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Sales Ledger Clerk - East Leeds

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £19000 - £21000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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A large well known, established business based just on the outskirts of Leeds City Centre towards East Leeds is looking to appoint a Sales Ledger Clerk to join them on a permanent basis. This is a newly created role due to an internal promotion and will report directly into the Finance Manager.

This role will primarily be focused around the production of sales invoices, allocating cash to the ledger and dealing with queries on a day to day basis. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited/no accountancy and finance experience to get into a large company where there is real opportunity to develop and progress over time. 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 ideal candidate will have some basic entry level finance experience or will have worked in an administrative or customer service based role previously.

The main duties of the role will include:-
-Processing sales credits, bank receipts and cheques
-Monitoring payments and allocating payments to the ledger
-Monitoring rates and any changes
-Speaking to customers over the telephone to ensure that any outstanding monies are collected and targets are met
-Creating new customer accounts in line with company procedures
-Dealing with any customer account issues and liaising with the sales team
-Monitoring new orders
-Reconciling data
-Managing credit limits and reporting back to Senior Management
-Assisting with credit reports
-Working alongside the Purchase Ledger Clerk and assisting with invoice processing
-Assisting with the month end process and closing down the ledgers

The ideal candidate will:-

-Have some basic accountancy experience or will have worked within an office environment before
-Be self-motivated and enjoy working in a fast paced environment and enjoy working towards deadlines
-Have excellent organisational and communication skills
-Want to start a career in accountancy or finance and will be happy to learn and develop new skills

In return you will:-

-Receive the rare opportunity to join a company that will invest in you and train you in a new industry if you don't have any experience
-Gain access to a great benefits package which includes a subsidised canteen, travel and leisure discounts and 23 days holiday

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.