioritization: Create and identify product priorities for Treasury Management, ensuring alignment with business goals and customer needs.
  • Feature Prioritization: Collaborate with partners and development teams to prioritize features based on market demand, technical feasibility, and business impact.
  • User Experience: Advocate for exceptional user experiences and ensure product quality.

Revenue and Billing:

  • Pricing Strategies: Develop pricing models and strategies that maximize revenue while considering market dynamics and competitive landscape.
  • Billing Processes: Oversee monthly billing processes and validation.
  • Revenue Forecasting: Work closely with finance teams to forecast revenue and track product and team performance against targets.

Product Go-to-Market (GTM):

  • Launch Planning: Lead GTM strategies for new Treasury Management product launches, including positioning, messaging, and sales enablement.
  • Sales Collaboration: Partner with sales teams to provide product training, collateral, and competitive insights.
  • Market Analysis: Conduct market research to identify trends, customer needs, and competitive threats.
  • Channel Partnerships: Explore and establish partnerships to expand product distribution channels.

Implementation Workflow Development:

  • Process Optimization: Design and enhance implementation workflows, ensuring efficiency and scalability.
  • Cross-Functional Alignment: Collaborate with development, operations, and customer success teams to streamline implementation processes.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement quality control measures to ensure successful product deployments.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to EEO policy; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; educates others on the value of diversity; promotes working environment free of harassment of any type; builds a diverse workforce and supports affirmative action. 
  • Assures compliance with all Bank policies, procedures and processes, and all applicable state and federal banking laws, rules, and regulations, and adheres to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) responsibilities that are specific to the position.
  • Follows policies and procedures; complete administrative tasks correctly and on time, including mandatory Bank Compliance Training; supports the Bank’s goals and values; benefits the bank through outside activities.
  • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspire the trust of others; work ethically and with integrity; uphold organizational values; accept responsibility for own actions.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field preferred
  • 8-10 years of experience in strategy execution, project management, and product ownership, preferably in the commercial banking industry.
  • Proven experience in project management, product management, strategy, or implementation.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate data into actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in implementation workflow development, process optimization, and quality assurance.
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