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Payments Manager

Vistry Group
Clifton, Bristol
Competitive + bonus + upto 33 days a/l + healthcare
Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

In a Nutshell…

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Payments Manager to join our team within Vistry Bristol, at our office in Clifton, Bristol. As our Payments Manager you will ensure the smooth running of the Payments department, and ensure it operates accurately and efficiently in accordance with agreed timetables, whilst assisting with the team providing admin support as and when required.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Agile working possible
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values - Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • 3 GCSE's or equivalent qualifications including Maths and English
  • Experience working in a commercial business environment
  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent analytical skills and organisation
  • Strong mathematical and IT ability
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work to high degree of accuracy
  • Good telephone manner
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience in working in a fast paced, changing environment where priorities can change daily.
  • A good communicator/listener
  • Good team working skills
  • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it


  • Experience working for a residential house builder ideally within a payment processing environment
  • Basic understanding in using COINS housebuilding software

More about the Payments Manager role…

  • Input and retrieval of data from the in-house computer system.
  • General administration tasks related to the commercial function as noted by the department heads.
  • Telephone communication with site staff, suppliers and other departments.
  • Dealing with general enquiries from other departments within the business.
  • Maintain the group age debt report for the region to keep debt to a minimum.
  • Maintenance of electronic filing systems and archiving when necessary.
  • Check invoices are correct for VAT or materials/labour deductions for tax purposes.
  • Log queries on invoices to suppliers through to credit or payment.
  • Process electronic/paper invoices in line with the groups 3-way payment process.
  • Produce and maintenance of supplier and subcontractor statements in relation to their accounts.
  • Checking VAT returns for anything that has been blocked and therefore amend what the Tax team are asking for.
  • AJR Management - maintain the relationship with AJR check invoices and reports sent over. Each week run and send Plot and PX reports.
  • Process Mid week and End of month Payment runs.

Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We're proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We're also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we're making Vistry.


We take a partnership-led approach to build sustainable communities where they’re needed most – that’s why we’re the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. And as a responsible developer, our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do.

We’re proud to have again been awarded a 5 Star Rating by the Home Builders Federation because sustainability, social value, quality of life, and making memories are our priorities; the service we deliver and the homes we build are our defining legacy. Our renowned brands, Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes, make this possible. With Vistry Works (our manufacturing operation supporting our drive towards net zero) and Vistry Services (our support functions) too, we can build something better for everyone and deliver thousands of homes yearly for affordable and private marketplaces.

From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry. There’s nowhere better to build your career thanks to the expertise of our teams, the ongoing investment in our people and our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Let us know how we can support you, and we’ll provide the opportunities you need to shape and develop a diverse career. Apply today to start making Vistry with us.

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