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Accounts Payable Payment Clerk

Date: 15-Mar-2019

Location: Derby, UKM, 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

Undertake the processing and reconciliation of payments to suppliers using multiple currencies. Payments include; Petty Cash, Company Credit Cards, BACS, manual, and expenses.


Accounts Payable

  • Undertake the processing of payments to suppliers using multiple currencies, predominantly GBP and Euro.
  • Responsible for expense payments.
  • Provide information regarding weekly cashflows to the Finance Managers.
  • Process daily bank postings and resolve any payment queries.
  • Carry out petty cash auditing and reimbursement.
  • Credit card reconciliation.
  • Initialise BACS payments from Oracle to Citibank in line with internal timetable.
  • Essential adherence to SOX controls and internal payment policies.
  • Set up manual payments on Citibank as required.
  • Ensure payments are processed accurately to correct suppliers, legitimate and from internal sources only.
  • Maintain good customer relationship with suppliers and other stakeholders across the wider business.
  • Maintain correct bank information within Oracle working with the Vendor Management team. Investigate any payments that have ‘scheduled payment holds’ within Oracle.
  • Ad-hoc assistance investigating remittance, bank payments or supplier queries as required.
  • Perform Accounts Payable duties allowing for compliance to SOX rules of segregation of duties; e.g. supplier statement reconciliation.
  • Reconcile Direct Debit payments from bank to Accounts Payable supplier ledger accounts on Oracle.



  • Extract data required for SOX and Audit and liaise with internal and external auditors where necessary.

Required Experience


  • Educated to a good general standard
  • Essential working in a high-volume, fast paced environment.
  • Experience in multiple currencies across several bank accounts and ideally multiple ledgers.
  • Experience of Accounts Payable ERP systems, Oracle or SAP.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Previous experience within Accounts Payable processing payments and reconciliation of bank postings.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work under pressure both as part of a team and independently.
  • 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.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good planning and organisational skills.


  • Competency of Microsoft packages, including Excel.


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.