Sales Ledger Assistant

15 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Sales Ledger Assistant

Location: Newmarket, Suffolk
Salary: Competitive, DOE
Contract: Full time, permanent

Job purpose

Working as part of a fast paced growing group to raise client invoices. In addition, the role requires matching income received against the expectation created in the financial accounting systems where external providers facilitate the collection of income.

Key Accountabilities and responsibilities

Invoicing and reconciling fees

-Ensure all invoices are accurately posted to the correct nominal codes in Sage;
-Reconcile and process provider statements on the systems;
-Produce and issue client invoices and credit notes; and
-Assist in the monthly management accounts month end process


-To provide any other support to the finance team where required; and
-Bank and other reconciliations.

Personal specification and including core competencies


-Methodical approach to tasks combined with the ability to `think outside of the box` to identify potential process improvements;
-High level of self-motivation, determination and confidence in your abilities;
-Good numeracy skills;
-Exceptional attention to detail;
-Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team;
-The ability to communicate, clearly and precisely, both verbally and in writing, at all levels;
-Plan, organise and prioritise workload, to ensure work is dealt with within agreed service standards
-Must be confident in using Excel.


-Sage skills (line 50 or 200) would also be of benefit; and
-Working knowledge of Adviser Office (financial services software)


-Experience in reconciling high volumes of transactions;
-Sales ledger experience;
-Working knowledge of VAT and double entry bookkeeping; and
-Experience of working in a fast paced busy office environment.

The successful candidate on occasions may be expected to travel as required to the Group`s head office in Leicester and to other sites, such as Aberdeen, to knowledge share and get involved in Group projects if required.

If you have the skills and experience we require for this role and are looking for a new challenge please apply today.

Keywords: Accounts Assistant, Finance Assistant, SAP, Invoice processing, Credit Control, Credit Processing, Finance Administration, Accounts Administration