Credit Control / Sales Ledger Controller - Immediate start required

Experienced Sales Ledger Controller required for a service provider based in Barnsley. Requiring an immediate start this role is for 6 months. 

The main purpose of the role is to deliver a comprehensive and efficient invoicing, credit control, cash posting and sales ledger reporting service to underpin an excellent customer experience. 

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller duties will include:

  • Raising all sales invoices including high volume/low value
  • Ensuring the contracted list of customers reconciles and billing is undertaken in line with expectations
  • Processing all income from credit cards, electronic banking and cheques on appropriate systems to ensure prompt allocation to accounts / invoices.
  • Manage and maintain the BACs Direct Debit and mandate on system and manage the processing of the twice monthly direct debit runs in compliance with the direct debit rules.
  • Maintain rigorous credit control processes to include credit checks, pre-emptive debt review and overdue debt chasing activities to ensure debtor days are minimised. Liaise with legal partner and satisfy requirements for customers taken through legal debt recovery processes.
  • Monthly Sales Ledger reconciliations and aged debt reporting for Finance KPIs and business process improvement.
  • Provide a central point as the key customer contact for queries and finance helpline calls.
  • Act as absence cover for the Purchase Ledger Controller
  • Other ad hoc duties as required. 

This search is not limited to any industry.  Experience and customer service skills are key to this recruitment. 

  • Experience of setting up and maintaining high numbers of direct debit customers is desirable
  • Strong organisational skills to ensure full range of duties are planned and completed to daily, weekly and monthly timetables, particularly at busy times.
  • Previous experience in both sales ledger and credit control is essential
  • Experience of a windows based financial information system with integrated sales and purchase ledgers is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential

In return, company offers competitive salary plus additional employee benefits.


18 January 2021
Non-Qualified Finance
Sales Ledger Clerk
South Yorkshire, Barnsley