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Sales Ledger Assistant

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom, £ £ 19000.00-21000.00 Annual Annual, Permanent


Are you looking for a role where you can use your experience to bring about real change within a proactive and environmentally conscious company?

We currently have two exciting opportunities available as a Sales Ledger Assistant to join our team working in Bournemouth. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive acompetitive salary of£18,000 - £19,000 per annum, plus benefits.

About the role:

As our Sales Ledger Assistant, you will be a key member of the Credit Control team. The role is to provide a service to the business raising invoices on behalf of SWW and Pennon, enabling successful debt collection for both parties.

What you'll be doing as our Sales Ledger Assistant:

  • To reconcile and allocate cash received and post to Ellipse Sales Ledger on a daily basis, investigating and resolving discrepancies.
  • Monthly reconciliations of cash and sales ledger invoicing in particular income related to Developer Services, Searches and other internal stakeholders.
  • Raising and issuing invoices to non-household retailers as per the MOSL market code, as instructed by SWW Finance Revenue Team and the SWW Wholesale Account Management Team.
  • Data entry in the Ellipse Sales Ledger system to create invoices, credit notes and financial postings.
  • Maximise cash flow through effective credit control and collections of commercial debt with agreed escalation routes where appropriate.
  • Working effectively in a small team sharing job responsibilities on a rota basis, providing telephone cover and administration to include journal posting.
  • Using Microsoft suite (Excel, Word and Outlook) and other corporate systems as required (Ellipse, Rapid, WMA, Corvu, Internet and Intranet)
  • Contacting customers to resolve payment issues and any other customer queries.
  • Ensuring that the Company's Code of Practice and Service Standards are observed and that company standards are met, and identifying areas for improvement.

What we are looking for in our ideal Sales Ledger Assistant:

  • GCSE grade B (minimum) or above in English and Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience of debt recovery Confident and experienced in using computers, particularly Microsoft Office packages and using spreadsheets.
  • Have a thorough approach with an ability to give attention to detail.
  • Ability to process financial information efficiently.
  • Ability to work under pressure and set deadlines.
  • Motivated, innovative and reliable.
  • Experience of working as part of a small team.
  • Ability to communicate with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Flexible with a desire to learn and understand the business whilst providing excellent customer service.
  • Flexible approach to tasks and hours worked.

What's in it for you:

We know that the support and commitment of our staff is key to our success so you will receive the opportunity for ongoing development and training for a long-term career with us. We're one of the largest companies in the South West and are proud to have been awarded Investors in People recognition.

In return, we will offer an excellent range of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • A discretionary Bonus
  • Competitive Contributory Pension
  • Access to the Company Sharesave Scheme
  • Various health benefits
  • And more!

Be yourself, we like it that way. Together, we will build a culture of belonging, where inclusion is instinctive. Diversity is our strength and a reflection of our communities. We care, we value everyone, we celebrate uniqueness.

Pennon Water Services (PWS) arewater specialists providing water services to business customers nationally.

Part of Pennon Group plc, PWS delivers a wide range of water-related services to businesses including leak detection and repair, Legionella testing, water monitoring and treatment.

Serving over 160,000 customer accounts across Great Britain including Unite Students, Pets at Home and Britannia Hotels we are recognised as one of the top four 'champion' performers in the water retail market by independent consultant Brodick, based on size and growth.

Our core values which are essential to our success are:

  • Trusted - We do the right thing for our customers and stakeholders.
  • Collaborative - We forge strong relationships working together to make a positive impact.
  • Responsible - We keep our promises to our customers, communities, and each other.
  • Progressive - We are always looking for new ways to improve and make life better.

Closing date:Friday 7th January

If you are looking for a new challenge, please click apply now to be considered as our Sales Ledger Assistant - we look forward to receiving your application.

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Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
£ £ 19000.00-21000.00 Annual Annual