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Assistant Accountant - Sales Ledger - £28-30k

Assistant Accountant - Sales Ledger - £28-30k


A highly prestigious membership charity prominent in charity finance is seeking a skilled individual for a role as an Assistant Accountant. The role will also involve a combination of sales ledger work, in addition to contributing to the month-end management accounts process and reporting for the organisation.


The role will involve:


-Daily Sales ledger processing and key contact for enquiries

-Ensuring control over the processing of invoices, credit notes, receipts and refunds

-Maintaining cash books in Sterling and other foreign currencies and associated bank reconciliations.

-Posting journals for debtors and unallocated income to the Nominal Ledger (SUN) and customer database system (OpenEngage / Accounting Office) and reconciling balances within the two systems

-Processing credit card receipts via Worldpay and reconciling daily Worldpay statements to bank receipts

-Responding to queries and requests for customers relating to statements and sales ledger payments including telephone support

-Reconciliation and clearing of unallocated receipts

-Processing of direct debits and telephone payments for membership renewals

-Debt-chasing as required and overall responsibility for debt collection

-Assisting with management accounts including balance sheet reconciliations

-Generating financial reports for the wiser financial team




-Previous experience in a sales ledger role essential

-Experience in a broader Finance Officer or Assistant Accountant role, with evidence of taking ownership of projects

-Strongly desirable experience would include the use of Worldpay, exposure to a multi-currency environment and the use of SUN accounting

-An interest in charities and an interest in finance

-Advanced Excel

-Excellent customer facing and communication skills

Please send your Cv for immediate consideration