Finance Assistant

Purpose-driven flexible workspace provider looking for a talented Finance Assistant to support rapid growth

x+why is a flexible workspace provider with a difference – we are on a mission to change the way the world works for good. We believe that advancing people and planet as well as profit goes beyond responsibility; it makes exceptional sense.  

With four inspiring and inviting spaces in West, East and Central London, we are proud to announce the launch of two sites in Birmingham; the first being Foundry, 6 Brindleyplace. We are building a community of purpose-driven leaders, companies, and movements who understand that business should be a force for good.  

We have everything that you would expect from a luxury co-working office (tech, coffee, Wifi, music, plants, etc), as well as sustainable and ethical design and principles at our heart. We have an in-house wellness programme, featuring yoga and meditation classes for our members to enjoy. We absolutely live our values. Come and join us!!

The opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Finance Assistant to join the team and support the business through a rapid period of growth. This role reports to the Financial Controller (and wider Finance Team where required) and will contribute to the delivery of accurate monthly management accounts for each of our current locations, including the internal accounting function for x+y. This is a hybrid role, as you will need to attend our London locations twice a week, with the remainder of your time being spent working from home, or a site of your choice if you would prefer.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced Finance Assistant who has a good understanding of accounting principles with excellent organisation and time management and a keen eye for detail. A good knowledge of Excel and computerised financial systems and controls is a must. If you also know Xero that’s a plus! You must be a natural at building relationships and have excellent communication skills both spoken and written. You should be willing to get stuck in, with a very ‘hands-on’ approach with the ability work autonomously in a fast-paced, constantly evolving business/ environment. Finally, we encourage individuality so that you can be yourself, in order to bring your best every day.

In return we promise to support and guide you in your role and will provide the following compensation package: competitive salary, pension provision, discretionary bonus, Health Fund, 25 days annual leave (plus public holidays) , 2 volunteer /charity (paid) days, Share Options, Better Space access , Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and an Employee Referral Scheme.


If you feel that you could deliver in this role, please download a full job description and submit an application.

Worried you don’t meet all the requirements? Please don’t! Applicants often second guess themselves when applying for new roles. So if you are worried you don’t meet all the criteria, or that your CV may look a little different, please get in touch anyway and let us do the worrying for you. We can't wait to hear from you!

At x+why, we value an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workplace where all workers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education or disability, feel valued and respected. We encourage applications from all corners of society and are committed to building a culture of inclusion throughout the business. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard.