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Accounts Payable Assistant


  • Permenant, Full-Time
  • Monday to Friday
  • 08:30 until 17:30
  • Hybrid
  • Location: Dartford, Kent


Summary of duties 

Responsible for processing tasks within the Accounts Payable department and providing management accounting support to the Finance Manager.


Key areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for all Accounts Payable tasks which includes matching, batching and coding invoices, responding to supplier queries and preparing the monthly payment runs.

  • Liaise closely with all departments within the business to ensure all invoices are accurately received, recorded and authorised.

  • Prepare reconciliation of supplier statements.

  • Effectively investigate and respond to any supplier queries.

  • Prepare accurate and timely reconciliation reports in order to assist in the management accounting process.

  • Assist the Finance Manager by preparing regular reports and analysis of financial data

  • Identify, negotiate and implement cost savings strategies where appropriate.

  • Ad hoc duties to support the business including payment


Key internal and external relationships

  • Finance Manager
  • Accounts Payable Supervisor
  • Initial point of contact for external suppliers and customers



  • Previous experience of working within an Accounts Payable Team
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Experience in using Sage 1000 system and D365 would be advantageous.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn



  • 25 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays for professional services;
  • For customer services, warehouse, transport and internal projects, 21 days’ starting plus bank holidays, with an extra day added for each year of service, capped at 25 days;
  • Auto enrolment government pension scheme;
  • 4 x salary life assurance;
  • Private healthcare salary sacrifice scheme;
  • Buying and selling of annual leave available;
  • Financial support programme available;
  • Access to an employee assistance programme;
  • Quarterly nights out with the team, paid for up to £25 per head;
  • Discounted gym membership at the Hilton doubletrees;
  • Christmas party and Summer Family Fun Day;
  • Discounted travel prices on Arriva public transport in Kent;
  • Contributory defined contribution pension scheme;
  • Premium watch such as rolex for 10 year’s service;
  • Fabulous working conditions


To apply for this role, please send your CV and a Covering Letter to [email protected]

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