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Accounts Payable Assistant

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A collective energy and ambition. A place where you can make a real difference.

We’re a company that genuinely cares about our people, our products, our consumers and the environment.

Our unique, informal culture champions courage, determination and collaboration. Knowing we have an open and supportive team means each of us has the freedom to take responsibility and ownership. We have a shared passion to work hard, innovate and push boundaries.

United by the belief that when we strive for growth, anything is possible. While we might not be the largest company in our industry, we believe we can have the biggest impact because: Together We Have the Power to Win.

Are you detail-oriented and thrive in a fast-paced finance environment? Do you have experience in accounts payable and a passion for continuous improvement? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are currently seeking an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our Finance department on a permanent basis in Folkestone. As an Accounts Payable Assistant, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth operation of our transaction finance function, while maintaining quality standards and compliance within a SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) environment.

This role will work require the successful candidate to work from our UK Corporate Office in Folkestone at least 2 days per week.


  • Prepare new vendor documents for approval to set up (forms W8 / W9)
  • Process supplier invoices for the GMG SAP entity
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies in the 3-way match system
  • Distribute invoices for review and authorization
  • Manage supplier ledgers, ensuring timely reconciliation, on-time payments, and issue resolution
  • Liaise with suppliers, internal teams, and banking contacts
  • Prepare payment runs (multi-currency) for approval and upload onto banking platform
  • Perform daily and monthly multi-currency bank reconciliations
  • Handle IRS 1099 reporting
  • Ensure proper filing of invoices in accordance with company processes
  • Reconcile supplier statements and address queries
  • Maintain supporting evidence for SOX compliance audits
  • Support the achievement of monthly A/P working capital targets
  • Foster good relationships with employees in other departments and suppliers
  • Continuously enhance and update financial processes
  • Provide analysis as required
  • Review LOA (Letter of Authorization) limits quarterly and make on-demand changes/reviews

IT & Finance Continuous Improvement Project Support:

  • Proactively contribute to AP automation project
  • Assist with department continuous improvement projects


  • Previous experience in a similar AP assistant role
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping and bank reconciliations
  • Proficiency in SAP
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

In return, we offer a competitive salary package, Company matched pension scheme, Company performance-related bonus, health cash back scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and hybrid working.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to. Join our team and make a significant impact in Finance!

For more information on our company, our brands and our culture visit us at

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With offices in London and Folkestone, Kent, our more than 400 employees enjoy numerous benefits.

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