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New Opportunity With JZ Flowers: Sales Ledger Clerk

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EKFR are proud to be working in partnership with JZ Flowers to recruit an Sales Ledger Clerk.  This opportunity comes at a time where the business is really growing (see what we did there) and is looking for an experienced person to come into the business.

Based just West of Hull at the start of the M62 corridor, JZ Flowers is a family business; although a large international business with annual revenues of around £110m, the company still has an entrepreneurial family culture and strive to keep this identity.

Like many family businesses they take pride in having strong values and at JZ Flowers, they are built entirely around the people.   Evidence of this is plain to see with many long-standing employees progressing in the company, building careers and now contributing and sharing in the companies success.

Interested?  Then read on…

Company History   Values & Commitments Head office in Newport

JZ Flowers is a leading producer of floral bouquets for UK retailers.

Originally based in the UK, JZ Flowers is a vibrant and growing organisation with established operations now in Holland, Ireland, Miami and Turkey where we carefully select and pack over 450 million stems per year.

JZ Flowers is the largest importer of Fairtrade Flowers in the UK and over the last 5 years, have sourced over 160 million Fairtrade stems resulting in over £1.3 million of Fairtrade premiums being paid back to workers across Kenya, Ethiopia, Sri-Lanka and Tanzania.

They also focus heavily on British Grown Flowers and have a JZ office based in Spalding, the heartland of the Lincolnshire growing community to continue to build the excellent relationships they hold with local growers.

At the heart of the business, JZ Flowers are florists and what we do is floristry. The  business has been founded on a commitment to design, innovation and quality and has developed and grown to become a market leader and champion sustainable, ethically sourced flowers on an industrial, global scale.

The Opportunity

JZ Flowers are looking for a Sales Ledger Clerk to join the team.

The successful candidates’ primary purpose shall be to process and report on a high volume of invoices on a daily basis, liaise with internal departments throughout the business and externals customers, handling and chasing claims, reconciling statements and allocation of multi-currency receipts onto customer accounts.

The Sales Ledger Clerk shall also be responsible for multi currency Sales Ledger transactions and issuing invoices to customers.

The ideal candidate for this Sales Ledger role will be dynamic, confident and be able to hit the ground running, you will want to learn new skills and use the knowledge you have learnt from others to develop yourself within this role and the business.

Essential skills

  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment
  • An eye for detail, work on own initiative and be proactive
  • Experience working within a dynamic finance team, within a Sales Ledger or varied Accounts Assistant Role
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft office package, including Excel and Word
  • Ability to prioritise and meet/exceed deadlines

Desirable skills

  • Currently completing AAT
  • Experience of procedures and work methods related to a Finance Department, ideally Sales Ledger

The successful individual will be driven, have a strong eye for detail and be highly organised. This is a fantastic opportunity to go in and develop your skills and knowledge whilst making the role your own.

Whats In It For You?

JZ Flowers is a forward thinking and fast growing business.  This is a place you can make a real difference  – you matter!

The benefits include:

  • Salary: Competitive
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in service
  • Free Parking

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