Sales Ledger

Posted 6 February by Recruitment Resolution

Sales Ledger opportunity working for a Company who supply the construction sector. The role will be based at their Head Office in Coulsdon from 9am - 5:30pm, Monday to Friday. Suitable applicants will have; a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar fast paced role, AAT level 3 (or equivalent) and Sage 50, Sage 100 or above experience as essential.

The position offers:

22 days holiday pa + bank holidays, free lunch, pension & Perkbox flexible benefits scheme

We are looking for:

The successful candidate will have proven track record of working in a high pressurised Finance environment, have competent skills in double-entry accounting and reconciliation; be extremely comfortable forging strong business relationships, as well as communicating effectively with both internal and external parties.

The nature of the role also requires an individual who is enthusiastic, and actively enjoys working to strict regular deadlines. At this level there is also an expectation of intermediate level of understanding for both Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Minimum of 3 years+ of experience in a similar role
  • AAT level 3 (or equivalent)
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of Sage 50, Sage 100 or above
  • Intermediate level as a minimum in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good understanding of accounting double entry concept
  • Excellent reconciliation skills
  • Proven track record in reducing outstanding balances
  • Ability to meet month end deadlines
  • Passionate and enthusiastic

Desirable: Experience with the following accounting software - SAP B1, Microsoft Dynamic or other ERP packages

Typical duties would include:

- Received new customer application and process credit reference check

- Open new customer on the accounting system upon successful credit reference check

- Print off all customer payment remittances from credit control email inbox or from post daily

- Match remittances to payment received on bank statement or cheque daily.

- Post payment received from bank statement and cheques to customer ledger and allocated payment to appropriate invoices

- Prepare cheque received sheet and list all cheques received

- Prepare cheques for deposit into bank account three times a week and deposit at bank

- Reconcile bank statement - one collection account on a daily basis

- Ensure all payments received are allocated to the appropriate invoice

- Received and investigate invoice queries from credit control email inbox

- Resolve all queries quickly as possible and raise the appropriate credit note and post to customer account

- Raise credit notes for all goods returned by customer on a weekly basis and post to ledger

- Chase customer via telephone for outstanding balance as per company credit control procedure

- Ensure customer full balances are cleared within terms

- Raise and send customer invoices and credit notes via email and post twice a week for all customers

- Prepare and send customer statement at the end 2nd working day after month end

- Meet with Business Development Manager on a monthly basis to discuss overdue balances for their customers

- Prepare aged debtors report by 2nd working day after month end

- Reconcile aged debtors with general ledger account on monthly basis

- Carry out any other task as required by the Finance Manager

Required skills

  • AAT
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Sage
  • Sales Ledger

Reference: 34406684

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