Contract
Credit Control
FMCG
Tunbridge Wells
£25,000

French Speaking Sales Ledger/Credit Controller

Ref: 79| Posted: 14th May 2019

Sales Ledger and Credit Control Clerk required for an international business in Tunbridge Wells. As the European Head Office for this global operation, the 12 month Sales Ledger/Credit Control contract role will be responsible for preparing sales invoices, allocating payments, chasing outstanding invoices for this dynamic, fast paced operation.

Detailed duties of the Sales Ledger/Credit Control Clerk will include;

  • Credit Control by telephone and e-mail
  • Allocating payments in accordance with customer remittances
  • Account reconciliations
  • Daily bank reconciliation
  • Aged debtor’s analysis
  • Processing reminder letters and monthly statements
  • Liaising with Customers, and Sales to resolve queries relating to the non-payment of invoices
  • Ensuring Debtor Days Targets are achieved
  • Sending out invoices and statements via email, post and EDI
  • Setting up new customer accounts on the system
  • Working with credit insurance company to arrange credit insurance limits and to maintain limits on the current portfolio of customers
  • Checking orders have been processed correctly
  • Challenging, investigating and obtaining the necessary paperwork for credit note
  • Banking cheques
  • Other duties as and when required

The successful candidate must be able to fluently speak French and ideally will have a solid grounding in a Sales Ledger/Credit Control role. This is preferred but general experience within a finance based role will also be considered.

The business is very dynamic and fast paced so therefore interested candidates must enjoy working in a pressurised environment.

Offered on a 12 month contract basis to cover maternity, the role is to start ASAP.  Own car is essential.