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Sales Ledger/Credit Control

Location: WORKSOP, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE Salary: 8.00 - 10.00 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 1
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3066933
Reed Accountancy are working with a client based in the Education Sector who are looking to recruit for a Sales Ledger/Credit Controller on a temporary basis of around 6 months. 

About the role

The Group is looking for a motivated and pro-active individual to be part of a team of staff assisting in the delivery of a full range of finance department activities.

Role Objectives

In the role of Credit Controller, your main objective will be:
• To manage and maintain the credit control and sales ledger functions on a day to day basis

Main Duties

In order to effectively achieve the major objective, the main tasks and duties of the successful candidate will include:

• To ensure that all monies due (and its subsidiaries) are invoiced promptly and in line with the financial regulations and procedures
• To ensure that Direct Debits are set up and collected in a timely manner
• To manage the 24+ and HE loans
• To liaise with customers with respect to queries and overdue payments with an overall view to reducing outstanding levels of debt
• To liaise with other departments (including CIS, Student Services and Heads of Departments) where the source of fees are unknown or where fees remain unpaid
• To ensure month end close down is completed in line with the monthly timetable
• To maintain all records to allow for fast retrieval and ease of use of such information
• Other ad-hoc tasks including PDQ payments, assisting with cashiering and covering for other members of the team.

Your key performance objective will be to undertake the above duties in an accurate, timely and self-sufficient manner.


• You will be able to cope with demanding customers internally and externally and will be able to use your communication skills to gain agreement and achieve customer satisfaction wherever possible.
• You will work to strict deadlines in line with monthly Finance schedules, and will manage your own workload to ensure you complete all duties accurately and on time.

Your role in the department

• You will report to the Deputy Financial Accountant, who will give you direction, but you will plan and prioritise your day to day workload.
• You will also work with other members of the finance department to ensure tasks are completed to agreed timescales.

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