Sales & Accounts Administrator

Job Title: Sales & Accounts Administrator
Contract Type:
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Circa £23,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4627

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re delighted to be assisting the recruitment of a Sales and Accounts Administrator for a leading distributer with an international presence.

    The successful candidate will work in a small team reporting into the Finance Manager. The role will by a hybrid position and will include sales order administration and accounts administration to support the needs of the business.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Process of orders from the EDI system
    • Liaise with warehouse for stock levels and arrange despatch paperwork
    • Arrange couriers and TSS paperwork for shipments to Ireland
    • Organise commercial deliveries within the UK with required paperwork
    • Processing of commercial invoices
    • Supplier statement reconciliations
    • Credit control by phone and email
    • Posting of receipts from bank onto SAP
    • Daily bank reconciliations
    • Opening of new accounts
    • Posting of transactions onto sales ledger
    • Training will be provided by the client


    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous sales order processing experience and knowledge of accounts desirable
    • Ability to communicate confidently and effectively with internal team and clients
    • Confident with Microsoft software packages (Excel essential) and knowledge of EDI desirable
    • Comfortable learning to use new software (SAP knowledge desirable)
    • The ability to write well and with grammatical accuracy
    • Strong organisational skills including proven ability to prioritise and work to deadlines
    • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team, willing to support colleagues as requested



    • 8.00am to 5.00pm (1/2-hour lunch) OR 8.30am – 5.30pm (1-hour lunch)


    Salary and benefits:

    • Circa £23,000
    • 20 days + 8 bank holidays (raising by 1 day per year to a maximum of 23 days)