Sales Ledger Clerk

  • Ref: JMX11184
  • Industry: Accountancy & Finance
  • Location:
    Liverpool
  • Salary:
    competitive
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

The Sales Ledger Clerk is responsible for the effective and timely collection of monies from customers through following established procedures and building great working relationships with customers. You will support a number of functions within the Sales Ledger process along with assisting with period end reporting as and when necessary.

The Sales Ledger Clerk is responsible for the effective and timely collection of monies from customers through following established procedures and building great working relationships with customers. You will support a number of functions within the Sales Ledger process along with assisting with period end reporting as and when necessary.

Key responsibilities for the Sales Ledger Clerk will include;

  • To pro-actively identify issues and escalate when required
  • Promptly and accurately post and allocate cash on the system
  • To be responsible for chasing debt by telephone, e-mail and letter, through to collection as required
  • Deal with high volume debit notes on a daily basis to ensure they are processed efficiently and effectively
  • Provide clear and up to date account status as required
  • Maintain a current knowledge of Sales Ledger including cash allocation, discounts and rebates, credit management and credit application process
  • Update the system and maintain the Customer Ledger
  • Monitor and evaluate customer risk factors
  • Encourage continuous improvements on all Sales Ledger related processes
  • Be proactive in resolution of any queries, dealing with both internal and external customers
  • Builds effective relationships that go beyond the transactional

Processes:

  • Carry out all duties in a professional and courteous manner whilst promoting an interest in the company at all times

Essential Requirements

  • Good experience in a large Sales Ledger Department where high volume work is the norm
  • Strong communication and influencing skills at all levels with the tenacity to overcome obstacles to achieve results.
  • Highly numerate and analytical with the ability to interpret data from a variety of sources
  • Comprehensive knowledge of using an ERP system
  • Intermediate Excel skills

Critical Behaviours

  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Strong organisational skills across a range of situations
  • An experienced Credit Controller with demonstrable experience in credit collection skills
  • Strong computer literacy, preferably with good experience of using SAP
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to manage own workload within set deadlines
  • Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus

The above vacancy is only one of many that we are handling. Marshall Moore accountancy division specialises in recruiting all levels of accounts vacancies including:

  • Sales Ledger
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Junior Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Clerk
  • Accounts Assistant / Finance Assistant / Accounts Administrator
  • Financial Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Co-ordinator
  • Trainee Assistant Accountant
  • Assistant Accountant
  • Accounts Supervisor/Accounts Manager

Marshall Moore is a leading specialist recruitment consultancy. If you would like a confidential discussion about your requirements, please don’t hesitate to call Marshall Moore at our Liverpool office. Alternatively submit your CV for immediate consideration and if your application is successful you will be contacted by one of our specialist consultants within 5 working days

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