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Sales Ledger Assistant

CPA Recruitment
London (Greater)
Closing date
26 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
General Management
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

As an importer of a variety of prestigious brands from across the world, our client supplies a range of speciality foods into the retail, wholesale and food service sectors. The business is going through a dynamic time of change and development, with more exciting expansion plans in the pipeline.

The Role
Ensure the company is efficient in its billing of customers, cash collections and cash applications. This role will assist the Finance Manager in managing, processing and troubleshooting accounts and transactions.
•    Invoicing: Customer invoicing in the accounting system and on EDI portal.
•    Bank monitoring: checking the bank accounts daily and making necessary ledger entries on accounting system.
•    Bank monitoring: book cash applications to customer invoices.
•    Monitoring shared finance mailbox: ensure emails are monitored and appropriately actioned.
•    Credit control: To work with your team and the Sales team to minimise late payment, and if required, take the relevant escalation actions.
•    Purchases: To work with Sales & Marketing to ensure that expense invoices from customers are reviewed, matched & authorised, before payments are made.
•    Raise debit notes or invoices to suppliers for Recharges.
•    Troubleshooting: To deal with telephone enquiries and respond or channel as appropriate.
•    Customer accounts: Help oversee and manage individual accounts.
•    Payments: Taking debit/credit card payments using electronic terminal.
•    Reports: To ensure the Finance manager is provided with timely, relevant and accurate data for the reports that may be required, such as month-end reports or Aged debtors.
•    Administrative: Preparing mail, by franking ready for Royal Mail collection, when required, alongside assisting in any other administrative tasks.

Personal Profile
•    Accounting or administrative experience 
•    Strong, working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel 
•    Diligent and conscientious in the accuracy of their work 
•    Excellent attention to detail 
•    Willing to learn 
•    Good communication skills and a strong team player 
•    Experience using Sage or equivalent accounting system would be beneficial
•    Working knowledge of EDI would be beneficial

Ref Code: FMW40115

To apply or for more information, please e-mail in strict confidence, with an updated CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Lisa Fox to
Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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