SALES LEDGER & CREDIT CONTROL CLERK

Job Category: Accountancy & Finance
Job Type: FTC Hybrid
Job Location: Aylesbury
Job Salary: £25k-£28k

Our client is a well-established and growing multi-sited business with offices in the Aylesbury area. They have a newly created contract requirement for up to 9 months in their Finance team for a Sales Ledger & Credit Control Clerk. Reporting into the Team Leader and Credit Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Processing sales invoices daily, submitting as and when required, using customer portals, management systems, emailing and posting.
  • Reconciling customer accounts and sending statements out when required, maintain good customer relations whilst ensuring accounts are maintained within agreed terms and credit limits.
  • Assisting with customer accounts reconciliation, month end and other deadlines.
  • Contacting individuals or business customers when payments are overdue, asking them to settle their account explaining the terms of their credit, to ensure the payment of outstanding invoices. Keeping a record of all communication with the customer.
  • Reporting old outstanding debt to the Team Leader and inform early of potential debtors problems. Liaise with the Group Credit Control Manager where necessary if the legal action is required to resolve the issue.
  • Handling customer queries, assisting with any discrepancies in timely manner, sending copy invoices, credit notes and other files, keeping a proof of delivery, maintaining company confidentiality.
  • Processing and managing high volumes of data and using excel skills to gather data and information.
  • Keeping record of customer accounts listing for each account payment terms, contact details, invoicing instructions, and discounts if applicable. Maintain and keep a record of the debtors each account actual and expected income, print and create reports for the management.
  • Maintaining database of customer information on excel spreadsheet and NetSuite system, updating when required, setting up and maintaining customer files.

Candidates that apply should have previous Accounts experience preferably in Sales Ledger and/or Credit Control. You must be a strong communicator, both verbally and written, be organised, possess good attention to detail, with the ability to solve problems within a fast-paced environment. Good systems skills are useful, in particular Excel.

On offer is a salary of £25-28k (depending on experience) annual bonus, benefits, hybrid working and possibility of extension.

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