Sales Ledger Clerk

Focus Resourcing
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking to for a Sales Ledger Clerk to join their team. The role will involve maximising cash inflow by prompt and professional collection of accounts due, in order to reduce debt, increase cash flow and reduce risk and to provide a helpful and friendly service to all customers and carry on the customer care policy through all processes.


  • To chase debt by telephone and e-mail
  • To allocate payments in accordance with customer remittances
  • To process reminder letters and monthly statements
  • To liaise with key accounts, sales and customer care departments to resolve outstanding queries
  • To ensure all major accounts adhere to agreed order to cash cycle
  • To carry out daily and month end reporting and account reconciliation
  • To investigate and resolve queries relating to non-payment of invoices
  • To work to strict monthly collections targets

Essential Attributes:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics Navision or similar accounting package
  • 2-3 years previous experience of working in an accounts department with exposure to credit control
  • Competent with Microsoft desktop packages to include Outlook, Word and with good Excel skills
  • A polite but tenacious telephone manner is essential
  • Strong team working ethos and the ability to be pro-active and use initiative to work alone when required
  • Demonstrate excellent planning, organisational and time management skills
  • Proven objection, negotiation and complaint handling, where attention to detail is paramount

The following skills would be advantageous but not essential:

  • Experience of Trade Customers
  • Part qualified ICM or AAT qualification

Company offer full benefit package and ongoing career progression.