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Sales Ledger Assistant


Job description

We are currently seeking a Sales Ledger Assistant to work in our Finance Department. The successful candidate will assist the team in responding to customer queries, taking card payments and reconciling customer accounts.


• Responding to customer queries by telephone, email and occasionally face-to-face, and liaising with internal departments to resolve

• Taking card payments over the phone

• Posting payments to customer accounts and maintaining and balancing payment reports

• Requesting and applying remittance advices

• Reconciling customer accounts and resolving unapplied cash

• Data entry of adjustments and corrections

• Banking cash and cheques

• Reconciling till takings with cash book and identifying any differences

*May be required to carry out other tasks related to the role.


• One year experience in a similar sales ledger or accounts role is essential

• Sound organisational and administrative skills, including effective time management

• The ability to deal confidently with people with clear and effective communication skills both verbally and in writing

• Good customer service skills when dealing with customers and colleagues

• Good numeracy skills

• IT literacy and experience of Microsoft packages

• Attention to detail and accuracy

• Ability to prioritise and multitask

• Ability to work alone under own initiative and within a team

• Responsible and reliable with a flexible attitude

• Ability to respond positively to new challenges and change

• Understands the importance of data accuracy

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