Accounts Assistant - Sales Ledger - up to 30hrs per week


Part Time Accounts Assistant – Sales Ledger

At A Wilderness Way we are committed to providing creative child centred care packages for children and young people who are looked after. We believe that every child has equal rights to the highest quality child care. We provide each young person with a safe, supportive, trusting environment with challenges that promote growth, responsibility, learning and positive outcomes and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the young people in our care.

Due to the expansion of our care services, we are looking for a part time Accounts Assistant to run the sales ledger and credit control functions within our small and friendly team. In addition to these we are providing the right candidate with the opportunity to get involved with other areas, including: 


=         Collating and reviewing information in preparation for invoicing

=         Creating, processing and sending invoices to customers

=         Maintaining the sales ledger, ensuring invoices are coded and posted to the correct nominals and departments

=         Sending out monthly customer statements and frequently communicating with them to ensure timely payment of invoices

=         Matching receipts to invoices and reconciling customer accounts

=         Maintaining all the credit control procedures, including regular reviews of customer details

=         Providing weekly debtor reports to the Assistant Management Accountant to aid with cash flow forecasting

=         Maintaining and sending out a weekly operational report to Directors and Operations team based on information required for invoicing

=         Assisting with purchase ledger when necessary in particularly petty cash processing

=         Providing support to the Assistant Management Accountant

=         General administration duties, including filing, photocopying, scanning etc

=         Other ad hoc tasks


To be considered for this role our ideal candidate will have:


=         Excellent Sage 50 Accounts experience - essential

=         At least two years of sales ledger and credit control experience

=         Excellent attention to detail and accuracy

=         Confident in the use of communication skills as a large part of the role is communicating with customers and internal stakeholders

=         Ability to plan your own workload and meet deadlines

=         Competent in the use of Microsoft Excel – essential

=         Experience working with Office 365 and Microsoft Sharepoint

=         Ability to work within a small team