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Job Title:  General Ledger Lead

Req ID:  35691
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

The Accountant is responsible for Accounting and Financial Analysis, as directed by the Finance Manager, with particular focus on Assets, Creditors and Intercompany accounting requirements.

The role may encompass responsibility for accounting associated with more than one company location/groups.


  • Monthly accounting - Assists in the month end close accounting in relation to Assets, Creditors and Intercompany, and other areas as required.

    Assists with monthly P&L reviews as required, potentially including revenue recognition, margins and opex, and preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations, including on Blackline for these accounting categories.  
  • Fixed Asset Accounting - Fixed Asset accounting, reporting, monitoring and forecasting.
  • Government Financial Reporting - Responsible for preparation and submission of VAT returns for assigned companies (groups/locations).

    Preparation and submission of EC Despatches and EC Sales for assigned companies, and PAYE compilation.

    PSA preparation and submission.

    P11d preparation and submission.
  • Audit and Statutory Accounts - Audit tasks, documentation, liaison with external auditors, and contributing to the generation of Statutory Accounts.
  • Ad hoc duties as required – May include Cash Flow Forecasting.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

Required Experience

  • Qualified accountant, with substantial experience within a Finance team.
  • Strong accounting and analysis skills and understanding.

  • Analytical, thorough, detailed and able to get to the root of a problem.


  • Proven ability for motivation, and committment, organization, and working with limited supervision.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines.


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:  35691
Job Category:  Finance

Derby, DBY, GB, DE21 6LY

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