Temporary Sales Ledger Clerk
General description of the position and tasks and responsibilities
Purpose of the position
To carry out the Finance tasks for UK in accordance with local and group requirements.
To follow the company controls and processes to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and accurate manner
Areas of responsibility
Maintain the SAP Master Data in line with internal policies
Manage and progress customer queries and disputes, both through internal and external communication to ensure timely resolution and payment. Investigate unpaid aged items and work with the customer and internal departments to secure settlement of the debt as soon as possible
Create an aged debt report, review trading accounts with overdue debt and where necessary place the account on stop, notifying the relevant internal departments, sales team and the customer
Monitor the bad debt situation, and recommend to Finance management any specific provisions or write offs required for amounts considered uncollectable. Progress legal issues with management support as required
Review the customer dunning report prepared by MFS to ensure only correct notifications go out to customers
Raise manual debit and credit requests, such as recharge invoices and approved requests from the sales teams. Keep a log of all credit notes and free of charge invoices raised
Prepare and process the daily invoice runs, ensuring the documents are all sent out to customers
Process credit card payments, ensuring the spreadsheet log is kept up to date, reconciled at least monthly and all cash is allocated
Service Contract Account Administration (Services UK) - prepare and issue monthly statements, clear suspense account and allocate manual debit and credit postings
Review customer credit limits and where required, request approval to amend them from Finance management
Cash and Bank:
Record and bank cheques when they are received
Prepare and review the GL reconciliations allocated to the role by the deadline in the month end timetable, investigating differences and the progress regarding ongoing issues.
Prepare and post GL standard, month end and correction journals in line with agreed processes and task allocation
Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.