JD Sports Careers – Sales Ledger Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Bury B

Website JD Sports

Additional Information:

Responsible to: Director of UK Finance

Department: Finance

Location: Bury Head Office

JD Overview:

JD Fashion Plc is a leading international multi-channel retailer of branded sports, fashion, and outdoor brands. Established in 1981 with a single store in the North-West of England, today JD is an industry leading retail business with over 60,000 colleagues and over 3,400 stores across a number of retail fascias in 32 markets around the world. JD is at the pinnacle of the global sports fashion industry, providing customers with a product range that remains both authentic and uniquely appealing across a highly differentiated omni-channel experience.

Our business model is split into Sports Fashion, Street & Premium Fashion, Outdoors and Gyms.

JD Sports Fashion Plc was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1996 and has been a FTSE100 publicly quoted company since 2019. In FY21, JD Sports Fashion Plc generated revenues of £6,167.3m, underlying PBT of £324.0m and net cash of £795.4m and a market capitalisation of £7.275bn.

JD won the International Excellence award at the Drapers Awards 2021 and was named best performing share of the 2010s with revenues increasing from £770m in 2010 to £6.1bn in 2021.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Processing invoices and sending invoices to both internal and external customers
  • Raising credit notes as required
  • Posting and allocating cash receipts from customers
  • Communicating with customers to settle outstanding debt and agree payment plans
  • Reviewing aged debt
  • Activating and distributing group gift cards
  • Completing credit checks and advising on credit terms and risk
  • Supporting treasury and accounts payable teams on other activities as required

Skills/Knowledge/Experience needed:

  • Knowledge of microsoft outlook, excel and word
  • Skills required – strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to achieve high levels of accuracy whilst working under pressure
  • Experience of working within a fast paced treasury environment
  • Experience of working with large volumes of data


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