Sales Ledger / Credit Controller

Job Title: Sales Ledger / Credit Controller
Contract Type:
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Circa £23,000
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4523

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    We’re currently recruiting a Sales Ledger Clerk with a strong background in credit control for a manufacturer in Loughborough.
    The successful candidate will be responsible the full sales ledger and for chasing outstanding invoices to the company and will play a vital role in the cash-flow of the organisation ensuring credit given to customers is monitored and controlled effectively. This is a varied role, and candidates who are seeking part-time work (4 days) will be considered. Please note that this role will be working on-site at the client’s premises and does not offer home working.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • All aspects of sales ledger
    • Daily receipts processing and allocation of customer remittances, either directly through the bank or cheque receipts
    • Setting up new accounts and gaining credit limit verification
    • Reconciliation of client accounts
    • Client query resolution including remittance and invoice queries along with purchase orders
    • Taking ownership of the debtor ledger and chasing debt by telephone and email and reducing debtor days
    • Escalating bad debts to a debt recovery specialist
    • Control of credit limits
    • Raising of sales invoices
    • Managing the purchase order processes and client special requirements for raising sales invoices
    • Management of invoice processing via customer self-billing systems
    • Inter-company invoicing and reconciliation
    • Posting of clock cards onto T&A system


    Skills and experience required:

    • AAT level 2 + desirable but not essential
    • Minimum of 3 years previous experience with a similar environment
    • Previous experience of credit control in a B2B environment
    • Strong IT skills, with practical experience of using accountancy software systems (Microsoft Dimensions desirable)
    • Helpful team member, happy to provide support to colleagues in other areas where required


    Hours of work:

    • Hours of work – Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm, Fri 8.30-2.15 pm, 30 mins for lunch (37.25 hrs)


    Salary and benefits:

    • Circa £23,000 – dependent upon experience
    • 25 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays (3 to be taken at Christmas)
    • Death in service x 1 (after years’ service)
    • On-site car parking

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