Commercial Finance Lead (New Business) - Payments - London (6 month contract)

Job Title: Commercial Finance Lead (New Business) - Payments - London (6 month contract)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Day Rate
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Hannah Alderson
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 17, 2021 17:49

Job Description

A global payments institution are currently looking for a Commercial Finance Lead to work within new business and client acquisitions for an initial 6 months assignment outside of IR35. You will support onboarding, specifically looking at risks and controls during implementation. You will face off to internal teams, business partnering and acting as a central point of information for finance with their client management.


  • Smooth onboarding of new client programmes or partners with excellent understanding the clients needs and requirements
  • Review the financial flow and identify the risk so that it is covered as part of the contractual/collateral/workflow arrangement before client live date
  • Ensure that the accounting flow and billing processes are properly set up
  • Excellent understanding of client specificities and risks in Finance and wider organisation
  • Documentation of the impact on finance and support strong ongoing control
  • Can support the transformation of finance by reviewing existing tasks related to client support and control


  • Qualified Accountant or Equivalent
  • Experience working within a B2B payment flow business in a commercial finance capacity
  • Strong organisation and Project Management Skill
  • Ability to understand new and potentially complex payment flow
  • Good communication skills and Payment technical knowledge