Sales Ledger – Accounts Assistant – SW London, Hybrid – £37,000

Sales Ledger – Accounts Assistant – SW London, Hybrid

 

A highly values driven charity with offices based in SW London are looking for a Sale Ledger Clerk to join their finance team.  Please note- hybrid working is offered – 3 days in the office and 2 days at home.

 

The role sits within the finance team and will have key responsibility and ownership for the sales ledger function, taking full control of the billing function via some automation billing, adhoc billing and checking scheduled payments are validated and ensuring that cash management is a key element of the role.  The post holder will need to ensure that effective processes are in place to ensure the function runs effectively and efficiently meeting organisation and external standards.

 

As the Income Controller – Sales Ledger will be responsible for credit control and reporting, working alongside the management accounts team and other finance colleagues.  Team working is an essential part of the role ensuring clarity on billing. The role will be working with a range of managers across the organisation, providing advice and support to maximise income and reduce debtors.

 

This role requires someone that will be proactive, will be able to work on their own with management support and be motivated to develop systems and processes.

 

Key tasks of the role include:

 

Management and ownership of the sales ledger function across the group, including subsidiaries.

Developing key systems and processes to manage the sales ledger including the development of income review by People We Support.

Strong ownership of the credit control function developing relationships and liaising with local authorities and NHS ICBs to ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner and queries resolved.

Ensuring that scheduled payments are received and any differences to expectations followed up.

Ensuring amounts to be invoiced are correct and allow for changes in the service we deliver, and inflationary uplifts received.

Update the tracker to ensure we have complete information on what we should be billing.

Work with the management accounts' team at month end to provide accruals and deferrals.

Minimising risk and maximising cash flow for the business by escalating when appropriate.

Presenting and reporting figures and providing key analytics to senior management on a regular basis with ageing info and action already taken.

Responding to internal and external communications via phone and email.

Building strong internal and external relationships.

 

The salary on offer for this role is £37,000 plus benefits. 

Salary:
£37,000
Type:
Permanent
Location:
London - South
Sector:
Accountancy
Ref:
23469
Contact Name:
Amy Lawrie