• Sales Ledger / Credit Control

    Job Location UK-London
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. IDC helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community make fact-based decisions on technology purchases and business strategy. More than 1000 IDC analysts provide global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries worldwide. For more than 50 years, IDC has provided strategic insights to help our clients achieve their key business objectives. IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and Event Company.


    Department function

    Manage the transaction processing, accounting and financial reporting of those IDC companies and business units, administered by the Shared Service Centre. Provide accurate and timely monthly and annual management reports, as well as all other relevant financial data, to Business unit managers, EMEA management, IDC US, IDG as well as all appropriate external agencies. Ensure that all external customers and suppliers are serviced in an efficient and timely manner.




    Management of data to assist in preparation of the monthly financial and management accounting information and the efficient handling of accounts receivables and accounts payable including carrying out controls ensuring the efficient and correct running of the accounting function.


    The area of responsibilities covers all countries and regions administered by the Shared Service Centre.


    Main areas of responsibility associated with this role among others include:


    Sales Ledger

    • Producing of customer invoices.
    • Sending out invoices as per clients’ specification - electronic invoicing on various customer portals and/or paper invoices
    • Maintenance of customers electronic invoicing details database
    • Following up on missing PO’s/ incomplete paperwork in order to complete invoicing.
    • Monitor process for unbilled orders
    • Setting up new clients
    • Preparing customer statements
    • Chasing up outstanding debts
    • Resolving customers’ queries


    Credit Control:

    • EMEA Credit collection: proactive approach to contact clients for timely payment of invoices
    • Following up on overdue invoices for prompt payment
    • Maintain control of aged debts in collaboration with local credit controllers.
    • Monitor the risk full receivables in cooperation with the local offices and create action plan for collecting payment.
    • Maintenance of customer AP details database
    • Ensuring that provision for bad debts is sufficient.
    • Maintain the credit control management reports


    • College level qualification and currently training for professional accounting qualification would be desirable.
    • Preferably working towards AAT
    • Minimum one years experience working in a busy commercial finance department.
    • Experience working within tight deadlines would be beneficial.
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, working with several other nationalities is a must.
    • Ability to work to tight deadlines
    • Good communications skills
    • Strong organizational skills
    • An analytical mind
    • A good eye for detail
    • Problem solving attitude
    • Technology minded – good use of MS tools i.e. Excel
    • Fluency in English and one other European language is beneficial


    We offer competitive compensation package with great benefits.



    IDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, ancestry, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or other categories protected by law.


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