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Head of Group Payments & Banking
  • Employer: Peabody
  • Reference: P/22/211438
  • Published: Wed 14/09/2022, 16:29 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/09/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £competitive
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Waterloo, Southwark

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Head of Group Payments & Banking

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Group Banking and Payments to join our team.

This is a senior level opportunity to take the lead on evolving and driving the finance function to facilitate the business’s ongoing transformation mission, delivering a best-in-class function. You will use your skills and expertise to lead an efficient banking and payments function centred around robust financial controls and, automated processes and real time reporting to maximise the financial capacity of the new Peabody Group. The role will be integral to delivering a modernised finance function and provides an opportunity to have a real impact on transforming this area.

The Head of Group Banking and Payments will be responsible for leading, motivating and developing a high performing team that provide the highest standards of accuracy, efficiency and customer service.  Develop and implement, in conjunction with the Head of Financial Systems and Transformation, strategies to maximise automation and efficiency within our Payments function whilst ensuring that a robust control environment is in place. 

About the person

We are looking for an Head of Service who is a confident role model and leader, ensuring you reflect the values of the organisation with substantial experience of leading and developing teams to drive efficiency and improvements.  With excellent communication skills operating with gravitas and diplomacy to both internal and external stakeholders. 

A CCAB qualified accountant, with extensive leadership experience and ability to shape strategic direction.  

Our commitment to equality diversity and inclusion

Peabody is committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation where everyone is welcome and can thrive. We want to attract and retain a diverse representative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the needs of our residents and customers and we actively encourage applications for our roles from all groups and communities.

At Peabody we embrace agile working and wherever possible, we provide hybrid working and flexible working opportunities for our employees, as we recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance. For our employees in client facing roles they are provided with appropriate base locations.


At Peabody, where possible, we provide flexible working opportunities from day one to our employees, as we recognise the importance of a good work-life balance; and to improve our productivity and performance, we embrace agile working, which means if you are in a desk based role, that will be a hybrid of office and home working. If your role is in a client facing environment, appropriate base location will apply.

Our mission is to help people make the most of their lives and an important part of this is to ensure that our organisation reflects the wider communities we serve. We want to attract recruit and retain a diverse, inclusive and creative workforce to give us the best opportunity to meet the diverse needs of our residents and customers. We actively encourage applications from all groups and communities, as well as from BAME, LGBTQ+ and disabled people.