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Group Finance Manager

  • Ref: JH0501

Group Finance Manager responsibilities include...

  • To provide expert financial advice, ensure financial governance and deliver required financial and regulatory reporting for the group.
  • To ensure appropriate statutory, tax and accounting aspects of Company reporting is maintained and completed in line with group requirements.
  • To play an active role in contributing to the financial and operating performance.
  • To provide support for the senior management team and play a pivotal role in the reporting of the monthly, quarterly, half year and annual performance in the year.
  • Managing 6 direct reports in the team.


  • Provide full financial support to Management (including transactional management for the Company cost centres.)
  • Group Revenue Reporting and analysis.
  • Responsibility for Group and its subsidiaries statutory reporting, including Group returns, annual financial statements, Annual Performance Report and tax pack preparation, including tax and VAT compliance support.
  • Coaching, challenging and advising the business to improve business performance.
  • Lead role in supporting the reporting to all departments and parent company.
  • Responsibility for reporting (monthly, quarterly and budgeting/business planning) to meet the needs of Group, including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflow.
  • Provide support for finance projects.
  • Preparation of Director reporting packs for the Executive Management and Statutory Board.
  • Develop key policies and procedures for group including: governance, risks, operational procedures and accounting, aligned with Group policies.
  • Effectively manage, lead and motivate the central finance team with credibility, energy, enthusiasm and decisiveness.
  • Overall governance of group Reconciliations and Journals
  • Ad hoc reporting requirements as required

Group Finance Manager requirements include...


Qualifications you must beACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified

  • Understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Team Management.
  • Excel skills, Business Systems / IT skills.
  • Problem solving.
  • Strong analytical, reporting and writing skill.
  • Able to assist in managing budgets.
  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritise.
  • Team player.

  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to build good relationships.

  • Drive and determination to make a real difference.
  • A 'can do’ and commercial approach to problem solving.

  • Potential to suit candidate from move from practice to industry.

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