Sales Ledger/Credit Controller

Avenues Group
£24k per year + (pro rate) + benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Ledger/Credit Controller to join our Finance Team in Sidcup on fixed term maternity cover to October 2018. Working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment you will provide a professional service to produce timely and accurate sales invoices, chase late invoices, recover all invoices due and reconcile accounts.

With a focus on accuracy, efficiency and attention to detail, this is the ideal position for an experienced professional looking for a new challenge.

As a Sales Ledger/Credit Controller you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely issuing of all sales invoices.
  • Ensure the accounting entries for sales invoices and credit notes are promptly and accurately entered in the accounting system.
  • Maintain and implement a comprehensive schedule detailing the invoices to be raised each month, when it should be raised and who is to provide the invoicing information.
  • Ensure that invoices produced are supported and all related documentation is filed in an orderly manner.
  • Update the Sales Ledgers with recipients ensuring an appropriate audit trail.
  • Actively manage debtors accounts including outstanding debtor balances and liaise with relevant staff and customers to ensure balances do not become overdue.
  • Contribute to the production of weekly and monthly reports on the status of aged debtors and the impact on cash flow.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of the department and using discretion where necessary.
  • Ensuring good relations and efficient communication with all members of the team.
  • Responding professionally and in a timely manner to internal and external customers.
  • Assist in month end and year end processes in accordance with the relevant timetable.
  • Controls are kept up to date and adhered to.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required including providing cover.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Have some experience of computerised accounting packages such as Access and MS Office – in particular Excel to intermediate level.
  • Experience of using databases to store, manipulate and retrieve data.
  • Have a working knowledge of bookkeeping double entry system.
  • Able to reconcile customer accounts.
  • Have the ability to pro-actively manage your own workload.
  • Be a confident communicator to a wide range of audiences.
  • Be customer-focused with a passion for providing an amazing customer service internally and externally
  • Possess a high degree of literacy and numeracy with an ability to accurately and efficiently process large volumes of financial data.
  • Be pro-active, dynamic and able to approach your role with creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Share the values of Avenues Group.

If you think that sounds like you then apply now by completing an application form or sending your CV to

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