Entry Level Sales Ledger Clerk - South Leeds

  • Location

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £16000 - £19000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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A medium sized, established service based business located within the South Leeds area is looking to appoint an Entry Level Sales Ledger Clerk on a permanent basis. Ideally candidates will have some previous accounts experience and will be comfortable with a role that is a mix of finance duties and administrative tasks. Candidates with a strong administrative background within a deadline orientated environment will also be considered.

This role will support the wider finance team but will primarily focus upon the sales ledger side. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full sales ledger process but will be mainly focused around ensuring that the cash is posted within given timescales and will involve resolving queries.

My client would ideally like someone with some sales ledger/accounts receivable experience however candidates with a strong, stable administrative background will also be considered. The role will suit someone who is able to work towards targets and deadlines and will be happy working autonomously. Full training and support will be provided.

The main duties of the role will include:-

-Allocations to the sales ledger.
-Dealing with customer queries and speaking to customers.
-Raising credit notes.
-Performing bank reconciliations.
-Processing direct debits mandates.
-Managing the finance inbox and answering the phone when required.
-Providing copy invoices.
-Supporting the finance team in other areas as and when required.

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have some basic accountancy experience or will have worked within an office environment before or will have a sales ledger/accounts receivable background.
-Be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and enjoy working towards deadlines.
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills.
-Be happy answering the phone and will be committed to the role.

In return you will:-

- Free onsite parking.
- Get the opportunity to join a business on a permanent basis and work with a great Sales Ledger Manager.
- Initially start off working at home but will still receive the required training.

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough

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.