Speedy service securing a new role for a redundant Financial Controller

A well qualified redundant Financial Controller came to Benjamin Edwards feeling anxious about the prospect of finding a new role.

They were a very strong candidate, qualified with good solid work history achievements and references. We canvassed him out to our networks and secured an interview within two days. Here’s how we did this.

Action plan

Benjamin Edwards interviewed the candidate face to face and drew up an action plan for helping the candidate find their next employment.

Featured candidate

We marketed them out as a Featured candidate on Linkedin, Facebook and our own website. The Featured candidate blog is a way of reaching out to clients who are recruiting regarding a specific candidate. A client contacted us two days after the featured candidate blog had gone out. They were recruiting for a Senior Financial Controller and were interested in the candidate. We then went to meet the client, gained information on the job spec and company profile, arranged an interview and successfully placed the candidate.

So why choose Benjamin Edwards?

  • We are great listeners and offer an honest, refreshing and ethical approach to recruitment
  • Solid local knowledge of both candidates and companies in Lincolnshire & surrounding areas
  • We combine old school recruitment with new-age technology
  • Full end to end recruitment process
  • Advertising
  • Free local market analysis & advice
  • Free remuneration package advice
  • Search & Selection
  • Retained services for senior appointments
  • Outplacement support if making redundancies‚Äč
  • CV advice
  • Careers guidance
  • Proactive candidate promotion


If you want to know more, or have a difficult recruitment issue please do get in touch!

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Practice recruitment

I have worked with Claire for several years and have always found her professional, timely and sends us high calibre candidates many of who we have appointed. Claire understands our requirements and delivers a high quality service. I can recommend Claire to anyone.

Heather Pepper

- Duncan and Toplis

Group Finance Director

Claire offers a truly personal service that is very different to the CV pushers of this world. As well as a unique understanding and insight of the local market, she has that special skill of getting the cultural match right. Her hit rate has been 100% so far. The candidates I have recruited through her range from excellent to outstanding!

Gregg Fawcett

- SME in Lincolnshire

Food/Agri SME

  Dealing with a new agency whilst going through a pandemic left me apprehensive.¬† Benjamin Edwards made it easy by delivering a high standard of professionalism and customer service throughout the process.¬† Claire delivered a number of exceptional quality candidates who had already been vetted for suitability to the role which made our interview process so much easier.

Margaret – HR Manager

- Elsoms Seeds

Benjamin Edwards Recruitment Lincolnshire