Sales Ledger Administrator

Metcalfe Plant Hire Limited was established in 1971 in Cumbria and has grown to become one of the North of England’s largest construction plant hire businesses. Based in Penrith Cumbria, the company offers all construction industry plant, equipment and machinery hire, and compliments this with a construction & civil engineering business in its main-stream business operations.

A long-standing member of staff is retiring and we have an upcoming opportunity for a Sales Ledger Administrator to join the team based in Penrith, Cumbria

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a strong team to help support MPH over the coming years.

Main responsibilities:

  • Setting up new customer accounts
  • Processing monthly sales invoicing of multiple departments
  • Ensuring documentation is entered onto the accounts system (SAGE)
  • Daily Bank and Sales ledger reconciliation
  • Accurately allocate payment receipts to the sales ledger on a daily basis
  • Ensure all cash and cheques received are promptly paid into the appropriate bank account
  • Accurately allocate credit card receipts to the sales ledger as and when such payments are received
  • Reconciliation of customer statements, resolving any anomalies
  • Interact with customers and relevant departments internally to resolve invoice queries and disputes
  • First point of contact for calls/emails from customers regarding their account
  • Ad-hoc duties to support the finance team

Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Prior sales ledger experience is desirable but not essential
  • Able to work with a high degree of attention to detail, providing accurate information first time
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Able to prioritise and organise own workload
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to build strong relationships with internal and external contacts

Salary: Competitive
Location: CA11 Penrith, Cumbria

If this opportunity is of interest, please email Helen Taylor – Financial Controller enclosing an up-to-date CV and stating your current remuneration, or call 01768 868686 for an initial, informal chat.

Metcalfe Plant Hire is an Equal Opportunity employer