Sales Ledger Clerk

High Wycombe
23000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP27000/annum
19 Jun 2017
25 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Ledger Clerk/Credit Controller

High Wycombe

Salary GBP23 - GBP26,000 depending on experience plus benefits including pension, gym membership, excellent staff discounts on products.

Our client a successful and expanding company supplying building, plumbing, bathroom and electrical equipment in the local area, through a network of twenty four branches requires someone to join their accounts team

Due to continued growth an opportunity has arisen in their High Wycombe head office for a Sales Ledger Assistant and Credit Controller.

The role

This is a 'hands on' position, involving all aspects of work within these functions. You may on occasion also be involved in some work relating to cash sales.


•Maintain and control a specific section of our sales ledger.

•Involvement in assessing the credit worthiness of new and existing customers, and in setting specific credit limits

•Actively involved in chasing and collecting amounts due from customers

•Liaise closely with Branch Managers and other members of staff when customer account balances reach their set limits or when account balances are overdue, in order to ensure that money is collected effectively while maintaining good customer relationships

•Liaise with branch staff who are involved in dealing with general pricing and trade queries, and the issue of credit notes

•Commence legal action against customers and follow through when necessary

•Oversee the cash sales function including the receipt and reconciliation of cash and credit card payments

•Assisting with the daily banking of cash and cheques as necessary.

The Person

The ideal candidate must have a confident and polite telephone manner, while being firm and assertive to customers when necessary. Excellent communication and organisation skills are required. Experience in commencing legal action would be an advantage.

Candidates must also be accurate and methodical when dealing with customer account reconciliations and accounting for cash received.

If interested in the above role please forward your CV to Anna Maguire