Financial Controller

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25-30 k

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Morris

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:


The Dream Career:

Financial Controller *MATERNITY COVER 11-12 MONTHS*


The Location:



The Hours:

Full time

4 days can also be considered

Hybrid role


The Salary:

£25,000 to £30,000 DOE


The Job Role: 

We are working with a fantastic Sheffield business who require an experienced Financial Controller to join their business for 11-12 months to cover maternity leave.

Reporting to the Directors of the organisation, the successful candidate will manage the day to day financial transactions for the business. This will also include reporting financial data and ensuring all financial deadlines are met.

This varied Financial Controller role will include the following duties;

  • Management of financial transactions including sales and purchase ledger
  • Management of credit control
  • Accurate financial reporting – this will include preparing monthly management accounts
  • Working closely with Accountants to process year end
  • Management of weekly payment run
  • Preparation of invoices
  • VAT reconciliation quarterly
  • Processing monthly payroll
  • Processing monthly pensions

Our client is looking for a Financial Controller who has the following experience;

  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent accounting skills and experience
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Confident working to strict deadlines such as PAYE, Corporation tax and VAT
  • Confident managing daily cash flow
  • Experience of running payroll
  • Experienced in preparing financial reports
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Confident using SAGE 50


Qualifications and skills;


  • AAT qualified level 2 or above
  • Ideally educated to degree level
  • Experience using SAGE 50


This role will be a hybrid position with training over the first couple of weeks taking place in the office.


Ideally this position will start from February but our client can accommodate a candidate sooner.


For further information about this fantastic role, working for a brilliant Sheffield business please contact rebecca@benchmarkrecruit.co.uk / 07714771600