Finance Manager

Job Description:  

As a Finance Manager at Seriös Group, you will play a key role within the company as we embark on the next chapter of our growth journey. You will be responsible for overseeing the full day-to-day management of our finance function.  

Your responsibilities will include overseeing end-to-end finance operations at both strategic and operational levels. Your role will include financial planning and analysis, forecasting and budgeting, completion of payroll and month end processes, pro-actively seeking to make improvements to our internal processes and procedures, owning and producing financial reports to the Board of Directors, as well as ad-hoc projects and requests as and when they arise. 

You will be responsible for managing an internal finance team. Therefore, prior experience as a Finance Manager is essential.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsibility for maintenance of accurate and timely accounting records sufficient to comply with internal and external reporting purposes. 

  • Overseeing all day-to-day accounting activities including payroll, invoicing and other transactions. 

  • Overseeing and ensuring all accounting records are processed within the month-end timetable via Xero accounting. 

  • Oversight and responsibility for monthly reconciliation of key control accounts including all bank reconciliations. 

  • Supporting the Directors with the annual budget setting process. 

  • Monitoring reporting systems, preparing accurate financial reports and statements, interpreting data, preparing and publishing all financial documents. 

  • Managing accounting, budget, and cash flow. 

  • Providing insightful information and expectations to senior executives to aid in long-term and short-term decision making.


  • Responsibility for all expenditure processes, including future implementation and management of a purchase order system. 

  • Review of purchase orders to ensure purchasing procedures followed and goods are being ordered within agreed budgets. 

  • Responsibility for the control and operation of payment processes. 

  • Pro-actively reviewing and updating financial processes and procedures to ensure value for money and cost saving efficiencies

    Payroll & Pensions: 

  • Overseeing the timely and accurate completion of the monthly payroll.

  • Overseeing the financial administration of new starters, leavers along with monthly payroll contract changes. 

  • Oversight and maintenance of accurate monthly staffing records. 

The above list is non-exhaustive; you may be required to carry out any ancillary duties in relation to your role, in addition to the abovementioned list.   

Person specification: 

  • Ability to use Microsoft Excel and Word to a high standard 

  • Ability to prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines, whilst dealing with a number of projects simultaneously 

  • Independent, with the ability to work alone and as part of a team 

  • Previous experience of managing a Finance Team  

  • Experience of managing Corporate Tax and VAT accounts 

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to build and maintain effective internal and external working relationships 

  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail 


  • 3+ years' experience within a similar position, preferably in a similar industry 

  • Qualified ACCA / CIMA, or equivalent experience 

  • Experience of financial forward planning and preparation of budgets 

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of finance systems, such as Xero and Sage.  

  • Working knowledge of P&L and Balance Sheet reporting and consolidation 

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