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Job Title:  Financial Accountant

Req ID:  35429
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.


About you:

Do you want to spend your working time making a difference in the world around you? Are you motivated by impactful work? Do you have a passion for reporting and forecasting, working within a team, and participating in process improvement projects? If so, then a career with STERIS in our Finance team could be a great fit for you.

About Us:

At STERIS we are a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention. Our mission is to help our customers create a healthier and safer world. Working at STERIS, you GROW, LEARN and MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

We are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity to join us at a skilled level in a division that drives the business forwards through innovation. This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.


•    Monthly Accounting
•    Responsible for assisting in the preparation of month end reporting across STERIS Solutions Ltd, STERIS Solutions Irish Branch and Albert Browne Ltd, including Accruals, Prepayments and Inventory
•    Responsible for the preparation of Balance Sheet Review and Reconciliations, including on Blackline, across STERIS Solutions Ltd, STERIS Solutions Irish Branch and Albert Browne Ltd
·    Deferred Revenue Accounting
•    Assisting with deferred revenue accounting
·    Fixed Asset Accounting
•    Responsible for assisting in all Fixed Asset accounting, reporting, monitoring and forecasting.
·    Government Financial Reporting
•    Responsible for assisting in the preparation and submission of VAT returns for Albert Browne Ltd/ STERIS Solutions Ltd VAT group, STERIS Solutions Ireland and STERIS Corporation.
•    Responsible for the preparation and submission of EC Arrivals for STERIS Solutions Ireland branch.
•    Plld preparation for Albert Browne Ltd.
·    Audit and Statutory Accounts
•    Responsible for audit tasks and documentation, liaison with external auditors, and contributing to the generation of Statutory Accounts.
•    Responsible for audit tasks and documentation, liaison with internal auditors.
•    PAYE compilation for STERIS Solutions Ltd and STERIS Solutions Ltd Ireland branch and Albert Browne Ltd. PSA preparation and submission for STERIS Solutions Ltd.
·    Budgeting & Forecasting
•    Responsible for assisting in the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes.
·    Intercompany Accounting
•    Agree intercompany balances across respective entities in your remit. Ensure intercompany recharges are agreed and processed via AGIS in line with Group timetable and balanced in Oracle.
·    Stocktaking
•    Responsible for assisting in Stocktaking process.
•    Working with Change
·    Look for ways of improving the process.
·    Assist in any implementation to improve the processes and/or systems within the Finance Function.
•    Team Working
·    Work efficiently with other teams or departments internally or externally.
·    Ensure that you have a full understanding of each area within your remit.
·    Highlight to your manager where you have any training needs.
•    General
·    Ensure compliance with SOX principles and procedures within the Financial Accounting function.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Required Experience

  • Minimum Part qualified ACCA, CIMA, ACA, ACMA
  • Competency in software packages, to include Excel, Word and other Microsoft applications
  • Enjoys problem solving
  • Educated to a high standard
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic
  • Good communicator and Team Worker
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Questions the status quo, ability to escalate issues.
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good planning and organisational skills


Preferred Experience

  • Manufacturing/factory accounting experience preferred.



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:  35429
Job Category:  Finance

Derby, DBY, GB, DE21 6LY

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