Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller

Location Sale
Discipline: Finance, Commercial
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £27000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Contact name: Matthew Ager

Job ref: 11623
Published: 26 days ago
Startdate: ASAP



£27,000 to £31,000 + BENEFITS


We're proud to be partnering with a highly successful business located in Sale that is looking to recruit an experienced Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller to join the team.

As the Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller, you'll be responsible for managing the Sales Ledger after the invoice has been sent via the administrative team. This role will include; Chasing debts, resolving queries, updating PO References, Posting Payments, Account Reconciliation, Completing Month End Ledger Reconciliation and Aged Debtor Reporting on Excel.

Whilst you'll work part of the finance team, this role provides the opportunity to run this function autonomously and enable the individual to grow with the business. This is an exciting opportunity for a forward-thinking individual.


  • Reporting to the Finance Director and working within a team of 5 people.
  • Taking responsibility for the Sales Ledger after the Admin team have sent the invoice to the client.
  • Responsible for ensuring monthly statements are sent to the customers and automated invoices trigger to aid the collections process.
  • Allocating payments daily and updating the ledger
  • Producing invoicing, aged debtor, invoice financing updates and reports to the FD and the Banking Partners.
  • Using Excel to organise sales ledger data to produce own prioritised debt chasing schedule.
  • Handling queries, updating PO numbers and sending proof of delivery
  • Liaising with internal contacts to resolve customer disputes/ account issues.
  • Production of weekly/monthly excel based reports and KPIs to deadline for the FD.
  • Completing month end ledger reconciliations
  • Escalating accounts which are significantly overdue or with doubtful debts to the legal collection stage


  • Must have experience within a Sales Ledger Clerk and Credit Controller position, open to considering candidates in an Accounts Assistant or Finance Assistant position if they have the required skills.
  • Experience with MS Excel at an intermediate to advanced level, with the ability to manage large data sets, Formulas, Pivot Tables & VLookUps
  • You'll need to Month End Ledger reconciliations.
  • Able to handle multiple ledgers and invoice discounting processes.
  • An excellent communicator with good relationship building skills is key.


Please send your CV for the Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller position via the advert for immediate consideration.

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