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Join our team at Leek Building Society

Leek Building Society is an award winning, highly admired, local mutual building society that is owned and trusted by its members. We were awarded UK’s Best Building Society 2023, and we’re on a mission to become even stronger.

We’re a great place to work too with a strong sense of family – in a recent staff survey, 97% of colleagues said that they were proud to work for Leek Building Society, recommending us as a great place to work. We’ve recently been crowned as Staffordshire’s Employer of the Year for 2023, and we were a finalist in the Top 50 Inspiring Workplaces Award 2023.

We’re also a socially responsible, inclusive employer, proud to be a signatory to the Women in Finance and accredited as a Disability Confident and Menopause Friendly Committed Employer. We have an unflinching focus on making a positive difference to the lives of our members, employees, and the local community and have been recognised as having the best approach to health & wellbeing in the UK, and highly commended for our superb culture in the 2023 CIPD awards.





Current Vacancies

Employment type: Full-time, permanent position


Job Purpose & Scope

The HR & Facilities Co-ordinator will work across both teams to support key processes and activities. The role will work with managers from across the Society to support recruitment and onboarding processes, and on wider HR activity. The role will also play a key part in supporting our health and safety compliance and wider Facilities activity.


Job Description – HR & Facilities Co-ordinator

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Employment type: Full-time, permanent position


Job Purpose & Scope

The role holder will be instrumental in producing and distributing cost budgeting and reporting actual expenditure against the budget. The ability to communicate analysis for numerous levels of stakeholder, up to and including Board, is a key requirement for the role, as is building strong relationships with peers and senior management. The role holder will have a key involvement in the year end process, including both statutory audit and statutory account preparation.



Job Description - Finance Business Partner

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Employment type: Full-time, permanent position


Job Purpose & Scope

Working under the supervision of the Head of ALM & Regulatory Reporting the Regulatory Reporting Accountant will be responsible for preparing regulatory returns within the Finance Department. The role holder should mirror the Society’s desire to build on strong foundations and will also maintain and develop the spreadsheets that underpin our regulatory reporting processes. The Regulatory Reporting Accountant should value continuous improvement as the Society strives to offer members the highest level of service. A logical approach to problem solving, flexibility and proactivity are key attributes for success and there is an expectation that the role holder will be demanding of the highest standards from themselves and others. Collaboration with the wider Finance Team and with Risk & Compliance will be pivotal for success to ensure that a robust and rigorous approach to regulatory reporting is maintained. The Regulatory Reporting Accountant should ensure that the Society’s risk culture and Risk Management Framework are adhered to. 


Job Description - Regulatory Reporting Accountant

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If you’re interested in a career with Leek Building Society and we don’t have any vacancies available, still get in touch. You can email or post your CV with a covering letter and register your interest.

We look forward to hearing from you.

01538 380045

If you are interested in Work Experience at Leek Building Society, we offer placements based on your aspirations and interests. Placements are at our Customer Service Centre in Leek.

To apply for Work Experience please complete this form

You will also need to get your teacher to complete this reference link

Take a look at some of the benefits for working at Leek Building Society.

Your Benefits

As a fair, responsible and inclusive employer, we’re committed to making a positive difference to the lives of our staff. Take a look at some of the benefits of working at Leek Building Society.

Your training and development

Your Development

We’re proud to be a business that has a strong history developing our people. Whatever your role, your personal development plan will support you to progress in your career with Leek Building Society.

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What Our Staff Think

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Our Locations

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Our Branches

As the public face of Leek Building Society, our newly refurbished branches and branch staff are an integral part of the ongoing success and with a network across Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Shropshire, you’re sure to find the perfect role near you.


There are many career opportunities throughout our Branch Network including:

♦ Branch Managers

♦ Mortgage Advisers

♦ Customer Assistants





Our Customer Service Centre

Our Customer Service Centre has recently been transformed, and is home to over half of the Society’s employees and is based in the heart of the beautiful market town of Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands. Being home to various departments, presents a host of career opportunities.


Departments at our Customer Service Centre include:

♦ Mortgages

♦ Savings

♦ Marketing

♦ Products

♦ Human Resources

♦ Finance

♦ Administration Support

♦ Facilities

♦ Information Technology

♦ Risk and Compliance

♦ Change Management

Our Values

The Society believes that a clear and succinct statement of beliefs and values is a vital part of defining the corporate culture of our organisation. This cultural message is seen as the foundation upon which policy, staff attitude, management approach and most importantly good customer outcomes rest.

Our values define the way in which we behave, both as an organisation and individually, as well as defining the experience of anyone who comes into contact with Leek Building Society.

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Members First - We ensure our members are our key focus. We always strive to exceed their expectations. We ensure fair customer outcomes.



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Responsibility - We understand our role within the organisation and we take individual responsibility not only for meeting our performance objectives but also for continuously improving our business. In terms of Environmental, Social and Governance responsibilities, we play our individual part in supporting the Society to achieve its goals.


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Collaboration - We collaborate with our colleagues and external partners to deliver our purpose and to ensure we operate to the highest possible standards.




Integrity - We adhere strictly to the highest standards of conduct, risk management, ethics and honesty in all that we do.​

Our Culture

We are a mutual organisation that puts our members and local communities at the heart of everything we do. We're committed to being an equal opportunity employer, and promoting a culture for everyone to be treated as individuals and in a fair and consistent way.




As an important step towards meeting our gender diversity aspirations, we are proud to have signed HM Treasury's Women in Finance Charter.





Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy highlights the Society's positive approach in recognising that everyone is different. Whether you are a member or an employee, the Society embraces equality, diversity and inclusion to create better outcomes for all.




As part of the Government's Disability Confident scheme, we strive to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to our workplace.




By paying our employees a real Living Wage, we are making a stand to ensure our staff can earn a wage which is enough to live on.




We’ve been accredited by the Good Business Charter for being a responsible and ethical employer for how we support our staff in ways such as pay and health and wellbeing.​