Finance Assistant

at Ms. Cupcake
Location London, United Kingdom
Date Posted January 26, 2017
Category Finance and Accounting
Job Type Part-time


We are recruiting for permanent part time Finance staff due to company growth here at Ms. Cupcake – could this be the role for you?


ROLE: Finance Assistant – Part Time

HOURS: 24 hours per week

DAYS WORKING EACH WEEK: 3 days – Monday, Wednesday and Friday

REMUNERATION:  £7.60 per hour (starting wage).  At successful completion of your probationary period you wage will go up to £7.80 per hour.  Additionally, team members tend to have pay rises throughout each year (depending on performance) at Ms. Cupcake.


LOCATION: Ms. Cupcake offices – Brixton, London.


  • Proven ability to work methodically and to a high level of accuracy
  • Focused, with a good work ethic
  • Is flexible, dependable and comfortable working with a small team
  • Has a passion and love for vegan food



  • Managing financial accounts with our account software
  • Entering/approving all expenditure
  • Creating and maintaining financial spreadsheets
  • Creating reports
  • Liaising with our accountants
  • Helping to produce the end of month accounts
  • Chasing suppliers for credit notes/invoices
  • Create, review and audit financial statements and reports, ensure all calculations and data entries are correct
  • Reconcile any discrepancies on accounts
  • Banking duties at our shop and at the office
  • Collect information for and prepare payroll payments for employees
  • Suggest changes or improvements to increase accuracy, efficiency, and cost reductions
  • Keeping track of cost prices of all items we make and sell
  • Answering emails and phone calls at our office
  • General office support



  • Experience working with Excel and other MS office applications
  • Ability to follow and learn new systems and programs
  • High standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Excellent eye for detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of Xero, Asana, Slack, Capsule, Shopify, Clover and WordPress desirable (but not required)



Please send a CV and a letter explaining why you would be the ideal candidate for the role to



  • Applications deadline – Thursday February 9th 5pm
  • 1st round interviews – Feb 14th - Feb 17th
  • 2nd round interviews/trials – Feb 20th – Feb 24th
  • Role to start – Circa week commencing March 13th However, start date is flexible for the right candidate!
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