Accounts Assistant - Sales Ledger Clerk - Job Filled

Near Mere - Wincanton | £24,000-£28,000

Vardey Recruitment are delighted to be working in an exclusive partnership with an owner managed business based on the Wiltshire, Dorset, and Somerset borders. We are recruiting for an Accounts Assistant/ Sales Ledger / Credit Controller to work in a team of 3.  The company are based just outside of Mere in Wiltshire and are a highly successful and ‘family run' business. The Accounts job reports directly to the Financial Controller and is a fantastic opportunity for an organised accounts assistant to join the team, taking ownership of the credit control/sales ledger function. Long term opportunities to develop within the company.

Job duties
  • Responsible for the daily batch emailing of sales invoices 
  • Chasing payments via telephone and email
  • Building valuable customer relationships
  • Dealing with customer queries
  • Setting credit terms for new accounts
  • Credit checking new customers
  • Supporting with the month end close
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Maintaining debtor reports and provide commentary
  • Matching supplier and customer payments
  • Post general ledger transactions from bank
  • Matching invoices on a customers purchasing portal
  • Ad hoc accountancy duties – assisting the FC with accountancy duties to help with your development
  • Ideally experience in a sales ledger/ credit controller job - training will be given 
  • Ability to pick up systems quickly – ideally experience of an ERP system - not essential
  • Strong MS office Excel, Word, strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Good office administration skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Highly organised
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to pay attention to detail
In Return:
  • £24,000-£28,000 depending on experience/qualifications
  • Staff discounts
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Parking on site
  • Opportunity to grow within the business
  • Study Support - AAT level - after probation period

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