Sr Manager, Payment Acceptance

Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
May 18, 2019
Jun 26, 2019
Employment Status
Full Time
About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

The Financial and Retail Services (FRS) organization is close to the action when it comes to communication-whether with guests or Target team members. From guest service professionals and product designers, to vendor managers and financial and workforce management analysts, FRS comprises several key and high-visibility areas that elevate and nurture Target's distinctive reputation. We cultivate loyalty and satisfaction through exceptional service and support. And we foster a culture of responsive, knowledgeable and committed service-from the inside out-through enterprise services our people can count on.

Beyond our world-class service centers, there are many important challenges to be met in other FRS teams. Payments and Financial Operations strategically curate and enable payment acceptance for Target, working with internal and external partners to envision and advocate for the future, manage payment expense, proactively prevent fraud and manage the accounting and controls for FRS. FRS Operations and Product Team plays at the intersections of process and technology, and Service Center Shared Operations (SCSO) which develops comprehensive service delivery strategies for our service centers. FRS Product Design manages and grows loyalty, frequency and other marketing programs for all Payment Cards (REDcard, GiftCard). The Credit Strategy and Compliance team manages the credit card program and related interactions with our bank partner, and includes the Credit Strategy, Credit Risk Underwriting and Compliance functions.

As a Sr. Manager, Payment Acceptance, you will serve as the primary business lead for significant payment acceptance processes for both internal and external parties. Responsibilities include developing and sharing payment expertise with internal business partners and agile development teams; staying informed regarding industry changes, mandates and peer capabilities; seeking and evaluating payment industry trends and solutions for fit with Target needs, ensuring compliance with payment processing contracts and payment network rules; managing external processing partner development efforts in support of Target projects; advocating for specific and macro change in the payment industry. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
• B.A./B.S. degree (MBA preferred)
• Minimum 6+ years business experience (payment experience preferred)
• Proven ability to work with business needs, technology and compliance at both a strategic and tactical level
• Track record of working independently and productively in highly ambiguous situations
• Proven critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Experience in collaborating with others and leading virtual project teams
• Demonstrates courage, initiative and accountability


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