Sales Ledger Clerk

West Byfleet
22000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000 - GBP24000/annum
13 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Sales Ledger Clerk
Location: West Byfleet
Salary: GBP23,000 per annum
Status: Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week
Holiday: 25 days per annum plus bank holidays

Responsible to Financial Controller

Main Responsibilities:

To undertake the following accounting functions of the business:

• Monitor daily sales information on Saffron to ensure that data is correct for reporting by the financial accountant
• Check and record receipt of all cash paperwork prior to the processing of data and reporting all anomalies outside the company's tolerance levels to the relevant managers immediately.
• Create weekly sales invoices and send to schools within 5 working days. Ensure each invoice is checked before sending to schools.
• Deal with queries from catering and business managers or progress to line manager within 24 hours
• Adhere to agreed processes and controls, ensuring compliance with best practice.
• Carry out all other associated accounts receivable tasks that may arise from time to time.
• Production of construction invoices and maintenance of the projects spreadsheet, inc chasing schools for payment and monitoring of payments plans.
• Using information from the sales ledger to provide FC with expected weekly income and expenditure for cashflow purposes.
• Month end analysis

Personal Skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• The capacity to work under pressure and determine priorities on own initiative.
• Good telephone manner with high level customer care skills.
• Ability to sort out problems diplomatically.
• Good communication skills, both oral and written, including a good telephone manner and the ability to write clearly and concisely
• Good organisational and administration skills.
• High levels of accuracy in the production of documents with close attention to detail.
Qualifications and Experience

• Well developed IT skills: competent user of the full "Microsoft office" suite (word, excel, PowerPoint, outlook and access) (Essential)
• 2 years experience in similar role desirable.
• Good level of general education with minimum of GCSE A to C in English and Maths