As a growing business, The Cupcake Lounge is always on the look-out for great talent in the Ottawa area whether you are a baker, cake decorator, retail salesperson or manager.

work at the Cupcake Lounge

Please review the job requirements below and, if you meet them and would like to work for The Cupcake Lounge in one of our Ottawa area stores, please e-mail us your resume to

Please quote “Attention HR”, indicate the position for which you’re applying in the subject line, and don't forget to attach your resume. Please note that we cannot currently respond to all applications and will only able to contact you if we have a job vacancy and are interested in setting up an interview.

The Cupcake Lounge offers competitive pay, employee discounts, a free coffee or latte every day of the work week, and other perks comparable to what's offered in the food service industry. We want our employees to not just earn a pay cheque  in a sometimes demanding yet always professional working environment but to grow with us in their careers.

office staff

Part-time Bookkeeper


  • Must have one or more years management experience in the food service and hospitality industry.
  • Maintains records of financial transactions in Intuit QuickBooks Online
  • Uses system to account for, post, reconcile and report on financial transactions in accordance with bookkeeping policies and procedures.
  • Manages accounts payable, accounts receivable, chart of accounts, general ledger, reconciliations, remittances, subsidiary accounts, etc.
  • Resolves administrative problems by analyzing information, identifying and communicating solutions.
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents.
  • Helps schedule, manage and pay employees using Ceridian DayForce HCM for job scheduling and time and attendance and PowerPay for payroll.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Ability to perform reconciliations
  • Accounting/bookkeeping
  • Analysis
  • Attention to Detail
  • Data Entry
  • Intuit QuickBooks Online
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Intuit QuickBooks Online Certification
  • Degree, or diploma in accounting, bookkeeping, or finance
Required Work Experience
  • 1 year Intuit QuickBooks experience
  • Previous accounting/bookkeeping experience
  • Previous office administration experience.
  • Food service industry experience ideal




    • At least 3 years proven baking industry experience as a team player. 
    • Commitment to work as early as 4 a.m.
    • Flexibility to work weekdays and/or weekends.
    • Professionalism, reliability, and responsibility.
    • Experience planning production runs.
    • Ability to prepare batters and/or bake cupcakes according to company instructions.
    • Experience using commercial mixers, ovens and other baking equipment.
    • Very good math, problem-solving and computer skills.
    • Capability to ice cleanly and quickly with a spatula. 
    • Capacity to stand for long periods of time. 
    • Ability to lift 10 - 25 kilos.

    cake decorators/icers

    Cake Decorators/Icers


    • 3 years proven baking industry experience as a team player preferred. 
    • Commitment to work as early as 6 a.m.
    • Flexibility to work weekdays and/or weekends. 
    • Professionalism, reliability, and responsibility.
    • Ability to ice cleanly and quickly with a spatula.
    • Capability to ice cupcakes according to specifications.
    • Ability to work with fondant and create decorations.
    • Experience using commercial mixers, ovens and other baking equipment.
    • Capacity to learn quickly, take direction and think on feet.
    • Capacity to stand for significant periods of time.
    • Ability to lift 10 - 25 kilos.
    • Experience in art (painting or sculpture) or music playing an instrument considered an asset.