We are recruiting for an experienced

Finance Administrator

to join the bemix team.

This is an integral, unique and varied role. Your resilience, diligence and experience in providing fantastic finance, payroll and administration support will be invaluable to the whole organisation finance function. This role needs someone with the skills to happily and confidently organise a busy workload, who works in a calm, organised and systematic way even when pressured, who can take the initiative, work well within a close team and keep a sense of humour.

You will receive the exceptional benefit of working closely alongside and receiving mentoring from our Head of Finance who will share experience and offer supportive mentoring, to further develop your financial skill/s and competency.

We are keen to support the right person to grow and develop and work towards AAT and/or payroll qualification (contribution to funding). You may already have started studying for the qualification or it might be something that you have a strong interest in embarking on in the near future.

Siobhan Keem, our wonderful Finance Lead, says

"bemix is a truly inspiring place to work. The positive impact on people's lives is unparalleled and this extends to staff as well as people we work alongside. I've not experienced a work environment that is so caring and supportive before and I love working here."

Main aim: Working within an uplifting, committed administration and financial team, taking a mindful, proactive, methodical and calm approach to finance processes, payroll and finance / general administration.

Hours: Working 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 9-5pm.

This is a 7.4 hour day plus unpaid lunch break.

Location: You will be based in a great office at The Innovation Centre in Canterbury (this is located on the University of Kent site), with excellent facilities, including free parking, cafe, reliable local transport connections and lovely outside spaces to explore on breaks / lunch / walking supervision.

Salary and benefits: In the range of £22-27,000 per annum + generous 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays + Contributory Pension Scheme (5% of pay) + Option of funded Qualification

If you have ...

  • A solid working background in Financial Administration and approach your work with critical and analytical thinking.
  • The ability, skills and confidence to learn and take responsibility for processing the bemix company payroll (monthly).
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software (we use QuickBooks), and are very confident using ICT, especially packages such as Google office suite and Microsoft Office.
  • The ability to proactively organise and thrive when using systems to ensure tasks are carried out and completed with efficiency and accuracy.
  • The adeptness to receive, organise and prioritise requests for financial and administrative support from several people using different media, managing competing priorities and pressures confidently and calmly. 
  • Natural communication and great interpersonal skills. You must be able to communicate well, by telephone, email, and in person with different types of people, including those with and without learning difficulties and/or autism.

...we’d love to hear from you!

To apply, please download a copy of the Job Pack here and fill out our online application form 

Enquiries: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th January 2023.

Interviews: Week commencing 13th February 2023 ,in person at our Canterbury Office.

We will contact you by the end of the day on Friday 10th February 2023, to let you know the outcome of the shortlisting and whether you have or haven’t been shortlisted for interview.

You will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS Check.

We are committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people with disability, neurodiversity and/or long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us.