Sales Ledger Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £27,000.00/Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Sales Ledger Clerk
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    SALESLEDGER

We currently have an opening for an experienced Sales Ledger Clerk based in Beckton. This will be working for an established construction business.



Experience in Sales Ledger is essential.



Benefits - 27k, 25 days holiday and free parking available.


Hours - Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5:30pm



Purpose of the role:



  • Collection of cash from portion of ledger



Duties Include:



  • Agree customer remittance advice notes/cheques to outstanding invoices

  • Prepare cash batches, including agree total of cheques to the total of customer remittance advices

  • Complete batch sheet with notes on items not to be allocated or over payments

  • Authorise orders for companies who are over credit limit

  • Change status of companies from stop to available and vice versa

  • Request payment from customers who have overdue accounts and record replies on manual ledger

  • Note new invoice queries on system and pass to Accounts Office Assistant for logging and updating

  • Instruct solicitors to send warning letter at appropriate time and record in credit control notes

  • Complete the legal action form and pass to Group Accountant for authorisation

  • Write up a history of pre legal communications for legal folder

  • Deal with new account enquiries in absence of Accounts Office Assistant

  • Agree contra's for companies that also have a bought ledger account



The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall corporate objectives of the company.


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