Sales Ledger / Receivables FTC

  • Job Reference: 11831
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £20,000 to £23,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Remote Working, Generous Holiday & Pension
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance, Public
  • Job Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

11831 – Sales Ledger / Receivables FTC Job Spec

Location: Leicester / Remote Working


Our Client – a service sector firm based in Leicester – is seeking an experienced Sales Ledger / AR Clerk to join their accounts team for a full-time 12-month fixed term contract (maternity cover).


The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all collections are posted accurately and in a timely manner onto the system in line with company policy’s & procedures,
  • Working closely with the finance team, ensure all transactions are reconciled & investigated. Ensure processes / systems work efficiently and suggest improvements,
  • Monitor debtors, send statements / reminders on a routine basis. Maintenance / clearing of suspense accounts,
  • Chasing-up of debtors, maintaining an effective credit control function,
  • Raising invoices to other debtors as instructed by other teams. Posting of transactions / adjustments as required,
  • Liaising with the finance team, bank and other key stakeholders to ensure any unknown payments / receipts are investigated / resolved,
  • Provide exceptional customer service,
  • Provide adhoc cover of duties within the finance function.  


The Right Person

  • Previous experience working within a high-volume accounts receivable / credit control function, meeting strict processing targets,
  • Demonstrable knowledge of financial systems & accounts processing,
  • Experience with query resolution, with a keen ability to influence, negotiate and handle disputes,
  • Maintaining accuracy at all times, ensuring policies & procedures are adhered to,
  • Strive for continual process improvement, enthusiastic, proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision,
  • Excellent customer service, communication skills, planning, organisational & deadline time keeping skills,
  • Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint skills to an advanced standard.



  • Appointment Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract (maternity cover)  
  • Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time
  • Generous Holiday & Pension
  • Flexible working arrangements considered in line with the needs of the business

If you – or someone you might know – are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11831) on 0116 254 9404.