Role details

Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk

Manchester   •   £20,000 - £22,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Credit Control
  • Sales Ledger

About Our Client

Our client is a well established manufacturing company based in the Sale area of Manchester.

Job Description

Role & Responsibilities Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk

  • Responsible for managing four debtor ledgers as a stand alone credit controller;
  • Processing daily sales invoices and credit notes, uploading on to accounting system and factors accounts and producing daily sales reports distributed across the business;
  • Responsible for posting cash allocation to customer accounts and carry out reconciliations between the accounting system and factors account to ensure completeness;
  • Producing month end debtor ledger reconciliations and investigate and resolve any differences;
  • Daily review of the weekly going-out list to ensure that orders to be despatched have adequate credit limits in place with the factoring company;
  • Main point of contact with the factoring company in terms of dealing with queries, requests, setting up new customer accounts and maintaining accurate details of existing customers;
  • Obtain sufficient information to assist the factors with creditworthiness of new and existing customers;
  • Work with a minimum of supervision on collection of overdue accounts;
  • Maintains close links with all customers by phone, fax and e-mail to ensure smooth running of accounts and encourage timely recovery of payments;
  • Work within guidelines and report to the Financial Controller on outstanding issues and inform them early of potential debtor problems;
  • Use initiative and imagination to achieve results, while promoting customer goodwill;
  • Handle queries and resolves problems within company guidelines and policy;
  • Anticipate developments, and identify accounts that will require special attention;
  • Handle disputed accounts and negotiate to bring payment into line with terms;
  • Submitting Intrastats reports to HMRC on a monthly basis;
  • Deal with and reconcile petty cash on a monthly basis;
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Management

The Successful Applicant

Skills & Attributes Credit Controller/ Sales Ledger Clerk

  • Sales ledger experience within companies processing sales invoices;
  • Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain good client relationships;
  • Excellent attention to detail and reconciliation of debtor accounts, capable of identifying and resolving wider issues;
  • Genuine enthusiasm for providing a high standard of customer service and an ability to promote a positive attitude within a Finance team of four;
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise and manage conflicting demands effectively;
  • Prior experience of Sage Line 50 accounting package is desirable but not essential;
  • Prior experience of invoice factoring is desirable but not essential;

What's on Offer

  • Immediate start available
  • Interesting and varied role
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Car parking available
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Stand alone role

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