Accounts Payable Assistant


Join Our Finance Team at The Compleat Food Group!

We are thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant to become a valued member of our outstanding Finance team. With our business experiencing significant growth, this role is crucial in ensuring our financial operations run smoothly and efficiently.

As an Accounts Payable Assistant based in Nottingham, you will play a key role in our Finance team, taking on responsibilities that are vital to our company's success. You will be part of a supportive and collaborative team that is dedicated to excellence in managing all aspects of accounts payable.

 Who We Are:

Here at The Compleat Food Group, where we're on a mission to whip up delicious food that not only puts a smile on your face but also shows some love to our planet. We like to call it 'Food to Feel Good' because why not enjoy what you eat and do some good at the same time?

 Our 5,000+ incredible people are the heart of everything we do. They are genuinely passionate about crafting mouthwatering products for UK consumers, leading retailers, and our exciting market-leading brands, including Wall's Pastry, Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.

Why Finance at The Compleat Food Group?

When you step into a finance role at The Compleat Food Group, you're stepping into a world of opportunities. We encourage and reward individuals who take full ownership of their responsibilities and contribute to continuous control and process improvement.

 Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 – 17:00 and Fridays 08:30-16:00 – who doesn’t love an early finish on a Friday! We also offer flexible and hybrid working! 

Your Duties Will Include:

  • Managing the purchase ledger mailbox with a strong sense of ownership and responsibility.
  • Reporting and holding the business accountable for outstanding purchase order and invoice approvals
  • Manually inputting purchase invoices
  • Resolving supplier queries promptly and effectively.
  • Performing supplier statement reconciliations as directed by the Accounts Payable Supervisor.
  • Preparing proposals for payment runs on a rotational basis.
  • Providing support to external auditors by supplying requested samples.
  • Engaging in ad hoc tasks as requested by the Accounts Payable Supervisor.
  • Being an active and valued team member in our central finance department.


Your Skills and Experience:

  • Problem-solving skills that allow you to tackle challenges with ease.
  • A collaborative spirit that ensures everyone is involved and committed to making positive changes.
  • Effective communication skills for seamless interactions with team members and suppliers.
  • Strong IT skills to navigate relevant software.
  • The ability to work independently and prioritise tasks efficiently.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.


  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Informal and Formal training opportunities with personalised online LMS platform
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid (Free Financial, Emotional and Practical Support)
  • Physical Wellbeing Benefits – Free on demand exercise hub and various gym discounts.
  • Online Wellbeing benefits
  • Free Financial wellbeing – mortgage calculators, budget tools, financial aid tools
  • Holiday Discounts via Online Retail Discount

 The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do.

 Recruitment Agencies:

We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.