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Financial Controller

Financial Controller  – Lincoln – £45k – £50k + bonus + benefits. Benjamin Edwards is currently recruiting for a progressive, fast-paced SME. The Financial Controller will work closely with the Finance Director and provide support with the day-to-day running of the Finance department. The role will encompass Management Accounts, Financial Accounts, and Treasury Management. The successful candidate will have strong commercial acumen; they will be instrumental in the development, planning, and implementation of accounting controls and processes as well as developing and delivering relevant management information.   What’s on offer:- Competitive salary Bonus Great team Profitable, growing, and expanding company Award-winning business  


  • Preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Managing the month-end and balance sheet process. Ensuring the process is robust and efficient, and that balance sheet accounts are understood and balances are reconciled.
  • Monthly consolidation of businesses.
  • Treasury management and cashflow forecasting including forex management.
  • Undertaking bank reconciliations.
  • Processing of invoices and management of supplier payments.
  • Intercompany recharges and monitoring reconciliations between group companies.
  • Maintenance of the company’s fixed asset register.
  • Responsibility for stock reporting and review of provisions.
  • Customer account profitability reporting and calculation of sales rebates and provisions and reporting to senior management.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and Intrastat submissions.
  • Supporting in the preparation of statutory accounts and liaising with Auditors.
  • Assisting with the annual budgeting and forecasting processes.
  • Reviewing internal controls within the business and implementing changes where necessary.
  • Proactively build relationships with managers, providing professional advice/judgement to ensure issues are highlighted and addressed.
  • Carrying out ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Finance Director.


The Financial Controller will have strong technical accountancy skills including management and statutory accounts and consolidations.

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA).
  • Commercially astute.
  • Thorough technical and legal understanding of statutory accounts, group consolidations, and auditing.
  • Desire to work with a small exciting, fluid brand where finance can make a difference.
  • Good knowledge of all government taxes (VAT, PAYE & NIC, CT)
  • A finance-driven individual with an inquisitive approach, attention to detail, and strong communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • A team player with a strong, collaborative work ethic.
  • Experience in developing and improving processes and controls.
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