NIAB - National Institute of Agricultural Botany

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Sales Ledger Controller

Reference number: SV/A1069
Closing date: 03/05/2017
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Job details

NIAB is a leading and fast growing UK centre for plant science, crop evaluation and agronomy, with a regional network and headquarters in Cambridge. An opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual to join a busy Finance Office.

Main duties will include:

  • the generation / oversight of sales invoice / credit notes for many of the group’s entities,
  • payment pursuit, dispute investigation & resolution,
  • debt position reporting and an active involvement in the creation and development of automated routines to support operational teams across NIAB’s business.
  • support of our site accountant at another site will be expected, to ensure a consistent, accurate and dynamic reporting environment.
  • maintenance and reconciliation of some monthly manual income recognition spreadsheets will be required.

Able to communicate at all levels, you will have an inquiring mind, be a dedicated ‘completer / finisher’, and harbour a clear desire to compete and thrive in a changing environment. You will have an ability to quickly build a rapport by phone / email, have a highly accurate approach and the inbuilt desire to know and understand all aspects of your ledgers, which are the key traits sought in this role. You will have at least 1 year of relevant experience, be a proven team player, and possess a high degree of IT literacy.

Starting salary in the range of £19,000 to £23,000 pa, dependent on skills, experience and qualifications. An application form is available at: or from the HR Office, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342282. Email:

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