If you want to work within Sales Ledger then you will have a background in Accounts and be responsible for looking after all the invoices for a business which are payable. This includes maybe generating the invoices and logging anything regarding this including any admin work associated.
You will need to be a confident communicator, experienced in Accounts including familiarity with invoicing systems and how it all works.
Sales Ledger starting salaries can be around £15,000 to £17,000 a year. Once you have enough experience then you can earn up to £24,000 a year. As a senior Sales Ledger you may earn up to £30,000 a year or more.
If you are looking to write a covering letter to go with your application, please see the below letter which you can use as an example. You can use this sample letter for your applications after amending it as suitable.
Sales Ledger Covering Letter Example
Mr. A. Employee
1, My House
1st May 2014
Mrs. A. Manager
Application for the role of Sales Ledger
I would like to apply for the role of Sales Ledger which I have seen advertised in (where) and (when).
I have a background in administration and accounts having been responsible for some aspects of invoicing from generating them, issuing purchase order numbers, sending invoices out and chasing payment dates etc.
I work in a mathematical way and enjoy working in an accounts department. I have a good administration background also and I am a very organised person. I like to create new systems and ledgers to record and document important accounting work.
I have had experience of dealing with customers/clients and looking into their queries, keeping customer records up to date, resolving invoicing problems and re issuing invoices or credit notes as necessary.
I work well in a team environment and am also able to manage my own workload and time. I have experience of (what accounting packages) and feel that I am able to pick up any new packages that I need to be able to use.
I have enclosed my CV for your consideration. If you have any questions for me, please do not hesitate to contact me.
In the meantime, thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing
Good luck with writing your cover letter.