Senior Accounts Receivable Assistant

Salary/Rate:£28,000 - £30,000
Job type:Perm
Location:Sheffield

About the Role

Sewell Wallis are working with long-standing manufacturing business that were founded in the 1800s. They have over 60,000 employees worldwide and are all about developing their staff. 

Due to expansion, they're looking for an experienced Sales Ledger Assistant to join their team, they want to progress this person and this role will offer the opportunity to move into management eventually.

What will you be doing?

  • Speaking with external & internal customers to chase debt and deal with any queries and reply within a reasonable timescale.
  • Complete credit risk assessments with the analysis of old and new customers' credit via the credit management system: collecting financial information and defining credit limits.
  • To understand and be able to cover the creation of manual billing documents such as reimbursement invoicing, rebates and other monthly charges
  • Support the monthly accounting closing cycle in accordance with internal established procedures and deadlines.
  • Contacting past customers and investigating why debt hasn’t been paid and to correct or reconcile the problem.
  • Speaking with external & internal customers to chase debt and deal with any queries and reply within a reasonable timescale.
  • To work closely with Accounts Receivable Supervisor to improve awareness of issues and how to resolve

What skills are we looking for?

  • Demonstrable Experience working in an Accounts Receivable / Credit Control environment
  • Sales Ledger Knowledge.
  • Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong problem-solving, and analytical skills with a solutions-focused mindset
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills.

What’s on offer?

  • Canteen
  • Company Pension scheme - employer contribution match up to 7%
  • Life assurance 3 x annual salary
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Sick pay
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Send us your CV below or contact Lewis Walker for more information.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: LW/4948Post Date: 02.07.24

Meet Our Recruiter

Lewis Walker

Lewis Walker

Senior Consultant | Transactional Finance

More jobs from this recruiter

View All
Sheffield

Legal Research Assistant

£24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis is working with a globally present law firm that operates in 40+ countries and has 5,000 lawyers working for them.
Sheffield

Junior Legal Secretary

£24,550 per annum
Sewell Wallis are working with a globally present law firm that operates in 40+ countries and has 5,000 lawyers working for them. Due to expansion, they're looking for Junior Secretary to assist fee earners and trainee solicitors in a busy litigation team.
Barnsley

Senior Credit Controller

£25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Sewell Wallis is working with a renowned business who are leaders within their field. My client is all about staff development and always promotes within. Due to expansion, my client is now looking for a Senior Credit Controller to join their team.