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Assistant Director, Enterprise Risk Management


5+ years in risk management, banking or internal audit

Report directly to VP of Enterprise Risk Management (say hello to Cecilia! 👇)

Merchants is as Driven as You Are.
Come drive financial excellence at an award-winning Inc. 5000 firm at the forefront of fleet management innovation! As our new Assistant Director of Enterprise Risk Management, you'll collaborate directly with our VP of Enterprise Risk as we build out the Enterprise Risk Management Framework and Program for Merchants Fleet.

Discover a unique and rewarding company culture that makes your happiness (and recognition) a priority. Learn more about this amazing role and consider joining us today. #MakeThingsHappen #ShiftGears #YouBelongHere


Meet Your Team Leader

Say hello to Cecilia. Cecilia Hoyt serves as Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management at Merchants Fleet. She brings more than 20 years of deep experience at top financial institutions, previously working at Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase and other companies as a risk management leader.

  • Joined team in 2023, relocating from Colorado to New Hampshire – coming back home to New England where her family has deep roots; in her free time she enjoys hiking and spending time with family and friends between the ocean and mountains, and testing out her brand-new Merchants Fleet EV
  • A strategic, generous and gifted leader with an incredible online network, Cecilia is looking for a new Assistant Director of Enterprise Risk Management to help take us to the next level, together (and faster) as she builds a comprehensive Enterprise Risk Management function that protects and positions Merchants Fleet for the future. She’s looking for a hands-on, steady, high-EQ wing-person (with at least 5 years of experience) who is ready for a starring role working directly with her and reporting out (and educating) important internal audiences, including the Board
  • Your relevant experience may include Assistant Director or Director level work in risk management, banking, audit, consulting with exposure to operational risk, compliance, financial risk, controls management, or business controls experience (preferably within a finance/leasing company, bank, or fleet management company); this key role has flexibility for onsite work, but remote work will be considered for highly qualified candidates
  • Explore the role and consider applying today! #YouBelongHere #JoinTheMerchantsFleet

Why Work at Merchants? Flexibility, Freedom + Friends!

Discover a rewarding company culture that makes your happiness (and recognition) a priority. Start your day with a workout in the employee fitness center or in a “technology-free” quiet zone. Jump into a brainstorming session in one of a dozen Zoom-connected meeting hubs.

Fuel up at a beverage station and enjoy watching your ideas put into action. Work on projects that are important to you and the planet … with a supportive team that fiercely protects life-work balance. It’s all in a day’s work at Merchants Fleet, where 93% of the team reports they’re proud to tell others where they work.

  • 2023 Deloitte Best-Managed US Private Company (2 years in a row)
  • 2023 Great Place To Work® Certified nationally (8 years in a row) and a 2023 Best Company to Work for in NH (8 years in a row)
  • 2023 Best & Brightest Company to Work For® — Boston & Chicago
  • 2023 Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™
  • 2022 Voted Best Workplace by Inc. Magazine, Fast Company Award – World’s Most Innovative Companies, and Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies #vroom
Credit & Risk Team at Merchants Fleet

Why Join the Team?

Take advantage of key benefits and perks within a high-growth organization that’s big enough to give you mega-opportunities yet small enough to truly recognize (and reward) your contributions and unique brain … and along the way provide a network of supportive peers who will cheer you on every step of the way. A few highlights you might like:

  • 30+ paid-days off annually — including earned PTO, 5 “Feel Good, Do Good, Be Good” company-paid days you can use however and whenever you choose (supporting time out of the office focused on family, friends and mental health), and 11 company-paid holidays (including 2 floating holidays of your choice)
  • Unlimited access to company-sponsored 24/7 professional development, credentialing programs + on-site mentoring experiences that will fuel your career (starting from day 1) #growth #noregrets #GO
  • On-site gym, Peloton bikes, basketball court, arcade/games area, cafe-style lounges with beverage stations + grab-n-go meals/snacks and unique, thoughtful spaces for different needs and workstyles (including quiet “no-technology” zones)
  • Generous reimbursements toward your first electric vehicle (and home charging station)
  • Ready to learn more? Apply now and let’s GO! We’re totally looking for you … because #YouBelongHere #MakeThingsHappen #JoinTheMerchantsFleet