Sales Ledger Manager

Bedfordshire, Bedford
£28000 - £30000 per annum
26 Sep 2018
26 Oct 2018
Josh Hoft
Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Part time

An opportunity has arisen for a Sales Ledger Manager to join a renowned Science and Research organisation in Bedford. The role offers a mixture of Reporting, Reconciliation and Sales Ledger responsibilities, with full study support available for the successful candidate.

Client Details

The client is a widely respected Science and Research organisation based in Bedford.


Key responsibilities of the successful Sales Ledger Manager include:

Assisting the Financial Controller through:

  • Preparing monthly Sales Ledger reports highlighting aged and bad debt
  • Adding value to the organisation's decision making through analysis of outstanding debt
  • Driving through improvements to the department
  • Conducting regular reviews of group aged debts and presenting strategies to senior management

Leading the Sales Ledger team through:

  • Line management of the Credit Control team
  • Setting objectives and carrying out appraisals of the team
  • Having an active role in training and developing the team
  • Ensuring proper monthly closedown routines are observed


The successful Sales Ledger Manager will have:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A-C or equivalent
  • Studying a recognised Accounting qualification such as ACCA or CIMA
  • Recent examples of continuous professional development
  • Experience of working in a busy Accounting function
  • Some management and/or training experience
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Attentive with an eye for detail
  • A clear and effective communicator
  • Preferably educated to degree level
  • Preferably working knowledge of Agresso Business World
  • Preferably experience in producing month-end accounts

Job Offer

The successful Sales Ledger Manager will receive:

  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • Full study support
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Direct line management of staff
  • Opportunities for growth and progression
  • Modern, open-plan office spaces

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