Sales Ledger

Recruiter
Candidate Source
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An award-winning company who are leading importer, manufacturer and distributor of fixings, temporary protection and safety products to the Construction Industry are looking for a Sales Ledger to join their team in Croydon, waking distance from both Coulsdon Town and Coulsdon South train stations.

They offer a range of benefits including monthly company profit share bonus scheme after probation, 22 days paid annual holidays excluding bank holidays, performance incentives, free car parking, Lunch, Pension scheme and the use of Perkbox flexible benefits scheme.



As a Sales Ledger, your main duties will include:

- Chase customer via telephone for outstanding balance as per company credit control procedure.
- Receiving new customer applications and processing credit reference checks.
- Opening new customers on the accounting system upon successful credit reference check.
- Matching remittances to payment received on bank statement or cheque daily.
- Ensuring all payments received are allocated to the appropriate invoice.
- Preparing and sending customer statements on the second working day after month end.
- Preparing aged debtors report by the second working day after month end.

To be a successful Sales Ledger, you will have the following skills and experiences:

- Experienced using Sage 50/Sage 100 or above accounting software is essential.
- Must have a proven track record of working in a high-pressured Finance Team with previous experience in a similar role.
- Must be educated to AAT level 3 or equivalent or A-level accounting or Accounting Degree
- An excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
- A strong understanding of accounting double entry concept.
- Excellent reconciliation skills and a proven track record in reducing outstanding balances.



Experience in using SAP B1 and Microsoft Dynamics would be beneficial but is not essential.



Your working hours will be Monday-Friday 9:00 to 5:30 pm with an unpaid break for lunch for one hour.



In return, a Sales Ledger will receive a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 Per Annum DOE.

The first stage of the application process is to apply online.

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