Sales Ledger Officer

England, Bedfordshire, Luton
£23000 - £26000 per annum
Sep 30, 2019
Oct 28, 2019
Seehab Ahmed
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

A unique opportunity to join a well established team in an Sales Ledger Officer position that offers exposure in a varied role. On the job training will be provided, however experience in a previously similar role with an ability to assist across different functions will be beneficial.

Client Details

The client is well established within the local community and the Education and Training sector. There is a rare requirement for a Sales Ledger Officer to join the well established team on a Temp to Perm basis. A small and close knit team, there will be opportunity to gain experience in a varied role and assist on a range of different functions across the business. Based in Luton, they are an easy commute for anyone located locally or in Dunstable, Bedford, Milton Keynes, or the surrounding area with free parking on-site for staff members.


Sales Ledger Officer duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparing financial documents such as invoices, bills, and accounts receivable
  • Completing supplier and bank reconciliations
  • Processing journals
  • Completing financial reports on a regular basis and providing information to the finance team
  • Managing company ledgers
  • Assisting with VAT returns
  • Assisting Credit Control procedures
  • Processing expenses
  • Co-ordinating with external stakeholders to resolve issues as required
  • Using portals and working on bespoke systems
  • Assisting various month end management account procedures as required
  • Ad-hoc duties as required by Line Manager


Desired experience and skill set for this Sales Ledger Officer role:

  • Immediately Available or on a relatively short notice period
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Part Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or AAT Qualified
  • Any experience from an Education and Training finance department will be preferred
  • Capable of working using own initiative to anticipate and resolve invoicing issues
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Locally based to Dunstable with your own transport
  • Strong Excel skills to include pivot tables and VLookups
  • Flexible team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a busy environment to strict deadlines

Job Offer

The opportunity to join a prominent organisation within the Education and Training sector that offers long term stability within the Finance team. Alongside the competitive salary for the role there are a number of benefits that are on offer for members of the Finance Team.

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