The Company Overview:
Butler rose are partnered with a progressive Manufacturer based in Huddersfield who are looking for a Temporary to Permanent Sales Ledger Accounts Assistant. This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of a close-knit team and a diverse, friendly workforce. Some in-house training will be offered for this position.
You will start this role as a Temporary member of staff via Butler Rose, but the intention is to make this appointment permanent after a few months. As a result, you will need to be either immediately available or available at short notice.
Hybrid working is on offer. My Client work 37.5 hours per week with flexible start & finish times including a 3pm finish on a Friday!
Your new role as Sales Ledger Accounts Assistant:
Your duties will include:
Taking responsibility for the whole Sales Ledger process, checking everything is running smoothly with customer accounts and highlighting any problems
Working closely with the Managing Director to determine account credit limits
Process credit account applications, obtain credit reports, monitoring credit ratings and securing credit insurance
Checking credit limits and ensuring they are not exceeded, taking relevant action if this occurs. Be aware of accounts that are struggling.
Putting payments on the system, raising, and uploading invoices and credits, posting daily receipts, reconciling accounts, and submitting statements of accounts
Chasing payments via phone / email, ensuring accounts are paid according to terms, updating 'stop list' and occasionally issuing claims to county court
Create weekly Debtor's report and distribute to other staff members
Obtaining letters of credit when dealing with overseas Clients
Covering for the Accounts Assistant / Purchase Ledger & Finance Manager during periods of absence
The Experience & Qualifications Required:
The successful Candidate shall be/have:
A good understanding of Invoice Discounting
Sound Sales Ledger / Credit Control experience
Some knowledge of Purchase Ledger, Payroll, Management Accounts & Accruals would be a bonus
Willingness to be hands-on, muck in & help each other out. Ability to interact with people from a variety of different backgrounds.
Knowledge of Sage Accounts & Sage Line 50
Basic Excel skills
Your Reward & The Package on Offer:
As Sales Ledger Accounts Assistant, you shall receive
A salary of £22,000 once made permanent (equivalent hourly / daily rate until that point)
25 days holiday + bank holidays. Christmas shutdown.
Who Are Butler Rose?
Butler Rose specialises in the recruitment of accountancy and finance professionals, from transactional and part-qualified appointments through to Group FDs.
With offices in Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Birmingham, Exeter, London, Milton Keynes and Southampton, we work with a range of businesses across the UK from SMEs and local accountancy firms to large Plcs and the Big 4, as well as many public sector and not-for-profit organisations. We are an ambitious and expanding business with great client relationships lead by a management team with long tenure in their markets. We are committed and focused to excellent candidate service.
Butler Rose is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Butler Rose Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.