Office Admin / Finance Assistant
A great opportunity for a super organised and self-managing person to join our enthusiastic team in a busy &thriving studio.
Part time Monday - Friday 09:00 to 3:00pm.
£11,250, plus benefits package
Whitespace Yoga &Wellbeing Studio, Milton Keynes
Why work for us?
Were a positive and friendly bunch, dedicated to changing lives through wellbeing practices. We encourage personal growth &healthy living with our customers and team, and we get to meet some SUPER interesting people. Our light-filled, beautiful character building in the heart of Stony Stratford offers a great place to work. You get to take your shoes off and wear stretchy pants if you choose every day We offer terrific perks and love to promote from within. There are exciting things happening at Whitespace, come join the team
About the role.
Were looking for a part-time admin &finance assistant to roll their sleeves up and support a variety of office tasks including reception, admin and financial control functions.
Our studio is dynamic and fast-paced, and youre someone who really thrives in that environment. You enjoy being a part of a small, friendly and hardworking team - bringing resilience, a solutions-focus and always looking for ways to do things better and faster. Most importantly, youll have a head for numbers and an eye for detail.
Youll receive a good salary plus fantastic benefits including 28 days Holiday, Pension, professional development, free monthly membership and discounts on our workshops and retail offerings. And of course, work alongside a FABULOUS team
Main tasks include:
Reception duties, helping to managing busy class sign-in periods &handle payments
Maintaining the company accounts using Xero - invoicing, credit control, expenses etc.
Financial admin and HR support incl. payroll
Making/receiving telephone calls and updating our CRM system
Providing marketing support - mailings, database cleaning
General office duties - email, postage, banking, filing
Support course and event administration
2 years admin/finance experience in a busy environment
Excellent attention to detail and a LOVE of admin is an absolute must
Super organised, able to multi-task, work to deadlines and manage own workload.
Project management skills a lovely plus
Numerate with ability to analyse data and create KPIs
Comfortable working in small friendly team, and on their own
Some book Keeping experience, Xero accounting preferred but not essential
Exceptional communication skills written, verbal &listening, with proven ability to build rapport
Good general IT skills with a particular focus on Excel and Database use
Ideally youre NOT wanting a career as a Yoga Teacher. Were looking for someone whos interested in office work with a view to long-term employment.
Sounds like the ideal post for you?
Please complete an online application. Only applicants who meet the minimum requirements will be considered. If you do meet our criteria, we may invite you for an interview this might include a quick telephone interview prior to your face-to-face interview.
Successful candidates will then be invited for a longer second interview, spending time in-studio to complete an on the job experience. Youll spend three or four hours with the team, carrying out the type of duties you may have daily in the role, giving us and you a chance to see if things fit.
If you enjoy this session and can demonstrate youve got the skills to do the job, youll be offered a job and your career at Whitespace will begin
Thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. We review applications at the earliest opportunity. Due to limited resources and the large number of applications we receive, we very much regret that were only able to inform short listed candidates of the outcome of their application. If you do not hear from us within four weeks of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would like to assure you, however, that every application is considered in detail and a shortlist only drawn up after careful consideration.