Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller

Sales Ledger Clerk / Credit Controller Job Description

Management and ownership of all aged debt portfolio from telephone, emails, overdue letters all the way through to solicitors if required.

Run weekly reports on all aged debt and hold weekly meetings with Managers updating on bad debt an escalation process.

Manage the escalation process (or payments outside of terms).

Manage mailbox, resolving queries by telephone and email that have been disputed in a timely manner.

Management and ownership of Sales Ledger as listed:

  • Importing invoicing scheduled twice weekly, monthly
  • Updating debt to ledgers
    sales ledger related calls
  • Emails
  • Chasing payment for non-term customers immediately
  • Issuing statements
  • Daily bank reconciliation / internal bank transfers / contras / Trial Balance at ME
  • Credit checking customers – escalating if required
  • Updating order numbers – auditing outstanding and chasing
  • Renewal of Contract / Long Term customer invoices
  • Management of Customer reviews monthly

To undertake training as directed.

Comply with policies and procedures as set by BS Trailers.

Any additional duties that may be required: IE assisting with ME reconciliations purchase ledger.

Experience and skills required

  • Thrives in a busy environment and handles stressful situations calmly and professionally
  • Good knowledge of credit control in a similar environment
  • Competence to deal effectively staff and clients at all levels
  • A High degree of numeracy and accuracy
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work to achieve deadlines
  • Appropriate computer skills IE: Sage 50
  • Professional , Excel, google docs
  • Ability to prioritise
  • Good organisation and communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on own initiative

Reports Directly To: Company Secretary / Operations Manager / Managing Director 
Salary: £26000.00 – £28000.00 dependant on experience
Hours of work: Monday – Friday 08:00 – 17:30 with ½ hour unpaid lunch – total hours 42.5


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