Operations Manager, Credit

San Francisco

CircleUp harnesses the power of machine learning and predictive analytics to discover some of the fastest-growing companies in the consumer & retail sector and help them thrive.  Our vision is to create a transparent and efficient market that drives innovation for all.

Our Credit team provides affordable and flexible working capital financing to high-growth consumer brands.  You will help power our daily loan operations and ensure the growth of our lending portfolio, ultimately enabling us to fulfill our mission of helping entrepreneurs thrive by giving them the capital and resources they need.

We are seeking an Operations Manager to help drive CircleUp Credit’s lending product. We are looking for a detail-oriented leader who excels in a fast-paced environment with the creativity and resiliency to deliver results and solve ambiguous problems. The ideal candidate will be excited at the prospect of being part of a growing team focused on using data-driven technology to help entrepreneurs thrive.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Oversee key credit operations processes including originations and repayment reconciliations
  • Work collaboratively with our Business Development, Underwriting / Risk, and Product teams to help drive conversion of prospective borrowers and support existing credit portfolio
  • Update KPIs to provide business units with visibility into historical performance and go-forward budgeting
  • Prepare periodic reports for multiple parties with the ability to work fluently with large datasets


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred
  • 4-8 years of experience in an operational role
  • Experience managing direct reports
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills
  • Highly proactive with the ability to work both independently and as part of the team
  • Exceptional integrity, high intelligence, and strong work ethic

Nice to Haves

  • Experience with small business lending, loan operations or fintech
  • Familiarity with and passion for companies in the consumer product space

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