Sales Ledger Clerk

England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
£18000 - £22000 per annum
06 Apr 2018
04 May 2018
Joe West
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified

This Sales Ledger Clerk position is an exciting opportunity based North of Cambridge with a leading Retail company who have a great local and national reputation as an employer of choice whom offer progression opportunities.

Client Details

An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic friendly North of Cambridge retail organisation as a Sales Ledger Clerk. You will work closely and report directly to the Financial Controller and Finance Manager on a daily basis giving you the opportunity to develop new skills and further your career. Specific training will be provided in areas of inexperience and opportunities to develop your career further to obtain additional or improved professional accounting qualifications will be offered. With parking on site my client are experiencing unparalleled growth in their sector and needing a new Sales Ledger Clerk to add value


Sales Ledger Clerk duties and key responsibilities

  • Maintain and update daily all sales ledgers for new and existing customers, contact details, billing addresses etc.
  • Create and post invoices
  • Invoice clients accurately and in a timely fashion
  • Receive remittances and update ledgers
  • Reconcile daily revenue streams
  • Maintain all sale ledgers on a daily basis and reconcile control accounts
  • Maintain effective relationships and communication with key stakeholders
  • Provide remittance statements on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with customers re outstanding balances and collect same
  • Identify potential bad debts
  • Handle queries efficiently and in a professional manner
  • Provide an aged debtor and collections analysis on a monthly basis
  • Provide monthly sales analysis by division and type of customer
  • Liaise and communicate daily with Finance Controller re financial position of ledgers
  • Issue credit notes following authorisation from Finance Controller
  • List potential bad debts for collection after discussion with Finance Controller
  • Liaise with Finance Controller re any queries relating to the sales ledger on a timely basis.
  • Responsible for requesting additional support on an "as and when" basis.
  • Supporting the wider finance team and senior management with ad-hoc tasks.
  • Process customer receipts and refunds


Sales Ledger Clerk Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Prior finance experience (minimum of 6-12 months)
  • Desire to progress in a finance career
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Good analytical capabilities
  • Capable of working unsupervised
  • Team player and desire to succeed
  • Good communication and people skills

Job Offer


  • Discretionary Bonus
  • contributory pension
  • Private Medical Insurance after successful completion of the probation period
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Season Ticket Loan available after successful completion of the probation period
  • 25 days annual leave (not including Bank Holidays)
  • 3 days office closure over Christmas in addition to holiday allocation

Similar jobs

Similar jobs