Director of Operations - Crypto - Nium Labs

Job at NIUM


San Francisco, California, United States

Full time


Director of Operations - Crypto - NIUM Labs

Location : San Francisco (Hybrid)

What’s the story?

Nium: A global leader in modern money movement

At Nium, we are changing the world one transaction at a time. By eliminating the complexity in global payments, we are moving the world closer to a future of frictionless commerce. It’s our modular platform that helps businesses pay and get paid across the globe with services for pay-outs, pay-ins, card issuance, crypto-as-a-service, and banking-as-a-service.

Once connected to our platform, businesses can pay out in more than 100 currencies to over 190 countries - 85 of which in real time. Funds can be received in 27 markets, including Southeast Asia, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, India, and the US. Our growing card issuance business is already available in 34 countries, including Europe (SEPA), the UK, Australia and Singapore. And our license portfolio covers 11 of the world’s jurisdictions, enabling seamless global payments and rapid integration, regardless of geography.

And now we’re building a world-class team to help us bring our mission of powering a future of frictionless commerce to life. If you’re a risk taker, a maverick who embraces our values of simply, better, together. If you see the world as it should be, not what it is. If you’re a problem solver and a builder, then be a part of our element of success, and come join us today.

Where do you come into the picture?

Reporting to the SVP of Crypto and serving as an integral member of the team at Labs, the Director of Operations will be responsible for the development of operational management strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s strategic goals. In addition to the strategic components, the Director will be charged with developing and implementing more sophisticated policies and procedures in the general operational realms. This is an outstanding opportunity for a operations executive with operational experience and a proven track record of creative problem-solving and change management to join in a high-growth, mission-driven organization.

You are able to lead both vision and the team but you are also ready to get your hands dirty when it's needed. You love to inspire and motivate others. Moreover, you’re the heart of the team and are always keen to grow and help anyone around you.

When leading - you lead by example, when setting the bar - you set it up high and make sure everything lives up to it. You think strategically and can take responsibility for the final result. The role will report into the Head of Crypto.


  • Strategy, vision and IC leadership
  • Advise the team on operational planning and budgeting and policy matters.
  • Contribute to the development of Nium Labs’s strategic goals and objectives as well as the overall management of the organization.
  • Promote a culture of high performance and continuous improvement that values learning and a commitment to quality.


  • Upgrade and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budget process.
  • Ensure that Niun Labs is adhering to the strategic plan, delivering status reports to the board.
  • Provide analytical support to Nium Labs’s internal management team including development of internal management reporting capabilities
  • Improve administrative and operational accounting services such as treasury management, 403-B plan, grants payment processing, payroll, accounts payable, and purchasing.

Skills Required:

  • Business or Accounting degree mandatory, a master’s in business administration is preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum 7 - 10 years' experience in a Operation role in FinTech
  • Proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can multitask
  • Superior management skills; ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive; a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical finance and administration initiatives.
  • Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills and the ability to effectively
  • Interface with senior management and staff
  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical as well as strategic thinker

About you:

We, at Nium, are on a mission to transform modern money movement. We are driven by our co-created values of "seek the simple", "make it better" and "win it together".

These aren't just buzzwords; they're how we do business every day and owned by each and every employee at Nium. We create new rules and new possibilities for a world of open money.

We are looking for owners who can:

Cut through chaos and ambiguity to simplify complexity at speed and scale

Remain restless, brave and passionate, taking accountability to constantly create something better

Transcend borders to collaborate with trust, empathy and compassion


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plan
  • Our beautiful HQ office is based in the heart of SOMA in San Francisco, along with a thriving fast paced office in Miami
  • Company-wide social events, happy hours, and so much more.
  • Generous PTO in addition to paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Work for a company whose values focus on career advancement, mentoring and transparency
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Commuter benefits & a fully stocked kitchen with rotating snacks and beverages
  • Generous paid parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers
  • 401K plan with an employer match

NIUM, provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, NIUM complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. NIUM expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

Company: NIUM

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Skills: operationsfinancemanagement

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