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Sales Ledger Administrator

Northwards Ltd

Northwards Ltd, Anderson Base, Gremista, Lerwick ZE1 0PX
Northwards Ltd


Northwards provides a high-quality freight and haulage service from/to our depots in Shetland, Orkney, Aberdeen, Inverness, Scrabster and Glasgow, and, through partner collaborations, throughout the UK and Europe.

We share a genuine commitment to putting customers first by providing on-time and reliable delivery of goods and equipment. Every member of our team has an important role to play in maintaining our standards and driving the business forward.


Sales Ledger Administrator – Lerwick Accounts Office


The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Sales Ledger Administrator to join the team to support the accounts department at the Lerwick office. This is an interesting and varied, full-time position (35 hours per week), working as part of a busy team. A high level of accuracy and commitment to meet deadlines and targets is required.


Key Duties

  • Reconciling bank statements daily
  • Taking a proactive role in managing credit control functions
  • Handling customer account queries
  • Monitoring accounts mailboxes


Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working in an office environment
  • Basic knowledge of accounting software
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient on all Microsoft Office programs
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and under own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Positive, friendly, and professional demeanour
  • Ability to review processes and procedures to identify where efficiencies could be made in line with evolving technology



  • Competitive salary, leave provisions and pension scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Development training
  • Travel insurance
  • Group life assurance


For an informal discussion about the position, please contact Rachael Williamson, Finance Manager, on 01595 694452.

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV along with a relevant covering letter to or in writing to:

Rachael Williamson
Northwards Ltd
Anderson Base




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