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Job

Sales Ledger Clerk - Wakefield

  • Location:

    Wakefield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £16000 - £18000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

  • Contact email:

    gemma.watmough@sewellwallis.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GEM/7652_1554395060

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

A medium sized, established construction based business located within the Wakefield area is looking to appoint a Sales Ledger Clerk on a permanent basis. This is a newly created role due to an internal promotion and will report directly into the Company Accountant.

This role will support the wider finance team but will primarily focus upon the sales ledger/credit control side. The successful candidate will be responsible for the full sales ledger process from creating clients on the system through to chasing outstanding money over the phone when required. The role will also support on the cash book side and will give an opportunity to get involved within other areas of finance.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with limited accountancy and finance experience to get into a large company where there is real opportunity to develop and progress over time. Candidates with a strong, stable administrative background will also be considered alongside candidates with sales ledger and credit control experience. 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:-

-Raising around 200 to 250 sales invoices per week.
-Allocating cash to the sales ledger.
-Dealing with a high volume of complex customer queries.
-Raising credit notes.
-Performing bank reconciliations.
-Processing direct debits mandates.
-Carrying out credit checking and supporting the credit control function as and when required.
-Chasing outstanding monies over the telephone and via email as and when required.
-Raising payments.
-Monitoring all sales orders.
-Chasing overdue accounts.
-Issuing monthly statements.
-Maintaining the petty cash.
-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/credit control background.
-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 or be happy to continue within a sales ledger/credit control role.

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.
- Free onsite parking.

For more information please contact Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. As part of our recruitment process, we will retain your CV for a period of one year to enable us to consider you for future roles. After this period your CV will be deleted.