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Accounts – Sales Ledger and Credit Control

  • Ref: KWASC301220
  • Oldham
  • Posted: 2 weeks ago
  • Salary Expectation: £22,000

Availability/Notice Period: Immediate - Temporary


  • Degree in Health and Safety – Technical University of Chemnitz Germany
  • 2 Years High School Course – University Entry in Germany

IT Systems

  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Open Air Project / Credit Hound
  • Sage Line 50
  • Great Plains

Career Summary

Most Recent Employer – Maintenance Industry

Position – Finance Assistant

Dates – 1998 – November 2020

KW worked in an all-round Finance role – the last 12 months her role was focused on Credit Control and Sales Ledger

 Credit Control Duties:

  • Responsible for Debt collection on 100-120 Accounts
  • On a Monthly basis would look to manage c 50 Accounts via Aged Debt listing – total open balance of approx. GBP 100,000 to 250,000
  • Maintained Customer Records and data on Credit Hound Credit Control system
  • Credit Control by Telephone / Letter and Email
  • Communicated with Colleagues to resolve Customer queries and problems – that are preventing Payment
  • Provided Credit Control reports and information to Financial Management

Key client accounts managed:

  • BP Shipping, MAN Energy, Hoegh LNG, Carnival UK, Tropical Shipping, Canada Coastguard, Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, Jan de Nul Group


  • Debts over 60 days reduced to 6% for UK clients
  • Collected several very overdue accounts in joined effort with Service Delivery Team


Sales Ledger Duties:

  • Processed c40-50 invoices per Month, est. GBP 100,000 total Monthly invoice value
  • Reconciled Customer Accounts / Statements – Monthly
  • Assisted in resolving Customer Invoice queries and enquiries
  • Maintained Customer Records and Annual maintenance Contract Renewals / Data
  • Issued approx. 275-300 Invoices for 110-120 Clients in UK, France, Benelux, Germany, Norway, USA, Canada, est. renewal value was GBP 2,000,000 annually
  • Assisted in and support renewal negotiations
  • Prepared for Month End


Purchase Ledger Duties:

  • Responsible for Coding / Batching and Posting Monthly Invoices
  • Reconciled Supplier Accounts and Statements
  • Prepared Supplier Payment runs – BACS and ad hoc Cheques
  • Extensive Query Management and Resolution – built and maintained relationships
  • Maintained Supplier records
  • Prepared for Month End


General Duties:

  • Responsible for companies Health & Safety records and procedures
  • First aider / Fire warden
  • Complete National Statistics surveys
  • Arrange couriers and send out documents/parcels as required
  • Distribute incoming and outgoing mail
  • Maintain office supplies
  • Assisting colleagues with projects and requests