Accounts Assistant - Sales Invoicing and Credit Control

  • Job Reference: ZR1116
  • Date Posted: 5 August 2017
  • Recruiter: Supply Chain People Ltd
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £18,000 to £20,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: £18k - 20k per year
  • Sector: FMCG
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Role

The company is an international award-winning brand leader which has seen rapid growth over the last 2 years. The company has more than doubled in turnover and is making significant investments as a fast-growing SME business. They have a dynamic sales team which spans across multiple worldwide markets. From humble beginnings as a small business set up in the English countryside, they now sell their multi award-winning products around the world.

Responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role are to prevent overdue invoices and ensure that any outstanding are investigated.  You will be focused on ensuring invoicing is completed and any outstanding queries resolved promptly for their national, independent and international accounts as well as their six accounts with Amazon. You will be equipped with all the knowledge to make this role your own.

  • Complete independent and international invoices as per requirements
  • Complete national account invoicing using a variety of platforms
  • Identify invoices due for payment and request payment dates
  • Investigate any short payments
  • Liaise with assistant financial controller weekly on any outstanding issues/problems
  • Raise any internal credit paperwork as and when necessary to ensure the debt is cleared from the reports
  • Send completed reports to MD weekly
  • Complete Amazon invoicing as orders are dispatched
  • Identify invoices requiring POD’s and submit as required
  • Investigate any shortage claims daily
  • Review payment remittance advice and update the debtors report accordingly.
  • Liaise with assistant financial controller weekly on any outstanding issues/problems
  • Raise any internal credit paperwork as and when necessary to ensure the debt is cleared from the reports
  • Identify any patterns in short deliveries for further investigation
  • Provide marketing invoices for sales managers to sign off
  • Complete Amazon statement requests as and when required
  • Manage returns and raise internal paperwork for credits
  • Log any shortages / issues on Amazon

The Person

  • A minimum of 2 years credit control experience
  • Preferably will have experience of using Amazon Vendor Central
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel skills – must be able to manipulate data.
  • Willingness to take ownership of enquiries and complaints, following through to resolution.
  • Demonstrate a can-do, positive attitude and enjoy problem solving.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage workload effectively.
  • Work with little supervision and able to use own initiative.
  • Patience of a saint and a strong belief in the power of humour!

The Offer

On offer is a salary between £18,000 - £20,000, hours are 8.30am – 5pm (40 hours per week).  There are 20 days holiday rising by 1 day for every year served.  This role is based in Brixworth.

Successful applications will be contacted within 7 days.  If you don’t hear from one of our Consultants, please be assured that we will contact you if you are suitable for any of our other vacancies.  Hopefully we will speak with you soon.

 Supply Chain People Ltd are an employment business.