Job Details

Vice President, Payments Consulting

Posted: October 2, 2020

Company Headquarters: 
Dallas, TX

Type:  Full Time -
Experienced

Required Education:  4
Year Degree

 

WHO WE ARE?

We’re ePayAdvisors, a wholly owned subsidiary of ePayResources,
one of the largest not-for-profit payments trade associations in the country.  ePay supports 1,400 member banks, credit
unions, and other organizations who turn to us for education, payment rules
interpretation, risk and compliance support, and payments-related consulting.

 

JOIN US!

Our Advisors team is comprised of some of the industry’s leading
experts for electronic payments and provides payments-related professional
services for financial institutions, processors, and other payment service
providers.

 

ePayAdvisors is looking for an accomplished individual to
fill a key position and play an integral role in our success. We are looking
for someone who is a team player and can apply their skills and experience with
a member-driven lens to perform client consulting engagements.

 

You must have excellent interpersonal skills and enthusiasm
for building client relationships and be up to date on the ever-changing
developments in payments—both legacy and emerging topics.  You must be a professionally mature
individual who is a self-starter and capable of developing payments-related
consulting services to meet market demand and drive substantial growth for the
organization.

 

Sound like you? Read on.

 

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

You will report to the President of ePayAdvisors and partner
with the team to develop and deliver various payments-related consulting
services, from defining and implementing
go-to-market and business development strategies, to managing client
engagements from proposal to recommendation. 
You’ll also drive enhancements that propel the consulting practice
forward.

 

Payments Industry and Association Acumen:

Are you a veteran of the financial services or payments
industry and understand various payment types/rails and services organizations?
The individual in this role must be passionate about payments, and about their
work, their clients, and getting results. 
You must be detail-oriented with the ability to define problems, collect
relevant data, and recommend improvements and solutions.  You can effectively organize, manage, and
track multiple projects simultaneously. You must be dedicated, self-motivated,
and be able to exercise sound judgment, and work both independently and in a
team environment.

 

Writing & Communicating:

Can you take a complex concept and communicate it in a way all
levels of your client’s organization will understand? If so, you’ve got skills
we need. While conducting payments consulting engagements you’ll develop a
broad understanding of your client organization’s payments business, their
challenges and opportunities.  You’ll
effectively synthesize what you’ve learned to produce a compelling report
containing your findings and recommendations. You will need to be able to effectively
communicate these discoveries in a fluid, approachable, and understandable way.
Consequently, written and oral communications are key in this role as part of
your external relations work.

 

Prospecting & Building Clients Relationships:

You will embody the company’s mission as a trusted resource
for electronic payments expertise. Accomplishing this you will professionally
represent the organization to the clients and the industry, identifying and
pursuing new opportunities. You must have experience in developing and retaining
client relationships , as well as managing your engagement pipeline to help
achieve the organization’s goals.

 

Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or
university plus three to five years related experience required.  MBA a plus.  Solid knowledge of payments industry topics is
needed, including a broad understanding of various payments types/rails, the
competitive landscape, core bank and credit union operations, products and
services, risks and regulations, etc.  Demonstrated
experience working with business systems and software, including but not
limited to email, and MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams)
is preferred.  

 

Certificates and Licenses:

One or more payments-related accreditations a plus,
including Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), Accredited Payments Risk
Professional (APRP), National Check Professional (NCP), and/or Certified
Treasury Professional (CTP).

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

The basics

·      
Understanding of consulting practice systems,
methodologies, analytics, and processes

·      
Experience with developing and delivering
professional services, including go-to-market and business development
strategies

·       Ability to recognize and pursue new opportunities

·      
Experience
creating and delivering proposals, statements of work, and engagement
agreements, discussion documents, and presentations

·      
Experience
with conducting onsite and remote consulting services

·       Ability to professionally represent the organization with
clients and other industry stakeholders

·       Experience with the client administrative process
including report writing, invoicing, and payment collection.

·       Ability
to identify and deploy strategies that drive the consulting practice forward

·       Passion for company mission and guiding principles

 

What would get us excited?

 

Sophisticated Communicator: You are good on your
feet and present yourself as an articulate, polished and sophisticated
individual You have experience interacting comfortably with all levels of an
organization.  You listen carefully,
respect the abilities and perspectives of others. You are transparent and share
openly.

 

Team Player: You like to work closely with a
team and can navigate a matrix of reporting lines and responsibilities to
achieve common objectives; you foster collaboration and support your
colleagues.  You work and communicate
well both with individuals and in groups.

 

 

This position demands an unusual breadth and depth of
skills and we are excited to find you and have you join us!     

DALLAS
Full-time
Senior Level