Sales Ledger Team Leader - Huddersfield

  • Location:

    Huddersfield, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £26000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Watmough

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Gemma Watmough

Sewell Wallis are currently recruiting for an experienced Sales Ledger Team Leader to join a well-established growing business based within the Huddersfield area. My client are currently experiencing a period of growth and development and as a result are looking to recruit for a strong, knowledgeable Sales Ledger Team Leader who is able to hit the ground running in managing an existing team whilst implementing new processes and procedures.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operations of the finance team, ensuring the provision of a first class service to both the internal and external clients of the team and will be confident in managing and leading a team of five.

The ideal candidate will have a hands on approach and will have experience of leading a team. The role will involve liaising with a range of people at various levels in a confident and professional manner and, therefore the successful candidate should possess good interpersonal skills whilst having a strong sales ledger/credit background.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:-

-Overseeing the processing of a high volume of sales invoices and dealing with complex queries and any problematic accounts.
-Implementing new processes and streamlining existing ways of doing things.
-Managing the teams workloads on a daily basis.
-First point of contact for all complex queries and complaints.
-Hands on involvement with the processing of CHAPS, BACS and cheque payments/receipts, interest calculations, bank reconciliations, petty cash, general query handling and bank account opening/closure.
-Ensuring all work complies with industry related protocol and HMRC VAT regulations and carrying out training around this for team members.
-Conducting weekly and monthly reviews and meeting and providing development and training schedules for all team members.
-Assisting with carrying out the yearly audit process.
-Managing and coordinating ad-hoc projects and identifying areas of improvement and implementing change where required.

The ideal candidate will:-
- Have experience of working within a similar role and will be competent at managing a team.
- Be able to demonstrate experience in sales ledger and/or credit, payment processing and a general understanding of accounts.
- Have an understanding of the workings of VAT and double entry bookkeeping.
- Have strong customer service skills and able to work to various deadlines whilst managing a team.

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.