Vacancy - Sales Ledger / Finance Assistant
12 Feb 2018 Kim Biggins

Vacancy - Sales Ledger / Finance Assistant

MGTS is an innovative and resourceful leader in the provision of workforce development solutions through education, training and assessment providing apprentice training as well as a full range of commercial courses.  We are continually developing and expanding our portfolio of clients who are focused on engineering competence training, skills and industry standard excellence.

We are now actively seeking a Sales Ledger / Finance Assistant to work 16-20 hours per week, preferably across 5 days, Mon-Fri, but open for discussion for the right candidate. Flexible working hours considered.

As a company we have always strived to be the leader in engineering training that is delivered at the very highest standard.  As well as Apprenticeship and commercial programmes MGTS offer an exponential range of industry specific programs key to client development, competence and skills. 

MGTS have some of the industry’s most well-known brands as part of our long term client base so this is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career within a highly rewarding occupation. 



To be responsible for the smooth running of the sales ledger and associated reporting.



  • Generate and process sales invoices and credit notes in accordance with standard procedures to ensure effective reporting, credit control and cash management
  • Process credit card / petty cash payments as required
  • Set up new customer accounts where required
  • Liaise with customers to obtain purchase orders
  • Deal with customer queries in a sensitive and efficient manner
  • Liaise with customers as required to minimise the occurrence of problem debt
  • Pursue overdue debtors and instigate legal proceeding where required
  • Prepare ledger reconciliations to ensure that transactions are accurately processed and recorded
  • Produce monthly sales reports
  • Ensure that the finance function provides a high quality service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Liaise with other colleagues to ensure that anomalies are investigated/queries dealt within a timely manner
  • To contribute to the achievement of the finance teams objectives
  • Other ad hoc office duties as required



  • Proven ability in using Finance software preferably Pegasus Opera
  • Highly numerate with good Excel Skills
  • At  least 2 years of experience working in a Sales Ledger work environment
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work in team oriented environment
  • Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to be flexible in your duties, to prioritise and organise workload, multi-task, adapt quickly to change, and deliver under the pressure of deadlines



  • Dependent upon experience
  • Attractive company pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 statutory day’s holiday
  • Private Health Care – after successful completion of probation



Please send your CV to Ruth Smith -