Merchant Acquiring Manager



Fort Lee, NJ, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Who We Are

Cross River is a highly profitable fast-growing financial technology company recognized for the third year in a row by CB Insights as one of the 250 best global fintechs. Our comprehensive suite of innovative products powers financial solutions with a strong focus on regulatory compliance for our partners and their millions of consumers around the world.

We are on a mission to build the infrastructure that propels access, inclusion and the democratization of financial services. While our company has tripled in size over the last three years, our strong sense of purpose led Cross River to be named to American Banker’s list of Best Places to Work in Fintech for the last 4 consecutive years. The reason for this success is simple --- our nimble, adaptive, and collaborative family culture lives in every member of our growing team. Together we are at the forefront of technology and innovation in financial services and we invite collaborative and motivated high performers to join our rapidly expanding team.

What we’re looking for

The Manager, IPR Operations will be responsible for leading that team that is tasked with ensuring consistency with policies and procedures and will assist in ensuring compliance with changes in the Bank’s strategy or LOBs. The candidate will also be responsible for assisting with the Bank’s policies and procedures and will assist in ensuring compliance with changes in Federal Regulations.


  • Coordinate the operational activities to ensure compliance with all federal and state laws, as well as organizational policies, procedures, and processes, including (but not limited to) those related to the CARD Act, CARD BRAND rules, Regulation E, the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), Identity Theft Red Flags, and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to mitigate any potential legal risks and prevent any unfavorable exposure to the Bank Complies
  • Provide support to cross functional teams in reviewing Third Party Agents to identify the opportunities and risks of the business; sets forth a plan for managing the line of business and controlling its risks; and considers the operational integrity as it relates to the Bank’s policies and procedures
  • Expansive knowledge of e-commerce and retail card transactions, merchant billing methods, interchange, network fees, statement analysis, pricing models, analyzes card fraud loss data to identify trends and develops strategies to proactively minimize future exposures and losses
  • Manage team workload to ensure all incidents, issues and requests are prioritized, assigned, resolved and/or acted on in a timely manner; and ensure all incidents and issues have their root causes identified where possible
  • Able to manage ad hoc project task and meet deadlines on project timelines
  • Accurately assesses the impact of a critical/major incident, and provide communication for distribution to appropriate parties with solutions on how to resolve the incident
  • Working knowledge of traditional banking systems, for example: debit and credit card issuing, processing, ACH, wires, and ATM
  • Conduct reviews and analysis to proactively identify required technical tasks/actions, issues, and risks
  • Work with multiple systems to monitor, process, control, confirm and settle all daily transactions with accuracy and ensure successful reconciliation to fulfill banking operations obligations


  • 5+ years banking, risk, payment, and/or credit card industry experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service abilities
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-task, high-volume environment
  • Able to manage ad hoc project task and meet deadlines on project timelines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn products /services and apply knowledge
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to perform job functions accurately and with attention to detail
  • Maintain confidential customer and Bank information in a responsible and secure manner


Salary Range: $70,000.00-$100,000.00

Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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