Operations Associate

Affirm, Pittsburgh, PA

Affirm: Delivering Honest Financial Products

Affirm aims to provide better financial products to improve the lives of consumers. We have grown since our inception and are looking for an Operations Specialist who will join us to scale the Operations team in our hyper-growth stage.  The Operations Specialist will resolve complex inquiries and process exceptional cases in an accurate and timely manner. This position will work alongside Affirm’s customer service team which handles general customer inquiries.

What You'll Do

  • Resolve escalated customer inquiries on a daily basis including but not limited to loan and payment related matters, technical issues, and other general questions.
  • Process check payments and bankruptcy claims
  • Update customers’ account details including but not limited to phone numbers, emails, etc.
  • Gather and evaluate evidence to resolve disputes and chargeback cases by working with consumers and merchants
  • Monitor and process compliance related escalations (SCRA, bankruptcy, deceased, etc)
  • Respond to defendant disputes as it relates to credit bureau reporting
  • Conduct real-time monitoring of social media channels to identify and address potential customer concerns
  • Help identify trends and areas of improvement including agent coaching, quality monitoring and product features
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other Affirm teams to analyze, assess and resolve complex customer issues
  • Assist with ad-hoc projects as necessary

What We Look For

  • BA/BS degree
  • Able to support business operating hours which make include working evenings, weekends and public holidays
  • Experience in loan servicing and customer support, particularly in dispute and/or chargeback handling is a big plus
  • Knowledge of e-Oscar, SCRA, credit reporting and FCRA is a plus
  • Capable of accurate data entry / transaction processing
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive thinker constantly seeking improvement opportunities in work
  • Team player with the ability to collaborate and be sensitive of others
  • Excellent listening and problem-solving skills with keen attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow through on dynamic tasks that involve different aspects of the business and contending priorities
Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly. Started by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Affirm gives consumers the flexibility to buy now and make simple monthly payments. Unlike other credit options, Affirm offers transparent payment terms (no fees or compounding interest), and employs advanced technology to reach a broader consumer population.


About Affirm

Today’s shoppers are more averse than ever to traditional credit—due to decades of compounding interest, hidden fees, and unclear terms. At Affirm, we’re reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly. Great for Customers We give customers the flexibility to pay over time for their most important purchases, on a schedule that fits their budget. Affirm financing is quick, simple, and transparent—there are no gimmicks like deferred interest, compounding interest, or late fees, so what shoppers see at checkout is exactly what they’ll pay. Great for Businesses We stick to the same principles of honesty and simplicity with both consumers and our retail partners. Our integration is seamless, and we provide dedicated support to help you make the most our our partnership. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to realize the “Affirm boost”—increased AOV, conversion, and customer loyalty.

Want to learn more about Affirm? Visit Affirm's website.