Sales Ledger Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 11614
  • Date Posted: 30 June 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £18,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Accounts Assistant/Sales Ledger. Our client, based in Leicester has engaged Paul Mitchell Associates on an exclusive basis to recruit an experienced Accounts/Sales Ledger Assistant on a permanent basis. Being able to deal with both UK and International clients, this role is relatively fast paced and requires someone who can adapt to change as the business evolves.

You will possess strong communication skills and have the ability to report information clearly to the MD.

Your main role will involve the following;

* Liaising with our export department daily to ensure that you are aware of any changes to arrival dates for shipments to overseas customers that may affect the cashflow or incur additional charges
* In conjunction with our trader chase payments from overseas customers and follow strict company guidelines for any non or delayed payment
* Daily checking of all bank accounts (GB, USD, Euro) to ascertain payments received and then compile a daily summary of all payments received and email to the relevant people
* Compile a detailed and accurate cashflow forecast for the MD and update of any changes from week to week if any payments roll over.
* Actively chase customers that are on the debtor list in line with company policy - highlight any potential problems
* Input invoices, payments onto Sage 50
* Keep accurate records of payments and bank charges
* Reconcile all customer accounts and send out weekly statements
* Check customer self-bills and raise matching invoices
* Raise timely and accurate invoices for all UK and Export on daily, weekly and monthly - generate reports on Sage 50
* Daily printing of bank statements for all accounts, inputting all receipts onto the sales ledger
* Reconcile all customer accounts and send out weekly statements
* Check customer self-bills then raise matching invoices
* Accurate record keeping for payments and bank charges
* Updating company systems / databases
* Liaising with customers in order resolve queries in a timely manner

Experience Required:

Experience in a busy sales ledger role
Excellent knowledge of Sage 50 and Office 365 - training will be given on our inhouse system
Export experience and working with foreign customers would be an advantage
Experience in chasing customers for payment - both UK and Foreign and following a strict procedure for non or delayed payment
Attention to detail
Pro-active and have a sense or urgency approach to tasks
Can do attitude

In return, my client offers an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to make the position their own. So, if you feel you have the skills, apply now.

For further information, please contact us on 0116 2549404

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