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Job Title: Sales Ledger Clerk

Location: Leicestershire

Salary: £20,000 + £3600 bonus p.a.

Optima Professional Services have a great opportunity for an experienced Sales Ledger Clerk to join a rapidly growing business based in Leicestershire. You will have to be driven in reducing aged debt and have a passion for building strong customer relationships.

Your duties will be:

  • To collect debt from all accounts

  • To ensure the timely resolution of issues that may otherwise result in an increase in the aged debt

  • To implement and enforce the company's credit and allowance policy, and other policies as appropriate

  • To evaluate and grant credit up to an agreed authority level

  • To post and allocate payments to the sales ledger

  • To build effective and productive relationships with customers and internal staff

  • To provide regular progress reports on all aspects of the debt to line manager

  • To monitor the performance of the systems and report any weaknesses that may result in the mis-statement of debt

  • To implement new processes and procedures which reflect any changes within the business

  • Being a flexible member of the team & supporting other members of the department with their work activities when required

  • Contribute to the development of a customer focused culture

  • To take responsibility for on-going professional self-development

Measurement of Performance

  • All debts actioned appropriately

  • Credit granted commercially taking into account the various products and their market place

  • Achieve an aged debt profile within agreed benchmark

The ideal candidate will have previous experience working as a Sales Ledger with high volume calls and will have:

  • Excellent customer and colleague relationship skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

25 days' holiday (+1 day extra per each year, maximum 30) + bank holidays

Hours 09:00 - 17:30 Mon - Fri

£19,000–£20,000 per annum

£30,000–£40,000 per annum

£10.00–£13.00 per hour