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Director of Finance, FinTech (Coupang Pay)

Location Seoul, South Korea


Company Introduction

Coupang is reimagining the shopping experience with the goal of wowing each customer from the instant they open the Coupang app to the moment an order is delivered to their door.

Powered by an outstanding end-to-end e-commerce and logistics network and a fanatical culture of customer centricity, Coupang has broken tradeoffs around speed, selection and price. Today, we provide exceedingly fast shipping speeds on millions of items including fresh groceries, delivered within hours nationwide, 365 days a year.

We are doing this for millions of consumers in Korea. Korea is home to one of the largest and fastest growing e-commerce opportunities anywhere in the world.


Team Description

Coupang’s FinTech business includes Coupang Pay, our proprietary payments service, which provides 10M+ customers with convenient ways to pay for their purchases on Coupang’s platforms.  We are in the process of aggressively expand into new Fintech product segments across Payments and Lending. 

We are looking for a head of Finance for Coupang’s FinTech business.   This is a critical Business Unit Finance role working in close partnership with FinTech business leaders.  This role will be the primary liaison between the FinTech business and Central Finance to facilitate the quarterly/annual planning process, business updates, and reporting deliverables.

In this role, you will be required to develop the operating and financial plan required to achieve strategic plans and goals, track performance on growth, margins and cashflows and identify opportunities to improve ongoing financial performance. The role will also be responsible for securing debt funding for the business as it grows and for supporting our BD team in partnership/deal negotiations and subsequent management of financial performance of partnerships. 


What you will do

  • Own the financial planning and budgeting process for the FinTech business of Coupang.   This includes collaboration with all the leaders across the business and interfacing with all the corporate finance teams at Coupang.
  • Secure debt funding for the business as it scales/grows
  • Identify opportunities to improve profitability of the business using data/analysis
  • Partner with our BD team to strike deals and manage financial partnerships with local banks and card companies


Basic qualifications

  • Experience managing FP&A for a division/business of a financial services company or a Tech company
  • Financial modeling and data analysis
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills including ability to communicate complex financial topics to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to partner effectively with business, corporate finance and functional teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Debt financing (experience raising debt, establishment of debt facilities and/or issuance of ABS securities)
  • Managing partnerships with banks/card companies from a finance perspective
  • Knowledge of the Korean bank/credit card/FinTech market
  • MBA
  • CPA/CA




Recruitment Process and Others:

Recruitment Process  

  • Application Review - Phone Interview - Onsite (or Virtual Onsite) Interview – Offer
  • The exact nature of the recruitment process may vary according to the specific job and may be changed due to scheduling or other circumstances.
  • Interview schedules and the results will be informed to the applicant via the e-mail address submitted at the application stage.

Things to Consider  

  • This job posting may be closed prior to the stated end date for application if all openings are filled.
  • Coupang has the right to rescind an offer of employment if a candidate is found to have submitted false information as part of the application process.
  • Coupang does not discriminate against disabled applicants or those with veteran status. We are proud to offer equal opportunities for all applicants.



Privacy Notice 

  • Your personal information will be collected and managed by Coupang as stated in the Application Privacy Notice located below. (Korea)  (U.S.)  (China) 

Document Return Policy

  • This notification is given pursuant to Article 11 (6) of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act.
  • A job applicant, who has applied but not been finally selected for a position at Coupang (the “ Company ”), may request the Company to return his/her hiring documents submitted pursuant to the Fair Hiring Procedure Act. However, this will not apply where the hiring documents were submitted via the website of the Company or e-mail, or where the job applicant submitted those documents voluntarily without a request from the Company. In addition, if the hiring documents were destroyed due to a natural disaster or any other reasons not attributable to the Company, such documents will be deemed to have been returned to the job applicant. 
  • A job applicant who wishes to request the return of his/her hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above should fill out a “Request for Return of Hiring Documents” [Annex Form No. 3 in the Enforcement Rule of the Fair Hiring Procedure Act] and submit the request to the Company by email ( ) In such case, within fourteen (14) days from the date of identifying the receipt of the request, the Company will send the hiring documents to the job applicant’s designated address via registered mail. Please be informed that the job applicant is required to pay the postage on the registered mail. 
  • In preparation for a job applicant’s request for the return of hiring documents pursuant to the main sentence of paragraph 2 above, the Company shall retain the original hiring documents submitted by the job applicant for 180 days from the completion of the recruiting process. If no request is made until the end of this period, all of his/her hiring documents will be destroyed immediately in accordance with the Personal Information Protection Act.


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