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Sales Ledger/Finance Assistant

  • Location: Scarborough
  • Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + 25 days + Stats, Pension and Parking
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Transactional Finance, Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Accounts
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 20 October 2021
  • Job Ref: RWE00037077_1632151129
An exciting opportunity is now available to join a national health care organisation based locally to Scarborough. This group has grown significantly over the past number of years and has ambitious plans to continue that growth.
The main purpose of this role is to support the Finance team with efficient processing and production of sales invoices and reconciling company bank accounts. Also, assisting the Finance team with the efficient collecting of invoice receipts and running reports to facilitate sales ledger management.

Reporting to the Financial Controller this role will involve:

*Daily bank reconciliations
*Ensure customer and resident remittances are accurately matched against sales invoices.
*Ensure weekly banking sheets are accurately matched against sales invoices.
*Ensure weekly sales ledger reconciliations are completed for multiple entities
*Provide support when necessary to ensure sales invoices are accurately calculated, coded and recorded in the sales
*Ensure a monthly review of those residents currently paying by cheque and/or standing order to ask if any resident would want to change payment method and move to DD collection.
*Contribute to the completion and distribution of the Outstanding Tracker document.
*Implement company policy to ensure efficient and effective collection of outstanding fees.
*Assist the Financial Controller in the calculation of the provision for bad and doubtful debts at year end.
*Answering telephone calls, responding in a professional and tactful manner and filtering as appropriate.
*Supporting other colleagues in the Finance Department as appropriate.
*Any other duties as may reasonably be required by their line manager.

Ideally you will have:
*Previous experience working within sales ledger/credit control/accounts receivable
*Strong IT skills
*Excellent communication skills
*Ability to work with high volumes

This role become available due to internal promotion and has created an excellent opportunity to join a well established business who offer excellent training and benefits.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.