Sales Ledger / Credit Controller

  • Location: North West
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Discipline: Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted: 29 July 2022

Mpeople Recruitment are currently seeking an experienced Credit Controller on behalf of our rapidly growing client based in Denton (M34).

  • Hours: 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday (2 days based in the office, 3 days working from home)
  • Location: Denton (M34)
  • Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 dependent on experience


The Credit Controller will be responsible for proactively chasing debtors and managing the business’ sales ledger function. Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Proactively chasing debtors and adhere to policies and procedures to ensure timely payments.
  • Administering and maintaining the client ledgers in the system.
  • Raising credit notes as appropriate.
  • Posting sales ledger receipts and allocating receipts.  
  • Maintaining of the sales ledger ensuring completeness and accuracy of information
  • Dealing with complex payment applications
  • Continuous development within SAP of customer specific routines and tasks such as, invoicing process, cash allocation & statement production.
  • Actively assist Account Management & Operations with queries etc. via CRM and ensure timely resolution.
  • Manage aged debtor performance on related accounts, timely payment of invoices when due per agreed terms.
  • Supporting the month end reconciliation process
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Assisting with the purchase ledger
  • Raising invoices and credit notes as appropriate and experience of more on-line payment methods such as credit card.


The required traits, skills, and background:

  • Previous experience within Credit Control (minimum of one year)
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel is essential (intermediate-advanced knowledge)
  • Experience dealing with blue-chip/corporate organisations would be advantageous
  • Experience using SAP or SAP Business 1 would also be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and rapport building skills – the ability to negotiate and build strong relationships, however the ability to be stern yet professional as required
  • Effective debt collection skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels with both financial and non-financial colleagues, management team, business stakeholders and with both Clients and Suppliers
  • Ability to priorities workloads and meet deadlines with strong organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • High-energy, enthusiastic self-starter capable of autonomous working but also a “team player”.


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