Credit Controller/Sales Ledger

Recruiter
Optima Plus Recruitment LTD
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£18000 - £18500/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Controller /Sales Ledger Clerk
Optima Plus Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Credit Control & Sales Ledger Clerk on behalf of a leading retail & distribution organisation based in Newcastle under Lyme. Working as part of a small team of 3 you will be the sole person responsible for this area of finance and therefore this position requires an individual who has a strong background in the collection of outstanding monies as well as the accurately allocation of cash.
Job purpose:
This role will cover all aspects of the credit control and sales ledger function, ensuring that cash is collected, is banked and posted to the sales ledger in a timely and accurate basis.
Duties and responsibilities:
Bank reconciliation and allocations.
Post cash received by BACS and cheque on a daily basis to the sales ledger and allocate as required on accounts.
Prepare bank deposits and take to the bank as and when required.
Push through previous days invoicing and process manual invoices onto the system.
Work closely with the assistant accountant and financial controller to resolve any outstanding invoices as well as commercial teams
Assist the finance team with queries re cash as part of the month-end closing process.
Skills & Experience
• IT Literature including basic understanding of word and strong understanding of excel
• Excellent telephone manner and Customer service experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to work to deadlines whilst prioritising work load
• Must be able to multi-task
• The ability to work in a team as well as individually