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Sales Ledger Controller
The function of this role is to take ownership of the sales ledger. For the entities and clients you are assigned to, your duties include (but are not limited to):
Chasing aged debt with the aim of achieving settlement of sales invoices within payment terms. Obtaining payment dates and approval of invoices from clients, subsequently updating the aged debt workbooks with the respective comments.
Daily allocation of receipts to the sales ledger.
Monitoring the payments received from clients against what is due. If money is not received as expected then follow up enquiries will be required. This involves liaising with clients accounts payable department, account handling teams and any other contacts necessary to achieve timely payment.
Billing all clients within deadline. This includes being the final check, ensuring that all media bookings have been added correctly and issuing sales invoices.
Sending out client statements post billing.
Running credit checks and updating client records to accurately reflect the credit limits that are held. This includes mitigating risk to within an acceptable level through the use of credit insurance and effective credit control.
Generally maintaining and updating the sales ledger.
Holiday cover for all companies within the group will be necessary along with any other ad hoc work as required, most significantly being a support to the Finance Manager on any additional work that may be required from time to time.
Maximising availability of the companys invoice discounting facility to the betterment of the companys cash flow position; ensuring that all notifications are uploaded accurately and within deadlines.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED
Good general understanding of the sales ledger and billing processes
Experience of performing well under pressure
Experience of working autonomously and as part of a team
Pleasant telephone manner and the ability to quickly build professional working relationships
High levels of accuracy, even when working under pressure and to deadlines
Experience of working in a credit control role is essential. Experience with credit insurance and billing is preferable