Payment & Risk Consultant-Contract - #1701727

Sia Partners


Date: 4 days ago
City: San Francisco, CA
Contract type: Contractor

Sia Partners is a next-generation consulting firm focused on delivering superior value and tangible results to its clients as they navigate the digital revolution. Our global footprint and expertise in more than 40 sectors and services allow us to enhance our clients’ businesses worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science.



We are seeking a seasoned professional with expertise in payment risk management to join our growing Payments practice. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of management consulting experience in the financial services or tech industry, with a deep understanding of the payments ecosystem and associated risks. 

Project Length: 6 months 

Location: New York, NY or San Francisco, CA Preferred

Compensation: This role will compensate between $100-$110/Hr W2 depending upon years of experience, education, and relevant certifications. 

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of payment risk management strategies for clients across various payment types (e.g. online transactions, mobile payments, cross-border payments) 
  • Lead the assessment and mitigation of payment risks across the organization, including fraud, operational, and regulatory risks 
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and address potential payment risks and controls 
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the payments industry, including key players, regulatory environments, and emerging trends 
  • Support client work and lead the development of high-quality, timely client deliverables 
  • Prepare for and facilitate successful client and internal meetings 
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to share knowledge and best practices 
  • Perform market research, business analysis, and build executive presentations 
  • Support internal initiatives, thought leadership, and people development 


  • Bachelor's degree in business or a related field 
  • 3+ years of management consulting experience in the financial services or tech industry 
  • Strong knowledge of payment systems, processes, and risks 
  • Trained in project management and experienced in supporting client interview sessions and constructing executive presentations 
  • Proven communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to adapt quickly and take initiative in unstructured environments with limited supervision 
  • Willingness to share knowledge and expertise with colleagues and clients 
  • Ability to transform domain knowledge and project experiences into published content for Sia Partners Insights 
  • Experience with payment industry regulations and standards  preferred. 
  • Knowledge of emerging payment technologies and innovations (e.g. blockchain, cryptocurrencies) is a plus.
  • Certification in risk management or a related field (e.g. CFA, FRM) a plus.


At this time, Sia Partners does not intend to pursue employment with applicants who will require now or in the future visa by our company for work authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa, or any other non-immigrant status).

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are part of Sia Partners’ DNA. Thanks to our expertise in several sectors and our international growth, our teams include a variety of experiences and cultures. We’re confident that promoting DEIB creates an environment in which everyone can reach their full potential.

Our global network, DEIB@Sia Partners, brings together our people worldwide to facilitate local and global progress, focused on the following areas:

  • Gender equality (global Gender Equality Index score of 91/100 for FY19-20)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Working Parents
  • Disabilities

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.

To learn more about our mission, values, and business sectors, please visit our website.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs. 

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