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Accounts Payable Assistant

Date: 09-Mar-2023

Location: Derby, DER, GB, DE21 6LY

Company: Steris Corporation

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.

Required 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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.