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Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger

Maidenhead, Dorset, United Kingdom, £ £ 17188.00-17188.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Wessex Education Shared Services has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger to join their team in Bournemouth (temporarily home based). This is a full-time role offering a competitive salary of £17,188 per annum.

We are a busy organisation that can offer you a great working environment and opportunities. Wessex Education Shared Services (WESS) is a pioneering shared service company operating in a Further Education environment.

We provide a wide range of services to our two member colleges: Brockenhurst College and Bournemouth & Poole College. These include financial management, payroll, human resources, examinations, student records, data returns processing, and IT software development.

About our Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger role:

The purpose of this post is to provide a high-quality service to member colleges and their customers through accurate and timely processing of Sales Ledger transactions and reconciliation of debtor accounts.

As a Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger you will:

- Process sales ledger invoices/credit notes both from uploads & manual systems

- Post receipts to debtor accounts and allocate against correct invoices

- Maintain correct categorisation of debtors on a daily basis to aid debt chasing processes

- Take appropriate action to review and clear credit balances

- Complete reconciliations of sales ledger accounts

- Use and interrogate the student records system to aid in the resolution of student account queries

- Liaise with WESS colleagues and College staff to investigate and resolve queries

- Support WESS and College customers with queries via telephone and email

- Run month end debtor reports and reconcile back to main ledger

- Set up and administer Direct debit processes

- Prepare and process income from a variety of sources

What we are looking for in our Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger:

- Numerate

- Confident user of computerised accounting software

- Good Excel and Word skills

- 5 GCSE including Maths minimum grade B/6

- Methodical, accurate and have a good eye for detail

- Strong Customer service and problem-solving skills

- Commitment to getting things right and keeping them right

- Organised and able to manage workload

- Good interpersonal skills and communication skills

- Good team worker

Benefits will include:

- Free secure onsite parking

- Access to a company pension scheme

- Free eye care vouchers

- Access to a range of discounts including shopping, travel and healthcare

- 25 days leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff)

- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme provided externally to WESS; this is a completely confidential service and is free to all members of staff

If you feel you are the right candidate for this Finance Assistant -Sales Ledger rolethen please click 'apply' now! We'd love to hear from you!

Closing date: 6 May 2021
Interview date: 13 May 2021

Wessex Education Shared Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake appropriate safeguarding checks which includes an enhanced DBS check as well as providing proof of right to work in the UK.

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Maidenhead, Dorset, United Kingdom
£ £ 17188.00-17188.00 Annual Annual