Sales Ledger & Credit Control Clerk

Salary: £23,920 a year

Location: Hollins, Bury relocating to Haslingden by the end of 2021

Contract Type: Full Time Permanent

Working Pattern: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm


Job Description:

  • Checking the data is correct for all sales invoices and credit notes in the accounting software system used (Business Central / Sage) and printing / emailing / posting to the relevant customers daily
  • Sending month end customer statements, and reminder letters for overdue debtor ledger accounts
  • Ensuring the Company’s sales ledger and credit control processes fall in line with the terms outlined by the credit insurance policy and liaising with credit insurers to check and set customer credit terms
  • Informing overseas sales agents of customer funds received
  • Communicating with the management team regarding unusual or unexpected queries or anomalies
  • Providing month end sales and credit control reports and KPI’s to the management accountant
  • Credit control – chasing payment ensuring debtors are minimised and customers stay within terms
  • Resolving queries on customer accounts to ensure customers pay accounts on time
  • Taking customer payments over the phone
  • Allocating customer payments
  • Maintaining a clean debtors ledger
  • Ensuring correct customer account details are maintained
  • Assisting with Audit requirements