Sales Ledger /Credit Controller

Recruiter
Optima Plus Recruitment LTD
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
£17000 - £20000/annum
Posted
18 Jun 2017
Closes
18 Jul 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Optima Plus Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Credit Control & Sales Ledger Clerk on behalf of a high growth organisation based in Stoke on Trent. Working as part of a small team of 5 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 all other duties relating to Credit Control and Sales Ledger.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Credit Controller who is looking to take that next step. This role is integral to the growth of the business and therefore you will play a key role within the finance department.
Duties and responsibilities:
Proactively chase outstanding monies via telephone, email and letter
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.
Process manual invoices onto the system.
Work closely with the finance department 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.

In order to be successful in this role you will need to have the following skills and attributes:
IT Literature including word and strong understanding of excel
Excellent telephone manner and customer service experience
Excellent written and verbal communication as you will be liaising with all levels of personnel both internal and external to the business
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

For additional information please contact Kerri-Ann