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Finance Assistant (temporary)


Malvern, GB, WR14 1JJ

REQ ID:  34146

Sealed Air is in business to protect, to solve critical packaging challenges and to leave our world better than we found it. Our portfolio of leading packaging solutions includes CRYOVAC® brand food packaging, SEALED AIR® brand protective packaging and BUBBLE WRAP® brand packaging, which collectively enable a safer, more efficient food supply chain and protect valuable goods shipped around the world. Sealed Air generated $4.9 billion in sales in 2020 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 115 countries. To learn more, visit

Main Function of the Post


Post all UK bank transactions and reconcile the bank daily. Process purchase invoices and cash transactions for the German office and to assist the European accountant in the preparation of the monthly management accounts.

Principal Accountabilities



1.    Enter all cash received onto IFS for the UK and reconcile the bank statement on a daily basis to the IFS system.

2.    Process German purchase invoices.

a)    Post all invoices and related ledger entries (including expenses).
b)    Operating regular payment runs as appropriate.
c)    Reconcile monthly supplier statements to the creditor’s ledger & investigate any discrepancies.
d)    Resolve supplier invoice queries
e)    Prepare month-end supplier invoice accruals 

3.    Enter all German cash received and paid onto IFS and reconcile the bank statement on a daily basis to the IFS system.

4.    Assist the European accountant in the preparation of the monthly management accounts, including:

a)    Reconciliation of suspense accounts
b)    Employee expenses provisions
c)    Late purchase invoice provisions
d)    Intercompany reconciliations
e)    AP and AR reconciliations

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the post holder is required to perform any other reasonable duties that may be assigned by the manager above, from time to time.



  • Professionalism    
  • Team working    
  • Customer Focus    
  • Decisiveness    
  • Communication     
  • Organisation /Planning     
  • Problem solving and Analysis    
  • Develop Capability In Self    



  • Commercial awareness            
  • Computer Literate        
  • AAT qualification (or equivalent) or working towards qualification Basic credit control qualification or working towards qualification            
  • Ability to work on own initiative            
  • Experience of posting invoices and credit notes            
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines            
  • Experience of debt collection procedures            
  • Experience of working in a financial environment            
  • Excellent attention to detail            

Requisition id: 34146 

Relocation: No  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.



It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

  • Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.
  • Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.
  • Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.

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