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Payments Operations Manager

Posted Nov 14
Full Time

About Us

We power the creator economy.

Founded in Irvine, California, in 2010, Kajabi is the leading platform helping creators and entrepreneurs (who we call Heroes) turn their knowledge and experience into sustainable online businesses. With Kajabi's integrated platform, Heroes have a single ecosystem to build and market their digital products, including online courses, communities, coaching, newsletters, podcasts, and more. Tens of thousands of Heroes rely on Kajabi as the backbone of their business and have collectively earned over $6 billion in sales from more than 85 million end customers using Kajabi

Kajabi is filled with individuals who are unafraid to fail and eager to help one another. Our values of customer obsession, ownership, ambition, fostering belonging, simplification, and controlling our destiny are core to how we work. We are tenacious in the face of challenges, take the initiative to solve problems, and operate from a place of empathy and openness, seeking to understand many points of view.

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Payments Operations Manager

The ideal candidate is a curious, motivated, resourceful, and team-oriented individual who enjoys the following:

  • Working independently while being a collaborative member of a team
  • Solving complex and novel problems in a fast-paced environment 
  • Continuously working to ensure efficiencies are created and processes are streamlined
  • Obsessed with ensuring a great Hero experience


The Impact you will make

The Kajabi Payments Team is looking to hire an exceptional teammate who will be responsible for scaling & overseeing a team responsible for risk monitoring, fraud investigation, reviewing merchant activity, and customer inquiries. Self-sufficiency is key to success in this position on this expanding team. Experience in people management, fraud management, onboarding, chargeback responses, dispute resolution and card network compliance are required for this role.


As a Payments Operations Manager, you will: 

  • Assess ongoing risk and due diligence needs for both newly onboarded and existing customers
  • Investigate, oversee, and complete comprehensive investigations on accounts that flag in merchant monitoring, dispute, AML, and bespoke reporting
  • Develop quality assurance processes surrounding decisioning and customer communications
  • Supervise agent activity to ensure all tasks are completed in accordance with SOPs and process documentation
  • Refine and adapt risk approaches to ever-evolving trends in order to protect the company against risk posed by operations and subscriber activity
  • Maintain reporting for senior leadership on risk performance; inclusive of team metrics, customer experience, and service level agreements
  • Ensure that a white glove customer experience is provided to our merchants while still protecting Kajabi’s financial interests
  • Complete Merchant Risk Assessments & Risk Reviews as necessary to ensure compliance with card brand rules as well as mitigate fraud & credit risk.
  • Perform other ad-hoc risk related duties as assigned


Attributes for Success

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in merchant risk, specifically within the payment processing space
  • 2+ years of supervisory/management experience
  • A self-starter who has a detective-ish streak and a hunger for answers
  • High attention to detail and an ability to multitask
  • Comfortable making decisions with large monetary implications in a fast-paced environment
  • A risk-identifying problem solver: you believe that nothing can’t be solved or improved


Kajabi Team Benefits Package

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental and vision insurance for self and family
  • Company-sponsored HSA account
  • Company 401K, 100% match up to 6% of employee contributions 
  • Equity 
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Telecommuting 
  • Educational Allowances
  • Fitness incentives package
  • Company-funded mental health resources
  • Wellness perks


How To Apply

Sound like a good fit for you? Click apply, below!

Remote and local applicants welcome! Links - Send along any links that best showcase your experience, i.e. your portfolio, LinkedIn, blog posts, other writing samples, etc.


External Posting

The salary range for this US-based role is $93,737-125,049 + bonus + equity + benefits (health, welfare, retirement, and paid leave). Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries. Actual base salary may vary based upon, but not limited to, internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, education, certain degrees, training, certifications, geographic location, travel requirements, and business needs.  

Kajabi LLC  is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.