A vacancy has arisen within the finance department. The purpose of the role is primarily to ensure that the Sales Ledger is maintained efficiently and customers are paid promptly.

    Key Tasks

    • Enter cash receipts on to system and allocate against customer accounts.
    • Chase up overdue accounts by telephone and letter as appropriate
    • Send statements to customers each month.
    • Daily and Monthly invoice factoring reporting to bank
    • Monthly bank reconciliation from Nominal ledger to statement
    • Maintain sales ledger customer details, addresses etc.
    • Perform credit checks for potential new customers and set appropriate credit limits.
    • Initiate legal action for recovery if required.
    • Produce monthly debtor report for management.
    • Produce monthly cash target sheet and monitor actual cash receipts against target.
    • Resolve customer queries relating to invoices.
    • Reconcile cash received book with sales ledger receipts on system at month end.
    • Produce month end sales ledger reports each month.
    • Arrange contra payments between Sales Ledger and Purchase Ledger.
    • Process credit card payments.
    • Liaison with Credit Reference Agency when appropriate.
    • Sales Ledger journals as and when appropriate.
    • Cover for purchase ledger and payroll as and when required will form part of the role.

    Skills Required

    • Go Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, in particular Excel.
    • Experience of Syteline, or other IT Accounting systems essential.
    • Experience within a similar position.
    • Ability to prioritise work load.
    • Able to maintain relationships with other departments through effective communication.
    • Able to recognise areas of responsibility and own them fully.
    • Pro-active approach to chasing payments and ensuring cash is in.


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