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Sales Ledger Clerk / Accounts Assistant

  • Ref: ASCLC020920
  • Oldham
  • Posted: 3 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £20,000

Availability/Notice Period: Immediate

Education

  • 2016 AAT Level 3 Diploma in Accounting – Tameside College
  • 2013 AAT Level 2 Diploma in Accounting – Tameside College
  • 2007 Law and Administration Degree – University of Gdansk
  • 1994 4 A Levels in History, Polish, Mathematics and English Language – Gdynia City College

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel including V Look Ups / Pivot Tables
  • Sage 50
  • Sage ERP 1000

Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – A Sourcing Company

Position – Sales Ledger Clerk / Accounting Assistant

Dates – August 2007 –August 2020

  • Based in a Team of five and reported to the Finance Director
  • Worked with circa 200 Customers – these were across the UK Mainland Europe and Hong Kong – built and maintained solid working relationships with Stakeholders at all levels
  • Raised circa 200/300 invoices daily ranging in value from £10 up-to £80,000 – showing a high attention to detail
  • Worked with Customer Portals – uploaded invoices daily (also sent via email / post)
  • Reconciled the 12 main Bank Accounts for month end – these were across a range of currencies including Sterling, Euros, USD, Swiss Francs, Hong Kong Dollars and Chinees Yuan (investigated / resolved any anomalies)
  • Recorded Payments and allocated to Accounts
  • Worked alongside the Credit Control Team on chasing overdue Accounts – worked with a mixture of Aged / Current Debt (debt ranges in value up-to circa £10,000)
  • Liaised daily with Customers via telephone / email – dealt with a high volume of queries
  • Ensured all statements had been sent to Customers and reconciled monthly
  • Assisted with the day-to-day management of the accounts and finance department
  • Daily raised credit notes and investigated any anomalies
  • Worked with colleagues across the business including Merchandising, Buying, Quality Control and the Stock Team

 

Previous Employer – A Government Department

Position – Clerk / Officer

Dates – 2006 – 2007

 

Previous Employer – Securitas Ltd & Impel Ltd

Position – Cashier / Treasurer

Dates – 2002 – 2006

 

Previous Employer – An Accounting Company

Position – Assistant Accountant

Dates – 1999 – 2002