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Job Title:  Staff Accountant - Healthcare Industry

Req ID:  22760
Job Category:  Finance
Country/Region:  US
State:  AL
City:  Birmingham
Zip:  35005

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.

Position Summary

The Staff Accountant is responsible for various activities in the Corporate Accounting team.  The role will perform accounting activities including journal entries and account reconciliations; participation in the monthly closing process for assigned tasks; and special projects as requested.


  1. Performs accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliations and daily maintenance and analysis of assigned accounts.
  2. Conducts account analysis and review for balance sheets and profit and loss.
  3. Participates in the monthly closing process for assigned tasks.
  4. Monthly responsibility for assigned general accounting accounts, including analyzing activity.
  5. Monthly responsibility for assigned intercompany subsidiaries, including analyzing and balancing intercompany activity.
  6. Communicates and interacts with other business departments and foreign entities to assist in the identification and implementation of accounting issues.
  7. Special projects as required and other duties as assigned.
  8. Researches and documents accounting issues.  Maintains an in-depth knowledge of current GAAP requirements and incorporates these requirements into accounting activities. 
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Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  2. 0-3 years of corporate accounting experience in addition to degree requirement.
  3. Maintains an in-depth knowledge of current GAAP requirements and incorporates these requirements into accounting activities and related decisions.
  4. Demonstrated proficiency in Excel (macros, pivot tables). Word and PowerPoint.

Preferred Experience

  1. Ability to effectively analyze accounting information and financial results for accuracy and completeness.
  2. Process oriented with strong attention to detail and organized.
  3. Strong business and financial acumen.
  4. Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
  5. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.

Ability to effectively plan and manage multiple projects and meet deadlines



STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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