Sales Ledger/Credit Controller

Sharp Consultancy
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity for a Sales Ledger/Credit Controller with a good track history of debt recovery has arisen with a huge public sector business based in the Cross Green area of Leeds (LS9). This Role is paying between £20-23Kk plus full study support, bonus and amazing benefits.

Sales Ledger / Credit Controller

As the fourth member of the accounts team you will be working in an open plan office shared with the Sales Admin Team. Along with Purchase Ledger you will be responsible to the Accounts Manager and will work closely with the Finance Director.

We are looking for a confident individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a small committed team. You will be encouraged to take 'ownership' of the sales ledger and prioritise your workload in accordance with the team's daily requirements. Month end and other ad-hoc duties will require you to be flexible and able to work well under pressure and adhere strictly to deadlines. You should have good problem solving skills for handling and resolving customer queries from the initial enquiry through to raising credit notes if necessary. You will be using the 'Unity 2015' system package whose reports are mainly run through Excel which means you should be a confident and experienced Excel user.


*Generating the daily invoicing run and forwarding by post and email to customers. Notifying invoicing to Barclays and communicating with the Sales Admin team to chase up missing order numbers to ensure invoices are processed promptly.
*Posting and allocating cash receipts and banking of any cheques received.
*Taking card payments and processing on Barclays online facility, handling of refunds where necessary.
*Handling all customer invoice and pod related enquiries. Ensuring invoice queries are followed up with the correct sales contact and are resolved promptly. Using the internal Complaints System to raise credits and clear queries.
*Credit checking and setting up new accounts, maintaining account details, notifying and updating insurance changes and advising colleagues.
*Cash collection. Maintaining up to date debtor reports on a daily basis. Providing promised payment information to allow for accurate cash flow forecasting.
*Daily and month end reconciliation of Barclays receipts account.
*Ensuring month end is completed in an organised and timely manner in accordance with the procedures in place and deadlines set.
*Assisting with franking and taking of post, scanning POD's and other ad hoc accounts administration duties as required.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from Finance Administrators through to Senior Finance Director's appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.