Finance Assistant

Pembury, Kent • Part Time

Due to business growth, we are excited to create a brand new Finance Assistant role. The Finance Assistant will support the Finance Manager to ensure smooth, accurate and timely processing of financial transactions in Sage with accurate reporting output. Full training and ongoing support will be provided.

Part Time position ~0.4 FTE (approx. 15 hours / week spread over 3-4 days). Hybrid of home / office working.


  • Processing accounts payables, preparing payment runs and supplier liaison
  • Monthly billing and cash receipt management
  • Processing bank transactions and preparing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Managing cashflow reporting
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns
  • Maintenance of workflow information systems
  • Assist Finance Manager with monthly control account reconciliations, payroll verification, and quarterly budget forecasts
  • Ad-hoc holiday cover

Key Personal Attributes

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, especially in Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting software experience (ideally Sage)
  • Excellent organisation and time-management
  • Great attention to detail
  • Flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads and urgent requests

Qualifications / Experience

  • Finance and administration experience in a similar role highly desirable
  • Working knowledge of Sage Accounting or similar advantageous
  • Strong Excel and Microsoft Office skills

Salary & Benefits

  • FTE equivalent of approx. £22-25,000 depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday (pro-rata)
  • Hybrid working allowing working from home and office following induction and training

Post probation period:

  • AXA Private Medical insurance
  • Death in Service Policy
  • Contributary Pension Scheme
  • On-site parking
  • Discretionary quarterly Bonus Scheme following probation period
  • Discretionary annual Profit Share Bonus dependant on service

Apply by emailing No agencies please.

Closing date for applicants: 20th October 2021

About IE

Innovative Edge (IE) is a young, vibrant company with a vision to be THE partner supporting global pharmaceutical companies to prepare for launching new medicines. Our aim is to deliver inspiring, exciting and consistent quality and excellence across all we do. We live life at IE through our values of Team, Passion and Courage.

IE offers its employees the opportunity for personal growth and development within a focused and collaborative environment. The office is set in an idyllic and inspiring location in an Oast House on a fruit farm in Pembury, in the heart of the Garden of England.