Finance Assistant


London, GB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 04/21/2021
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About Dija

Dija is on a mission to make this vision a reality.

Founded by former Deliveroo executives Alberto Menolascina and Yusuf Saban, Dija combines guaranteed stock availability, an innovative UI and ultra-fast delivery through our proprietary technology, liberating customers from the drag of supermarket shopping and unavailable delivery slots.
Dija is backed by top tier VCs, having raised one of Europe’s largest seed rounds in history - $20 million.

Job Description

Groceries delivered in 10 minutes. Sounds too good to be true, right? Think again. 

You see, people are busy living their lives, which means they have better things to do than wander up and down the supermarket aisles or wait an eternity for their online delivery to arrive. Rain or shine, Dija delivers your groceries in 10 minutes.

Right now, we’re working around the clock to bring 10 minute grocery delivery to millions of people around the world, but we need exceptional people to make this happen. And by exceptional, we mean people with a huge amount of drive and grit to build the largest retailer in the world.

About the Role

We are seeking highly organised, resourceful, and solution-oriented talent. We are creating a passionate team of high performing peers who thrive in a fast-paced startup environment. If this sounds like you, then our role of Finance Assistant might be your new home.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing support to the finance team with everyday responsibilities. This will include bank reconciliations, , payroll processing, accounts payable monitoring and payments to ensure Dija's day-to-day finances are in good shape.

You will be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks and with a key focus on accuracy and efficiency to ensure finance is optimised to support the overall Dija strategy and goals. Working at speed and with attention to detail is a must-have in the fast paced nature of the business.

At Dija, we recognise the importance of personal and professional development, and we are looking for someone who is keen to grow with us. We are looking for someone who has basic finance skills that is keen to grow into a finance manager in the near future.

Duties & Responsibilities


    • Bank Reconciliation for GBP, EUR and USD accounts
    • Multi-cashflow monitoring to ensure adequate funds allocated across currencies in the most efficient way

Accounts Payable

    • Maintenance of Dext - ensuring all documents are captured and coded in order to maintain P&L and VAT requirements
    • Performing regular and ad-hoc bank transfers to suppliers & employees


    • Review and payment of staff expense claims
    • Maintaining effective working relationships with staff to ensure finance is proactive and provides support where needed by operational teams


    • Monitoring of Cezanne, Deputy - ensuring all casual employee details, hours and rates are accurate in order to ensure payroll precision
    • Performing weekly pay run for casual employees
    • Making weekly payments to casual employees
    • Dealing with casual employee payroll queries

Skills, Qualifications & Experience Required

  • Strong attention to detail and administrative skills
  • Data driven - comfortable with working with large data sets on Excel
  • Good written and verbal communication skills - able to comfortably engage with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to juggle many tasks to a deadline
  • Experience using tools such as Google suite, Xero, Dext (ReceiptBank) is preferred but not required


  • Join one of the fastest scaling and high profile startups in Europe
  • Shape your role and the company
  • Experience a workplace that is entrepreneurial, fast-paced, solution-focused, disciplined, team-oriented and fun 
  • Flexible working to support families and varying needs
  • Competitive compensation package and generous stock options
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme 
  • Company discount and free goodies  
  • Regular team-wide events
  • Cycle to work scheme (in progress)


Please note that unfortunately we cannot provide visa sponsorship, and to be considered for this role, candidates must be able to provide proof of their eligibility to work in the UK.


Further details


Dija is an Equal Employment Opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.