About the role
We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Group Reporting 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, expertise and guidance to lead a highly efficient reporting function that is integral to informing business decisions and ensure we have a culture of strong engagement and commitment to maximising Peabody’s financial capacity. 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 Reporting will lead a high performing multi-discipline Finance Team dedicated to our vision, working collaboratively cross functions and with the wider Finance Directorate. You will lead and manage the external audit and year-end process, coordinating as necessary across the Finance directorate to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of Group and entity statutory accounts. You will also lead the management reporting function, working closely, and ensuring that financial information is communicated accurately and effectively to key clients and across the business.
About the person
We are looking for a Head of Finance 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.