Accounts Clerk (Shipping/Freight)

Lori Walsh Recruitment
West Thurrock, UK
18 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client provides Worldwide freight solutions for their clients and is currently looking for an Accounts Clerk to join their team and work at their office in Thurrock. The role will be to work on the Sales Ledger/Accounts Receivable and will involve some aspects of credit control. You will be working within this freight forwarders accounts department within a busy office on the accounts receivable desk.

Purpose of the role:

To Maintain and record all invoices sent out by the company and chase for payment on outstanding invoices within the accounts receivable system.

Duties will include
  • Record all sales invoices made by the company into the Sales ledger via the system.
  • Maintain the sales ledger by updating the system when Invoice payments are made
  • Liaison with customers and chase for any outstanding payments that exceed the outstanding invoice date.
  • Reconcile payments within the ledgers and system
  • Liaison with overseas freight agents where necessary
  • Filing and general office duties

The role will require someone to have fast and accurate data entry skills with attention to detail.

You will ideally have a minimum of 1 years experience of working within accounts receivable and it would be an advantage if you had any experience of the logistics/freight sector.

Salary up to £20/25k depending on experience

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