Sales Ledger Assistant

Location
Leeds
Salary
£17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted
13 Feb 2017
Closes
13 Mar 2017
Ref
00064629
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an international, award-winning, multidisciplinary consultancy, delivering creative solutions to some of the world's most challenging projects.

The Role:

This is a front office finance role reporting to the Discipline Project Finance Supervisor covering selected disciplines and supporting the wider UK region when necessary.

A key aspect of the role will be the development of positive working relationships with other teams such as credit control, client services, operational finance and UK operations including Project Directors and Project Managers.

Key Responsibilities:

Finance plays an important role in delivering support to the business and the implementation of controls and procedures and the diversity of the company is reflected in this role with the main responsibilities including;

- Work will be focused towards the achievement of specific objectives and the completion of daily, weekly and/or monthly tasks;
- Responsible for the input and checking of high volume of project invoicing, ensuring accuracy and raising any queries regarding format, wording or client details with Project Directors and/or Project Managers;
- Contacting Project Directors and/or Project Managers in line with the WIP schedules / WIP module to expedite the issuing of invoices to clients;
- Review of client purchase order requirements and ensure that purchase order numbers are in place before raising sales invoices;
- Liaising with client services and/or credit control to ensure that client details are up to date and advising the business of any changes;
- Hard copy posting of the invoices and/or electronic issue to meet client requirements;
- Meeting strict month end deadlines - sales ledger close;
- Supporting the Discipline Project Finance Assistant when necessary.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

In order to be considered for the post, candidates should have the following;

- Previous administrative experience in a similar role, or clear evidence of an ability to be able to grow quickly into such a role;
- An understanding of finance would be advantageous;
- Good communication skills and the ability to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally;
- Must be able to manage and process high volumes of invoicing. Ability to work to strict deadlines and remain calm under pressure;
- High level of accuracy and speed required;
- Self-motivated and driven but with the ability to work as part of a larger team;
- Must have a flexible approach and attitude to meet the peak demands of the business;
- Ability to operate in a professional manner at all times, and in line with business practice and policy;
- Computer literate with a sound working knowledge of relevant software packages, notably Microsoft Excel.

Rewards

In return for your dedication, you'll enjoy a quality total remuneration package, including contributory pension, life insurance, health cover and flexible working options. Pick and choose your perfect blend from advantages including childcare, additional holiday and travel insurance. You'll also benefit from a tailored package or professional training and development, with support to achieve your career goals.

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