Role details

Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk

Manchester   •   £23,000 - £25,000   •  Permanent

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  • Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Credit

About Our Client

Working as part of a fast growing business, the successful candidate will be responsible for the credit control function for the Manchester office. The role will proactively manage outstanding debtors, ensuring total debtor value and debtor days are kept to a minimum.

The candidate will need to be exceptionally organised and should have excellent attention to detail, continually reviewing processes to ensure they are efficient and meeting business requirements.

A key aspect of the role is building relationships across the business, with the surveyors as well as within the Accounts Team.

Job Description

The successful Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk will:

  • Chasing all outstanding company debtors, currently at a level of around 450 outstanding invoices, mainly via telephone but also by email when adequate
  • Allocation of cash receipts on the accounting system (Sage 50 Accounts), the intranet, and recording on Excel
  • Recording daily bank balances and submitting to financial controller
  • Informing surveyors and the accounts team, by email, of settled invoices
  • Creating the debtors report twice monthly, using Pivot tables and V look ups, and submitting to the Financial Controller for review
  • Initiating legal proceedings when necessary
  • Raising sales invoices for the Manchester office ensuring deadlines are met through chasing relevant surveyor for required information
  • Entering sales invoices on the accounting system
  • Running reconciliations at month end to ensure all invoices have been raised on the intranet and subsequently entered on the accounting system, and that all fees received have been correctly allocated on both the intranet and the accounting system
  • Other ad hoc accounts/office duties as and when required

The Successful Applicant

The successful Credit Controller/Sales Ledger Clerk will:

  • Previous credit control experience
  • Ability to deal with problem accounts and customers
  • Good understanding of accounts functions especially Sales Ledger
  • Good level of ability on Microsoft Excel - Pivot table and vlookup experience is essential
  • Experience using Sage Accounts 50 is beneficial but not essential
  • A service orientated individual with good inter-personal skills who can work as part of a team

  • Intermediate MS Office skills
  • Confident and outgoing personality
  • A professional telephone manner
  • Excellent people skills, with ability to build relationships with clients
  • Exceptionally organised with ability to prioritise, work to deadlines and manage time efficiently

What's on Offer

  • Up to £25k depending on experience
  • 20 days holiday
  • 3% company pension contribution
  • Professional fees paid
  • Club membership (up to £40 per month)
  • Season Ticket Loan up to £5k
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Life assurance

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