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Sales Ledger Clerk

  • Location: London, w1d1nn
  • Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Careers at handle
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Rachel Tafler
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 30 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109294

The Handle group was founded in 1978 and our heritage, passion, and specialisms are rooted within the media and entertainment industries. Handle Freelance Solutions was established in 2014 and has become the preferred outsourced payroll and compliance solution for an impressive base of Media, Entertainment and Fashion brands.

Far too many outsourced payroll solutions are rigid, lack flexibility and lack personality - we decided that this just isn't good enough for the creative freelancers and industries we support.

We are proud to be specialists and do everything we can to make sure that onboarding, pay and compliance will never stop great brands and their freelancers from being creative.

You will be accountable for the collection of funds for a portfolio of approximately 200 live accounts.

Key responsibilities & duties

  • Collecting outstanding invoices by telephone and email
  • Maximising collections by achieving cash target, Minimising aged debt, bad debt and DSO
  • Ensuring the timely receipt of invoices by the customers and or uploading customer's invoices on various procurement portals
  • Building positive relationships with Client accounts payable functions.
  • Negotiating Payment Plans
  • Working closely with the sales team to resolve problem accounts.
  • Recording sales invoices for contract and permanent placements on relevant spreadsheets used for reconciliation, commission, tracking GP and monitoring performance.
  • Liaising with clients to obtain PO numbers to submit invoices.
  • Posting Sales Ledger receipts onto the cashbook and Sage
  • Credit control - liaising with Debtors with overdue invoices and resolving any issues.
  • Responsible for company banking
  • Preparing Supplier invoices for input onto Sage (nominal coding, cost centres and authorisation
  • Posting authorised invoices onto Sage
  • Preparing remittance slips to be posted with payments.

Experience / Skills Required

  • 1 years' experience in a similar role
  • Sales Ledger / Billing Credit experience desired
  • Good Excel skills - Intermediate / Advanced
  • Excellent telephone manner and communications skills
  • Have strong attention to detail, high accuracy, and ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Happy working at a very fast pace, dealing with a high-volume workload.

A great sales ledger clerk will be aligned to our values: authentic, creative, and tenacious:

  • A problem solver
  • A subject matter expert
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • A passionate desire to succeed.
  • A winning mentality
  • The ability to overcome obstacles and be persistent.

You must be, a natural problem-solver with great attention to detail. The role requires you to be able to multi-task and work calmly under pressure.
In return we offer you the opportunity to grow within stimulating work environment and provide a strong and supportive team culture and a healthy work: play balance.

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.