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Finance Assistant

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum dependent on experience

Location: ME9 8JE Borden, Nr. Sittingbourne, Kent

Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday including one hour for lunch

Contract: Permanent


This is an exciting opportunity to work with By the Bridge with Cambian; an independent and leading fostering organisation with a unique therapeutic approach, providing high quality foster care for children of all ages and abilities.


The Role

An opportunity has arisen for a full time Finance Assistant to join our busy finance team. This role has some key responsibilities but you will also be providing assistance and cover to all areas of the finance team, therefore gaining an opportunity to learn all of the functions of this busy department.



You will be a fast learner with excellent attention to detail. You will be methodical with excellent numerical skills and IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Previous administration experience is essential, ideally in a finance team. Previous experience of Access Dimensions and CRM Microsoft Dynamics would be an advantage however training will be provided.


You will be highly organised, self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. You will also have excellent communication skills and a confident telephone manner with the ability to build rapport and maintain good working relationships. The nature of this role requires you to be adaptable and willing to work as part of the team and provide cover for different areas of the finance department; therefore flexibility is a must for this role. Initial training will be provided.


The package

We offer a salary of £19,000 - £21,000 per annum dependent on experience, private healthcare, pension, life insurance, generous annual leave, free parking and a great working environment.


Please note the successful applicant must agree to an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service procedures (DBS). Employment will be offered to the successful applicant subject to a satisfactory disclosure report.


By the Bridge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.


By the Bridge is an Equal Opportunities Employer.



Jobs at By the Bridge with Cambian

By the Bridge with Cambian is an innovative, dynamic, independent fostering organisation providing high quality foster care and services to children and their foster families. 


We continually strives to achieve excellence for our children and young people, foster parents and staff. And every member of staff makes a valuable contribution towards improving the lives of children. 


People are at the heart of everything that By the Bridge with Cambian is about.  It is vital for our children, that our foster parents and staff are inspired and motivated by working for us. 


We aim to create an environment where people feel valued and can grow, develop and achieve their goals.  We work to ensure that By the Bridge with Cambian is a fun place to be, where people are treated fairly and rewarded well for the work that they do.


By the Bridge with Cambian is an equal opportunities employer


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