Soma Capital Portfolio Jobs

Business Operations - Talent Pool



People & HR, Operations
Latin America
Posted on Sunday, June 25, 2023
Clara is the leading spend management platform for companies in Latin America. Our end-to-end solution includes our locally-issued corporate cards, Bill Pay, financing solutions, and our highly-rated software platform used by thousands of the most successful companies across the region. Clara is backed by top global and regional investors such as Coatue, GGV, General Catalyst, DST Global, monashees, Kaszek, Canary, A*, BoxGroup, SV Angel, GFC, Picus Capital, Avid Ventures, ICONIQ Growth, Goldman Sachs, and prominent angel investors.
We’re creating the future of how company finances are run and helping our customers be more successful. We aspire to empower companies to operate with agility and financial clarity, ultimately increasing the economic competitiveness of Latin America. We’re looking for the best talent in the region (and beyond) to join us on this journey.

We are looking for a Business Operations Associate who will:

  • Analysis and forecasting to help guide our operational decisions; you will be a main point of contact for all things process related (supporting the monthly, quarterly, annual, and long-term planning process)
  • Liaise directly with senior leaders crafting and steering the overall company operations plan, including making recommendations on opportunities for growth, improvement, or acquisitions, and providing insights into the implications of various business decisions
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure that goals align with overall business objectives
  • Manage communication and materials for stakeholders
  • Develop executive briefs and memoranda ( key business metrics, ops trends, etc.)
  • Be responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures, managing budgets, and tracking key KPIs

This role is designed for high-potential candidates looking for a launchpad role in a high-growth startup environment.

Our requirements for this position are:

  • At least 2 years working in IB/PE/ management consulting or equivalent
  • High English proficiency - all of our written communication is in English
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with bias to key insights and action
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders and to comfortably present to leadership team
  • Ability to engage and influence stakeholders
  • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ideally located in Brazil, Mexico, or Colombia
  • Experience with investor relations is nice to have


The way we do things is as important as what we do. That is why we operate on a set of carefully-identified values. They are what we expect from ourselves and each other in our day-to-day.

We value

* Clarity - Open and direct communication
* Simplicity - Pare things down to the essential
* Ownership - We're all owners and act like it
* Pride - Make quality products we're proud of
* Always Be Changing (ABC) - Continuous self-improvement
* Inclusivity - Every voice counts; we value each other for our shared mission and contributions

We are

* Shaping business finances in Latin America
* Driven by our 6 core values
* Proud of our inclusive and caring culture
* Certified as Top LinkedIn Startup

We offer

* Competitive salary & a robust stock ownership plan
* 100% flexible work model
* A set of benefits that are adaptable to your needs & way of life
* Opportunities for growth in a fast-paced environment
* A chance to shape B2B payments in Latin America and increase the region’s economic competitiveness