Accounts Assistant (Sales Ledger)


£26000 - £28000 per annum


United Kingdom,Greater Manchester

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Accounts Assistant (Sales Ledger)

Salary £26-28k

Manchester - Trafford

I am working on an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in joining one of the Northwest successes stories who are gearing up for £100m turnovers. The Group is made up of 6 aligned companies who sell products both B2C, and B2B and provide branded products to the NHS and some the largest online retailers in the country.

Due to growth, they are looking for an ambitious Accounts Assistant - Sales Ledger to join them in their busy Trafford office where you will be involved in several finance projects. Their people strategy is at the core of the group.

You will need to be experienced working in a busy wholesale and retail environment and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience and an aptitude for figures.


  • Responsible for the sales ledgers of an expanding group of companies
  • Ensure timely collection of the cash owed
  • Daily posting of sales invoices using Sage
  • Sending invoices to customers via email
  • Sending regular customer statements
  • Accurate allocation of a large volume of receipts from various payment platforms
  • Answer day-to-day sales ledger customer queries i.e. confirming payment receipts, sending copy invoices etc.
  • Weekly aged debt reporting into FC/FD for cashflow purposes

Skills Required

  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel
  • Diligence to ensure work is completed to the highest standard; accurately and efficiently
  • Resourceful in problem-solving and seeking guidance
  • Ability to prioritise workload based on deadlines and importance
  • Knowledge of Sage 50 an advantage, but not essential
  • Part qualified - we are happy to assist with studies

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays

Working hours: 37.5 hours a week. Our office is open from 8am until 5pm Monday-Friday and we are open to discussion on working patterns (e.g. 8-4/9-5) and also home-based days after the probation period is complete.

Additional: We are supportive of our people's development

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