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Bookkeeper/Sales Ledger

£22,000 - £28,500 , Permanent

Posted: 7 hours ago


My client, a leading supplier of sporting goods based in Watford, are currently looking for a BookKeeper/Sales Ledger to join their busy and growing team.

Working hours: - Full time, Monday - Friday, 08.00 - 17.00 (1 hour lunch)

Salary - Dependant on experience


Credit Control/Bookkeeping: 5 years. Ideally with qualification

Sage Line 50 and Excel are essential - 3 years

The role includes:-

Accounts Receivable:-

· Allocating/reconciling of sales receipts Multi Currency £/$/€ including :-

-BAC remittances. Remittances from large national retailers where rebates/discounts need to matched

- Credit Card payments

- Cheque payments

· Processing of credit card payments from customers

· Checking & monitoring of customers credit ratings (training given)

· Run commissions reports for field sales agents (training given)

· Direct Debit Processing weekly using BACSTEL software (training given)

· NEW ACCOUNTS OPENING - Get references and set up new customers (training given)

Debt Collector duties and responsibilities:-

Perform a range of customer-focused tasks when recovering debts including:-

· Development of effective working relationships with customer contacts to assist in the prompt collection of debt

· Chasing outstanding debt by calling customers and building a good relationship with them

· Work in close liaison with directors to ensure a consistent approach is taken to debt collection

· Weekly reporting of debt performance to directors and escalate issues as required

· Answering phone calls from non-paying customers with questions about their debts

· Calling non-paying customers and determining why their payments are outstanding

· Identifying non-paying customers and escalating to management

· Handle disputed Invoices/Bills and negotiate to bring payment within agreed terms

Provide accurate advice on billing queries

Respond promptly and completely to both Internal & External enquires

Propose write offs of Unrecoverable Invoices and disbursements

Undertake account reconciliations as required

Ensure monthly processing deadlines are met as required

· Send out monthly client statements/letters as may be agreed

Provide cover for Accounts Payable as requested to include:-

· Responding to emails

· Banking - reconciliation, payment, allocation and receipt processing

Amazon remittances are complex and experience would be good

· Multi-currency imports - must have experience

Book in purchases from Far East in US$ inc Customs and Excise Duty/Vat

Produce payment run twice a month (approx. 25 suppliers)

Purchase Ledger - processing of invoices and expenses, supplier statement reconciliations, authorising payments to suppliers

· Entering of debit and credit note

· Bank reconciliations - multiple bank accounts and credit cards - £,€,$

· VAT returns for Netherlands and OSS vat returns -training given

· Excel including V-look ups, IF statements and Pivot tables.


· Enter receipts - (daily 1hour) Set up DD collections - allocate all receipts prior to collection

· Set up new accounts following account opening procedures (3 hours weekly)

· Debt Chasing (1day - 1.5days pw)

· Replying to email queries from customers

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply or contact Tom at Interaction Recruitment for more information:

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We look forward to receiving your application

Job Details

Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
£22,000 - £28,500