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Job Title:  Accounts Payable Assistant

Req ID:  27276
Job Category:  Finance

Derby, DBY, GB, DE21 6LY


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

STERIS' mission is to help our customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and Life Science Products and services around the globe! We are currently recruiting for an accounts payable assistant to join this incredible journey and make their impact. 


  • Input invoices onto the financial accounting system, Oracle.
  • Achieve KPI performance measures where applicable.
  • Maintain correct coding of invoices working with sites and accountants.
  • Understand the process for purchases requiring a purchase order and Non-PO.
  • Understand the blanket PO process.
  • Ensure invoice queries are dealt with promptly. This includes sending queries to site Administrators as required.
  • Investigate and resolve invoices not matched for payment on the Oracle system, known as the ‘on-hold’ report.
  • Ensure receipting or alternative process controls are up to date at sites.
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers.
  • Reconcile supplier statements to supplier ledger accounts on Oracle.
  • Review and investigate where appropriate GRNI for supplier accounts
  • Audit expense claims in line with Group Policy and VAT principles. Validate supporting documentation.
  • Extract data required for SOX and Audit and liaise with internal and external auditors where necessary.

Preferred Experience

  • Educated to a good general standard
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to escalate supplier issues within the business to avoid being placed on stop or advanced to legal measures.
  • Good communicator.
  • Questions the status quo.
  • Team worker.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good planning and organisational skills



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers 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.

Req ID:  27276
Job Category:  Finance

Derby, DBY, GB, DE21 6LY

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