Financial Controller

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Closing date:

03 November 2017

Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 dependent on experience + benefits


Location: Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent


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



The role of Financial Controller requires a finance professional with the necessary experience, skills and personal qualities required to operate as part of a close-knit senior management team and contribute to the strategic development of the business.  There is an important role to play leading the finance team in providing a robust financial infrastructure as well as day to day management of a small team. 





We are looking for a qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) qualified accountant with a proven track record in a similar finance leadership role.  You will have excellent accounting skills and work to the highest level of accuracy in a timely manner.  You will be able to prioritise tasks and demonstrate a can-do attitude, professionalism and drive to succeed.  You will have strong reporting skills and proven ability to deliver under tight deadlines.  Excellent IT skills, specifically Excel are a must for this role


The right candidate will be able to be hands on and also be able to build relationships at all levels.  You will be an excellent communicator who is self-motivated, a team player who can work in a fast paced environment. You will hold similar values and high integrity to fit into the culture.


The package



We offer a salary of £55,000 - £60,000 per annum dependent on experience, plus a discretionary annual bonus, private healthcare, pension 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