Sales & Purchase Ledger Clerk

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£19250 - £23750 per annum + Holiday: 23+STAT + Annual Bonus
07 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Leicestershire Jobs
Job Title
Purchase Ledger
Contract Type
Full Time
11824 - Sales & Purchase Ledger Clerk Job Spec
Location: Leicester

Our Client - a well-established distributer & retailer based in Leicester - is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Accounts Receivables & Payables Clerk to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

The Role
Sales Ledger:
*Ensure the timely collection of money from customers by telephone, email, issuing of statements / letters,
*Daily allocation of Cash, Cheques, BACS & Credit Card payments,
*Setting up new Sales Ledger accounts on system incl. obtaining credit limits,
*Maintaining customer database & updating, where necessary,
*Communication with Sales Ledger / Sales Reps when issues arise with outstanding invoices (i. awaiting part-credit notes etc). Resolve issues in a quick & effective manner,
*Answering the telephone, taking payments from customers via Credit Card,
*Check out / provide Trade References as required.

Purchase Ledger:
*Assisting with daily Purchase Ledger process (stamping & inputting of invoices, matching, batching, coding etc) and query resolution (internal & external),
*Assist the Supervisor in control of payments to key suppliers, ensuring maximum credit is taken whilst ensuring continuity of supply. Intercompany payments, reconciliations & year-end reconciliations,
*Reconciliation of supplier statements, queries & discrepancies. Retain completed reconciliations,
*Reconcile & process BACS payments as per agreed timetable ensuring maximum settlement discounts are taken incl. issuing of remittance advices by email,
*Monitor expense procedures, controlling petty cash incl. company credit card expenditure,
*Set up & maintain supplier database, where necessary,
*Liaise with branches in a quick & effective manner in order to resolve outstanding queries,
*Answering the telephone & resolving queries,
*Provide information for other members of staff & regulatory bodies (including Auditors),
*Adhoc duties related to the role.

The Right Person
*Part or fully-qualified AAT, or equivalent,
*Experience / background working in Sales & Purchase Ledger is essential,
*Effective communication skills & telephone manner is essential,
*Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision, able to fit into a dynamic and fast-moving accounting team within a larger organisation,
*Excellent planning, organisation and deadline time keeping skills.
*Strong IT skills incl. Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook skills to an advanced standard.

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Starting Salary: £19,250 per annum during your first 3-months (probationary period). Thereafter, you will receive an additional top-up of £375 per month (totalling £4,500 per annum), taking your total annual salary to £23,750
*Bonus: £500 - £1,000 per annum
*Hours: Full-Time (1hr Lunch)
*Holiday 24 Days + Bank Holidays

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11824) on 0116 254 9404.

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