Vacancy - Finance Assistant – NOW CLOSED

Exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant within a small national charity with a reputation for excellence. With a deadline for applications of 9am Monday 4th July 2022, this page gives more information.


Hours: 15 hours per week (flexible within core hours of 9-5)

Based at: The Challenging Behaviour Foundation office, Chatham, Kent (5 minute walk from the train station)

Length of post: One year fixed term (potential to extend)

Start date: ASAP

Salary: £22k – £24K (pro rata) dependent on experience

We are looking for a committed and organised Finance Assistant to work within our small and friendly team providing finance and payroll support to our charity.

You will need to have relevant experience in a finance/accounting role and be pro-active in developing processes and procedures to meet the needs of the organisation and different funding requirements.  Experience of Quickbooks would be preferable.

We are a registered national charity specifically focused on the needs of children, young people, and adults with a severe learning disability whose behaviour may challenge, and their families.  We believe that with the right support, in the right place, at the right time everyone can lead a full and active life.

Useful Documents:

Before applying, please read through the following:

Finance Assistant Job Description

Finance Assistant Person Specification

How to Apply:

To apply, send your CV with a covering letter to demonstrating how you match the skills and experience required in the Person Specification.

Please also see our Equal opportunities statement ( and our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants (

For more information telephone 01634 838739 or email:

Key Information:

Closing date: 9am Monday 4th July

Interview date: Monday 11th July

Start date: ASAP

Additional Information:

This role is subject to standard employment checks and the appropriate disclosure check.



The Challenging Behaviour Foundation is a forward-thinking national charity (based in Kent) that makes a difference to people’s lives and has a reputation for driving change at an individual, local and national level. Read details about the latest vacancies at the CBF here.

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Our position statement

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A brief introduction to how the CBF provides help for people with severe learning disabilities whose behaviour challenges, with useful links to other parts of the website.