Finance Assistant - Sales Ledger


| UK | Haresfield | Permanent

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Posted on 26.05.2022

Who are we?


The alternative Group for ambitious brands. We are a collective of creative Agencies led by entrepreneurs who encourage an independent spirit. If we can continue to help brands thrive with some passion, some humility, some magic, and with plenty of hard work, we’ll feel like we are doing the right thing.


The Accounting Services Team


The Accounting Services Team are a part of the centralised shared services based across several locations in the UK, US and Asia. We are made up of thirty-one staff supporting fifteen of the UK based Agencies covering all aspects of finance, from day-to-day accounting to the preparation of group submissions and dealing with new acquisitions and their integration into the Group.


The Role


As a Sales Ledger Assistant you will be a part of a team of five processing a high volume of transactions and servicing multiple companies. Due to this, working together as a tight knit team is a priority, continually looking for ways to work efficiently and maintaining the highest possible standards.


Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Credit Control work including sending out monthly statements, contacting clients regarding late payment and keeping a log of correspondence history
  • Maintaining the sales ledger email inboxes, responding to & resolving queries (internal & external) by email or phone in a timely, professional manner
  • Processing, issuing & sending sales invoices to clients
  • Ensuring accuracy of data entered onto the Finance & in-house job costing systems
  • Administration of the in-house job costing system, assisting users of the system across The MISSION Group
  • Maintaining the various sales ledgers that we service, ensuring SL accounts are kept in an orderly manner
  • Processing card receipts over the phone when required
  • Assisting with monthly reconciliations where required, reporting information to supervisor
  • Completing monthly debt update and cash flow reports
  • Developing effective working relationships within the Finance team and across The MISSION Group to meet objectives


What will I need?


We are ideally looking for someone who has previous experience in a Finance Department, with a focus on sales ledger. Who has excellent numeracy skills, and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word. You will be organised, able to work to monthly deadlines and be clear in your written and spoken communication.


And in return…

  • 25 days’ holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service + Plus Bank Holidays
  • Company pension scheme, with enhanced Employer contributions after 1 years’ service
  • Medical Cash Plan – including employee assist programme, contributions to dental, optical, physio etc.
  • Employee Discount Scheme – an online platform for all staff offering a variety of discounts at various shopping outlets, gyms etc
  • Electric Car Purchase Scheme, via Salary Sacrifice
  • Outstanding training and progression, including access to LinkedIn Learning and The Mission Group Learning Management System
  • Company Christmas closure
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Mission Share Purchase Scheme

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