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Job Title:  Accounts Payable Assistant

Req ID:  29758
Job Category:  Finance

Derby, DER, GB, DE216LY


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.

Duties - cont'd

  • 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

Education Degree

    Required Experience

    Preferred Experience

    This is a hybrid role with office attendance being required 





    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.  

    Req ID:  29758
    Job Category:  Finance

    Derby, DER, GB, DE216LY

    Job Segment: Accounts Payable, ERP, Database, Oracle, Finance, Technology