Sales Ledger Assistant

AR/Sales Ledger - Oldham, North West

Ref: 869Monday 20 May 2024

Paying up to £25k + Benefits

Paying up to £25k + benefits - Based in Oldham, North Manchester our client is a successful engineering business that are looking for an experienced Sales Ledger Assistant to join their expanding finance team.  


Reporting to the Financial Controller, as Sales Ledger Assistant you will be supporting the company operations with the effective administration of the sales ledger processes. This is an office-based role working from 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday or 8.30am -5.00pm with a 45-minute lunch break.

As Sales Ledger Assistant your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with other departments regarding job progress
  • Analysing job progress to ensure invoicing is up to date
  • Liaising with customers and external parties to obtain appropriate purchase orders  
  • Creating invoices in line with individual customer requirements
  • Distributing invoices according to individual customer requirements
  • Sales ledger reconciliations
  • Statement reconciliations
  • Customer portal interactions
  • Assisting with the resolution of sales ledger queries
  • Assisting the Credit Controller when required


  • Previous sales ledger experience is essential
  • Strong IT experience is required; (Microsoft Software applications – Outlook, Excel, Word etc)
  • Experience of using a finance based IT system would be advantageous
  • A team player that thrives in a team working environment
  • Able to cultivate a positive culture within the finance team and the wider business


  • A great working environment that encourages collaboration and professional development
  • Onsite secure parking
  • 20 days holiday + the bank holidays (increases with length of service to 25)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Insurance Scheme
  • Free on-site gym


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