Accounts Payable Clerk

£22,000 - £25,000 per annum

At The Compleat Food Group we’re on a mission to create tasting food that’s better for people and the planet, we call it ‘Food to Feel Good’. We pride ourselves on being a business that gives equal emphasis to HOW we operate as well as the financial results we achieve. 

Our 3,500 (and growing) fantastic people are what make this possible. They are passionate about creating delicious products for UK consumers, leading retailers and our exciting, market leading brands, which include Wall’s Pastry, Squeaky Bean and Unearthed.  

Accounts Payable Clerk 

Based at our Nottingham Site, the main purpose of this role is Accounts payable processing across all the business, dependant on volumes and to perform regular reconciliations using supplier statements

Why Finance at The Compleat Food Group?

The finance team is in an exciting stage of its development, learning how to combine the accounting processes across three previous business into one efficient and effective group. When stepping into a finance role at The Compleat Food Group, you’ll be stepping into a role that offers you the chance to take full ownership of your responsibilities, in a team that encourages & rewards continuous control and process improvement. 

The Role:

Your working hours will predominantly be Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00*(flexible approach around these hours, and hybrid WFH available). 

Duties for this role will include:

  • Manage the purchase ledger mailbox in Docuware taking ownership and responsibility to ensure work is completed on a timely basis
  • Reporting and holding the business to account for outstanding purchase order approvals or invoice approvals
  • Manual input of purchase invoices on to the corresponding purchase ledger. Manual inputting only when invoice not suitable for Docuware
  • Resolve supplier queries based on a first in first out order across the whole business including ownership of that query through to resolution
  • Perform supplier statement reconciliations on accounts as directed by the Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Produce proposal for payment runs on a rota basis across the team
  • Providing samples requested by the external auditor
  • Ad hoc work as requested by the Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Be an active team member of central finance


  • Free parking
  • 2 Volunteering days a year
  • Company Pension

Skills and Experience:

  • Problem solving skills
  • Teamwork to ensure other team members are involved in projects and committed to the changes
  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT Skills
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to identify and prioritise tasks and workload
  • Strong excel skills