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Redwood Search is currently working with a well established international manufacturing business who are looking for a Sales Ledger Clerk to join their accounts department.

As the Sales Ledger Controller, you will take complete responsibility for the Sales Ledger, ensuring that all Sales Invoices are raised accurately and in a timely manner.  You will be the first point of contact for customer account queries and be responsible for Credit Control to ensure invoices are paid on time and payments are allocated correctly.

You will also be responsible for producing the company VAT return, updating bank accounts in SAP and completing Bank reconciliations. You will also help to maintain the employee expenses system.

Duties will include; 

  • Maintaining the Customer Master Database in SAP
  • Liaising with other departments to find out what Sales Documents can be invoiced
  • Raising Sales Invoices accurately first time and sending these to the customer
  • Raising credit notes where necessary
  • Sending monthly statements to customers
  • Phoning and emailing customers to obtain payment dates and remittances
  • Escalating any late paying invoices to the Financial Controller
  • Correctly allocating receipts in the customer account to ensure Sales Ledger accurately reflects the current position of debtors
  • Provide information to assist with cash flow forecasting
  • To provide the Financial Controller with regular reports as required
  • To update bank accounts in SAP and complete bank reconciliations
  • Use SAP to find the information necessary to complete the quarterly VAT return then review this information to ensure that errors are corrected, prior to submitting the return
  • Production of the VAT EC Sales List
  • Month-end revaluation of Sales Ledger foreign currency balances
  • Month-end reconciliation of Sales Ledger to Nominal Ledger
  • Intercompany reconciliations of Sales Ledger balances
  • To assist other members of the Accounts Team as required
  • Any other task reasonably requested by senior management within your skillset

The ideal candidate will have; 

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a sales ledger role
  • Willingness to learn and develop
  • “Can do” attitude, being willing to get involved with everything from the ground up
  • Knowledge of accounting software systems essential, SAP highly desirable
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Highly effective communicator
  • At least intermediate ability to use MS Excel essential
  • Willingness to review what is done now and suggest improvements
  • Ability to develop strong relationships for effective team working

If you are interested, please contact Edward for a confidential chat on 01905 27747 or simply apply for the role. 

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