Sales Ledger & Admin Assistant

Job Title: Sales Ledger & Admin Assistant

Salary: £28K + bonus and benefits (see below). The salary will increase to £30K after successfully completing your 6 months probationary period.

This is a new role, which will answer directly to the Finance Manager and encompasses elements of a Sales Ledger Assistant role, along with various aspects of general administration within the wider scope of the office.

It would suit someone with basic accountancy skills and a general understanding of finances within a product sales context.

Sales Ledger Assistant

  • Using Sage 200 to process, post and send customer invoices
  • Submitting invoices on customer portals
  • Using Sage 200 to process credit notes for customers
  • Updating and checking customer prices on Sage 200

Admin Assistant

  • Reviewing and updating customer details on Sage and SalesForce
  • Data collection for reports
  • Collecting and collating receipts for credit card reconciliation
  • Completion of promotion forms to send to customers
  • Completion of New Listings forms to send to customers
  • Sending out customer satisfaction surveys and collating data received back
  • Booking couriers/collections for samples etc to customers
  • Making arrangements for Sales Team visits to customers
  • Assisting the Brand Manager with arrangements for Trade Shows

Our client is an established company, producing and distributing sustainable food (more than 120 products) in the UK.

Employment Details

  • Monday to Friday 09.00 – 18.00 (40 hours standard contract)
  • Part-time (20 – 32 hours) can be accommodated
  • Place of work: our office in Canonbury – this role is not suitable for remote working
  • 23 days’ holiday (plus public holidays) a year, which includes 3-days closure over Christmas & New Year
  • Health insurance
  • Share of profits bonus
  • Generous Staff Wellbeing Policy – including: annual allowance of products to take home, membership at a local yoga studio, fresh fruit bowl in the office every week, time off for volunteering, training and donating blood.

Skills & Personal Characteristics

  • Basic knowledge of accountancy, particularly with regard to a product sales context
  • Previous experience within FMCG sector
  • Experience with the Food & Drink sector an advantage, but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of Sage 200 or similar an advantage, but training will be provided
  • Good with Excel – this is a must.
  • Confident with Outlook and MS Office
  • Good customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Highly organized with good attention to detail
  • Good numeracy and literacy

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