Job Title:  Accounts Payable Coordinator

Req ID:  44499
Job Category:  Finance

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

The Role

Responsible for reviewing and entering all vendor invoices and internal requests for payment in the appropriate system in an accurate and timely manner with moderate supervision. The position requires extensive work with vendors and internal contacts to resolve payment issues.  Accountable for efficiently maintaining assigned files and systems.

This is a hybrid position local to Birmingham Alabama. This person will be expected to be in the office on Thursday on an as-needed basis. 

What You WIll Do

  • Handles expense invoices which include matching invoices to purchase order and packing slip.  Verifies invoice quantities, pricing and correct state/sales use tax.  Routes information to the appropriate individual or works with other departments to gain approvals or resolve discrepancies and enters into computer system.
  • Handles inventory invoices which include matching invoice to packing slips, and purchase orders.  Compares quantity and pricing to P.O. and routes information to appropriate individual to process or works with other departments to verify and discrepancies and enters into computer system.
  • Ensure that data input is complete, accurate and complies with department policies and procedures.
  • Minimizes expense by processing invoices in a timely manner and taking advantage of discounts offered by suppliers.
  • Verify vendor information on the invoices against the vendor screen information.  Follow prescribed procedures to initiate necessary changes to vendor screen information such as address, term, and special note changes.  Request setting up of new vendors and divisions.
  • Handles all vendor, employee and internal inquiries regarding invoices and/or payments.
  • Maintains company and employee confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Performs other accounting functions as necessary.
  • Contributes to team efforts by accomplishing related results in a cooperative and supportive manner.  Supports team environment by working to attain overall departmental goals.
  • Performs duties within the Company’s business conduct guidelines.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

What You Need To Be Successful


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 year of prior experience processing accounts payables invoices, bills & expense 
  • 1 year of experience with Microsoft office, internet & accounting software 

What Will Help You

  • Associate degree in accounting


  • Detailed-oriented individual who strives for accuracy
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles, ability to comprehend A/P procedures
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Organizes effectively and efficiently
  • Demonstrates the ability to maintain stable performance under stressful conditions
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend complex instructions, comprehensive correspondences, and memos. 
  • Confidentiality is critical.
  • The individual must be able to handle multiple deadlines efficiently. 
  • Fine finger dexterity is required, 10-key by touch
  • Ability to maintain a courteous, businesslike manner when interfacing with outside contacts and other employees
  • Ability to use good judgement and common sense when interfacing with outside contacts and performing job functions
  • Analytical ability

What STERIS Offers

At STERIS, we are making a difference for our Customers every day. We don't just create products. We create amazing solutions that help reduce the threat of infection.  We are the best at what we do. Our people make it so. We attract a variety of talented people who are simply...extraordinary. Our teams are doing remarkable things together. Because at STERIS, we know that no matter what role you have, you can make an impact.  And we find that pretty energizing. 



STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  44499
Job Category:  Finance

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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