Manager Global Payment Acceptance

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Corporate Functions


Posted: Oct 15, 2018
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 114184421
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Do you love thinking analytically? Are you passionate about using your financial knowledge to navigate complex challenges? Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organization and make a positive impact on a company that is known for its impressive lineup of products, including Mac, iPhone, iPad, and iTunes. At Apple, you’ll share in a dedication to excellence by partnering with world-class managers, all with one unified vision creating innovative products that delight customers. We do this by hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, teamwork, excellence with proactive thinking.

Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience in payments specifically in acquiring and bank payments.
  • Business development and relationship management experience.
  • Grit and a strong bias for action.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and working in a fast pace environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact at all levels with internal and external business partners, ability to work effectively in a cross-functional, global project team environment.
  • Excellent project management ability and communication skills both written & oral.
  • Success in thriving in a fast paced dynamic environment managing multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively assess, prioritize, and execute autonomously.
  • Experience with Business Objects, SAP, and Splunk preferred


As part of the Payments Acceptance team in Treasury, you will help scale our global payments technology and infrastructure across the company. You will play a key role in all aspects of strategic payments planning and make significant contributions to high-profile initiatives. You will have a 360 view of payments and contribute to the analysis and development of new payment types needed for where Apple sells its products and services. The goal is to maximize efficiencies and scalability across all platforms while reducing costs, increasing controls, and establishing and advancing best payment practices. You will be responsible managing business partnerships (internal and external) that allow Apple’s customers to purchase products and services Online and in Stores, as well as through iTunes and the App Store. The group is cross-functional in nature, and will focus on developing global payment solutions to support these business units. OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Explore new global payments initiatives and expansion; research and understand global payment rules and regulations. Internally determine feasibility of new payment instruments and work with internal partners on the business case to support. Externally set road maps with our partners. Educate internal groups on payment solutions and business impacts. Lead and participate in active cross-functional payment projects with IS&T, our business partners, and vendors on strategic initiatives. Assist in Apple’s efforts to maintain a best in class control environment and PCI compliance. Analyze costs, trends, and other payments related data to recommend opportunities for improvements. Coordinate with Apple corporate counsel on negotiation and execution of legal agreements. Manage the partnerships with networks, banks, and payment processors. Refine and enhance the monthly cost of tender payments analysis. Look for ways to reduce payment fees. Analyze payment data and metrics and identify optimization opportunities. Manage credit card contracts to ensure we are getting the full advantage of our negotiations, keeping abreast of changing credit card rules and regulatory landscape. Ensure the business is updated on changes that impact them. Hold fraud summits with the networks to bridge the offerings between vendors and the business.

Education & Experience

MBA desired but not required, BS/BA degree

Additional Requirements