Finance Assistant (Accounts Payable)

Finance & Administration · London, London, City of
Department Finance & Administration
Employment Type Full-Time

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by our job advert.

We’re Community Fibre and our mission is to bring better internet to everyone. You won’t find any old and slow copper technology here. Our network, which we own and have built, is 100% full fibre. We install it directly into our business customer’s premises and into our consumer’s homes. We provide market leading broadband speeds, at the best prices with a real focus on customer experience - we are consistently the No1 Internet Service Provider on Trustpilot as rated by customers. And as a result we are growing fast.

We are passionate and love working with local communities … the clue is in our name.  We want to bridge the digital divide in society and make Gigafast internet accessible to all. We also love it when local residents become team members of Community Fibre - over 20% of our talent is from communities that we serve.

We are not the new kid on the block, we were established in 2013 and have been disrupting the Broadband industry in London since then. Some recent key achievements include:

  • We raised £400m investment in 2020 from large institutions to secure our ambitious growth plans.
  • We have acquired over 500,000 wayleaves across Local Authorities, Housing Associations and Private Landlords in London to support that growth.
  • We have deployed our 100% full fibre network to over 300,000 premises to deliver the growth, which is rapidly moving towards 1 million in 2023.

We’re proud of our achievements so far, but we are not complacent and definitely not stopping here. To help us get to our future, we’re looking for forward thinkers, people with big ideas, people passionate about technology and most importantly hard working team players to join us and be a part of our growing business.

Job purpose:


One of the main challenges within Finance is to improve our purchase to payment process and to this end we are hiring a Finance Assistant – Accounts Payable to work within our Finance team.

This role will be responsible for processing supplier quotes and purchase orders, and for ensuring all supplier invoices are received, authorised and processed. We are a small but growing team and need someone who can complete a variety of tasks to a high standard, in a fast-paced environment.

What you’ll be doing:


  • Managing all inbound supplier communications
  • Building relationships with our key suppliers
  • Processing quotes and raising purchase orders, working with the operations team where most spend is incurred
  • Completing supplier statement reconciliations, dealing with supplier queries, opening / closing supplier accounts
  • Ensuring all supplier invoices are received, authorised, and processed in a timely manner
  • Assisting with the preparation of the supplier payment runs
  • Assisting with the accounts payable month end process to ensure the deadlines are met

The experience we’re looking for you to bring:


  • Accounts Payable experience or similar
  • AAT qualified or working toward relevant accounting qualification
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Xero / Microsoft Dynamics accounting systems
  • Keen to get hands on experience in a fast-changing environment

Why join us:


  • You get to work with some of the best technology in the market
  • Be part of an exciting scale up business where you can bring your ideas, bring your knowledge, we value your contribution
  • We all love time off whether that’s going on an exotic holiday or a staycation, you’ll get 25 days holiday to enjoy, increasing by 1 day for each year of service up to 28 days
  • Birthday leave, our treat to you
  • Keen cyclist, join our cycle to work scheme
  • Enjoy the perks of Vitality health
  • You get to work with an amazing bunch of people

What happens next:


You’ve done your bit so sit back and relax, we will review your application and come back to you.

If we think you’re not quite right for the role you have applied for but may be a better fit for another, we’ll definitely let you know.

Want to know more about a career at CFL, check out our careers page:

We are an equal opportunities employer that values diversity in our team, we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Thank You

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Finance & Administration
  • Employment Type