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Sales Ledger Assistant

Stoke-on-Trent, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, £22,000 , Permanent

Posted: 7 hours ago


Sales Ledger Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Sales Ledger Assistant to join our Finance team at Buy It Direct Group!

Our Finance department work hard to ensure the smooth running of the accounts and finances throughout the group. This role will provide assistance with the running of the monthly debtor's report, chasing overdue payments from customers to ensure no debts are outstanding, deal with queries relating to setting up new accounts, as well as managing current accounts. We are interested in self-motivated, ambitious self-starters, who are looking to develop and succeed within a growing Finance Team and business.

Sales Ledger Assistant Responsibilities:

• Help to chase overdue payments from our account customers, and monitor overdue debts.
• Set up Direct Debit payments for business customers.
• Deal with any queries that relate to invoices raised, undertaking the necessary checks and taking action as required.
• Resolve payment problems as well as resolve problems when items have not been delivered.
• Allocate payments to both business and insurance customers.
• Send the required monthly insurance statement to the relevant companies and deal with any queries as a result.
• Process purchase orders for account customers, checking that they match, carrying out the necessary checks for first time and repeat orders.
• Responsible for carrying out checks on suspected fraudulent orders and taking necessary action as required, per company policies and procedures.
• Set up new business accounts when requested to do so.
• Check company bank accounts, downloading information daily, allocating payments received to the relevant sales orders, and highlight any due payments.
• Process refunds including BACS, VAT and PayPal.
• Manage chargebacks, dealing with issues as required, including recording when information has been received from the bank, request proof of delivery, and defend accordingly.
• Ensure all post within the company is opened and distributed accordingly.
• Ensure that cheques are logged in the Company paying in book.
• Responsible for speaking to Customers on the telephone to help with queries and ensure their needs are met.
• Carry out any other administrative duties as required for the role.

Sales Ledger Assistant Requirements:

• Previous experience and working knowledge of Sales Ledger.
• Previous experience working within an accounts or administration role.
• Excellent attention to detail with a methodical approach.
• IT literate and comfortable with the Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.
• Ability to work to tight deadlines with excellent personal planning and organisation skills.
• A positive attitude, excellent interpersonal and influential skills.
• Highly numerate.

About Buy It Direct:

At Buy It Direct, we dare to be different. We've built this business from the ground up to become one of the UK's largest and fastest growing online retailers turning over £400 million with a target of doubling in size over the next three years. We are proud of the products and services we provide across our six well recognised, award-winning online brands including Laptops Direct, Appliances Direct, Better Bathrooms and Furniture123. We listen, learn and challenge the status quo, paying attention to the details that matter and want to delight our customers by putting them at the heart of what we do, to really understand what matters to them.

Location: Huddersfield - Buy It Direct Head Office

Type: Full time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £22,000 dependent on experience

Hours: 39.5

You may have experience of the following: Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable Assistant, AAT, Accounting Assistant, Accounts Officer, Finance, Finance Officer, Finance Administrator, Accounts Administrator, Bookkeeper, Invoicing, Reconciliation, Purchase Ledger, etc

Ref: 98600

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Stoke-on-Trent, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom