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Director of Finance Operations



Posted 4 weeks ago

Join Payhawk's dynamic team to innovate in global spend management and shape the future of finance


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London, UK

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Organisation summary: Payhawk is at the forefront of spend management solutions, revolutionizing how scaling businesses handle their finances. Operating from London with a global reach, Payhawk merges company cards, reimbursable expenses, and accounts payable into an all-in-one product, propelled by advanced technology. Catering to a diverse clientele in 32 countries and supported by top-tier investors, Payhawk is an exciting place to grow your career.

Role Summary:Lead the payment operations for an E-money Institution.Maintain precise records of daily financial transactions.Oversee settlement processes with card schemes and payment rails.Manage reconciliation of safeguarded funds and ensure compliance with safeguarding requirements.Collaborate with leadership to enhance relationships with payment providers and optimize E-money Institution setup and costs.

Role Requirements:In-depth knowledge of payment and card schemes (VISA preferred).Experience with E-money Institution reporting to regulatory bodies (e.g., FCA).Proven ability to build teams and processes from the ground up, ideally in a fast-scaling environment.Excellent communication skills in English.Eligibility to work in the UK is a must.

Benefits:30 days of paid holiday leave plus bank holidays.Competitive compensation package.Exchange policy to work at other Payhawk offices.Flexible working hours and remote work opportunities.Regular team events and WeWork membership perks.Access to the Payhawk product with a monthly travel allowance.

Payhawk is the leading global spend management solution for scaling businesses. Headquartered in London, we combine company cards, reimbursable expenses and accounts payable into a single product. Our future-facing technology enables finance teams to control and automate company spending at scale. Our customer base includes fast-growing and mature multinational companies in 32 countries. We are backed by renowned investors such as Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greenoaks, QED Investors, Earlybird Digital East, and Eleven Ventures.

The role entails leading the payment operations function in an E-money Institution, keeping accurate records of daily transactions, having oversight of the settlement process with the card schemes and payment rails, managing reconciliation of safeguarded funds, and ensuring that we meet safeguarding requirements. You will also collaborate with the broader leadership team on relationships with our various payment providers to build and optimize the E-money Institution setup and costs.

Job requirements include deep knowledge of payment and card schemes (VISA ideally) as well as settlement processes, experience with leading E-money Institution reporting to relevant regulatory institutions (e.g. FCA), and a track record in building a team/teams and processes from scratch, ideally in a fast-scaling environment. Great communication and language skills (English) are also required. The candidate should be based and have the right to work in the UK.

Benefits include 30 days holiday paid leave, plus bank holidays, competitive compensation package, exchange policy to another Payhawk office, flexible working hours and opportunity to work from home, regular team-wide events, WeWork membership benefits, and opportunity to use the Payhawk product with monthly travel allowance.


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